Julie’s Fitness Class

Julie Bauman invites you to come to her Total Body Conditioning class at SLCC in the Mirror Room, Mondays and Fridays at 8:30 a.m. For the past 15 years, Julie…

Farmers Insurance Are Sun Division Champs

The Farmers Insurance Champs: Kneeling (left to right): Phil Gutterman, Dave Lingen, Manager Ron Carmichael, and Dick Bleich. Standing (left to right): Mike Lebet, Doug Friesen, Steve Hilby, Bobby Farmer,…

IronOaks Breakers Pool League

The IronOaks Breakers Pool League’s Breakers Best Double Elimination 8-Ball Tournament began with three pockets of players vying to make it to the finals. After some very tough matches, a…

Cottonwood Mixed Doubles Crowns New Champions

Champions in the Red Division (left) Ron Ryer and Judy Grefsheim; Runners-up (right) Barb Jorgensen and Bill Jenack Champions in the Blue Division (right) Jerzon Vargas and Pat McRoberts; Runners-up…

Rover’s Rest Stop: Agility for Fun

Sun Lakes' very own Warren and Otis

D. Williams Dog agility is a fun, active dog sport in which a handler directs a dog through an obstacle course in a race for both time and accuracy. The Cruft’s Dog Show in 1978 was the first documented appearance of dog agility. It was presented as entertainment. For more information, go to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_dog_agility. See…

Rocks in Their Heads

Rocks in their heads: Outgoing Lapidary Chair Mike Stegina (seated front) displays a Red Jasper rock find from "not far away" (we don’t give away secret hunting grounds). Gail Wilder is one of our Lapidary instructors, and Bob Walstad just loves rocks.

We travel the country for just the right rock, Roaming the desert or walking a dock. Many a gem store we’ve hit in each town, While spouses just waited, we browsed all around. Our quest, for you see, is to find with our eyes, That crusty old rock which inside will surprise. Not sure what…

State-of-the-Art Pickleball in Full Swing

Rhonda Stanford It’s 2020, the days are getting longer, and the brand-new, state-of-the-art IronOaks pickleball facility is in full swing after years of tireless efforts by so many dedicated players and supporters! IronOaks has hired a new pickleball teaching professional to run the program, and the day-to-day management of facilities are run by Blue Star,…

And the Award Goes to…

“Burano” by Linda Davis

Spring has arrived! This is the perfect time of year for photographers to get out and about, as the weather is pleasant enough to spend our days outside! The weekends are filled with festivals and events that are perfect for capturing the activities! Competitions: The Grand Canyon Circuit had entries from all over the world,…

MANA House Helps Veterans Rebuild Their Lives

Marine veteran Ernest Edmond and Army veteran Gilbert Medina, Jr., MANA House residents

George Stahl On Tuesday, Feb. 11, a group of volunteers from the Jewish War Veterans Post 619 of Sun Lakes served pizza and soda to 72 vets at Catholic Charities MANA House, Phoenix. Program Director Horace “Ace” Carter said, “MANA House (Marines, Army, Navy, Air Force) helps homeless and at-risk veterans to regroup and to…