A project for Lent

  Chuck Reinhart The Lenten season begins with Ash Wednesday on February 14, 2018. The members of the Sun Lakes United Church of Christ will be collecting items each Sunday…

ILGA first place winners

  Candy Bain, Cheryl Reed and Fran Kelly, first place winners from the annual Home and Home Tournament between Ironwood and Sun Lakes held on January 4 at Ironwood and…

Hiking safely in the desert

Judith Kuse Hiking in the desert calls for good preparation and a keen sense of one’s capabilities. Hydration is of utmost importance. Drink a liter of water one to two…

Mardi Gras 2018

Helen Daley It’s Mardi Gras time again. Put on your dancing shoes and grab your umbrella. This year, Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) falls on February 13. The date of Mardi…

Desert Rivers Audubon has free bird walks

Gwen Grace Saturday Walks: Visit the Chandler Veterans Oasis Park, Chandler Heights and Lindsay, on the first Saturday of the month, 8:00 a.m. to noon. Bring the visitors and grandchildren.…

Wet and Wild Water Aerobics

Yes—we meet all summer Yes—we meet at 10:00 a.m. Yes—we work out Yes—we stretch and work on balance Yes—we meet new folks Yes—all Sun Lakers are welcome Yes—we laugh and have fun Yes—we use noodles and water weights (we have extra for new people) Yes—we meet Monday and Wednesday at the Cottonwood Pool Yes—we meet…

Sun Lakes Hiking Club: The season in review

Sun Lakers take a break on an urban hike in Tempe.

Roberta Arpan The statistics are in showing the Sun Lakes Hiking Club enjoyed another very successful season. The number of Sun Lakers on the membership roll increased to 215, up 49 members this year and 81 members in the last two years. In an effort to keep the numbers on each hike manageable, club leaders…

Softball tournament recap

Owen Bae, Sportsman of the Year, and Tom Kasunic, Most Improved Player. (Photo courtesy of Core Photography).

Larry Wolfe League play wrapped up in late April with our annual end-of-seasons tournament, awards ceremony and social event. The tournament had a seeded single-game elimination format. An estimated crowd of 150 plus was on hand to cheer the teams on. In the opening game, fifth-seeded West USA Realty (sponsored by Terry and Susan Young)…

CMGA event results

Results of recent events: 4/02 Ace of Aces qualifier – Flight 1 Gross: 1st Paul Brauer, 2nd Rusty Williams and Tom Wilhelm; Net: 1st Tom Wilhelm, 2nd Paul Brauer, 3rd Bill Moore; Flight 2 Gross: 1st Dan Paxton and Ron Sarnicki, 3rd Paul Horman; Net: 1st Ron Sarnicki, 2nd Paul Homan, 3rd Don Mugrave and…

Sun Lakes Writers’ Group

Story About Words, “I Am” Phyllis Oliver This song, “I Am,” immediately comes to my mind when I hear the words, “I am.” I will immediately begin singing to myself over and over and sometimes out loud when no one is around. I never knew the story behind the words or the real intent that…