Dr. Krista Anderson speaker at Rotary Club of Superstition Mountain

Dr. Krista Anderson, superintendent of the Apache Junction Unified School District, spoke at the June 19 Rotary Club of Superstition Mountain meeting about the November election for a capital-improvements bond issue. There is a great need for updated textbooks, as well as for maintenance at the schools, including repairs to sidewalks, locker rooms, the high school […]

Changes possible for 2020 elections in Pinal County

Voting in Pinal County could see some changes in 2020 to enhance the voter experience and make it easier to place a ballot. County Recorder Virginia Ross and Elections Director Michele Forney recently presented nine ideas to the Pinal County Board of Supervisors regarding the 2020 elections and beyond. “We have been asked several times […]

Superstition Fire and Medical District board general election results

Three people are vying for two seats on the Superstition Fire and Medical District Board in the Nov. 6 general election. Voters live in Pinal County. Early unofficial voting results (last updated at 3:29 a.m. Nov. 7) show the following: With 102 of 102 precincts reporting, Todd House, 7,067; Kathleen Ann Chamberlain, 6,700; and Gene […]

Apache Junction school district general election results

Four are running for two elected volunteer positions on the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board in the Nov. 6 general election. Voters live in Pinal County. Early unofficial voting results (last updated at 3:29 a.m. Nov. 7) show the following: With 102 of 102 precincts reporting, Chelsea Connolly, 6,413; Dena Kimble, 5,808; Braden […]

Christensen: Vote for Dena Kimble for AJUSD board

I am writing in support of Dena Kimble for election to the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board. Dena and I first met about 15 years ago when our kids attended Desert Vista Elementary School.  Although she and I come from different backgrounds and different parts of the country, we soon became friends and […]

Koszarek: Voting for Dena Kimble for AJ school board, for her perseverance

As a longtime community member and a past parent of kids who attended the Apache Junction Unified School District, I am casting one of my votes for Dena Kimble. My past experience with her has been since our kids were in grade school. They now are both in college and well on their way to […]

Rizzi: Join me in supporting Braden Biggs and Gilbert Cancio for school board

The following is why I support Braden Biggs and Gilbert Cancio for Apache Junction Unified School District board. Braden Biggs grew up in Apache Junction and has graduated from AJUSD. He has submerged himself in this community, making essential connections throughout. He’s connected with parents, business owners, students, staff and community members of all ages […]

Begeman: Support for Braden Biggs and Gilbert Cancio

I have lived in the area for quite awhile and have been closely following the Apache Junction Unified School District for almost as long. I have followed the school board meetings regularly and feel that as elected officials they have not been looking at the concerns of the community, staff, students and parents. We need […]

Evans: ‘I fully support and will vote for Chelsea Connolly’

As a mother, grandmother and concerned citizen of Apache Junction, I support Chelsea Connolly for Apache Junction Unified School District board member. Her mother and father were both business owners and community supporters all her childhood and young adult life. Chelsea is dedicated to the community as well. With her role at Academy Mortgage on […]

Henry: Chelsea Connolly to be an excellent school board member

I would like to show my support for Chelsea Connolly in the November election for a seat on the Apache Junction Unified School District board. My husband and I have lived in this community since 1976 and I have known Chelsea since junior high school as a student in our district. It has been my […]