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So, it seems that when Nike rolled out its attempt at a patriotic shoe for the Fourth of July, Colin Kaepernick, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, took offense, saying the image is racist and connected to a period of U.S. history when slavery was legal. Nike decided to pull the line of… Read more g

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Donald Trump tweets “why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came” and doubles-down by then accusing four sitting members of Congress of hating America (referring to Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, NY; Ilhan Omar, MN; Rashida… Read more g

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In 2018, the Apache Junction Elks Lodge #2349 implemented Phase One of the Elks’ Connect 360 vision to make an impact on our community, focusing on the needs of Health, Education, and Leadership, beginning at our local junior high.

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Former MLB All-Star Darin Erstad recently resigned as the head baseball coach at Nebraska, citing a desire to spend more time with his family. He had a successful run with his alma mater, leading the Cornhuskers to a Big Ten championship and four NCAA Regional appearances in eight seasons.

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In 1897, Dr. Philip O’Hanlon, a coroner’s assistant on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, was asked by his then eight-year-old daughter, Virginia O’Hanlon (1889–1971), whether Santa Claus really existed.

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Editor’s Note: An ongoing theme around our fair city is the negative perception that seems to stick to our town like stink on skunk, despite numerous awards for livability – for both retirees and families.

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Editor’s Note: These last few weeks have been disconcerting as political campaigns pulled out the stops to persuade and/or bully voters into selecting their candidate(s) and causes. Name calling, mudslinging, innuendo and fear mongering all seem to be acceptable tactics in politics. Thank go…

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We’ve all enjoyed the Kollenborn Chronicles over the years. Always interesting, they were normally based on Superstition Mountain Region history and the characters that shaped that history. Whether new to the area or a native, the Chronicles struck a chord with all of us. With the straight f…

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Recently, a gentleman by the name of Robert West called, praising our efforts to carry on since the passing of founder, editor, mentor Ed Barker. He said that he is still a dedicated reader, but he misses Ed. “When he wrote about ‘being human,’ civility and common sense, it helped me to see …

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There are a total of six candidates running for Apache Junction City office in 2018. There are two candidates vying for the Mayor’s office (vote for one) and four candidates contesting for three open seats (you may vote for up to three) on the City Council.

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There are several misconceptions circulating about the change from the four-day to five-day school calendar. In an effort to correct any confusion, a simple fact sheet has been created. The public is also invited to review documents regarding school attendance, transportation costs, cohort e…