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 […]

Help clean public lands southeast of Superstition Mountain Jan. 19

Nothing spoils the beauty and enjoyment of Arizona’s landscapes more than litter and trash that has been tossed out by people who won’t take the time and effort to dispose of it properly. The Arizona State Land Department is looking for volunteers who can give a few hours of their time Saturday morning, Jan. 19, […]

Pool season offers volunteer, job opportunities in Apache Junction

Apache Junction will provide young people opportunities to work and volunteer during the upcoming swim season. The Apache Junction Junior Lifeguard program is designed for those ages 11-14 who work as volunteers and gain knowledge about what it takes to be a lifeguard or water safety instructor. Participants will learn “important skills that can transition […]

Laura Orscheln speaks about wildlife of the Superstition Foothills, Jan. 23

Learn about wildlife seen hiking the trails of the Superstition Wilderness Area and the Superstition Foothills areas of the Sonoran Desert. Laura Orscheln, wildlife manager of the local Unit 24B for Arizona Game and Fish Department, will give a presentation on Jan. 23 for the SALT Speakers Series at the Multi-generational Center, room B-117, 1035 […]

Code of conduct, alleged commissioner conflicts of interest before Apache Junction City Council Jan. 15

The Apache Junction City Council at a meeting Jan. 15 will discuss removing two volunteers from city commissions who are alleged to have conflicts of interest when dealing with a local restaurant. The council is also slated to discuss creating a code of conduct applicable to the council, board and commission members. The meeting begins […]

March weekend highlights Mexican artistry at museum

The Superstition Mountain Museum will present a three-day Mexican artistry event Friday-Sunday, March 8-10. It will take place on the museum grounds, 4087 N. Apache Trail. Admittance and parking are free. A new addition to the annual weekend event is a concert by Domingo DeGrazia and his Spanish guitar band at 5 p.m. Saturday, March […]

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 […]

City of Apache Junction adjusts speed limits near schools

The City of Apache Junction has made adjustments to various speed-limit signs near schools in the city after a review of traffic signage. Signs that are being replaced are in the areas of the Apache Junction High School and Four Peaks, Desert Vista and Avalon elementary schools. Speed limits around schools are 25 mph and […]

Dumpsters pose potential for tragedy in winter

Commercial dumpsters hold the potential for tragedy during the winter, and Waste Management of Arizona advises all business owners to check them periodically for signs of use other than the disposal of trash. Dumpster lids should be kept closed and/or locked when the bin is not in use or scheduled to be serviced, according to […]

Variety of speakers set to share expertise in February at museum

Topics ranging from the amethyst mining to the importance of code talkers during World War II are on the agenda for the February speaker’s series at the Superstition Mountain Museum. Kurt Cavano begins the series 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, speaking about amethyst. As owner of Four Peaks Amethyst Mine, he will discuss his adventures […]