Category: September 2020

Meet Your Sun Lakes Rangers!

Victoria Romero recites the Arizona Ranger oath from Sun Lakes Captain Ron Burchett.

Michael Berry Victoria Romero joined the Arizona Rangers-Sun Lakes Company this past January and graduated from the Arizona Ranger Training Academy in June. Victoria is a full time certified pharmacy technician currently working at a large mail order pharmacy. She grew up in southern California in the San Fernando Valley and the Santa Monica areas, enjoying…

Strike Zone

Kings & Queens Senior Mixed Bowling League Cynthia Werth 1. Are you 50 or over? 2. Do you enjoy friendly competition and making new acquaintances? As of this writing, the preseason meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, at noon in the café at Bowlero Kyrene Lanes (southwest corner of Chandler Boulevard and Kyrene…

Golden Goalies—Those Were the Days

Jan Bobbett Probably everyone can remember the first two lines of the popular old song, “Those were the days, my friend. We thought they’d never end.” A recent AZ Republic article had a different take on the sentiment. “Those were the days” in the song meant something along the lines of wonderful times spent with family…

Sun Lakes Hiking Club: Summer Hiking Rituals

One of eight staircases to hike and get your cardio going in Stillwater, Minn., not unlike Bisbee, Arizona's, many staircases (Photo taken last October by Warren Wasescha)

Warren Wasescha I’ve always wanted to take a helicopter ride, but not because of a need to be rescued from a mountainside for making a poor choice. This happened again last month when a 27-year-old hiker became ill after experiencing intense heat while hiking on Camelback Mountain. Of course, the rescue happened at 2 p.m.…