Henry: Fun, valuable Tai Chi class at Apache Junction multi-gen center

At our Apache Junction Multi-generational Center, there are many great classes offered. I would like to recommend the Tai Chi class offered twice weekly. After three years of attending, my balance and flexibility have been improved as well as stress-reduction with breathing. This class involves slow movement and is often described as a “moving meditation” […]

Breast-cancer awareness dance party Oct. 12 in Apache Junction

The fitness staff at the Apache Junction Multi-generational Center are hosting the Sixth Annual Pretty in Pink Dance Party 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, to benefit National Breast Cancer Foundation Inc. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. All ages are welcome to participate in the dance party, where Zumba instructors will be on hand t […]

Apache Junction man accused of shooting, killing his wife

Greg Thomas Head, 65, is being held on a $250,000 secured bond and is in the Pinal County Detention Center as a suspect in the shooting death of his wife, Patricia Cude, 66, police said. Apache Junction Police Department officers responded at approximately 10 p.m. Oct. 5 to a residence in the 300 block of […]

12 detained in drug, weapons sweep, Apache Junction police say

Twelve people were recently detained for weapons, narcotics, stolen property and outstanding felony warrants, Apache Junction police said. Simultaneous search warrants were executed at approximately 7 a.m. Oct. 2 in the 1500 block of East 26th Avenue with officials from the Apache Junction Police Department Special Weapons and Tactical Unit, Community Resource Enforcement Unit, along […]

PCSO arrests Gold Canyon garage burglaries suspect

Jacob Neubauer, 24, of Gold Canyon, was recently arrested by Pinal County Sheriff’s Office deputies in a connection with the burglaries of multiple garages in Gold Canyon. PCSO deputies received numerous calls Sept. 13-27 referencing thefts of golf clubs out of open garages in the MountainBrook Village neighborhood of Gold Canyon, according to a release. […]

Junior-high students to study ecology of Catalina Island

Seventh- and eighth-grade Cactus Canyon Junior High School students are to learn to snorkel while on a field trip to study the ecology of Catalina Island in California. The trip Oct. 17-20 to the Catalina Island Marine Institute for 48 students and four teachers was approved by the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board […]

NJROTC cadets heading to California for military orientation

A total of 25 cadets in Apache Junction’s High School’s Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps and two chaperons are traveling Oct. 6-11 to Coronado, California, for military orientation. The Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board recently approved the travel. The estimated cost for meals and lodging is $1,000 with the cost for gas […]

Apache Junction volleyball team playing in San Diego tournament

Twelve members of the Apache Junction High School volleyball team and three chaperons/coaches are traveling Oct. 10-13 to a tournament in San Diego, California. The Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board recently approved the trip to the Southern California Volleyball Invitational. Transportation is to cost $600, meals/lodging $2,400 and the registration fee is $600, […]

2 lots re-platted at Quail Canyon at the Superstitions

Property on the southeast corner of East Don Donnelly Drive and East Canyon Creek Drive has been re-platted. The Pinal County Board of Supervisors recently approved the re-plat of Quail Canyon at the Superstitions Lots 14 and 15 by Reginald and Karen Johnson, owners. “As designated on this plat, one-foot-wide negative easements prohibiting vehicular ingress […]

$725K slurry-seal contracts approved for Apache Junction roads

Slurry-seal contracts totaling more than $725,000 were recently approved for work on City of Apache Junction streets. The Apache Junction City Council on Sept. 3 approved contracts in a consent agenda for: Southwest Slurry Seal, for the slurry seal of Old West Highway, Idaho Road to the Arizona Department of Transportation U.S. Highway 60 right-of-way; […]