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Apache Junction Public Library annual report to be accepted July 7

The Apache Junction City Council on Tuesday is to acknowledge receipt of the annual report of the Apache Junction Public Library Board of Trustees for fiscal year 2019-20. A.R.S. 9-418 requires …

1 disturbance, 4 suspicious activity reports June 13-19 in Gold Canyon

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office took the following suspicious activity and  disturbance incident reports in Gold Canyon for June 13-19: Suspicious activity, reported at 11:23 a.m. …

AJPD recovers a stolen vehicle and responds to domestic violence incidents, June 25-30

The Apache Junction Police Department took the following incident reports from June 25 through June 30:

Rack Law Group donates $30,000 to charity that helps families who are homeless

Rack Law Group, PLLC, has given a $30,000 charitable contribution to purchase laptops to be used by children who are homeless to ensure that they can engage in remote learning and complete schoolwork …

Valley Metro boards of directors elect new officers

The Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority and Valley Metro Rail boards of directors have elected officers for the fiscal year of July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.

Nurses at Heritage Village Senior Living receive recognition for work during pandemic

Over the past few months, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services banned nonessential visitors, including family and friends, from visiting assisted-living and nursing-care communities. The …

Closures, restrictions planned on Loop 101 improvement project

Drivers on the Loop 101 Price Freeway in Chandler, Tempe and Mesa should prepare to slow down and use caution around construction personnel and equipment while following restrictions are in …

Is American patriotism on the decline in the state of Arizona?

Americans have seen times when patriotism in the country was through the roof, especially during times of crisis, like World War II, Operation Desert Storm or after 9/11.

Cronkite students place 1st in nation for writing in Hearst Awards

Cronkite students placed first in the nation in the writing category of the prestigious Hearst Journalism Awards program.

Arizona tops 79,000 cases of coronavirus

Arizona has surpassed 79,000 cases of coronavirus after the latest update from health officials. The Arizona Department of Health Services reports 79,215 cases and 1,632 deaths of the novel …
Opinion

Once again, we have chosen to make the difficult decision to temporarily close the resource center and have all Empowerment Systems staff work from home. As much as we want to remain open for our …

When the work van pulled up in front of Arizona Helping Hands, I recognized the company name. I thought my friend Dale was coming to say hi and tour the Arizona Helping Hands facility where we …
It is with enthusiasm that I endorse Todd House for re-election as Pinal County supervisor, District 5. There is a choice between leadership. He has proven accomplishments such as: lowering taxes, …
Neighbors

Meet Your Candidate: David Cook seeks District 8 House seat

David Cook is running as a Republican for one of two Arizona House seats up for election in District 8 --- which includes San Tan, Florence, Casa Grande, Globe. The deadline to register to vote in …

Meet Your Candidate: John Fillmore seeks District 16 House seat

John Fillmore is running as a Republican for one of two Arizona House seats in District 16 --- which includes Apache Junction, East Mesa and Gold Canyon. The deadline to register to vote in the …

Meet Your Candidate: Neal Carter seeks District 8 House seat

Neal Carter is running as a Republican for one of two House seats up for election in District 8 --- which includes San Tan, Florence, Casa Grande, Globe. The deadline to register to vote in the …

Valerie Ipson writer in residence at Apache Junction Public Library

The Apache Junction Public Library continues the popular Writer in Residence program with Valerie Ipson, author of children, teen and adult fiction. Ms. Ipson’s young adult books are set in …

Purple Heart organization seeks new members

Leaders of the nonprofit Military Order of the Purple Heart wants to see an increase in membership. According to Larry Leighton, MOPH Arizona Department adjutant, there are more than 600,000 …
Business

Businesses in unincorporated Pinal County can apply for the Business Sustainability Program. The program is a one-time reimbursement of up to $15,000 to qualifying businesses for rent, mortgage …

Harvard Investments, an Arizona-based real estate investment and development company, reported that progress at Cadence at Gateway continues to exceed expectations in their newly opened Phase …
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