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Meet Your Business: Kotchenreuther invents device to keep lights bright, clean

Your Name: Ken Kotchenreuther Age: 57 Town/Neighborhood: Sun City and Valleywide Hours of operation: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily Personal background highlights: My wife and I relocated to …

What Older Adults Need to Know about COVID-19 to Help Stay Safe this Winter Season

(BPT) - By: Danielle Hambrick, PharmDAs colder weather drives us to spend more time indoors, it’s critical to plan for the spread of respiratory infections and get vaccinated, especially for …

Top 5 highlights from The National Dog Show presented by Purina

(BPT) - If you’re a fan of all things canine, you probably look forward to watching The National Dog Show Presented by Purina each year even more than the Thanksgiving meal. First airing in …

6 tips to prevent winter injuries

(BPT) - The hustle and bustle of the holiday season can get the best of even the most organized of people, leaving you frazzled and distracted. During the rush of the holiday season, another thing …
Things to do

Santa making several visits to Merry Main Street

Santa Claus will be getting away from the North Pole a few times this holiday season to visit downtown Mesa and join in the Merry Main Street festivities. Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick will be taking …
Things to do

29th annual all-breed cat show, adoption event in Mesa Dec. 10-11

The 29th Annual Cat Fanciers Association all-breed cat show, “It’s Feline A Lot Like Christmas,” will be hosted Dec. 10-11 in Mesa by the Phoenix Feline Fanciers, a club of The Cat …

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First responders

Theft, other incidents reported in Gold Canyon

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office took the following reports of a theft and other incidents in Gold Canyon Nov. 6-10. Disorderly conduct — suspicious activity, reported at 9:49 a.m. …
First responders

2 sex assaults reported in Apache Junction Nov. 6-10

The Apache Junction Police Department took the following reports of sexual assaults Nov. 6-10: Sexual assault, reported at 1:42 p.m. Nov. 8 in the 1400 block of South Cedar Drive. Sexual …
COVID-19

204 coronavirus cases reported in a week in Apache Junction, Gold Canyon area

The Arizona Department of Health Services on Nov. 30 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Apache Junction, east Mesa, Gold Canyon and Queen Valley is 20,860 in ZIP codes 85118, 85119 and …
Crime

Pinal County sheriff's deputies continue hunt for alleged killer

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Department is searching for a man who is a suspect in the shooting death of his wife. PCSO reports that at around 9 p.m., Monday Nov. 21, the department received a …
'TRAGIC SITUATION'

Pinal County records 1st pediatric flu death of season in Arizona

Pinal County this week reported the first pediatric flu death in Arizona for the 2022 season. “This tragic situation, unfortunately, reminds us that flu can cause serious illness and death,” …
Education

CAC recognizes outstanding alumni, athletic hall of fame inductee

Central Arizona College recognized this year’s Outstanding Alumni and Athletic Hall of Fame awardees at the 2022 Vaquero Awards on Saturday, Nov. 19. Each year, CAC inducts outstanding …
Arizona Election 2022

East Valley senator requests Maricopa County general election information

PHOENIX — The head of the Senate Government Committee is demanding Maricopa County officials produce a laundry list of documents and records regarding the just completed general …
Opinion

The holidays are usually a time for celebration and feelings of joy. The idea of getting together with family, living out traditions, and taking much needed R&R are some of the best parts of the …

You have seen the Proposition 310 signs, but have you really understood the reason for the signs? Proposition 310 would establish a one-tenth of a cent sales tax on purchases on top of local and …
Concerning “Get to know candidates for AJUSD School Board” on the cover of the November 2022 issue of the Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent: You need to ask tough, relevant …
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Neighbors

Falk joins Weichert Realtors Home Pro Realty

Marilyn Falk has joined the Gold Canyon office of Weichert Realtors Home Pro Realty. Falk joins a dedicated team of knowledgeable agents who bring many years of combined real estate expertise to …
Movers For Meals

Mesa moving company collects food donations for A New Leaf charity

Two Men and A Truck Mesa recently partnered with A New Leaf to collect and deliver food donations for its Movers For Meals campaign. A New Leaf, a local non-profit organization, is dedicated to …
Neighbors

Superstition Mountain raises $80K for Sunshine Acres Children’s Home

Members of Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club raised more than $80,000 during its recent Rock-N-Roll for Sunshine Acres event. More than 150 members attended the charity dinner which …
Neighbors

Kiwanis Club of Apache Junction active in the community

The Kiwanis Club of Apache Junction recently donated $250 to Apache Junction Black & Gold Youth Football from funds raised via various donations and sponsorship activities. Participation in …
Neighbors

Apache Junction teacher Johnson receives $2,500 from Fiesta Bowl

Jason Johnson, a special education teacher at Apache Junction High School, is one of 400 teachers who were awarded $2,500 each through the Palo Verde Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers Draft …
Business

There were 80 business licenses issued in October 2022 in the city of Apache Junction. The following business licenses are listed by name — including doing business as or dba; city; contact …

Business Name: Keystone Homes AZ — The Havenly Superstition Town/Neighborhood: Apache Junction Hours of operation: Opening early 2024 What we do: Keystone Homes has been in the valley …
Cinnaholic, a fast growing plant-based concept, opens Friday, Nov. 4, in the Mountain Vista Marketplace at South Signal Butte Road and Southern Avenue in Mesa. The business at 1252 S. Signal Butte …
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