Apache Junction Food Bank thanks residents for 39,006 pounds in ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ donations

Postal carriers in Apache Junction and Gold Canyon collected 39,006 pounds of food left at mailboxes for the annual USPS Food Drive held on Saturday, May 11.  All donations went to the Apache Junction Food Bank where more than 100 volunteers were on hand to unload, sort and stock the huge influx of non-perishable donations, […]

Pinal County, BLM seek public input on Peralta Regional Park in Gold Canyon

Pinal County and the Bureau of Land Management’s Lower Sonoran Field Office invites public input on a proposed Recreation and Public Purposes Act lease of a 498-acre parcel of public land in Gold Canyon for recreation development by Pinal County. An open house-style meeting will be held 6-8 p.m. June 4 at the Superstition Mountain […]

Development fees topic of public hearings in Apache Junction

A text amendment to repeal City Code Chapter 7, Development Fees, and adopt a new Chapter 7 to be entitled “Apache Junction City Code, Vol. II, Land Development Code, Chapter 7, Development Fees” will be discussed at public hearings in July and August. All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard at the […]

Summer reading program begins May 28 in Apache Junction

The Apache Junction Public Library is set to kick off its 2019 all-ages summer reading program — “A Universe of Stories.” Sign up for the program beginning May 28 at apachejunctionlibrary.azsummerreading.org. Read and log 1,000 minutes by July 6 to pick a free book at the Scholastic Book Fair from July 8-13. Free weekly prizes will […]

Summer open gym offered May 28-July 19 in Apache Junction

Apache Junction Parks and Recreation is again holding its summer open gym program.   Children can participate in arts and crafts, sports, board-game tournaments, fitness games and more. The Apache Junction Multi-generational Center, 1035 N. Idaho Road, and Cactus Canyon Junior High School, 801 W. Southern Ave., sites offer a wide variety of structured activities and […]

Apache Junction announces Memorial Day closures

The City of Apache Junction will close all administrative offices Monday, May 27 in observation of Memorial Day. Emergency services through the Police Department will not be impacted by the holiday. The Apache Junction Paws and Claws Care Center will be open normal hours, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 25, according to a […]

Is a tech corridor in Pinal County’s future?

When one thinks of the term “tech corridor” the first thought to come to their mind is Silicon Valley. But Pinal County Economic Development Program Manager Tim Kanavel says that Silicon Valley is not the only tech corridor in the U.S. “There are several tech corridors across the nation,” Mr. Kanavel said. “There is a […]

Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center announces summer slate

Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center, 1091 W. Southern Ave., is getting ready to open for the 2019 season. The pool officially opens to the public Saturday, May 25 with new open swim hours from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The fee is $1.50 for youth and $2.50 for adults. Pool passes are at a discounted price […]

Financial Peace University classes in June at First Assembly of God in Apache Junction

First Assembly of God, 651 N. Ocotillo Drive in Apache Junction, is hosting Financial Peace University classes in June. The classes begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 26. For information and to register, go to fpu.com/1091083. For 25 years, Ramsey Solutions’ Financial Peace University has helped more than five million people change their financial future, […]

Sun Life Family Health Center awarded ambulatory health care accreditation

Sun Life Family Health Center Inc. has earned The Joint Commission’s gold seal of approval for ambulatory health care accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its nationally recognized standards. Sun Life has offices in Apache Junction, Casa Grande, Coolidge, Florence, Eloy, Maricopa, Oracle and San Manuel. The gold seal of approval is a symbol of […]