Hurns: Apache Junction community steps up for those in need

What a fantastic event throughout the whole community on one day! The 26th Annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive brought in a total of 31,500 pounds of food and water donations locally. Because of generous residents and our post office employees, Apache Junction’s effort topped last year by almost 30 percent. This food […]

Fill fire truck with food at Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom, July 4

To help feed families in need the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom encourages people to fill a fire truck with food on July 4. The Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom has teamed with United Food Bank for the food drive at the free Independence Day event from 6 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, […]

Club invites public to meet mayoral, council candidates

Apache Junction residents who want to meet and learn more about the candidates running for local office will have an opportunity to do so next week. The Superstition Mountain Republican Club will be the host for a meet and greet for the candidates who are running for Apache Junction City Council and mayor. It will […]

Photos: Kachina installed in AJ

A metal sculpture Kachina – donated by artist Merrill Orr — was installed Thursday in the median of Old West Highway, east of Phelps Drive. The kachina, built by Mr. Orr over the last several months at his Apache Junction studio, stands about 20 feet high. It faces west in the median and was installed […]