Dumpsters pose potential for tragedy in winter

Commercial dumpsters hold the potential for tragedy during the winter, and Waste Management of Arizona advises all business owners to check them periodically for signs of use other than the disposal of trash. Dumpster lids should be kept closed and/or locked when the bin is not in use or scheduled to be serviced, according to […]

Los Gringos Locos owners sell Apache Junction restaurant

Los Gringos Locos, 280 S. Phelps Drive in Apache Junction, has been sold, its owners said in a release. Patty Smith, Jodi and Jeff Ehrlich, and Debra and Gary Nine opened Los Gringos Locos in December 2002. “During the past 16 years it has been our pleasure to serve you great Mexican food. At the same […]

Shea Homes closes on 15 acres at The Estates at Eastmark

Shea Homes Arizona recently purchased 15 acres at the southwest corner of Ray and Signal Butte roads in Mesa, with 39 home sites planned for phase two of The Estates at Eastmark community. Shea is the fourth homebuilder to announce plans to build in this development, joining Richmond American, Taylor-Morrison and Ashton Woods, all which […]

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 […]