World’s most expensive opal

Doug Williams In the beautiful world of opals, not all rocks are created equal. “The Virgin Rainbow” is a lovely little specimen valued at just over $1 million! It was…

Why do dogs roll in smelly stuff?

D. Rovers So you are walking your dog on a beautiful day in Sun Lakes enjoying the great outdoors. Suddenly, your dog has found something truly repulsive and is rolling…

CLGA news

Mary Nelson The July 12 results of the Total Putts with a Twist event are 1st Place Nancy Gahn, 2nd Place Mary Anne Lofquist and 3rd Place Virginia Diers. The…

Lifelong-Learning program offers fall classes

Catherine Hammond More than 80 classes are available this fall through New Adventures in Learning. All presenters are volunteers who have gathered their knowledge in a variety of ways. Some…

Seeking Crystal Award nominees

Do you know someone who generously gives of his or her time to volunteer to make our community a better place to live? If so, please take time to nominate that person for a Crystal Award. Anyone may be a nominator, and there are many deserving neighbors who should be nominees. This volunteer recognition was…

Desert Bats win Pinetop Tourney

Larry Wolfe The Desert Bats, one of our 60+ travel teams, recently won the Pinetop Tournament. The tourney featured teams from Payson, Tucson and New Mexico in addition to our Sun Lakes squad. Manager Dave Rinaldo’s boys started slowly, splitting four games in the seeding round of the tournament, but came back strong to sweep…

New music director at Unity of Sun Lakes

Rev. Debbie Brown Unity of Sun Lakes is delighted to welcome Francine Alexander as its new music director. Francine comes to the Sun Lakes area from Kona, Hawaii, with her husband Jack and her Yorkie Andy, as in Raggedy Andy. After 20 years “selling spirits,” she started “selling the spirit” to use a quote of…