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The only thing worse than missing the bus is when the bus never shows up. This is especially sad for students in grades 7-12 who want to participate in after-school activities such as sports, clubs and extra tutoring assistance, but do not have transportation to get home from these after-sch… Read more

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The Lady Prospectors basketball team of Apache Junction High School had a good holiday break; they participated in the Chandler Prep Holiday Tournament. Their first game (Jan. 2) was a forfeit win over Carl Hayden. On Friday (Jan. 3) they defeated Tempe Prep and Arete. Winning the three game… Read more →

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Girls on the Run is a physical activity-based, positive youth development program that inspires girls in 3rd through 8th grades to be joyful, healthy and confident. The volunteer-led program brings together groups of 8-15 girls for a ten-week program that encourages personal development, tea… Read more →

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Though the temperatures have been cooler these past few weeks, we all know that the heat is right around the corner. If you have a pre-teen or teenager, why not have them work at the pool this summer? The pool is a fun environment to work in and we have opportunities for those age 11 old and older. Read more →

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This is my response to Mr. Waldon’s response to my letter of two weeks ago regarding AJ’s and Pinal County “veteran friendly” offerings. With all due respect to Mr. Waldon I am well aware of what AJ has done to “promote itself” to our current veteran population and to others that might be lo… Read more

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We recently contracted with Republic for trash and recycling pickup as we heard from City Hall that as of April 1, Republic would be delivering to all homes in AJ. We paid apprx $70 for the delivery of the containers. But we then found out that new customers, as of April 1/20, will not be ch… Read more

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I have been hiking Silly mountain for 20 years and I am sad to say it is in very bad disrepair. Some trails are hazardous to seniors and children. In particular, the Brittlebrush trail and Palo Verde trail have some treacherous spots because the rain has washed all the dirt away and there is… Read more

In Memory of Ed Barker - Sadly missed along life's way, quietl…