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Hams monitor nuclear drill

Northwest Valley residents helped test nuclear alarms last week. The Palo Verde Nuclear Power Plant, located about 45 miles west of downtown Phoenix, began operations in 1985. Federal regulations …

Lesko staffers to meet with seniors in Sun City West

Staff members from the office of U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko will be visiting Sun City West to meet with seniors on a variety of topics. Seniors are invited to visit Sun City West Assisted …

Foundation hosting estate planning seminar

Sun City West Foundation will host a free seminar, Dissecting the Basic Estate Plan, 10 a.m.  Friday, December 6, in the Grand Canyon room at Sun City West Foundation, 14465 RH Johnson Blvd. in …

North County Fire & Medical District seeking board candidates

The North County Fire & Medical District Governing Board is seeking a resident of the district to fill a vacancy created by the death of board member Dick Cherry. Fire district governing board …

Interfaith families discuss Chanukah, Christmas celebrations

Many families have both Jewish and Christian members. Sometimes the differences are through marriage and at other times due to religious conversion. Residents of senior communities dealing with …
Opinion

Commentary: Posses need your assistance

Our mission as Posses is to patrol the streets of Sun City West on a daily basis creating a presence and serving as the eyes and ears of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. Within that …

Flu season has arrived

With the start of cold and flu season upon us, it’s not too late to create a game plan for what you should do if a family member becomes ill and where you should go for …

Things have changed for Northwest Valley Connect

By Kathy ChandlerNorthwest Valley Connect Executive Director We started in 2014 in a cubicle provided by Benevilla and the administrative support by Sun Health. A one person staff and a couple of …

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 …
Clubs

PA club slates ‘Zingo-Bingo’ event, lunch

The Pennsylvania Club hosts a “Zingo-Bingo” game and lunch Saturday, Nov. 16 in the Quail-Coyote Room, Foundation Building, 14465 R.H. Johnson Blvd. Members and their guests are welcome. …

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. 
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 …
Entertainment
ProMusica Arizona Chorale and Orchestra. [Submitted photo/Azy Scotten Photography]

‘Joy to All the World’ features holiday music by ProMusica Arizona Chorale, Orchestra

Joy to All the World, ProMusica Arizona’s holiday concert this year, spreads the musicians’ wings by including seasonal music from …
From left, JoAnn Denson, Leta Sproule, Mary Jane Heffington and Terri Carey will join a cast of singers, actors and other dancers for 90 minutes of entertainment this month.

Rhythm Tappers to present ‘Holidaze’

Acapella quartet Lilac Crazy will appear in the variety show Holidaze, with Rhythm Tappers, Nov. 21-24 at Stardust Theater, 14401 R.H. …

‘Don’t Dress’ run continues at Stardust

Theatre West wraps up its run this week of “Don’t Dress for Dinner” at Stardust Theatre, 14401 R.H. Johnson Blvd. The cast …
The annual Sun City West Fall Arts and Crafts Fair returns to town Nov. 2.

Arts & Crafts Fair coming to Sun City West

The 41st annual Sun City West’s Fall Arts and Crafts Fair takes place 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 at the R.H. Johnson Recreation …
The Wickenburg Bluegrass Festival & Fiddle Championship turns 40 next month.

Huge bluegrass festival returning to Wickenburg

    Huge bluegrass festival returning to Wickenburg 40th annual event kicks …