This month the Apache Junction Moose Lodge #2039 is celebrating its 48th anniversary with a Membership Drive and Horseshoe Tournament. Festivities will be held Saturday, November 16, 2019, and begin at 9:00 a.m. with a blind draw, $20 buy in Horseshoe Tournament. Stick around for the Texas H…
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On November 6th, the Honor/Color Guard from American Legion Post 27, Apache Junction, were invited to teach the local Wolf Pack Cub Scouts the folding of the American Flag and what each fold meant. Honor/Color members pictured left to right are Tim Franey, Nelson Preston and Ray Williams.
On Saturday, December 7 at 9 a.m., there will be a Swap and Sell opportunity in your neighborhood, in the parking lot of the Superstition Foothills Baptist Church at 6338 S. Kings Ranch Road.
The red, yellow, blue, brown, black and white hues on the walls and ceilings of the Desert View Watchtower are once again vividly on display. Over the past four years, the historic tower at Grand Canyon National Park’s Desert View area has undergone extensive conservation and graffiti remedi…
From the time most of us are old enough to earn an allowance, we are taught that “a penny saved is a penny earned.”
The Apache Junction Mounted Rangers recently chose five winners of their bi-annual essay contest. The winners submitted entries on the subject of why they are interested in horsemanship and learning to ride.
The Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce announced last week that Festival of the Superstitions is scheduled for Nov. 9.
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.
“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,”…
Governor Doug Ducey has honored Arizona Highways and Arizona State Parks and Trails with his Good Government Award for a collaboration that includes a one-year subscription to the magazine when someone purchases an annual parks pass.
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.
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.
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…
Dolce Vita in Apache Junction is one of seven master-planned communities in Arizona to be recognized this year in Where to Retire magazine.
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.
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 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.
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.