Apache Junction Food Bank thanks residents for 39,006 pounds in ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ donations

Postal carriers in Apache Junction and Gold Canyon collected 39,006 pounds of food left at mailboxes for the annual USPS Food Drive held on Saturday, May 11.  All donations went to the Apache Junction Food Bank where more than 100 volunteers were on hand to unload, sort and stock the huge influx of non-perishable donations, […]

Pinal County, BLM seek public input on Peralta Regional Park in Gold Canyon

Pinal County and the Bureau of Land Management’s Lower Sonoran Field Office invites public input on a proposed Recreation and Public Purposes Act lease of a 498-acre parcel of public land in Gold Canyon for recreation development by Pinal County. An open house-style meeting will be held 6-8 p.m. June 4 at the Superstition Mountain […]

Summer open gym offered May 28-July 19 in Apache Junction

Apache Junction Parks and Recreation is again holding its summer open gym program.   Children can participate in arts and crafts, sports, board-game tournaments, fitness games and more. The Apache Junction Multi-generational Center, 1035 N. Idaho Road, and Cactus Canyon Junior High School, 801 W. Southern Ave., sites offer a wide variety of structured activities and […]

Is a tech corridor in Pinal County’s future?

When one thinks of the term “tech corridor” the first thought to come to their mind is Silicon Valley. But Pinal County Economic Development Program Manager Tim Kanavel says that Silicon Valley is not the only tech corridor in the U.S. “There are several tech corridors across the nation,” Mr. Kanavel said. “There is a […]

Coward: What about us for a tech corridor?

In regards to the article in the recent about the “Tech Corridor Study” being considered and funded by Pinal County, I have to ask what about us? I think it’s a grand plan to attempt to create a tech corridor in western Pinal County but what about the rest of the county? There are many […]

Sun Life Family Health Center awarded ambulatory health care accreditation

Sun Life Family Health Center Inc. has earned The Joint Commission’s gold seal of approval for ambulatory health care accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its nationally recognized standards. Sun Life has offices in Apache Junction, Casa Grande, Coolidge, Florence, Eloy, Maricopa, Oracle and San Manuel. The gold seal of approval is a symbol of […]

Dr. Christopher Lineberry new Apache Junction High School principal

Dr. Christopher Lineberry is the new principal of Apache Junction High School, 2525 S. Ironwood Drive, for the 2019-20 school year.    Dr. Lineberry previously worked as principal at Stanfield Elementary School in Stanfield, Arizona; Florence Virtual Academy, a 6-12 in Florence Unified School District; Harmon Elementary School, a K-5 in JO Combs Unified School District; […]

Thefts, fraud reported in Gold Canyon May 1-14 to PCSO

Above are the general locations of thefts and fraud reported May 1-14 to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office in the community of Gold Canyon.   Incidents investigated by PCSO included:   Theft of vehicle, reported at 9:57 p.m. May 1 in the 10800 block of East Baseline Avenue.  Fraud, reported at 8:08 a.m. May 7 in the […]

Assaults reported May 1-14 to Apache Junction Police Department

Above are the general locations of assaults reported May 1-14 to the Apache Junction Police Department.  Incidents investigated included:   Assault, reported at 6:48 p.m. May 1 in the 2800 block of West 12th Place.  Aggravated assault, reported at 8:54 a.m. May 2 in the 400 block of East Navajo Avenue. Aggravated assault, reported at 12:54 […]

$30 million tentative general budget adopted in Apache Junction

The Apache Junction City Council has given approval to the tentative city budget for fiscal year 2019-20. The general fund budget is $30,924,915. The city council held a public hearing on the budget May 21, unanimously voting to approve the document. The council will next hold a public hearing before voting on formal adoption of […]