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Apache Junction Unified School District’s Food Services Department has partnered with the United Food Bank and will provide a Mobile School Market at the Apache Junction High School Cafeteria, 2525 S. Ironwood Road in Apache Junction.

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Fitness Staff at the MGC are hosting their 6th Annual Pretty in Pink Dance Party on Saturday, October 12 from 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. All ages are welcome to participate in the hour and a half l…

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The city of Apache Junction Parks & Recreation department is starting the 2019 Fall Concerts in the Park series this weekend!

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If you like car shows and you love what the Arizona Humane Society does to ease the lives of dogs, cats and other domestic animals, then you’ll want to head over to the 2019 Charity Car Show Saturday, September 21 at the Mesa Market Place Swap Meet. The show runs from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

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“Superstition Mountain Museum was recently notified that it has been awarded the 2019 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, which for nearly a decade has celebrated businesses that have consistently received positive ratings from travelers and diners on the world’s largest travel platform,”…

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Glen Fullmer frequently posts hiking photos and video on Facebook, and the staff at The Apache Junction and Gold Canyon News have become fans! So, we invited him to share his virtual tours with us as a guest blogger. Happily, he accepted the invitation!

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Glen Fullmer frequently posts hiking photos and video on Facebook, and the staff at The Apache Junction and Gold Canyon News have become fans! So, we invited him to share his virtual tours with us as a guest blogger. Happily, he accepted the invitation!

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Grand Canyon National Park is implementing its pilot bison reduction activities on the North Rim this month through live capture and removal of approximately 60-100 animals.

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Vance and Laura Friend are not your average parents. They live in Apache Junction. She is a teacher, and he is a firefighter. And over the last 10 years, they have had 16 kids – 3 of them are their biological children, and 13 were foster children.

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Apache Junction Wellness Partnership (AJWP) and Horizon Health & Wellness (HHW) has developed the Youth Empowerment Partners (YEP) organization to promote heathy choices among the youth of Pinal County. YEP continues to plan youth directed/adult guided activities around the county that p…

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The Eighth Annual Prickly Pear Festival, hosted by the Superior Chamber of Commerce, is set for Saturday, August 17th, 2019, in the quaint and dynamic town of Superior, Arizona. The festival celebrates all the edible wonders of the Sonoran Desert, while showcasing the many products and healt…

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While it isn’t unusual for people to enjoy reading The News while sitting in the kitchen, few of them will do so while lying on the floor. But that’s exactly what Tim and Robin Joyce’s granddaughter does, while Grandma Robin asks her, “Where’s the dog? Can you find the hummingbird?” The Joyc…

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Cannabis has taken the health industry by storm recently and with the passing of the Farm Bill in 2018, the oil from hemp is no longer considered a schedule 1 drug in the US. Cannabidiol (CBD) from the hemp plant has skyrocketed in popularity, as it offers health benefits without the “high” …

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The city of Apache Junction’s Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center was named one of the 10 “Must-See” swimming pools in the United States by nationally known pool supply company, Leslie’s Poolmart.

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Prior to the development of the pap test, woman commonly developed cervical cancer and died from it. In the 1940s, the pap test was developed as a way to screen not only for cervical cancer but also the precancerous changes that could lead to cervical cancer. Now, significantly fewer women d…

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Crisis Response Network confirms that 2-1-1 Arizona will continue operations, despite lack of funding by the State of Arizona and reductions in financial support from major funders.

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The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing a Health Watch (HW) for ozone effective July 15, 2019, in the Phoenix area. ADEQ recommends that people limit outdoor activity while the HW is in effect, especially children and adults with respiratory problems.

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The Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center staff along with the Apache Junction Youth Advisory Council will be hosting an exclusive night just for teens. Friday, July 12th from 7-9pm at the Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center, teens 13-17 are invited to join us for swimming and fun activities l…

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I started Rock and Roll 101 nine years ago at another station in the East Valley. It’s the type of specialized vintage rock show I’d wanted to try for a long time, and it ran for almost five years until the station manager pulled the plug. Not just on my show, but the whole operation.

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Splish Splash in the pool with just your little ones! Come join Apache Junction Parks and Recreation and the Water Safety Instructors for this unique children’s event at the Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center! The WSI’s will lead games and activities for the children. They will even bring o…

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The Apache Junction Parks & Recreation department will be hosting their monthly FREE Movie in the Park: Presented by SRP on Saturday, June 8th. Bring a blanket and your friends & family for an enjoyable evening outside watching a great family movie. This free event will be held at Fl…

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I am writing to acknowledge two good Samaritans that helped me when I fell in front of the Apache Junction post office on May 13, 2019. The gentleman helped me to sit up and the lady, who also saw me fall, was giving me Kleenex for my mouth which was bleeding profusely. The gentleman then as…

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Put on your dance shoes and head to Mesa Market Place Swap Meet on Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 9 am to 1 pm! And bring the whole family to this free Latin Dance Music Celebration. We’ve planned a fun day for everyone!

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Margo Crawford snapped this photo of three young hawks with their mother in the nesting station along US-60 between Ironwood and Meridian Roads in Apache Junction.

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Artists are needed for the 20th Annual Gold Canyon Arts Festival, a one-day event, to be held on Saturday, January 25, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of the Gold Canyon United Methodist Church, 6640 S. Kings Ranch Rd. in Gold Canyon, Arizona, 85118.

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The campus of Apache Junction High School, 2525 S. Ironwood Drive in Apache Junction, will transform into a showcase of music, dance, comedy acts, dramatic vignettes, visual arts and more for the AJUSD Student Showcase, Saturday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Monday, February 18, at 7 p.m., the Arizona Lecture series, presented by the Apache Junction Unified School District Performing Arts Center, 2525 S. Ironwood, offers “The Four Corner States,” by Jim Turner.