Best Hardware True Value in Apache Junction celebrating 39th anniversary

Best Hardware True Value, 237 N. Apache Trail in Apache Junction, is celebrating its 39th anniversary. The store opened in 1979 with owners Louis and Sue Deadmond, along with their sons Vince and Olen. “The store grew and became a successful Apache Junction landmark. Vince and Olen bought the store and several of their kids have […]

Nonprofit opens furniture store to help families, veterans

Bridging AZ, a local nonprofit organization, will open GOT LEGS Furniture and Décor Store Thursday, June 28, at 2735 E. Main St. in Mesa. GOT LEGS Furniture and Décor Store will sell gently used dining sets, bedroom furniture, sofas, tables and other items, including name brands such as Kraus, Ethan Allen, Stiffel, Howard Miller clocks […]

Aerospace firm expects to hire up to 125 in move to Mesa

AQST Space Systems is moving its headquarters from Puerto Rico to Mesa. The company plans to manufacture and assemble rockets for small satellites and expects to begin production by the end of 2018, according to a release. The aerospace systems technologies solutions company has secured space for headquarters operations at Falcon Field Airport and plans […]

Creating Vitality helps free the disabled from physical limitations

Jason Rodie has cerebral palsy. He was told he would not walk past the age of 18. He also had a vision to build a gym that provided the same opportunities for elite athletes as well as those facing physical challenges. Mr. Rodie owns Creating Vitality, which has a new location at 2388 N. Alma […]

Arizona Tractor Supply Co. stores donate $11,975 to fund FFA projects

Tractor Supply Co. and the National FFA Organization are supporting Arizona’s next generation of agricultural leaders through the third annual Grants for Growing program. This year, Arizona Tractor Supply stores raised $11,975 through customer donations to fund local, youth-led agriculture projects made possible by the initiative, according to a release. The Apache Junction store is […]

Gold Canyon Consignment store reaches first-year milestone

Gold Canyon Consignment, 6877 S. Kings Ranch Road Suite No. 3 in Gold Canyon, has reached its first-year anniversary. The business is owned by Gold Canyon resident Tammy Sunderland. “This past year her business philosophy that gently loved consignment items carry with them a natural beauty plus help to inspire a room by reflecting who […]

Salt River Project voters oust 2 incumbents, fill 46 seats in election

Two incumbents were defeated in Salt River Project elections, unofficial results showed. William W. “Bill” Arnett lost his at-large seat in District 12 to Corey Hawkey, and Wendy L. Marshall was defeated by Randy Miller for an at-large seat in District 14. In all, voters elected a president and vice president and filled 22 seats […]

Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce member mixer April 19

An Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce member-appreciation mixer hosted by Dolly Steamboat is 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at the Canyon Lake marina on Apache Trail/State Route 88. Drive north from Apache Junction for 16 miles. Cost is $20 per person. Two representatives per member business allowed. To register, contact Allyson Dunn at the chamber […]

Business feature: Kyhn’s Jewelers has been in Apache Junction for over 40 years

Kyhn’s Jewelers has been in the Apache Junction community for 46 years. “Our parents – my sister and I’s parents – started it in 1972, in January,” owner Carol Holbert said. “They retired 14 years ago.” Mrs. Holbert and her husband, Randy, run the store. Her sister, Kathy Halvin, also works in the store. Mrs. […]

Dining feature: Wahoo’s of Gold Canyon to move in August to bigger building

Wahoo’s Restaurant and Bar,6030 S. Kings Ranch Road in Gold Canyon, came by its name because of an expression of excitement. Co-owner Lisa Fairbanks said she is called Wahoo. “We’re not from Nebraska and it doesn’t have anything to do with the Indians (baseball team),” she said. “Its been my nickname for a long, long […]