Community education classes at Central Arizona College in Apache Junction

Community education classes are offered at the Superstition Mountain Campus of Central Arizona College, 805 S. Idaho Road in Apache Junction. Register at For more information, contact Joel Beck, program coordinator, at 480-677-7721 or “We are currently having the community education schedule of classes printed and being mailed out next week,” Mr. Beck […]

4 assaults reported July 22-Aug. 4 to Apache Junction Police Department

Above are the general locations of an assault and aggravated-assault incidents reported July 22-Aug. 4 to Apache Junction Police Department. Incidents investigated by AJPD included: aggravated assault reported at 1:08 p.m. July 22 in the 400 block of South Idaho Road. assault, reported at 2:05 p.m. July 27 in the 500 block of East Navajo […]

4 suspicious-activity incidents reported in Gold Canyon July 22-Aug. 4 to PCSO

Above are the general locations of suspicious-activity incidents reported July 22-Aug. 4 to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office for the community of Gold Canyon. Incidents investigated by PCSO included: reported at 3:54 p.m. July 27 in the 7000 block of East Palo Brea Drive. reported at 6:18 p.m. Aug. 1 at South Estrella Road and […]

Pinal County Recorder Virginia Ross addressing ballot issue

Pinal County Recorder Virginia Ross became aware of a ballot issue for the 2018 election primary. This problem affects voters not registered to a recognized party that are on the Permanent Early Voting List. Arizona law allows non-affiliated voters on the PEVL to select a ballot from a recognized party if they choose to vote […]

Apache Junction Police Officer Carl Halperin liaison with school district

Officer Carl Halperin has been named the liaison between Apache Junction Unified School District and the Apache Junction Police Department. Officer Halperin has an office in the 11/12 building at Apache Junction High School, 2525 S. Ironwood Drive in Apache Junction, and will teach lessons to high school students about alcohol and related risks, according […]

Swoop announces international flight route from Mesa to Edmonton

Swoop, a Canadian ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC), announced Thursday, Aug. 2 its entrance into the U.S. market with an international flight route from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to Edmonton, available for purchase through April 27, 2019. This new route is one of several others that will connect the U.S. and Canada. The next closest will be flights […]

Vendor opportunities abound at September Apache Junction job expo

Central Arizona College and the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce invite businesses and organizations to participate in the 10th Annual Job Expo on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. The event is from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at CAC’s Superstition Mountain Campus, 805 S Idaho Road in Apache Junction. “The Expo is held on campus during […]

Family Promise shelter seeks to give refuge to Valley homeless families

Family Promise shelter is reaching out to the public with spreading the word that the shelter is open for all homeless families in the Valley, especially during the hot summer months. Families in Arizona are battling homelessness, some for the first time, and parents, children and family pet are forced to sleep in their car […]

Public is invited to SMRC meeting Aug. 9 with guest speakers Gosar, Ward

The public is invited to hear guest speakers attending the Superstition Mountain Republican Club’s meeting at the Centerstage Church on Aug 9. The SMRC welcomes everyone seeking community information to attend the event 6:30 – 8 p.m. at the Centerstage Church in the old Superstition Mountain Elementary School at 550 South Ironwood Drive in Apache […]

PCSO deputy arrests 2, seizes heroin in traffic stop

Two Tucson men have been arrested and booked into jail for possession and transportation of heroin. The men were arrested on Thursday, Aug. 2, after a Pinal County Sheriff’s Office deputy stopped the Ford sedan they were in on Interstate 10 at approximately 7:25 p.m., according to a PCSO release. The deputy conducted the traffic […]