Apache Junction educator Andie Chung receives Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction

Andie Chung, an educator at Apache Junction High School, was recently selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by The National Society of High School Scholars. A role model to pupils, she was nominated by a student for outstanding dedication and commitment to excellence in the profession, according to a release. Each year student […]

Fatal motor vehicle-pedestrian accident Oct. 19 in Apache Junction

A female pedestrian was struck by a vehicle early today on Delaware Drive in Apache Junction and has died from her injuries, police said. The incident occurred at approximately 5:45 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19, Rob McDaniel, community resource coordinator for the Apache Junction Police Department, said in an e-mail. “A motorist was traveling southbound on […]

Digos: Chelsea Connolly for Apache Junction school board

My family and I have been residents of Apache Junction for nearly 18 years. Our children have all been through the AJ school system; five have graduated from Apache Junction High School and we have two more who are currently students. I would like to express my support for Chelsea Connolly for the Apache Junction […]

Rutherford: Chelsea Connolly would be wonderful addition to school board

I am excited to have this opportunity to be able to tell the residents of Apache Junction why Chelsea Connolly is the best choice for our school board. Chelsea is a hometown girl, she is proud to call AJ her home. Chelsea is an AJ graduate, owns her own business in Apache Junction and will […]

Brossman: Braden Biggs has my full support for AJUSD board

Leadership, transparency, involvement and trustworthiness are just four of many reasons why I will strongly advocate for and cast my vote for Braden Biggs during this election. If you have children in this district or have been or currently are an educator in Apache Junction Unified School District, you know that a lot of what […]

Serdy: Vote Chelsea Connolly for AJUSD school board

I am a life-long Apache Junction resident. My earliest memories range from playing in the grass at the little league field, to spending the day at open gym with parks and recreation. Growing up, participating in these city activities and events such as Lost Dutchman Days was instrumental in making me who I am today; […]

Gold Canyon resident represents Arizona as ambassador for patients

Sharon Swanson of Gold Canyon represented Arizona as an ambassador at a recent conference about policies helping patients. In September, 50 volunteer advocates whose lives were affected by blood stem cell transplants traveled across the country to join the National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match’s first Advocacy Ambassador Leadership Summit in Minneapolis, according to a […]

Fit Families Mud Run in Apache Junction set for Oct. 20

The Fit Families Mud Run has appropriate obstacle race courses for the whole family to participate together. Hosted by the Apache Junction Parks & Recreation, the Fit Families Mud Run allows families to experience the obstacle race courses together on Saturday, Oct. 20, with the first wave going at 9 a.m., according to a press […]

State trooper injured in Apache Junction motorcycle accident

Superstition Fire and Medical District paramedics provided care for an injured Arizona Department of Pubic Safety trooper in the early morning hours of Oct. 17, a fire official said. “The trooper, a motor officer, was injured when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a car on Ironwood Road, just south of the (U.S. Highway) […]

Super family fun slated Nov. 3 at SUPERstition Kids Day at museum

The kick-off event for the 2018-19 season at the Superstition Mountain Museum this fall is something new, a SUPERstition Kids’ Day on Saturday, Nov. 3. The museum is open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at 4087 N. Apache Trail (State Route 88), approximately two miles northeast of Apache Junction. Everyone in the area is invited to attend […]