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Sun City Daughters attend state conferences

Daughters Melissa Bagley, Chapter Parliamentarian Kathie Mittelsteadt, Chapter Regent Twila Lobitz and Honorary Chapter Regent Shirley Staggs, of Sun City’s National Society Daughters of the …

County lawsuit may prompt higher Sun City fire district taxes

The Qasimyar versus Maricopa County tax court case recently settled and will result in tax refunds for specific residential property taxpayers throughout the county, while others may see tax …
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"Julia is the best provider I've ever had. She's really taking great care of me, and I hope to have her until the end of my time." - CenterWell Sun City patient "This was an incredible …

Sun City Early Bird Lions Club donates $900 to SCHOA

The Sun City Early Birds Lions Club presented a $900 check to the Sun City Home Owners Association June 10, in a show of support for the HOA’s compliance efforts and advocacy that are …

National accreditation granted to Advanced Home Watch Services

Advanced Home Watch Services has earned accreditation from the National Home Watch Association for the third year. Home Watch is a visual inspection of a home or property, looking for obvious …

Confusion leads to ‘group homes’ misunderstanding in Sun City

The topic of “group” homes has cropped up in several recent Sun City Home Owners Association and other meetings in recent months and SCHOA said there may be some misunderstanding on what …

Sun City author publishes memoir

“Walking Through the Fire of Life,” a new book by Sun City resident Marvin Kasim Sr., has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. The early years of Kasim’s life were …

Sun City West golf pro shares 2 key swing tips

The Valley is home to the Phoenix Open, one of the most acclaimed and celebrated stops for pros on the PGA Tour.

Sun City, Sun City West call log from MCSO

Editor’s Note: The following information is obtained from Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office District 3. This column lists arrests, not convictions, unless otherwise stated. Arrested …

Bathroom injury risk can be reduced

More than 80 percent of all falls occur in the bathroom and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts seven fall deaths per hour for older American adults by 2030, unless more …


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Regarding the situation at Union Hills, while I would never condone vandalism the expression “agree with the message, not the method” definitely describes my take on the graffiti job done …
One of the best things a letters to the editor section of a local newspaper can do is provide readers the opportunity to speak the good news of a community’s wonderful businesses. I’d …

Sun City church welcomes new pastor

Faith Presbyterian Church recently welcomed Greg Emery as pastor. Emery and his wife, the honorably retired Reverend Anne Emery, moved to Sun City from Brownsville, TN. Emery is a graduate …

Sun City West church offers free exercise class

Shepherd of the Hills United Methodist Church invites the community to its free, low-impact exercise class 9:45 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in Fellowship Hall. Led by experienced instructor …

Resident honored by LGBT Club of Sun City

The LGBT Club of Sun City implemented a program to give back to volunteers who continue to give to the community. The April recipient of this award, Scott Patrick, was honored with this …

Sun City Posse blood drive successful

The Sun City Posse blood drive June 6 allowed volunteers to fill eight chairs for four hours to raise life-saving fluids for Maricopa County. The Posse filled their registration early and …

Meet the candidates for Board of Supervisors District 4

Republicans Robert A. Branch and Debbie Lesko along with Democrat David M. Sandoval will vie for votes as candidates on the 2024 Primary Election Ballot July 30 for Maricopa County Board of …
The Lone Mountain Band

Lone Mountain Band plays at Sun City Country Club

The Lone Mountain Band will perform 5 p.m. Friday, June 21, at the Sun City Country Club, 9433 N. 107th Ave. Call 623-933-1353, ext. 2, for reservations. Admission is free but a $10 minimum …
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Arizona Band

Coast Guard band to perform in Sun City West

Shepherd of the Hills United Methodist Church hosts a performance by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Arizona Band 2 p.m. Sunday, June 30, at 13658 W. Meeker Blvd. The melodies of the Coast Guard …
Larry Kubiayk stands on stage at the Sun Bowl in Sun City, one of many West Valley venues he has played around town.

Sun City resident brings vibe of the tropics to West Valley

Editor's note: This article first appeared in  Sun Life Magazine ,  a Daily Independent publication . There’s a beach buzz anywhere Larry Kubiayk brings his guitar, even in the …
Harpist Dr. Heidi Hernandez

Sun City church announces meals, programs for June

Lakeview United Methodist Church, 10298 W. Thunderbird Blvd., has announced the menus for its meal/fellowship program of TNT (Thursday Night Together) for June. Meals begin at 5 p.m. in Smoot …
Vocalist Sam Stefanski and pianist Josh Stefanski.

Sun City church kicks off ice cream, concert series

The Summer Sundae Sunday concert series at Bellevue Heights Church kicks off 6 p.m. June 2 in the church worship center, 9440 W. Hutton Drive. The first of the four concerts in the series …
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