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ADOR encourages e-File during individual income tax filing season

Arizona’s individual income tax filing season for tax year 2019 has opened and the deadline to file is April 15.

Apache Junction road projects scheduled

A number of road projects are scheduled for the city of Apache Junction to start the new year. Starting in January are improvements to Southern Avenue between Ironwood Drive and Delaware Drive and …

Free dump week Feb. 10-15 at Apache Junction  landfill

Residents of Apache Junction can junk a load of trash during “Free Dump Week” Feb. 10-15. During that week, the landfill offers Apache Junction residents a drop-off opportunity at no …

Loop 101 Price Freeway closures, restrictions slated Jan. 24-28

The northbound Price Freeway on-ramp at Ray Road and off-ramp at Warner Road will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, to 5 a.m. Monday, Jan. 27. Drivers on the Loop 101 Price Freeway in …

City accepts $7,773 donated for police radios

The Arizona Department of Homeland Security is donating $7,773 to the Apache Junction Police Department to pay for handheld portable radios. “We might be able to get one-and-a-half radios …

Agreements yield Tasers, traffic-database software, police officer’s transfer to gang task force

Intergovernmental agreements between the Apache Junction Police Department and various agencies will provide Taser equipment, access to state vehicle-crash records and for an officer to assist with a …

City of Apache Junction offices, library closed Jan. 20 for Civil Rights Day

The City of Apache Junction will close all administrative offices on Monday, Jan. 20, in observation of Civil Rights Day. Emergency services through the Police Department will not be impacted by the …
Opinion

We had a great time this year for Christmas. With a combined effort from Superstition Mountain Promotional Corp., Apache Junction Elks Lodge No. 2349 and Goldfield Ghost Riders, we were able to help …

Getting the new required federally-compliant Travel ID driver’s license recently took me less than 10 minutes at a third-party Motor Vehicle Division office. As it will be required to pass …
Gov. Doug Ducey’s budget proposal begins to address many important funding needs, including a number of the short-term priorities outlined in the Roadmap for P-20 Education Funding. In …
Neighbors

City of Apache Junction sets pickup, drop-off Feb. 13 for local artwork

The City of Apache Junction requests that all artists who contributed art for the most recent City Hall and Library display pick up their pieces on Thursday, Feb. 13, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at City …

Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce welcomes 4 new board members

Apache Junction’s Chamber of Commerce has added four members to its board of directors --- Danielle Greene of VFW Post No. 7968, Brian Heath of Salt River Project, Lora Keller of Dolce Vita and …
Fiesta Bowl Charities

MDA Arizona provides hope, new horizons for those afflicted with muscular dystrophy

For those stricken with muscular dystrophy --- a group of diseases causing progressive loss of muscle mass --- a feeling of despair can emerge and family members unprepared can often feel …

Apache Junction Mounted Rangers donates $2,000 to Head Start

Members of the Apache Junction Mounted Rangers on Jan. 17 met with Pinal Gila Community Child Services, also known as Head Start, to donate $2,000. "They will be using some of the money to purchase …

Grand opening held for Signal Butte Park near Elliot and Meridian roads

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held recently to officially open Signal Butte Park, 11132 E. Elliot Road in Mesa. The new park near Elliot and Meridian roads features a unique custom-made …
Business

Arizona-based real estate investment and development company Harvard Investments announced it sold all 12 neighborhoods --- 863 lots --- in phases 2 and 3 of the Cadence at Gateway master-planned …

Baker Brothers Flooring is leasing 6,000 square feet at Monte Vista Village Center Shops in Mesa, Weingarten Realty recently announced. Senior Leasing Director Brooke J. Harvey with Weingarten …
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