Apache Junction officials at annual League of Arizona Cities and Towns conference in Tucson

Two regularly scheduled Apache Junction City Council meetings will not be held this week so officials can attend the annual League of Arizona Cities and Towns conference. No 7 p.m. work session will be held Aug. 19 and no 7 p.m. meeting will be held Aug. 20, the City Council decided recently. The league conference […]

August events in Apache Junction include learning about adopting special kids

From learning about adoption of special kids (Aug. 20) to folding origami at the Apache Junction Library (Aug. 24), there’s a lot going on in Apache Junction. Events include: KNIT OR CROCHET: 1 p.m. every Saturday in August at the Apache Junction Library, 1177 N. Idaho Road. Join the fun of learning to knit or […]

Paws and Claws Care Center drops adoption fee to $20 on Aug. 17

Dogs and cats at the Paws and Claws Care Center will be available for $20 on Saturday, Aug. 17. The center, 725 E. Baseline Ave. in Apache Junction, will be open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday for adoptions. The adoption fee includes spay or neuter and first vaccines. Adoptions usually cost $40 for dogs and $30 […]

Apache Junction approved to annex 6,687 acres of state trust land

The Arizona State Selection Board has approved the annexation of 6,687 acres of state trust land into the City of Apache Junction. The vacant property is south of Elliot Road, west of the Central Arizona Project canal and north of where State Route 24 is to be constructed. State Route 24, the Gateway Freeway, heads […]

Michael Loggins new director at Apache Junction Water District

Michael Loggins, an 18-year veteran of water engineering and management, has been named the new director of the Apache Junction Water Utilities Community Facilities District. The water district, which is separate from the city government, serves about one-third of the city’s population with 15,204 customers. The Apache Junction City Council serves as the water district’s […]

Apache Junction seeks applicants for board, commission vacancies

City of Apache Junction seeks applicants for various positions on boards and commissions to help make decisions about the city. Working closely with other citizens and the city council, board and commission members are appointed by council after submitting an application and having a council interview during a work session meeting, according to a press […]

‘Shop Local’ effort serves community

One way to be on the lookout for shopping deals in Apache Junction and the region is to register with the local chamber of commerce’s Shop Local program. With a dedicated membership card or a smartphone app, anyone can save a specified amount, such as 10%, 15%, 20% or 25% — or a blanket specialty […]

Sexual offense, assaults reported July 1-5 to Apache Junction Police Department, PCSO

Above are the general locations of a sexual offense and assaults reported July 1-5 to the Apache Junction Police Department and Pinal County Sheriff’s Office.  Incidents investigated included:  Sexual exploitation of a minor, reported to AJPD at 4:38 p.m. July 3 in the 1000 block of North Idaho Road.  Assault, reported to AJPD at 6:06 […]

14 vehicles costing $564,000 to be purchased by City of Apache Junction

Fourteen vehicles costing $564,413.77 are being sought for Apache Junction parks, police, public works and the motor pool and will be voted on at the July 16 meeting of the City Council. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the council chambers, 300 E. Superstition Blvd. The council is slated to vote as part of […]

Leslie’s names Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center in top 10 ‘must-see’ pools list

Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center in Apache Junction has been named one of the 10 must-see pools of 2019 by Leslie’s, a swimming pool supply retailer. The announcement July 11 —National Swimming Pool Day — highlights 10 pools that showcase innovative design, thoughtful details, stunning views and unique features, according to a release. The list includes […]