Ready, set, hike

Judith Kuse The official hiking season for the Sun Lakes Hiking Club is November 1 through April 30, and it’s right around the corner. Here’s what you need to know.…

Mosaic class in Oakwood offered

Janet Hayes and Sandy Holmes The Mosaic Class will be taught by David Jarvinen. David is a mosaic artist and teacher. He teaches mosaic art in fun and engaging environments,…

Welcome back and all aboard

Harry Huckemeyer October is probably one of the most popular months for those who spend time here in the Valley. The summer heat is slowly becoming a thing of the…

Celebrating 40 years of Cottonwood Palo Verde

In the early 1970s, E.J. Robson envisioned the master-planned community of Sun Lakes. Phase 1 of that community – now Sun Lakes Country Club – was completed in 1979. Construction of Phase 2 – now Cottonwood Palo Verde – commenced in 1979. Nine holes of the Cottonwood golf course were completed in 1980. The dirt…

Trendy or Traditional Turquoise?

Doug Williams Trend Alert! Okay, I’m sure there is someone – somewhere who doesn’t like turquoise. But for the rest of us (like nearly 90%), it doesn’t matter which you prefer, trendy or traditional: Turquoise jewelry never goes out of style here in the Valley of the Sun! For further inspiration, just turn to the…