AJ resident Garrett Cassity qualifies for Spartan Trifecta World Championships

Apache Junction resident Garrett Cassity, 43, has a lot of stamina and has qualified for the Spartan Trifecta World Championships in Sparta, Greece. He’s pushing to raise funds to compete in the three-day world championships in November where competitors will complete one leg of each of the races per day, according to a press release, […]

Salt River Wild Horse Management Group names rescued colt “Gideon”

Salt River Wild Horse Management Group revealed the name of the orphaned colt on July 19 with voters deciding on “Gideon.” After a call for sponsors of the recently rescued emaciated colt, which is the “smallest foal of the Salt River,” according to Salt River Wild Horse Management Group President Simone Netherlands, a name was […]

Rescued tiny, Tonto National Forest newborn horse needs a name

The tiny, newborn horse recently rescued in the Tonto National Forest will have a home but also needs a name. Anyone who sponsors the 33-pound foal separated from the herd last weekend, hours after birth, will be entered in a naming contest, Salt River Wild Horse Management Group President Simone Netherlands said by phone on […]

Be transported to medieval times at 30th Annual Arizona Renaissance Festival

For eight weekends plus Presidents’ Day, get transported in time as soon as you walk through the gates of the 30th Annual Arizona Renaissance Festival.

The medieval theme park, which is a replica of 16th Century Europe, will joust through town to entertain the masses from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and Presidents’ Day from Feb. 10 to April 1, at the fairgrounds, 12601 E. U.S. Highway 60 in Gold Canyon.

The Salvation Army ‘Red Kettles’ ring in donations, help needy

Just as common as sights of shopping carts and crowded parking lots in front of stores during this time of year is another familiar scene. As you enter and exit many stores, it’s not uncommon to see a person standing in front of a red kettle, ringing a bell, encouraging shoppers to donate to The […]

CAC Superstition Mountain Campus hosts summer camp and classes

Central Arizona College Superstition Mountain Campus hosts a summer camp and classes for those interested in enhancing their education. The Superstition Mountain Campus, 805 S. Idaho Road in in Apache Junction, was one of two CAC campuses to be a setting for the Air Force Association’s Cyberpatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program held June 5-9. […]