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To help keep our communities healthy, the need for social distancing is imperative right now. As such, on March 18, two U.S. senators --- Kevin Cramer and Mark Warner --- introduced a bill known … more
Since older Americans are particularly vulnerable to coronavirus (COVID-19), I wanted to let you know the steps we’re taking to help our Medicare beneficiaries cope with the … more
Fellow Residents of Surprise, As the world and our community face ongoing concerns about the spread and impact of COVID-19, I want to assure you that the City of Surprise is working diligently to … more
The AIA reached out to all member schools this morning in regard to current discussions involving the COVID-19 Virus, or Coronavirus. more
I find the influx of escapees from the sanctuary state of California to be most lamentable. California immigrants have already ruined neighboring states to the north like Washington and Oregon with … more
Area homeowners discuss the impact of new industrial development on their West Valley communities. So, it’s been announced that the Red Bull distribution center being built on Peoria (was … more
Gov. Doug Ducey is proposing that military retirees not be required to pay income taxes on their retired pay. Great idea: It should benefit Arizona. You see, as a snowbird (part time in Arizona … more
Attempts to outlaw “dark money” are means to suppress speech (“A light in the dark: The quest to outlaw ‘dark money,’” Page 4). It will allow Jacobin thugs … more
Under current U.S. law, when criminal organizations want to hide their money laundering and financing activities from law enforcement officials, they have the means to do so. The result is the … more
The Mission of the Sun City Community Assistance Network is to, “Connect people with resources to enhance their standard of living.” more
Local camping enthusiasts recommend some areas for camping during the cooler months. Just moved from Indiana in March and now we are settled in we’d like to get to some camping. Where are … more
In 2012 my family experienced the loss of my brother Nathan due to suicide. After spending a full weekend with him at my parent’s house, none of us knew what was coming just two days later that Tuesday evening. more
Things aren’t the way they use to be”, says Kathryn Chandler, the executive director of Northwest Valley Connect. more
Local residents react to news about Surprise and Glendale, among other cities, changing their recycling programs in response to worldwide recyclables market changes. Read more: Halting … more
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 … more
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 … more
I was reading recently about the passing of some well-known Hollywood stars Doris Day and Tim Conway, as well as author Herman Wouk. I was particularly struck by an article on Wouk. The AP wire said, … more
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 … more
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 … more
We were surprised and disheartened to read that the Valley View Community Food Bank was not given any donated food from the recent postal workers union “Stamp Out Hunger” drive. No explanation … more
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