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The city of Apache Junction requests that all artists who contributed art for the most recent City Hall and Library display pick up their pieces on Thursday, Feb. 13, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at City Hall, 300 E. Superstition Blvd.

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A number of road projects are scheduled for the city of Apache Junction to start the new year.

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The city of Apache Junction Parks & Recreation department is excited to announce their FREE February Concert in the Park, scheduled for Saturday, February 1st, from 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Grab your friends & family, along with a blanket or lawn chair to enjoy a nice afternoon outside with …

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Do you have a skill you would like to share or do you have time to help a student?

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If you are homeless or at-risk and in need of services, you often find yourself in quite a conundrum. You have to go to the Department of Economic Security (DES) office, and then you have to go to the Community Action Human Resources Agency (CAHRA) and then maybe one or two more agencies.

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The Apache Junction Public Library introduces the popular Writer-in-Residence program on Feb. 3 when James L. Thane, author of the fast-paced and edgy Sean Richardson series, begins his residency. The Writer-in-Residence program offers encouragement, direction and feedback to local authors, …

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The Women of Moose Lodge #1127, in Apache Junction, raised money for Paws 4 Life with a raffle on a special Cardinals basket. The check was presented to Tuni House and Barbara Watson. It will be put toward a special class of scent training for our clients with diabetes, seizure disorders and…

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Gold Canyon Lions decided to change their Christmas agenda this year and, at their holiday lunch meeting on 12/19/19, participated in a Santa Workshop. Oh, what fun we had making Candy Cane Reindeer to brighten up the spirits of the residents at Mariposa Point of Mesa Assisted Living/Memory …

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This year’s Holiday Season was celebrated at VFW 9399 on Saguaro Road, when the Auxiliary and Post hosted their 3rd Annual Christmas Party for Sunshine Acres Children’s’ Home. Over 100 children enjoyed food and gifts as the rumble of a mighty Motorcycle Club was heard – the Punishers (Law En…

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The Apache Junction Founders’ Centennial Committee is pleased to report that the logo competition, which closed on December 31, 2019, is rapidly moving forward in identifying the winner. Five finalists were selected by the committee during their regular meeting on Thursday, January 9, 2020. …

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On Friday, January 3, AJ Mounted Rangers met with Community Alliance Against Family Abuse (CAFFA) Executive Director, Ray Villa of to donate $1500.00. CAFFA provides comprehensive services to victims of domestic and sexual violence from Pinal and eastern Maricopa counties. CAAFA 24 hour cris…

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The Superior Community Working Group (CWG) will meet on Wednesday, January 22 to learn about and discuss the Mining Law of 1872 with noted retired attorney Roger Ferland. Primarily representing businesses, Ferland has been labeled ‘Arizona’s first environmental lawyer’. He was recognized by …

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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…

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The city of Apache Junction is expected to receive an estimated $100,000 in federal Community Development Block Grant funds for the fiscal year 2020 from the Arizona Department of Housing regional account. The city may also apply for up to $300,000 in CDBG funds from the State Special Projec…

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State law mandates that, every ten years, each city and town in Arizona adopt a “comprehensive, long-range General Plan for the development of the municipality.” At its core, the General Plan is a strategic guide that encompasses physical development, infrastructure planning and economic gro…

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On Dec. 6, the AJ Mounted Rangers presented a check for $2,500 to cover the cost of new band equipment to AJHS Director of Bands Karl Hermann. He plans to buy new snare drums, because the ones they have are so old and worn out. 

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Superstition Mountain Promotional Corporation did a 50/50 raffle at all 7 weeks of the Filly’s Idol contest. We raised $2,568. Modern Woodmen of America contributed a matching fund of $1000, taking the grand total to $3,568.

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The city of Apache Junction was recently informed that Right Away Disposal (RAD) is charging its customers a $50 container removal fee. RAD has communicated to the city that they will significantly reduce that fee OR remove the fee if containers are dropped off at their yard located at 3755 …

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The Apache Junction Mounted Rangers are proud to announce our four new members! Each one of them is such an asset to our organization. Here's a little bit about each of them. If you see them out and about at any of our duties please stop them and say hi!

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Apache Junction Reach Out, Inc., dba Apache Junction Food Bank (AJFB), announces it has officially changed its name to Superstition Community Food Bank (SCFM). The name change was unveiled to the public in a press release issued by Robert Mohle, Board President and Myra Garcia, Executive Dir…

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Motorists who travel between Superior and Miami should plan for daytime lane restrictions Monday, Jan. 13, through Friday, Jan. 17, along with four-hour closures Tuesday and Thursday as part of the US 60 Pinto Creek Bridge replacement project.

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APACHE JUNCTION – The city of Apache Junction is seeking volunteers to help conduct a survey later this month for the federally mandated annual “point in time” count for persons who are experiencing homelessness.

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APACHE JUNCTION – Packets containing the legally required documents needed to run for a seat on the Apache Junction City Council are available on the city website or you may obtain one at the City Clerk's office.

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The local Salvation Army in Apache Junction is one of the worst kept secrets around. I say “worst kept,“ because such a gem like this should not be as unknown as it is. The caliber of good that comes from this local non-profit is astounding. While I would hope that everyone knows about the g…

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Apache Junction Unified School District is seeking sponsors for their second annual Teacher of the Year and Rookie Teacher of the Year celebration. Three veteran teachers and one teacher in his or her first year of teaching will be recognized at a special celebration May 4, 2020.

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A live or freshly cut holiday tree is a wonderful way to spruce up the holiday season, and it doesn’t have to be detrimental to the environment. Instead of sending a live tree to a landfill, think “treecycle.” Give a gift back by recycling the freshly cut holiday tree.

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On Tuesday, December 17, numerous residents of our 4th congressional district gathered at the Gold Canyon congressional district office to express support for the Impeachment of President Donald J. Trump.

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It was just past midnight on December 19, 2017, when Brad and Peggy Taylor were given the devastating news that their three-year-old daughter, Lily, had leukemia. High fevers and constant ear infections had finally driven them to take Lily to the emergency room to get answers. But that answe…

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Sixty area families had a brighter Christmas this year thanks to a truckload of fresh holiday trees donated to the Apache Junction Food Bank by Costco at Sossaman Road. Twenty trees were distributed to food bank clients and forty were distributed amongst St. George Roman Catholic Parish, the…

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Blessings to all…for a Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year. We’ve been able to maintain a high level of physical activity this year because of The Crazy Chile Farm and some other adventures that have grown out of the farm. Granted there are more noticeably bothersome aches to contend wi…

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Santa took a moment to be photographed with an unusual “Rudolph” as they reconnoitered the Apache Junction/Gold Canyon area last week.

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Every year, Apache Junction Police Department (AJPD) officers identify needy families throughout the city who may benefit from the annual Christmas Toy Drive Outreach. Officers deliver toys and other gifts to less fortunate children in hopes of making their Christmas season a little brighter…

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A live or freshly cut holiday tree is a wonderful way to spruce up the holiday season, and it doesn’t have to be detrimental to the environment. Instead of sending a live tree to a landfill, think “treecycle.” Give a gift back by recycling the freshly cut holiday tree.

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A live or freshly cut holiday tree is a wonderful way to spruce up the holiday season, and it doesn’t have to be detrimental to the environment. Instead of sending a live tree to a landfill, think “treecycle.” Give a gift back by recycling the freshly cut holiday tree.

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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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On December 15, the Arizona Country Music Association presented the Apache Trail Concert. The AZCMA Inducted David Grimes into their Hall of Fame that night, as well as J.R. Garner (recently deceased), Denny Sarver & David Beaty.