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Watch your cellphones for emergency test on Wednesday

FEMA, in coordination with the FCC, will conduct a national test of the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System this week.

Business Q&A: Sun City West resident Sharon Davis

Sharon Davis of Sd Designs-Fashionista Fundraisers.

Sun City West residents can talk issues at ‘Chat with the Board’

Sun City West residents who have questions or concerns about the Recreation Centers of Sun City West can get answers directly from governing board representatives during upcoming Chat with the Board events.
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Keeping Arizona seniors connected to low cost internet

As more Americans  than ever become seniors, keeping them connected to their families and communities becomes a critical challenge. As of 2020, the nation had nearly 56 million older adults. …

Sun City West Sportsman’s Club names October meeting speaker

A professional sculptor will be the featured speaker at the October meeting of the Sun City West Sportsman’s Club.

Plants for sale in Sun City West

The Desert Garden Club of Sun City West will host a plant sale.

Sun City dog club slates open house

The Best Friends Dog Club of Sun City is hosting its annual open house 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Fairway Recreation Center, Arizona rooms 3 and 4. There will be trainers on …

Sun City Fire joint agreement study likely due in December

A study determining the feasibility of the Sun City Fire District merging with another entity should be ready in December, according to district officials. Acting Fire District Chief Rob Schmitz said …

Men’s Club supports Sun City Posse

As the Sundial Men’s Club prepares for its 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, open house, at the Sundial Recreation Center, members continue to support the community by presenting a $5,000 check …


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This is to response to Brian Reilly’s letter that ran Sept. 21, 2023. For first time in the history of the United States, the 45th President of the United States would not accept the peaceful …
I was very disappointed that you published such a biased article with no back up to support the claims. It appears the person that wrote the article did not have the courage to put their name on the …
I do not think the Sun City golf system is broken. The residents who are complaining about not being able to find tee times most likely are not using the web portal golf lottery two weeks in advance …

A look at the Players in ‘Ripcord’

Sun City Players’ upcoming production of “Ripcord” takes place in a double room in the Bristol Place Senior Living Facility. Abby Binder is forced to share her room with the new …

Rotary Club of Sun City West welcomes returning member

The Rotary Club of Sun City West welcomed Johanna Burton-Fuller as a returning member. She is a club past president and looks forward to continuing her journey in Rotary. The Rotary Club …

Independent seeks submissions for Veterans Day Salute

Independent Newsmedia is featuring a Veterans Day Salute to honor those who have served our country.
First Responders

Sun City Fire District charity holds Shred-A-Thon

The Sun City Firefighters Charities is holding a Shred-A-Thon to “support one of their own who is struggling with cancer and is strapped with medical bills,” as stated in a press release. …

Lakes Golf Course Snack Shop closes for remodeling

The Lakes Golf Course Snack Shop Project to paint and do floor replacement starts on Oct. 2. “Recreation Centers of Sun City members/cardholders and golfers are advised the Lakes Snack Shop …
Q’iru Duet will begin the next season of Lunchtime Theater on Oct. 12 at Arts HQ in Surprise.

Latin American duet kicks off Lunchtime Theater in Surprise

Opera, comedy, Latin and holiday classics are included in the Lunchtime Theater season lineup.

Sound therapy event, ceremony coming to Wickenburg

Wickenburg resident Serenity Risvik will host a sound meditation ceremony in October.
Pictured from left are Peoria resident Fabian Cetrone, bass and vocals, Sun City resident Rich La Rose, guitar and vocals, Glendale resident Priscilla Pinches, vocals, Phoenix resident Dan Seabreeze, drums, and Peoria resident Bill Chism, guitar. 

Priscilla Rose Band to rock Coyote Lakes Golf Club

The Priscilla Rose Band will perform classic rock and pop music at Coyote Lakes Golf Club.
Tim Hope and Debbie Wesselo are TNT Entertainment. After spending the summer in  Aruba playing Motown and other hits, the duo returns for regular Tuesday shows at The Chicken Ranch in Surprise, starting Oct. 24.

Chicken Ranch in Surprise brings back live music

October is the month when many people and entertainers are returning to Surprise and the Northwest Valley.

Sun City church hosts musical performance

The musical group WildeP’lay will perform 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, at Advent Episcopal Church, 13150 Spanish Garden Drive. The group will present “A Magical Music Tour” concert, which …
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