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In response to Jason Houston’s opinion letter (“Hypocrisy, fantasy rule today’s conservatives” in opinion, page 12 of the December 2021, issue of the Apache Junction/Gold … more
Mr. Houston (“Hypocrisy, fantasy rule today’s conservatives” by Jason Houston in opinion, page 10 of the December 2021 issue of the Mesa Independent) must not have studied American … more
Mr. Houston (“Hypocrisy, fantasy rule today’s conservatives” in opinion, page 12 of the Dec. 1, 2021, issue of the Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent): first of all, I feel … more
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Republicans put out press releases effectively taking credit for federally funded assistance that was opposed by all Republicans in Congress. It was eight months ago … more
For the vast majority, the holidays are a time for joy and celebration. The idea of getting together with family and enjoying each other’s company is one of the best parts of the holidays. … more
A home break-in occurs every 30 seconds in the U.S. according to FBI statistics. That adds up to over 3,000 burglaries a day. Despite this large number of break ins only 25% of Americans say they … more

I read your article in the Mesa Independent newspaper about bicycle/walking paths and found it very interesting (“$20M earmarked for bicycle, walking paths: Residents prefer offstreet lanes, … more
Dear friends: I wanted to make you aware of something. On Thursday, Nov. 11, the Apache Junction school system terminated our lease for the building we occupy. This was a complete shock to all … more
Apache Junction Unified School District is in the second quarter of school. With the weather beginning to cool off, there is a renewed energy flowing through the district that usually happens this … more
Physical therapy can notably improve function and mobility in people of all ages who have injuries, medical conditions or illnesses. However, not everyone likes physical therapy due to the rigorous … more
If Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly care a whit about animal welfare, they should support increased funding for cultivated-meat research. For those who don’t know, cultivated meat is … more
The Central Arizona College Police Department has worked very hard to reduce the crime rate over the last three years. The department has increased officer patrols on all campuses, improved … more
When I first tested positive for COVID-19, I was nervous, but figured I would be OK since I am young and healthy. Unfortunately, I was so wrong. I was hospitalized and even had to be intubated as … more

Other aircraft are putting our lives in danger. You all have seen the helicopters flying over and you think it is the military. I can tell you that the majority of aircraft that are flying over you … more
Would just like to thank Jim Burezewski on his letter (“Story advocating for raise in pay for city manager?” in opinions, page 8 of the October 2021 issue of the Apache Junction/Gold … more
Your roof is one of the biggest, most important and most expensive structures in your home. A mistake on your roof can cost you even more money and even put you and your family in danger. It is … more
October marks a significant occasion for my family as my sister, Stephanie Serrano, lost her six-year battle to breast cancer two years ago. Stephanie co-owned Serrano’s Mexican Restaurants … more
The annual Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plan enrollment period is approaching. From Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, millions of people eligible for Medicare can sign up, switch or leave a … more
No one was sure what COVID-19’s pandemic impact would be on our community, let alone the world. Not only did my entire family catch COVID-19 in 2020, but we’ve now caught the delta … more
In regard to Richard Dyer’s front-page report on the master planned development of the area just south of Apache Junction (“27,000 homes to be built in south Apache Junction” on … more
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