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The Apache Junction Police Department took the following reports of sexual assaults and offenses Nov. 1-5: Sexual offense— sexual abuse, reported at 5:41 p.m. Nov. 2 in the 1100 block of … more
The Arizona Department of Health Services on Nov. 23 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Apache Junction, east Mesa, Gold Canyon and Queen Valley is 20,656 in ZIP codes 85118, 85119 and … more
A five-year contract costing nearly $1.6 million has been approved for Apache Junction police computer-aided dispatch, records management and mobile field reporting software. The Apache Junction … more
The schedule of closures and schedules for city of Apache Junction facilities have been set for the upcoming Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s holiday weekends. All government … more
The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office took the following reports of a theft and other incidents in Gold Canyon Oct. 25-31. Trespassing, reported at 9:21 a.m. Oct. 28 in the 9500 block of East … more
The Apache Junction Police Department took the following reports of thefts and a residential burglary Oct. 25-31: Residential burglary, reported at 10:59 p.m. Oct. 25 in the 1000 block of East … more

The Arizona Department of Health Services on Nov. 16 reported the number of coronavirus cases in Apache Junction, east Mesa, Gold Canyon and Queen Valley is 20,452 in ZIP codes 85118, 85119 and … more
Incumbent Dena Kimble and newcomer Gail Ross are leading in the election for two seats on the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board, according to unofficial results posted by the … more
A sales-tax increase to pay for Pinal County roads is failing 50.81% to 49.19% with 135,243 votes tallied, according to the Pinal County Elections Department website. The early unofficial results … more
After connectivity issues are addressed, security cameras are to be installed at Apache Junction’s two newest parks, a city commission was told recently. They are Flatiron Community Park, … more
The Apache Junction Prospectors (6-3) played at home vs. the Benjamin Franklin Chargers (1-8) on Senior Night. The regular season came to a close for both teams on Thursday, Nov. 10. Coach Bruce … more
MESA — “Give me a G! I need a G!” That was what Denny Brown said during the auction portion of the East Valley Institute of Technology Education Foundation Inc.’s 16th … more
The city of Apache Junction will be repaving Lost Dutchman Boulevard from Ironwood Drive to Tomahawk Road from Nov. 16 to Dec. 2. Work will entail the reconstruction of severely distressed … more

Gas prices in most of the East Valley dropped over the last week, but drivers filling up in Scottsdale saw an increase. East Valley prices are at an average $4.52 a gallon this week, down from … more
Incumbent Dena Kimble and newcomer Gail Ross are leading in the election for two seats on the Apache Junction Unified School District Governing Board, according to unofficial results posted by the … more
With 109 of 109 precincts reporting, a sales-tax increase to pay for Pinal County roads is failing 50.95% to 49.05% with 117,103 votes tallied, according to the Pinal County Elections Department … more
The city of Apache Junction will close all administrative offices on Thursday, Nov. 10, in observation of Veterans Day. Emergency services through the police department will not be impacted by the … more
The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office took the following reports of a theft and other incidents in Gold Canyon Oct. 18-24. Disorderly conduct — suspicious activity, reported at 5:46 p.m. … more
The Apache Junction Police Department took the following reports of thefts and a burglary Oct. 18-24: Theft, reported at 12:41 p.m. Oct. 19 in the 500 block of North Idaho Road. Theft, reported … more
Polling places will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 8, and any qualified voter who is in line to vote at 7 p.m. on Nov. 8 will be allowed to cast their ballot. The address of … more

Apache Junction Unified School District has two “B” rated and three “C” rated school grades in the 2021-22 state accountability labels released Nov. 2. The system measures … more
The city of Apache Junction will close all administrative offices on Thursday, Nov. 10, in observation of Veterans Day. Emergency services through the police department will not be impacted by the … more
The city of Apache Junction will hold a collection event for household hazardous waste, white goods, electronic recycling and document shredding on Saturday, Nov 5. The event will be held 8 … more
The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office took the following reports of two assaults and other incidents in Gold Canyon 11-17. Disorderly conduct — suspicious activity, reported at 12:53 a.m. … more
The Apache Junction Police Department took the following reports of thefts Oct. 11-17: Motor vehicle theft, reported at 6:48 a.m. Oct. 11 in the 2300 block of East 35th Avenue. Motor vehicle … more
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