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 […]

[UPDATED STORY:] 90,000-square-foot indoor manufacturing facility planned for Tomahawk and Baseline at P&Z Jan. 23

Rezoning an 8-acre property to allow the construction of a 90,000-square-foot indoor manufacturing facility just north of the northwest corner of South Tomahawk Road and East Baseline Avenue will be discussed at the Jan. 23 meeting of the Apache Junction Planning and Zoning Board. It begins at 7 p.m. in the council chambers, 300 E. Superstition […]

Bashas’ holds monthly job fairs including Jan. 23

Bashas’ Family of Stores, the family-owned grocer that operates Food City, AJ’s Fine Foods and Bashas’ supermarkets, will hold monthly job fairs from January through May 2018 as it seeks to add more than 200 people to its roster, filling a variety of positions at its more than 100 locations throughout the state. During the job fairs, applicants will […]

Mediacom Communications receives ‘best company’ honors as employer for women and people of color

Mediacom Communications earned high rankings within the cable and telecommunications industry as one of the top companies for women to work and as a top employer for people of color, according to a press release. Women in Cable Telecommunications named Mediacom as a “2017 Best Company for Women to Work,” based on survey data collected […]