Gold Canyon Arts Council awarded $7,500 community investment grant

The Arizona Commission on the Arts, an agency of the state of Arizona, on July 11 announced 260 grants made to organizations and programs throughout the state, including a $7,500 community investment grant to Gold Canyon Arts Council. Community investment grants provide operating support to nonprofit arts organizations, local arts agencies and tribal cultural organizations whose […]

Alarm, false alarms reported in Gold Canyon June 26-30 to PCSO

Above are the general locations of an alarm and false alarms reported June 26-30 to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office in the community of Gold Canyon.   Incidents investigated by PCSO included:   Alarm, reported at 10:55 a.m. June 26 in the 5500 block of South Alameda Road.  False alarm, reported at 11:59 a.m. June 29 in […]

Recent home sales in Apache Junction, Gold Canyon

The following are recent home sales from the ZIP codes of 85118, 85119 and 85120 in Apache Junction and Gold Canyon: 85118 9090 E. Canyon View Trail, $1.55 million, 4,846 square feet, 4 bed, 3.5 bath, Built in 2015 6550 E. Arroyo Verdi Road, $1.16 million, 3,589 square feet, 3 bed, 3.5 bath, Built in […]

Assault, disorderly conduct reported in Gold Canyon June 19-25 to PCSO

Above are the general locations of a an assault and disorderly conduct incidents reported June 19-25 to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office in the community of Gold Canyon.   Incidents investigated by PCSO included:   Disorderly conduct, suspicious activity, reported at 10:16 p.m. June 19 at South Kings Road Road and East U.S. Highway 60.  Disorderly conduct, […]

Monsoon raises risks for property owners

Officials from the City of Apache Junction and the Superstition Fire and Medical District want to remind area residents of the threats to our community that often come with the monsoon season. The season officially started on June 15, but powerful and dangerous storms can develop at any time. Some areas within the city and […]

Theft, disorderly conduct reported in Gold Canyon June 12-18 to PCSO

Above are the general locations of a theft and disorderly conduct incidents reported June 12-18 to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office in the community of Gold Canyon.   Incidents investigated by PCSO included:   Disorderly conduct, noise disturbance, reported at 4:57 a.m. June 12 in the 5700 block of South Kings Ranch Road.  Theft of property — […]

Gold Canyon esthetician certified as ‘Cancer Aware’

June Marie Russo, owner of Spa on the Spot, 6589 S. Kings Ranch Road Suite No. 102-E  in Gold Canyon, is certified in oncology esthetics as “Cancer Aware” through Wellness for Cancer. Wellness for Cancer is a 501(c)3 charity created to facilitate self care and better lifestyle choices for individuals who have been touched by […]

Disorderly conduct reported in Gold Canyon June 5-11 to PCSO

Above are the general locations of disorderly conduct incidents reported June 5-11 to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office in the community of Gold Canyon. Incidents investigated by PCSO included: Disorderly conduct, suspicious activity, reported at 9:22 a.m. June 6 in the 5300 block of South Superstition Mountain Drive. Disorderly conduct, suspicious activity, reported at 1:45 […]

Meeting in Gold Canyon June 18 on Woodbury Fire

Firefighting efforts on the north end of the Woodbury Fire burning in the Superstition Wilderness continue to focus on protecting campgrounds, infrastructure, powerlines and businesses along State Route 88. There are no threats to the communities of Gold Canyon, Apache Junction, Kings Ranch, Queen Valley Estates and Superior. The human-caused Woodbury Fire that started 5 […]

Update on Woodbury Fire in Superstition Wilderness

A community meeting is to be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, at the Gold Canyon United Methodist Church, 6640 S. Kings Ranch Road, where Incident Management Team personnel will provide an update on the management of the Woodbury Fire. [Related link: https://apachejunctionindependent.com/news/safety-of-firefighters-residents-no-1-priority-officials-fighting-woodbury-fire-say/] The human-caused Woodbury Fire burning in the Superstition Wilderness 5 miles […]