Q-and-A with Apache Junction Unified School District board candidate Gilbert Cancio

Four area residents are running for two seats on the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board in the Nov. 6 general election. The Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent e-mailed questionnaires to the candidates. They will be posted online in the order they were received. Name: Gilbert K. Cancio Age: 67 Education: Master of arts in […]

Q-and-A with Apache Junction Unified School District board candidate Dena Kimble

Four area residents are running for two seats on the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board in the Nov. 6 general election. The Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent e-mailed questionnaires to the candidates. They will be posted online in the order they were received. Name: Dena Kimble Age: 53 Education: Graduate of Interior Design School […]

Gold Canyon Pharmacy fills prescriptions for generations, life’s moments

Having a personal connection with the neighborhood pharmacist is a prescription well filled at Gold Canyon Pharmacy. As the pharmacist Randal Lavern Johnson, 54, fills prescriptions for multitudes of family generations, he recounts the moments in patients’ lives that he’s been a part of, from baby showers to funerals. Being involved in those important moments […]

Q-and-A with Superstition Fire and Medical District board candidate Kathleen Chamberlain

Three area residents are running for two seats on the Superstition Fire and Medical District Governing Board in the Nov. 6 general election. The Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent e-mailed questionnaires to the candidates. They will be posted online in the order they were received. Name: Kathleen Chamberlain Age: 67 Education: Masters in technology, bachelor of […]

Q-and-A with Apache Junction Unified School District board candidate Braden Biggs

Four area residents are running for two seats on the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board in the Nov. 6 general election. The Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent e-mailed questionnaires to the candidates. They will be posted online in the order they were received. Name: Braden Biggs Age: 26 Education: Apache Junction High School – […]

Q-and-A with Apache Junction Unified School District board candidate Chelsea Connolly

Four area residents are running for two seats on the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board in the Nov. 6 general election. The Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent e-mailed questionnaires to the candidates. They will be posted online in the order they were received. Name: Chelsea Connolly Age: 32 Education: AJUSD graduate, three years of […]

Q-and-A with Superstition Fire and Medical District board candidate Gene Gehrt

Three area residents are running for two seats on the Superstition Fire and Medical District Governing Board in the Nov. 6 general election. The Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent e-mailed questionnaires to the candidates. They will be posted online in the order they were received. Name: Gene Gehrt Personal: 70 years old. Retired since 2000. Married […]

$2 million grant to fund additional firefighters at Superstition Fire and Medical District

The Superstition Fire and Medical District has been awarded a $2,003,706 federal firefighter assistance grant. The fire district encompasses 62 square miles, including Apache Junction and Gold Canyon. The grant, provided by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is a funding opportunity for Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency […]

Local residents appear on Fox News TV town hall on immigration

Fox News contacted Pam Burks of Gold Canyon, who also is the Gold Canyon Republican Club chairman, to appear and bring guests to a national town hall meeting for a bipartisan discussion on immigration with host Harris Faulkner. It aired at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16. The event highlighted taped interviews with […]

Suspicious activity incidents reported in Gold Canyon Sept. 9-15 to PCSO

Above are the general locations of suspicious activity reported Sept. 9-15 to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office for the community of Gold Canyon. Incidents investigated by PCSO included: Reported at 12:01 a.m. Sept. 10 in the 6100 block of South Alhambra Way. Reported at 11:01 a.m. Sept. 13 at East Sunrise Sky Road and South […]