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Veterans to display art on Veterans Day at Superstition Mountain Museum

An Asian ink painting by military veteran Ted. (Mesa Art league) On Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11,  after the Veterans Parade through Apache Junction is …

Halloween festival Oct. 26 at Flatiron Park in Apache Junction

The annual costume contest will begin at 6 p.m. sharp and will be divided by ages. All ages are welcome to enter. (Submitted photos) Halloween is coming up …

Make a Difference Day slated for Oct. 26

The Apache Junction Community Development Corporation announced it will host the first Make a Difference Day for the community. The event will be from 8 …

Vehicle thefts reported Oct. 1-13 to Apache Junction Police Department

Above are the general locations of motor vehicle thefts reported Oct. 1-13 to the Apache Junction Police …

New outdoor event venue 'Under The Stars @ The Superstition Mountains' opens

Weddings can be held at the Under The Stars @ The Superstition Mountains. (Submitted photo) The Views at Superstition LLC in Gold Canyon has opened a new …

Cushman & Wakefield facilitates Greenfiber lease at Gateway Technology Commerce Center

Greenfiber is relocating to 7535 E. Ray Road in Mesa to expand and upgrade its manufacturing plant. (Submitted photo) On behalf of Greenfiber, Cushman …

Groundbreaking held for Home2 Suites by Hilton Mesa Longbow

Home2 Suites by Hilton Mesa Longbow, 5643 E. Longbow Parkway, is being constructed near the Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway and Recker Road in northeast Mesa. (City of …

Artworks at i.d.e.a. Museum highlight weather’s beauty, impact on our environment

“Aurora-Borealis” by_Alan-Labisch. (Submitted photo) More than 50 artworks from local, national and international artists are featured this fall at the …

Grand opening event Nov. 16 for Abrazo Mesa Hospital

Abrazo Mesa Hospital opened Oct. 1 at 5750 E. Baseline Road in Mesa. (Submitted photo) Abrazo Mesa Hospital, 5750 E. Baseline Road in Mesa, will …

Annual Veterans Day celebration Nov. 9, parade Nov. 11

The Festival of the Superstitions, presented by the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce, includes live entertainment. (Submitted photo) A tribute to …

Hart: Vote 'yes' on Apache Junction Unified School District capital override

As CEO/president of the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center, our mission is to assure that the business community continues to thrive. We believe it is critical for the …
Opinion

Another off-year bond, tax increase or override for us to vote on again. I am all in favor for the children to have the best in education and educational opportunities and I am for educators to receive real pay but not this way. 

About the Apache junction Unified School District bond and override:  $62 million is a lot of money.  Our taxes going up is not something we celebrate.  The abuse of power, secrecy, …
This coming election Apache Junction Unified School District is asking us to vote on a $60 million bond that will be financed over 19 years.  This bond is financially foolish because of the …
This week the Supreme Court heard arguments in three cases in which the Trump administration is urging the court to rule that it’s legal to fire workers for …
The following is a letter to all the council members of the City of Apache Junction that was delivered to them on Sept. 10. While my home address is about …
Education

A tour is slated of an Apache Junction Unified School District campus Thursday to help voters make a decision in the Nov. 5 election.

Bailey Mohn, a fifth grader from Peralta Trail Elementary School, 10965 E. Peralta Trail in Gold Canyon, won first place for an anti-drug poster. Her prize was free admission and bracelets for unlimited rides for four to the Arizona State Fair.  
Zachary Rhinehart, a fourth-grade student at Peralta Trail Elementary School, at a STEAM event in 2018. (Submitted photo) There is little doubt …
Apache Junction High School is at 2525 S. Ironwood Drive. (Independent Newsmedia/Arianna Grainey) Tours are slated of Apache Junction Unified School …
Neighbors

Apache Junction Parks and Recreation is offering youth flag football leagues this fall for boys and girls ages 6-11. Apache Junction is hosting youth …

Pinal County Attorney Kent Volkmer, Apache Junction City Manager Bryant Powell, Rep. John Fillmore and Pinal County Supervisor Todd House are to provide updates at the Superstition Mountain …
Many parents might think that literacy starts in school. But early literacy starts way before a child reaches a classroom. It begins before babies can talk and continues as they become …
Stan Fairbanks Stan Fairbanks of Gold Canyon has written a novel --- "The Cure" --- which is available at Amazon.com. …
Business

An advertisement for Efficient Roofing has recently been added to the Davis Field scoreboard at Apache Junction High School, 2525 S. Ironwood Drive.

A Goettl Air Conditioning and Plumbing employee. (Submitted photo) Goettl Air Conditioning has merged its sister company, The Sunny Plumber, into the …
Ma’s Kitchen Food Truck, above, is to be at the grand-opening event. (Submitted photo) Cheryl Husslein, a registered nurse, is to speak on how CBD --- …
Waffle on Inn at 6822 S. Kings Ranch Road Suite No. 5 in Gold Canyon. (Submitted photo) Waffle on Inn is now open at 6822 S. Kings Ranch Road Suite No. 5 …
Entertainment
The musical “Grease” will be performed Nov. 7-8 at the Performing Arts Center at Apache Junction High School, 2525 S. Ironwood Drive.

AJHS to perform 'Grease' Nov. 7-8 at Performing Arts Center

Forget about meeting at the drive in, individuals interested in seeing the student production of the musical “Grease” can come to …

Zao Theatre presents 'Beauty and the Beast' Nov. 1-23

A Zao Theatre performance of "Ragtime: The Musical." (Submitted photo) Zao Theatre is proud to bring the wonderfully popular "Beauty …

Fit Families Mud Run Oct. 19 in Apache Junction

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvhThe22Lbc Above is an Apache Junction Fit Families Mud Run promo video. (City of Apache Junction) …

Breast-cancer awareness dance party Oct. 12 in Apache Junction

The Sixth Annual Pretty in Pink Dance Party is 10-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12. (Submitted photo) The fitness staff at the Apache …

Pack burro racing debuts Oct. 12 in Superior event

[slideshow_deploy id='25349'] The Town of Superior’s Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the Superior Burro Run on Oct. 12, the …

AJ Parks and Rec to offer Bob Ross painting class

Coyote Moon is the class project for the Bob Ross Oil Painting Class, which is slated for Oct. 12. (Submitted photo) Apache Junction …

Apache Junction Food Bank announces golf tournament fundraiser

Gerald Hundt having fun at the 2015, AJFB Golf Tournament at the Gold Canyon Golf Resort. (Submitted photo) The Gold Canyon Golf …

AOTS Fall Studio Tour returns to Apache Junction

The AOTS Annual Fall Studio Tour returns to Apache Junction, allowing for the public to meet with local artists and view their …

SALT Speakers Series to feature discussions on Woodbury Fire

Portions of the 124,000 acres burned in the Woodbury Fire were identified as having high-burn severity, which occurred mostly in the …

10 October events in Apache Junction

The annual Halloween Festival is 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 at Flatiron Park, 100 N. Apache Trail in Apache Junction. (Apache Junction …