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$103K grant sought for Gold Canyon community center staffing, costs

A request to authorize submitting a grant application by Gold Canyon Community Inc. for $103,610 for staffing and operating a community center was approved recently by the Pinal County Board of …
Things to do

'Lilo & Stitch' July Dive-In Movie in Apache Junction

Bring a beach blanket or lawn chair and enjoy an evening outside at the Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center watching the family movie Lilo & Stitch at the July Dive-In Movie in Apache Junction. …
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Pinal County Clerk of the Court Announces a Change in Operating Hours for the Apache Junction Satellite Location

Pinal County, AZ (6/1/2024) - Effective June 10, 2024, the operating hours for the Apache Junction Satellite Office, located at 575 N. Idaho Road, Suite 109, will be adjusted to Mondays, Wednesdays, …

Apache Junction Mounted Rangers welcomes newly elected officers

The Apache Junction Mounted Rangers has newly elected officers for the 2024-2026 term. The Apache Junction Mounted Rangers are a group of volunteer peacekeepers who are committed to bringing joy …

Grand jury indicts driver charged in death of Pinal County sheriff’s son, grandchild

A 22-year-old man has been indicted in the deaths of Cooper Lamb, his fiancée and their 11-month-old daughter, the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office announced Thursday morning. …
Grant application

$108K sought by Horizon Health and Wellness for Apache Junction community room

A request to authorize submitting a grant application for Horizon Health and Wellness in Apache Junction for $108,000 for a community activities room was approved at a recent meeting of the Pinal …

East-, west-bound US60 lane restrictions at Greenfield Road June 14-15

The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan for east- and west-bound U.S. Highway 60 to be narrowed to two lanes in each direction at Greenfield Road from 10 p.m. Friday, June …
Sewer district

$16M budget, rates, fees hearing in June for Apache Junction Sewer District

Apache Junction Sewer District will conduct a public hearing at 8 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, on the district’s fiscal year 2025 budget and proposed rates, fees and charges. The FY 2025 budget is …
EVIT Nursing Degree

EVIT to offer associate degree in registered nursing starting in August

The East Valley Institute of Technology will be offering a new associate degree program in registered nursing in August. Starting in August, the five-semester program will combine lecture, lab …
Grant application

$42K grant sought for equine academy project in Apache Junction

Good Shepherd Healing Ministry in Apache Junction is seeking a $42,000 grant for an equine academy project. The Pinal County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously June 5 on a consent agenda …
First responders

5 sex offenses reported in Apache Junction

The Apache Junction Police Department took the following reports of sexual offenses May 21-27: Sexual assault, reported at 12:56 a.m. May 23 in the 200 block of East 29th Avenue. …
First responders

Thefts, other incidents reported in Gold Canyon

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office took the following reports of thefts and other incidents in Gold Canyon May 21-27: Fraud/forgery reported at 9:31 a.m. May 21 in the 10500 block of …

Fugate: Letter writer made incorrect statements about Mining Camp Restaurant

Respectfully, we would like to set the record straight about the statement Todd House made about the Mining Camp Restaurant in the response to the opinion in the June 2024 issue. It’s …

Apache Junction to sign onto emergency-aid compact

The city of Apache Junction in June is to be added to a compact allowing cities, towns and counties to share resources during emergencies from wildfires to flooding and also if there is a state of …

Element Mist owners find rewards in meeting customers’ individual needs

Name: Jake Trayer, Joel Cronenberg, Adam Cronenberg Business name: Element Mist, LLC Location: Gilbert Website: https://ElementMist.com What we do: Install high pressure misting …

Apache Junction Multi-generational Center closed June 12-15 to redo floor

Apache Junction Multi-generational Center is to be closed or have limited access several days in June while the linoleum floor is replaced throughout the facility. The center, 1035 N. Idaho …
Things to do

Salt River Tubing open seven days a week

Salt River Tubing is open on the Lower Salt River seven days a week Saturday, April 27, through Monday, Sept. 2, weather and water-flow conditions permitting. Note: Beginning Friday, Sept. 6, it …

121 building permits issued in May in Apache Junction

Out of a total of 210 building permits listed in Apache Junction for May 2024, there were a total of 121 issued as of June 7. Examples of building permits filed, according to a website off of …


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The following statement was given at the June 5, 2024, meeting of the Pinal County Board of Supervisors: In the spirit of transparency, I want to say I’m a previous president of the …
Dear friend of Centerstage Church/Zao Theatre. We need your help. We received word yesterday that our storage facility has asked us to move. We are now looking for a space of almost any type. We …
This is in response to a letter to the editor rebuttal from last month (“Opinion was full of misinformation, contradictions” on page 12 of the June 2024 issue). Supervisor Serdy claimed …
VFW Post No. 7968 Auxiliary will be hosting a “Meet the Candidates” Forum at 6 p.m. July 10 at 250 S. Phelps Drive in Apache Junction.

‘Meet the candidates forum’ in July hosted by Apache Junction VFW Post 7968 Auxiliary

VFW Post No. 7968 Auxiliary will be hosting a “Meet the Candidates” Forum at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, at 250 S. Phelps Drive in Apache Junction.
The hikes at Peralta Regional Park, 17975 E. Peralta Road in Gold Canyon, are moderately difficult, with rocky surfaces and inclines. The events are free with a paid park admission fee — $7 per vehicle.

Dark sky hikes in June, July at Peralta Regional Park in Gold Canyon

Join the Pinal County Parks and Trails Department on guided hikes to experience the beauty of the Sonoran Desert at night. The hikes at Peralta Regional Park, 17975 E. Peralta Road in Gold …
The Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center is at 1091 W. Southern Ave. in Apache Junction.

Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center open for swimming 7 days a week

Apache Junction’s pool complex is open seven days a week for open swim for a fee — 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 1-5 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday. The Superstition Shadows …
Jyoti Devi Charlotte Benson

Professional astrologer to speak at Community of Women Luncheon June 6

The Community of Women business referral group will host Jyoti Devi Charlotte Benson, a professional astrologer, from 11:30 to 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, at Mimi’s Cafe, 2800 W. Chandler Blvd. …
Planned are: SWAT demo, K9 demo, CSI training, traffic accident investigation, defensive tactics, apprehensions, tour of PD and courts and more.

Registration open for Apache Junction police youth academy

There is still time for children in sixth, seventh and eighth grades to sign up for a summer adventure at the Apache Junction Police Department Youth Academy. Planned are: SWAT demo, K9 demo, …
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