Apache Junction makes camping easy, affordable

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department will have the 2019 Superstition Sleepover Saturday-Sunday, March 2-3, at Prospector Park. Set-up starts at noon and activities begin at 3 p.m. The Superstition Sleepover is an event for family and friends with a limited budget looking to do something different, according to a city release. For $10 […]

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance offers free income-tax preparation

Local residents who made less than $66,000 this year may be able to qualify to have their taxes done for free by the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program through the United Way of Pinal County. Last year the VITA program prepared 1,300 tax returns across Pinal County, providing $1.5 million in refunds, according to a […]

Apache Junction police using unmarked vehicles for traffic enforcement

In response to increased calls from citizens regarding traffic violations in school zones, Apache Junction Police Department traffic division has increased its enforcement efforts in the areas of Apache Junction High School and Four Peaks Elementary School. To increase the effectiveness of their concentrated enforcement measures, officers are utilizing unmarked vehicles to conduct traffic stops, […]

Sons of the American Revolution honors Apache Junction police officers

Five Apache Junction Police officers were honored Feb. 9 for their lifesaving efforts and were presented medals during a breakfast put on by the Sons of the American Revolution. The officers were credited with taking lifesaving measures that led to a positive outcome and the survival of the victims. The event was held at the […]

Apache Junction city offices to close for Presidents Day

The city of Apache Junction will close all administrative offices on Monday, Feb. 18, in recognition of Presidents Day. Emergency services through the police department will not be affected by the holiday. The closure also includes the Apache Junction Public Library. For more information, contact the library at 480-474-8555 or ajpl.org. The Multi-Generational Center will […]

Golden Vista Resort quilt show March 9 in Apache Junction

An annual quilt show is 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 9 at the Golden Vista Resort, 3710 S. Goldfield Road in Apache Junction. Admission is $1. The Golden Vista Sewing Room sponsors the show with numerous members assisting in planning and working at the show, according to a release. More than 100 quilts of all sizes […]

Students, employee of the month honored at Apache Junction school district

The students and employee of the month for January were announced and honored at the Feb. 12 meeting of the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board.

3 students honored by Apache Junction school board for accomplishments

The Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board at a meeting Feb. 12 honored three students in the same family. “One thing we are doing now is to recognize more students for accomplishments,” Sally Marks, AJUSD’s public information officer, said in an e-mail. “Our board posed for a picture with Isabella Gurrieri (pink dress) who […]

Apache Junction water district informing customers on updated sample results

Customers of the Apache Junction Water Utilities Community Facilities District will be receiving communication regarding an update on sample results of a compound found during routine testing of water in the district system. The water is safe to drink and no action is needed by customers. Previously a sample from one of the district testing […]

Portion of Apache Trail and Old West Highway closed Feb. 23 for annual parade

On Saturday, Feb. 23, Apache Trail from Ironwood Drive to Idaho Road and a portion of Old West Highway will be closed for the annual Lost Dutchman Parade in Apache Junction. The closure will be 6 a.m. to noon. The parade route will result in the closure to all connected side streets along this corridor […]