Gehling: What can Apache Junction residents do about nuisance barking dogs?

Since 1986 I have been a resident of several municipalities here in the greater Phoenix area and have found an issue here in Apache Junction that begs for a better answer. If one happens to reside in a neighborhood controlled by an HOA or an RV park that enforces rules on nuisance barking dogs, all […]

Paws 4 Life gears up for annual Spring Fling

The Paws 4 Life Spring Fling benefit is scheduled 2:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16. The event will take place at 5027 E. Hidalgo St., Apache Junction. A shuttle will pick up guests. Half of the ticket price goes to assist the nonprofit in providing training for animals that go on to provide a variety of […]

Dog park for Apache Junction to be discussed Feb. 6

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Commission, which is tasked with making a recommendation to the city council on where an off-leash dog park could be located, is meeting Feb. 6 to discuss the matter. The commission meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the council chambers, 300 E. Superstition Blvd. There is to be a […]

Dogs help officers identify criminal activity at ports of entry

To help reduce smuggling of drugs and people, Arizona Department of Transportation officers at commercial ports of entry in eastern and western Arizona are using the agency’s first K-9 units. Between December and May, the two K-9 units, based at the Interstate 10 Ehrenberg Port of Entry near California and the Interstate 40 Sanders Port […]