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Sun City seabees increasing membership

The Naval Seabees Veterans of America Island X5, of Sun City, is seeking members to become more active in the community. The Island, or club, is the most active in the Phoenix area. It meets at …
Election 2024

Four candidates in race for the Arizona House in District 28

One Democrat and three Republicans are vying for the Arizona Legislative District 28 House seat on the 2024 Primary Election Ballot. The primary election takes place July 30. The general election is …
Sponsored Content

At CenterWell Senior Primary Care in Phoenix, It's About Time

"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 …
CHARITY

Sun City Faith Presbyterian donates to food bank

Faith Presbyterian Church presented a $3,000 donation to Valley View Community Food Bank on June 26. It was accepted by Jesse Ramirez, Jr., director. Valley View serves approximately 500 …
CLUBS

Sun City Elks honor flags

The Sun City Elks Lodge #2559 performed its annual Flag Day Service June 14 for members and guests. The nine flags representing the evolution of the U.S. flag were each presented with the history of …
WELCOME

Sun City updates entrance signs

New or redesigned signs welcoming visitors to Sun City have been placed at many of the entrances to the community through a partnership between the Sun City Home Owners Association Foundation and …
THINGS TO DO

Sun City summer cycling challenge to feature all-night ride

Bike riding for 12 hours in the peak of July heat may sound crazy at first, but a cycling club in Sun City has figured out how to keep fit, how to maintain a passion for riding, and how to survive the hot stuff all at the same time.
CRIME

Sun City, Sun City West MCSO crime stats

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 …
CLUBS

Sun City shuffleboard continues in summer

The Sun City Shuffleboard Club continues to enjoy the game indoors at Bell Recreation Center. The club meets Monday, Tuesday and Friday. Members include Jan Marshall, front from left, Annie …
GOLF

No progress on Sun City golf course development

A meeting between neighbors of the Union Hills Golf Course and its ownership planned for June, to discuss potential development on the property to enhance it, did not happen. The meeting was …

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OPINIONS WITH CIVILITY
This guide provides tips for Sun City West residents looking to hire a contractor for home repairs or renovations. It covers finding a reputable contractor, verifying their credentials, setting …
I was pleasantly surprised and intrigued reading the article with regards to the plans of the Union Hills property. As a resident living on the course, we are beyond disappointed in the condition of …
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 …
RELIGION

Sun City church hosts picnic to ‘meet and greet’ new pastor

Lakeview United Methodist Church, 10298 W. Thunderbird Blvd., is hosting a “Picnic With the Pastor” for Lakeview members and interested residents 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday, July 14, in …
PUBLIC ART

West Valley Arts Council looks to broaden its reach

The West Valley Arts Council, a nonprofit arts and culture advocate serving the West Valley for more than 50 years, is looking to broaden its reach.
POSSE

Sun City Posse gets national exposure

Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Bill Cornwell introduces himself as the new community liaison officer to the Sun City Posse during its July 2 meeting. (Scott Tynes/Independent …
CLUBS

Sun City Republican Club hosts several candidates

The Sun City Republican Club met June 18 at the Sundial Recreation Center and hosted several speaker. Among those present were Ben Toma, candidate for Congressional District 8, Mike Crawford, …
EVENT

RCSC to ‘Ring That Bell’

The Recreation Centers of Sun City will host the annual Ring That Bell Ceremony at 9 a.m. July 4 in the Bell Recreation Center Social Halls, 16820 N. 99th Ave. The patriotic tradition celebrates the …
Entertainment
Quilters of Grand is hosting a “Christmas in July” sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. July 12 and 13.

Sun City club slates festive fabric fête

Quilters of Grand is hosting a “Christmas in July” sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. July 12 and 13, where visitors can shop for quilt kits, fabrics and unique boutique items like baby quilts, home …

Sun City West church slates patriotic choir musical, indoor picnic

“America, Keep Singing” will be presented 5 p.m. Sunday, June 30, by the Sanctuary Choir at First Baptist Church.
Supporters of the West Valley Art Museum pose outside Peoria City Hall with a recognition award presented to them June 19 by the Peoria City Council.

City of Peoria pays tribute to West Valley Art Museum

After nearly 50 years of serving art patrons throughout the Northwest Valley, the West Valley Art Museum has officially closed the doors of its art gallery at Peoria City Hall. The City 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 …
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