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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As ACEs and the importance of trauma-informed care continue garnering awareness in Arizona, one question remains: How will low-income individuals afford trauma care?
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.
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…
Ashton Fitzgerald has just completed his Eagle Scout project and will soon join the elite 4% of all Scouts who have earned this rank.
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.
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.
Rock and Roll 101 takes on a patriotic theme this week.
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…
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.
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…
A new study shows Arizona is the No. 16 state in America with a life expectancy 79.5 years old.
Marc Chagall, the celebrated 20th-Century artist said “Great art picks up where nature ends.”
Dolce Vita in Apache Junction is one of seven master-planned communities in Arizona to be recognized this year in Where to Retire magazine.
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…
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…
What better way to spend Mother’s Day than going on an excursion with the family to the Superstition Mountain Museum, particularly when the cost is so reasonable?
Simply A Cappella is an award winning female a cappella chorus (no instruments) under the direction of Topher Keene.
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!
Local resident John Schempf brings strong leadership skills
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.
May 2 at Performing Arts Center
Apache Junction Elks Lodge #2349 Encourages Business Education through Local Country Kickers 4-H Club
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.
National Volunteer Week is April 7-13
Exchange students experience personal growth while exploring new country, friends and future
The Gold Canyon Arts Council presents O Sole Trio on Friday, March 22, 7:30 p.m., at the Gold Canyon United Methodist Church, 6640 S. Kings Ranch Rd.
The Anchor Club, parent organization for the Apache Junction High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp (NJROTC), is seeking participants and donations for the 21st Annual Benefit Car and Motorcycle show. The event is scheduled for Saturday, March 2, 2019.
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.
Like the legend it’s named for, Lost Dutchman Days has survived more than five decades in the hearts of those who live, work and play at the base of the mighty Superstition Mountains.
Many of us know about The Nature Conservancy (TNC), but may be less aware of what it does in Arizona and in Pinal County. Bob Rogers and Nicole Hill, both managers with TNC Arizona, will describe some of TNC’s continuing work in the San Pedro Watershed during the February 13th SALT Speakers Series.
HarpFusion will perform on Friday, December 14 in Gold Canyon. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Gold Canyon United Methodist Church, 6640 S Kings Ranch Road.
Parks & Rec Director highlights the community space success
The Cavani String Quartet will perform on Friday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. at Gold Canyon United Methodist Church, 6640 S. Kings Ranch Road in Gold Canyon.
Canyon Sounds Artist Series presents Bryan Anthony, “Celebrating Sinatra: His Life In Music,” on Friday, March 16, 2018, 7:30 p.m. at Gold Canyon United Methodist Church, 6640 S. Kings Ranch Road in Gold Canyon.
Gold Canyon Arts Council presents the Italian Saxophone Quartet on February 16
The Canyon Sounds Artist Series opens with Jácome Flamenco, an exciting combination of musicians and dancers.