March 14 meeting on forming regional-issues group for Gold Canyon/Peralta area

A meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at Gold Canyon Community Church, 5810 S. Alameda, to discuss the possible formation of a group to represent the Gold Canyon/Peralta area on regional issues. “The concept for this collaborative group is to serve as the voice of this community in order to better […]

Video: National anthem at Apache Junction State of the City

The Apache Junction High School Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps Color Guard approaches the stage at the Feb. 13 Apache Junction State of the City and Iceyss Schmitz, a winner at the 2019 AJ Kids Idol contest, sings the national anthem. The State of the City, hosted by Apache Junction Mayor Jeff Serdy (at […]

Paper of record: The stories that defined Apache Junction, Gold Canyon in 2018

In 2018 the Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent covered the ins and outs of the city of Apache Junction and the unincorporated Pinal County community of Gold Canyon, offering reporting of local issues. Issues like the school district going from a four-day school week to a five-day one, whether or not Gold Canyon residents would like […]

Mayor Serdy serves as newly-elected board chairman of Gateway Airport

Apache Junction Mayor Jeff Serdy has been recently elected chairman of the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority. The airport authority board elects the chair and other officers from the six board members on an annual basis, according to a press release about the board electing officers at a summer meeting. Gila River Indian Community Lieutenant Gov. […]