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The Telegraph Fire in the Globe Ranger District has burned 176,122 acres and is 72% contained. The fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. June 4 south of Superior, was human caused and is under … more
A $26,283 one-year contract renewal for economic development services from Greater Phoenix Economic Council has been approved for the city of Apache Junction. The cost is based on $0.6252 per … more
MESA – On a recent weekday morning, Paul Petersen of Florence was one of the first to arrive at Mint Dispensary to get something not usually offered at the cannabis shop: a free COVID-19 … more
The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan ahead for weeknight travel delays on eastbound Loop 202 while alternating lane closures are in place for pavement … more
Scholz Contracting LLC has been awarded a more than $1.1 million contract to construct the city of Apache Junction’s first dog park. The 2.6-acre off-leash dog park will be at the northwest … more
Resolutions needed before the city of Apache Junction can annex land to the south including recently auctioned Arizona State Trust Land were approved recently by the City … more
Overnight, the Telegraph Fire pushed south to Troy Mountain where firefighters worked to contain the fire’s edge. “Crews scouted State Route 177 corridor for opportunities to construct … more
The Apache Junction Police Department took the following reports of shoplifting, theft and burglary incidents June 4-10: Theft, reported at 10:48 a.m. June 5 in the 10 block of East 29th … more
The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office took reports of a sex offense, domestic violence and other incidents in Gold Canyon June 4-10: Sex offenses, reported at 9:15 a.m. June 4 in the 6300 block … more
The Arizona Department of Health Services on June 16 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Apache Junction, east Mesa, Gold Canyon and Queen Valley is 7,037 in ZIP codes 85118, 85119 and 85120. … more
A map showing the fire’s progression from June 4 to 15. (InciWeb) A map showing areas the Telegraph Fire has burned. (InciWeb)   The burned area emergency response team will begin … more
The Superstition Fire and Medical District board may meet Wednesday in a closed-door executive session to discuss a consulting agreement with retired Fire Chief Mike Farber and also a personnel … more
The Telegraph Fire in the Globe Ranger District has burned 123,078 acres and is 68% contained as of June 15. The fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. June 4 south of Superior, was human caused and is … more
The Telegraph Fire in the Globe Ranger District has burned 87,078 acres and is 45% contained as of early June 12. The fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. June 4 south of Superior, was human caused and … more
Discussion on the recruitment of a presiding city magistrate is a topic on the Apache Junction City Council’s June 14-15 closed-door executive sessions. The City Council is to meet in … more
The AKC pet disaster relief trailer that was donated to the Arizona Humane Society has been deployed to Mesa to assist with evacuation efforts due to the Telegraph Fire. AKC Reunite, a non-profit … more
The Telegraph Fire in the Globe Ranger District has burned 86,529 acres and is 38.5% contained as of early June 11. The fire was reported around 1:30 p.m. June 4 south of Superior and its cause is … more
The auction of a parcel of state land in Queen Creek that Samsung is considering as an operations site has been postponed again. The approximately 915 acres is on the northwest corner of Ironwood … more
A new survey from Maricopa County Department of Public Health asks county residents ages 12 and older how COVID-19 has impacted them and their families. more
Authorities are asking for help in finding a missing 17-year-old Apache Junction girl who was reported as a runaway on June 7. Kourtney Barton-Kidd was last seen wearing black leggings and a white … more
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