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"Witches" ride for charity

Several Sun City West women plan to dress as witches and drive golf carts and ride bicycles through the streets raising funds and other donations for  the Free the Girls organization, which …

Rec Center phones back in service

Officials said a power surge severly damaged phone service for the Recreation Centers of Sun City West office and golf courses.  Residents needing to contact any of the rec center staff members, are …

Dysart Unified School District explains election

About 2,500 homes in the northwest portion of Sun City West, known as the expansion area, are in the Dysart Unified School District and their property tax bill includes payments to the school …

Fire district fills officer vacancies

The North County Fire & Medical District governing board had the sad task of filling a vacancy due to the death of a member. Dick Cherry, NCFMD board clerk, died Oct. 4. Mr. Cherry was also a …

Sun City West Garage Sale

Whether you are looking to buy something for yourself or someone else this holiday season maybe one of your SCW neighbors has the perfect gift for sale. The sale runs 9 a.m.-Noon, Saturday, Oct. …
Opinion

Residents can get free Medicare benefits

The Mission of the Sun City Community Assistance Network is to, “Connect people with resources to enhance their standard of living.

Chucri: Maricopa County elections are changing for the better

Building on a year’s worth of momentum, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors just took an important step to restore our statutory responsibilities related to elections. These …

Michaelis: Carving Out Tomorrow

Do you contemplate designing your future as an older person? At a younger age we assumed that we had a lot of control over our futures. We made decisions and took actions to make things happen. As …

Morrison: Who you gonna call about scams?

On May 17 I received a voicemail message at 11:28 a.m. on my cell phone from 469-796-2679 indicating that it was the Social Security Administration and my Social Security number had been suspended, a …

Andrews: Love wildlife? Then get out, scare some

Recently, the Daily News-Sun featured an excellent guest commentary by Amy Burnett on our urban bobcats. Although part of our desert landscape, Amy cautioned that if “you are not making it …

Thorburn: West Valley hosts a hive of ready-made finance and insurance talent

Erin Thorburn Honey bees typically travel 1.3 miles to collect the necessary resources to bring back to the bee hive. For the last few decades, the majority of West Valley finance and insurance …
Clubs

Tappers slate variety show in Sun City West

Take a sleigh ride with Rhythm Tappers Jazzy Poms in the Nov. 21-24 “Holidaze” variety show at Stardust Theatre, 14401 R.H. Johnson Blvd. Tickets are on sale through the Rec Center Box …

Patchers group in Sun City West shares techniques

The Palo Verde Patchers Longarm Group meet in members’ homes to share techniques and help each other work through quilting challenges. Announcement meetings are 10 a.m. first, third and …

Sun City West Music club slates entertainment for Oct. 9 gathering

Entertainer John Gamber will open the fall season for the Music Club of Sun City West 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 at the Stardust Theatre, 14401 R.H. Johnson Blvd. 

Sun City West Basketeers note hours, raffle

The Basketeers Club gathers at the Kuentz Recreation Center, 14401 W. R.H. Johnson Blvd., Mondays (room 4), Tuesdays (room 3) and Thursdays (room 4). Club hours are 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. No experience …
West Valley Preps

Do-it-all Young sparks Centennial’s 48-13 semifinal win over Higley

SURPRISE — Anyone who has watched Centennial junior Jaydin Young play this season ends up asking the same question. “What can’t this guy …

AIA releases prep football playoff brackets

There were no huge surprises Saturday morning in Mesa during the reveal of the 2018 Arizona Interscholastic Association prep football playoff brackets. 6A …

Centennial D nets 4th straight shutout in 48-0 win over Sunrise Mountain

PEORIA — In nearly three decades of Centennial varsity football, the Coyotes have rolled out some dominating defenses.
Entertainment

Motors & Meals event this Sunday

The Motors and Meals event scheduled for noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, promised something for every interest—and it will raise money …

Health Events Week of Oct 10-16

The following are health events for the week of October 10-16

Food truck party comes to Goodyear Ballpark Saturday

The (Food Truck) Round Up goes 4-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 at Goodyear Ballpark, 1933 S. Ballpark Way. The Roundup is a food truck …

Sun City West couple on stage again in Theater West production

‘Don’t Dress for Dinner’ opens Oct. 22   Theater West Club of Sun City West will present “Don’t Dress for …

Sun City West Fall Arts & Crafts Fair coming soon

Residents are invited to Sun City West’s Fall Arts and Crafts Fair, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the R.H. Johnson Recreation …