Sons of the American Revolution honors Apache Junction police officers

Five Apache Junction Police officers were honored Feb. 9 for their lifesaving efforts and were presented medals during a breakfast put on by the Sons of the American Revolution. The officers were credited with taking lifesaving measures that led to a positive outcome and the survival of the victims. The event was held at the […]

Apache Junction water district informing customers on updated sample results

Customers of the Apache Junction Water Utilities Community Facilities District will be receiving communication regarding an update on sample results of a compound found during routine testing of water in the district system. The water is safe to drink and no action is needed by customers. Previously a sample from one of the district testing […]

Fraud, theft reported in Gold Canyon Feb. 4-10 to PCSO

Above are the general locations of fraud and theft incidents reported Feb. 4-10 to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office in the community of Gold Canyon. Incidents investigated by PCSO included: Theft of property from a motor vehicle, reported at 1:11 p.m. Feb. 4 in the 8300 block of South Lucky Seven Court. Fraud, reported at […]

Shoplifting, thefts reported Feb. 4-10 to Apache Junction Police Department

Above are the general locations of shoplifting incidents and thefts reported Feb. 4-10 to the Apache Junction Police Department. Incidents investigated included: Shoplifting, reported at 11:29 a.m. Feb. 4 in the 3000 block of West Apache Trail. Theft, reported at 4:35 p.m. Feb. 6 in the 200 block of South Copper Drive. Theft, reported at […]

Online records: ADEQ finds 2 ‘significant’ deficiencies at Superstition Area Water Plant in Apache Junction

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality on a Dec. 12, 2018, site visit to the Superstition Area Water Plant found deficiencies — one “minor” and two “significant,” which is the top category of severity, according to online records. An air screen was the wrong size mesh, the water district couldn’t show that its ferric chloride […]

Geldis-Young: Lost Dutchman Days ‘crown jewel of all our events here in AJ’

Lost Dutchman Days as a whole are personally my favorite days. Our city feels electric with all the events going on between the Lost Dutchman Days Brats Party, rodeo, carnival, parade and more. This event is the crown jewel of all our events here in AJ. Since we are at the peak of our winter […]

Cheves: ‘Huge kudos’ to Banner Goldfield Medical Center, hospital employees

At 10 p.m. on Jan. 17 I had to call my daughter who lives nearby as I was having chest pains. She took me to Apache Junction’s Banner Goldfield Medical Center’s emergency hospital just five minutes from my house. They put a blood pressure cup and IV on my arm and in seconds I was […]

New vending company contract OK’d for Apache Junction properties

A company under contract since September 2016 to provide snack- and soda-vending services for three City of Apache Junction buildings has asked that another business take over. The Apache Junction City Council on Feb. 5 voted 7-0 in a consent agenda to approve entering into a contract assignment from VIP Vending LLC to West Valley […]

Dyer: Let’s thank our neighbors for their good works

Thank you to all Apache Junction and Gold Canyon residents who made a difference in 2018. They include: Logan Reichwald, 13, of Apache Junction, who earned a position on the Arizona state/provincial National Junior Rodeo team. Alec McDaniel, an Apache Junction High School teacher, who was selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by […]

Possible murder-suicide in Apache Junction being investigated by police, PCSO

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office and the Apache Junction Police Department are investigating what appears to be a murder-suicide that took place late Friday night and early Saturday morning. The Goodyear Police Department contacted the Apache Junction Police Department at about 10:30 p.m. Feb. 8, requesting assistance in locating 30-year-old Stuart Milne, who was possibly […]