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Federal patent easements on La Barge Road and Canyon Street, both near the city of Apache Junction, may be abandoned and extinguished, the Pinal County Board of Supervisors decided recently. The … more
Central Arizona College is announcing a career development and jobs skills platform called the CAC Pipeline to help students and Pinal County job seekers explore high-demand careers that align with … more
Ken Eddy, better known as “Teton Ken,” a historian who portrays the legendary Jacob Waltz at museums, events and schools, has been named grand marshal of the 2023 Lost Dutchman Days … more
Pinal County Public Health Director Tascha Spears is retiring and her last day with the county will be Feb. 13. “(I)t’s been a privilege to live and to work in Pinal County,” she … more
An $874,500 contract has been approved for roadway reconstruction, curb, gutter and sidewalks in Haven Hollow in Apache Junction. The City Council at a recent meeting approved the contract with … more
The Apache Junction Prospectors (2-21) boys’ basketball team hosted the Vista Grande Spartans (1-19) on Jan. 27. The Prospectors were looking to electrify the almost packed crowd in their … more

The Apache Junction Prospectors (2-20) and the Dysart Demons (16-6) matched up on Jan. 26. The Demons were looking to snatch a higher seed for playoff time, while the Prospectors were looking to … more
The Prospectors girls’ basketball team (2-19) faced the Coronado Dons (6-14) on Senior Night, Jan. 24. The Prospectors were celebrating Gloria Valenzuela, Sophia Tolenhio and Heather Cornwell … more
In an effort to recruit top candidates for numerous job positions, Apache Junction Unified School District is hosting job fairs 8:30-11 a.m. Feb. 11, March 20 and April 1 at the AJUSD District … more
Apache Junction City Council on Feb. 7 is to consider removing a federal patent easement for the Wagon Wheel Road alignment from Cactus Wren Street to Scenic Street for the purpose of future … more
The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office took the following reports of thefts and fraud in Gold Canyon Jan. 12-18. Theft, reported at 3:45 a.m. Jan. 12 in the 12200 block of East Chiricahua … more
The Apache Junction Police Department took the following reports of thefts Jan. 12-18: Theft, reported at 9:45 a.m. Jan. 12 in the 900 block of West Broadway Avenue. Theft, reported at 2:11 … more
The Arizona Department of Health Services on Feb. 1 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Apache Junction, east Mesa, Gold Canyon and Queen Valley is 21,758 in ZIP codes 85118, 85119 and … more

The Apache Junction Police Department is investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy after he ingested at least one fentanyl pill. Fentanyl is a synthetic, short-acting narcotic drug used for … more
Police in Apache Junction say they are investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy who reportedly ingested fentanyl. They say the toddler swallowed at least one fentanyl pill on Jan. 25 before he was … more
A ribbon cutting ceremony was recently held for the new Wilson Electric training facility at Central Arizona College’s Superstition Mountain Campus, 805 S. Idaho Road in Apache Junction. The … more
Residents of Apache Junction can throw out a load of trash at the landfill during “Free Dump Week” Feb. 6-11. During that week, the Apache Junction Landfill, 4050 S. Tomahawk Road, … more
Next week the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management begins a one-day pile burn operation on State Trust Land in Pinal County in an effort to reduce both fuel loading in the area and … 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. The city of Apache Junction is providing two free … more
An increase in school bus vandalism is having an impact on the Apache Junction Unified School District fleet. Several buses — many newer models — have been marred with graffiti and … more

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office took the following reports of a theft and other incidents in Gold Canyon Jan. 5-11. Harassment/intimidation — non-threatening, reported at 3:07 p.m. … more
The Apache Junction Police Department took the following reports of thefts Jan. 5-11: Theft, reported at 7:11 a.m. Jan. 6 in the 2600 block of West Superstition Boulevard. Theft, reported at … more
The Arizona Department of Health Services on Jan. 25 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Apache Junction, east Mesa, Gold Canyon and Queen Valley is 21,696 in ZIP codes 85118, 85119 and … more
Gloves, boots and self-contained breathing apparatus tanks and equipment used by Superstition Fire and Medical District employees fighting fires will soon be decontaminated with a washer donated by … more
Actor and Mesa native Troy Kotsur will perform the national anthem in American Sign Language at the Super Bowl on behalf of the National Association of the Deaf. Kotsur’s signing will be … more
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