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MasterCraft exclusive towboat partner of Suntex Marinas

MasterCraft Boat Co., which sells towboats, recently announced a partnership with Suntex Marinas, a marina network at U.S. destinations including Canyon Lake north of Apache Junction. A select …

2 new restaurants open at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

Kind Hospitality, a firm specializing in presenting elevated — and kind — dining experiences at airport and streetside restaurants, recently opened its latest location within Phoenix-Mesa …

Business with sites in Apache Junction, Mesa recognized among the best

ArchWell Health, a national company providing value-based care services to Medicare-eligible seniors, has been selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the 2023 best places to work in health care. …
First responders

3 sex offenses reported in Apache Junction May 1-7

The Apache Junction Police Department took the following reports of sex offenses May 1-7: Sexual assault, reported at 8:38 a.m. May 3 in the 2900 block of West Hidalgo Street. Sexual …

Gold Canyon student Cornell graduates from Harvey Mudd College

Sydney Cornell of Gold Canyon received a bachelor of science degree from Harvey Mudd College on May 14. Cornell, who majored in physics, attended Gilbert Classical Academy, according to a …
Real Estate

Apache Junction in final steps to achieve rodeo grounds ownership

The city of Apache Junction has paid $1.4 million and could have the title and ownership of the rodeo grounds, 1590 E. Lost Dutchman Blvd., by June, the city council was told recently. The rodeo …

39 business licenses issued in April in Apache Junction

There were 39 business licenses issued in April 2023 in the city of Apache Junction. The following business licenses are listed by name — including doing business as or dba; city; contact …

DSV celebrates air charter expansion at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

DSV, which provides global transportation and logistics, recently celebrated the expansion of its air charter network into Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. The airport is operated by the …

Pappalardo starts July 1 as Apache Junction schools superintendent

Robert Pappalardo, who has worked in the Apache Junction, Florence, Queen Creek and Laveen school districts, has been hired as Apache Junction school district’s next superintendent. His first …

Robertson: Apache Junction baseball player should be a top Arizona prospect

There is nothing quite like small city high school baseball. It creates a place where families, friends and communities can come together and support their local team. Scouts will not be in the …

Santosuosso: Iron deficiency symptoms, how to treat it

An estimated 1.6 billion people worldwide have an iron deficiency. Being deficient in iron causes anemia, a condition where your body doesn’t make enough red blood cells to send oxygen to your …
Things to Do

Kids' summer activities at Pinal County Historical Museum

For June and July, the Pinal County Historical Museum goes to summer hours but will still have plenty of activities for kids and parents to enjoy. The museum and gift shop will be open from 11 …

McClure: Learn about extending Pinal County 'pothole tax'

In my 25 years as a small-business owner, my career has spanned economic booms and downturns. Through it all, I have gained a great deal of experience in managing budgets, industry trends and …
Things to do

Mesa hosts Desert Challenge Games May 24-28

Nearly 200 athletes with disabilities from 11 countries will compete in the 2023 Desert Challenge Games in partnership with The Hartford in Mesa May 24-28. Now in its 32nd year, the Desert …
Things to do

City of Mesa pools open Saturday for summer

All city of Mesa pools will open for the summer beginning Saturday, May 27. The pools open for public swimming at 1 p.m. most days. Skyline and Rhodes will be open on Sundays. For specific pool …

Mardis: Summer home painting safety tips

The heat and random rainstorms may cause some issues when painting your home during the summer, but it can still be done if you do it the correct way. Having been in the residential painting industry …
New name

Sewer district for Apache Junction has a new name

The board for Superstition Mountains Community Facilities District No. 1, 5661 S. Ironwood Drive in Apache Junction, recently voted to change its name to the Apache Junction Sewer District. …
Paving planned

Bids sought for Reverence at Superstition Vistas paving in south Apache Junction

Sealed bids will be received until 1:30 p.m. May 31 for paving in the housing subdivision of Reverence at Superstition Vistas in south Apache Junction, according to a public notice. All bidders …


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The Apache Junction Police Department took the following reports of thefts April 26-30 Theft, reported at 11:05 a.m. April 26 in the 400 block of North Apache Trail. Theft, reported at …
Robert Pappalardo, who has worked in the Apache Junction and Florence school districts, is slated to be Apache Junction school district’s next superintendent. The salary starts at $160,000 …
Kenneth William Isaak 87 years old of Mesa, Arizona passed away peacefully on January 17, 2023 in Gilbert, Az surrounded by his family. Ken was born on April 19, 1935 to Leo and Margaret Isaak. Ken …
Jazz pianist Joey Alexander

Jazz pianist Joey Alexander at Mesa Arts Center May 20

Jazz pianist Joey Alexander performs at 7:30 p.m. May 20 at Mesa Arts Center’s Piper Repertory Theater, 1 E. Main St. Tickets are $50-$60. Go to …
A B-17 flying in Mesa of out Falcon Field Airport. The fundraiser will be hosted by the Falcon Warbirds and Aviation Explorer Post No. 352 at the Falcon Warbirds/Wings of Flight Foundation Hangar, 4626 E. Fighter Aces Drive at Falcon Field Airport in Mesa.

Falcon Warbirds, Aviation Explorers host pancake breakfast fundraiser May 20

Enjoy a pancake breakfast and view restored vintage airplanes at Falcon Field Airport 7:30-11 a.m. Saturday, May 20, in Mesa. The fundraiser will be hosted by the Falcon Warbirds and Aviation …
Salt River Tubing operates under permit of the USDA Forest Service in Tonto National Forest.

Salt River Tubing open seven days a week in Mesa

Salt River Tubing is open on the Lower Salt River seven days a week, weather and water-flow conditions permitting. It is seven minutes from Loop 202 East on North Power Road in Mesa. Salt River …
The Phoenix Boys Choir will perform May 12 in Mesa and May 14 in Phoenix.

Phoenix Boys Choir to celebrate 75th anniversary with two shows

The Phoenix Boys Choir marks the culmination of its 75th anniversary year with concerts in Mesa and Phoenix.
Apache Junction VFW Post No. 7968 Auxiliary will properly dispose of the old flags.

Flag exchange June 14 at VFW 7968 in Apache Junction

The Apache Junction VFW Post No. 7968 Auxiliary will hold an American flag exchange 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Flag Day, Wednesday, June 14, at VFW Post No. 7968, 250 S. Phelps Drive. “Bring in your …
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