Household hazardous waste event in Apache Junction March 2

The city of Apache Junction will be holding a household hazardous waste, white goods, electronic recycling and document-shredding collection event 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 2.  The event will be held at the city’s public works operations yard, 575 E. Baseline Road. The event is open to city of Apache Junction area residents. Pinal County residents […]

Learn how manufactured housing is assessed

The Pinal County Assessor’s Office is hosting a public meeting in Apache Junction to inform citizens who live in manufactured housing how their property is being assessed. The meeting is 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at La Hacienda RV Resort, 1797 W. 28th Ave. in Apache Junction. No reservations are necessary. For more information, go […]

Disorderly conduct reported in Gold Canyon Dec. 30-Jan. 5 to PCSO

Above are the general locations of disorderly conduct cases reported Dec. 30-Jan. 5  to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office in the community of Gold Canyon. Incidents investigated by PCSO included: Disorderly conduct, trespassing, reported at 6:01 p.m. Jan. 1 in the 5300 block of South Superstition Mountain Drive. Disorderly conduct, suspicious activity reported at 1:15 […]

Pinal County Community College Board seeks new member

The Pinal County Community College Board has a vacancy created due to the resignation of governing board member Jack Yarrington. The vacancy will be filled by appointment made by Pinal County School Superintendent Jill Broussard, according to a release. The successful candidate will be seated until Dec. 31, 2020. Any eligible resident within the Pinal […]

Pinal County’s housing department holding consolidated plan meetings

Pinal County, in conjunction with the county’s department of housing and workforce development, will conduct a series of public meetings Jan. 14-18. The meetings are regarding the fiscal year 2019-24 consolidated plan and 2019 action plan, according to a release. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development requires Pinal County to publish a five-year […]

Apache Junction-area homeowner seeks change to side-yard setback

James Klemz, landowner and applicant, is requesting a variance from Pinal County to allow a reduction in the minimum required side-yard setback from 10 feet to no feet to allow the construction of a one-story, single-family residential dwelling. The 2.5-acre property is in the northeast corner of Roadrunner Road and Shiprock Street in the Apache […]

Widows/widowers, disabled, non-profit exemptions filed with Pinal County Assessor’s Office

Every three years, property taxpayers that have an exemption for being a widow or widower must submit a renewal application to the county assessor. Those taxpayers with an exemption for a disability or a non-profit must resubmit as well. Those with an existing exemption were to receive the required paperwork in the mail the week […]

Court-appointed special advocate volunteers needed

New Year’s resolutions typically focus on self-improvement: lose weight, stop smoking, exercise more often. This year, why not resolve to do something even more lasting: improve the life of a child who’s suffered abuse and neglect? As a court-appointed special advocate, volunteers receive in-depth training to advocate in court and in the community for the […]

BLM evaluating Gold Canyon public land lease to Pinal County for proposed regional park

The Bureau of Land Management, Lower Sonoran Field Office, is processing a request from the Pinal County Board of Supervisors to lease approximately 498 acres of public lands for a regional park in Gold Canyon. The proposed Peralta Regional Park is southeast of East Ojo Road and East Peralta Road, according to a map from […]

Magma Copper smelter chimney stack safely demolished

Resolution Copper’s demolition contractor on Nov. 10 safely completed the controlled demolition of the Magma Copper smelter’s chimney stack. The stack at the West Plant adjacent to the Town of Superior was structurally unsound and posed a threat to safety, according to a release. “Resolution Copper’s No. 1 priority is ensuring the health and safety […]