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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors on Jan. 26 approved a Usery Mountain Regional Park Master Plan amendment to include a connector trail between the park and Tonto National … more
The city of Apache Junction Health and Human Services Commission has opened its application period for fiscal year 2022-23 funding. Funding is available to Apache Junction health and human service … more
An Apache Junction man was arrested Jan. 25 on the charges of multiple counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, police said. The arrest is the result of a U.S. Department of Homeland Security … more
A rubric for determining which Apache Junction nonprofits should receive funding was discussed recently by the city’s Health & Human Services Commission. The commission reviews requests … more
The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office took the following reports of domestic violence and other incidents in Gold Canyon Jan. 13-19: Disorderly conduct — noise disturbance, reported at … more
The Apache Junction Police Department took the following reports of thefts and burglaries Jan. 13-19: Theft, reported at 1:55 p.m. Jan. 13 in the 1300 block of South Royal Palm Road. Theft, … more

The Arizona Department of Health Services on Jan. 26 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Apache Junction, east Mesa, Gold Canyon and Queen Valley is 15,568 in ZIP codes 85118, 85119 and … more
APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. (AP) — A hiker camping on a peak in the Superstition Mountains east of metro Phoenix was found dead after apparently slipping while taking a photo and falling hundreds of … more
Apache Junction Police Department officers responded at about 9:15 p.m. Jan. 24 on a report of gunshots at a residence in the 1800 block of East Second Avenue. After officers secured the scene … more
Mesa Community College dental hygiene students are accepting appointments for discounted teeth cleanings and oral health screenings on Saturday, Feb. 5, at the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral … more
Because of Arizona’s rising COVID-19 cases due to the omicron variant, Superstition Fire and Medical District station visits, vehicle ride-alongs and board meetings will remain closed to the … more
The Superstition Area Water Plant owned by Apache Junction Water District is to be expanded to accommodate growth to the south including at the D.R. Horton and Brookfield Residential … more
The first two parcels of land in the D.R. Horton portion of Superstition Vistas — parcels 19.1 and 19.2 — will have model homes open by January 2023, the Apache Junction Water District … more

A live or freshly cut Christmas tree is a wonderful way to spruce up the holiday season and it doesn’t have to be a problem to dispose of after the season is over. The city of Apache … more
Mesa Community College dental hygiene students are accepting appointments for discounted teeth cleanings and oral health screenings on Saturday, Feb. 5, at the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral … more
Donors gave more than $90,000 last year to the nonprofit Friends of Apache Junction for city programs including police, animal control and parks and recreation. The mission of the Friends of Apache … more
The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office took the following reports of two sex offenses and other incidents in Gold Canyon Jan. 6-12: Disorderly conduct — noise disturbance, reported at 6:43 … more
The Apache Junction Police Department took the following reports of two burglaries and two sex offenses Jan. 6-12: Commercial burglary, reported at 11:24 a.m. Jan. 8 in the 1100 block of West … more
The Arizona Department of Health Services on Jan. 19 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Apache Junction, east Mesa, Gold Canyon and Queen Valley is 14,132 in ZIP codes 85118, 85119 and … more
A groundbreaking ceremony marking the start of work on a 498-acre Peralta Regional Park on the east side of Peralta Road near Gold Canyon could be held as early as February. Recreation facilities … more

By a unanimous vote, the Central Arizona Project Governing Board has endorsed the Colorado River Indian Tribes Water Resiliency Act of 2021. This bill, introduced by U.S. Mark Kelly and … more
CASA GRANDE — It’s harvest season for Caywood Farms east of Casa Grande. The tractor is gassed up, the swather blades are sharp and Nancy Caywood is ready to farm. Only one thing is … more
D.R. Horton Inc. is seeking a qualified construction manager at risk to provide pre­construction services and complete construction services for the phase lA collector and arterial roads … more
The city of Apache Junction will close all administrative offices on Monday, Jan. 17, in observation of Civil Rights Day. Emergency services through the police department will not be impacted by … more
The city of Apache Junction Health and Human Services Commission has opened its application period for fiscal year 2022-23 funding. Funding is available to Apache Junction health and human service … more
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