Apache Junction school board to meet in executive session

[Update: An earlier version of this executive-session meeting notice incorrectly stated the topic was a lawsuit.] A lawsuit filed this summer in Pinal County Superior Court naming the Apache Junction Unified School District as a defendant is not to be discussed in a closed-door executive session Sept. 24 of the district Governing Board. The board […]

Apache Junction transportation plan wins award

The City of Apache Junction has received an award from the Arizona chapter of the Arizona Planning Association for its Active Transportation Plan — the same plan that proposes to reduce the number of lanes on Superstition Boulevard from two to one in each direction. The consultant that prepared the plan said in January that […]

Solar panels to be installed at Apache Junction Walmart at night through Nov. 11

Solar panels will be installed at the Walmart store in Apache Junction during the overnight hours over several weeks. The city has approved an “after-hours” work permit for 5 Star Solar, of Victor, Montana, which is installing the solar panels on the roof of the store at 2555 W. Apache Trail, according to a release. […]

Fit Families Mud Run Oct. 19 in Apache Junction

Mud run, obstacle race, survivor run and adventure race themed runs continue to grow in popularity, but many exclude youth and families. The Oct. 19 Fit Families Mud Run at the Apache Junction Rodeo Event Center, 1590 E. Lost Dutchman Blvd., is a way for families to experience the obstacle race craze together.  “The Fit […]

Donations sought for ‘Put On The Cape – A Foundation for Hope’

Apache Junction Unified School District will be partnering with Put on the Cape: A Foundation for Hope, by collecting new — in the box — action figures and Barbie dolls, and superhero T-shirts with tags on them. All donations received through Sept. 27 will be given to child-advocacy centers of Put on the Cape.   Monetary […]

Qigong classes offered at Apache Junction Multi-generational Center

Two four-week sessions of Qigong classes are being offered this fall at the Apache Junction Multi-generational Center. In a word, “Qi” means energy and “Gong” means work. By practicing various standing exercises and sitting meditations, participants will learn how to strengthen the flow of energy and how to work on yourself mentally, physically and spiritually. […]

Open burning allowed Oct. 1-April 30, fire district says

The Superstition Fire and Medical District, in cooperation with Pinal County Air Quality, will cease open-burning restrictions effective Oct. 1. Outdoor cooking fires and small recreational or warming fires do not require a permit. All other burning requires a valid burn permit as issued by Pinal County Air Quality, according to a release. “As always, […]

Lucy Hanne receives Darius McClintock Scholarship from Apache Lodge No. 69

Lucy Hanne is the latest recipient of the annual Darius McClintock Scholarship offered by Apache Lodge No. 69 of the Free and Accepted Masons of Arizona. She is a student at Benedictine University, majoring in health sciences, according to a release. The scholarship presentation was made Sept. 12 by Worshipful Master Lowell Fox and Past […]

Free admission, ore mill demo Sept. 21 at Superstition Mountain Museum

Bring the family to Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail, just north of Apache Junction, on Saturday, Sept. 21, to see a free demonstration of the Cossack 20-stamp ore mill at 10 a.m. and then enjoy free admission to the museum’s exhibit gallery. It’s all part of Museum Day Live! celebrated this year on […]

Learn about school district bond, override election at Sept. 26 community education forum

A community education forum on Apache Junction Unified School District’s capital improvement bond Proposition 432 and the override Proposition 433 that will be on the November ballot will be held in Gold Canyon. It will be held 6-8 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Gold Canyon Community Church, 5810 S. Alameda Road, according to a release. […]