Category: Community News

Thank You, Friends

  The Paul W. Carlson Family Our heartfelt thanks to all the people who offered their support, concern and prayers while our family mourns the loss of Paul. Our family will never be able to express our appreciation for the kindness and caring support we have received from family, friends and the SunBird community. A…

Welcome New Neighbors

  Arthur D. Moore and Rose Ann Moore 1803 E. Colonial Drive Hometown/State: Detroit, MI Arthur and Rose Ann have been married for 62 years. Paulette and Wayne Mattheis 1541 Hazeltine Way Hometown/State: Hazen, ND Paulette and Wayne have been married for 42 years and have three children. Their interests include  woodworking and scrapbooking. Evelyn Jimenez…

September at the Ed Robson Library

  Patty Dennehy Thursday, September 20, at 1:00 p.m.: Salsa Gardening with Tomatoes and Herbs* Do you love salsa? Master Gardener Lee Ann Aronson returns to share tips for selecting and caring for tomatoes and growing onions, garlic, peppers, mint and cilantro to replicate her award-winning salsa recipe! Monday, September 24, at 1:00 p.m.: Landscaping…

Prevent pets from fleeing in fright

(Family Features) Summer social gatherings and celebrations can add up to a lot of fun for humans, but it’s an equation that may test the limits for a fearful pet. The break in day-to-day consistency and the chaos that comes with festivities can cause pets to escape in search of solace, which often times results…

This, That and Other Stuff

  Optimism can be contagious Bob Neuman So, you’re convinced our country is in a steep decline with no hope for recovery? The murder rate is higher than ever. Nothing but crime and chaos. The terrorists seem able to strike at will, and our own citizens walk around killing innocent people. You’re told our president…

St. Steven’s Respect Life Ministry’s upcoming activities

  Anne DeRose St. Steven’s Respect Life Ministry is observing October, Respect Life month, with several different activities. The first event will take place on October 2, 2018, directly after 7:30 a.m. mass and will be held in the Fitzpatrick Center Great Hall starting at 8:15 a.m. featuring a program honoring Saint Gianna Beretta Molla,…

The Church and Crazy Horse

Dr. Marc Drake, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church Sun Lakes Near the top of my “bucket list” for travel within the U.S. is a visit to the Black Hills of South Dakota to see Mount Rushmore. But I would also like to see another mountainside that features not four faces, but one – that of…

Singles group embarks on a Mystery Tour

Ann Kisner Eight brave souls embarked on a Mystery Tour somewhere into the unknown this summer. The adventure turned out to be fun, exciting and educational. These brave souls were well rewarded for venturing into the unknown. The trip took them to several places, including Smoki Museum in Prescott and the Copper Art Museum in…

Spotlight on Advertiser: Many lives changed when we met Max…

Scott Taylor Our son (Austin) was six years old, and we were just told by his teachers that due to his hyperness and inability to sit still (ADHD) in class, we needed to get him “medicated” for him to succeed. This is our little boy; we did not want to start him on medication that…

Word of the Month: Fluorescence

  David Zapatka I was reading in the Costco magazine about Marvel Studios movies and how they have become so popular when I ran across the word “zeitgeist.” The article read, “10 years ago, Marvel truly exploded into the zeitgeist when the Marvel Cinematic Universe launched with Iron Man.” Zeitgeist – noun zeit·geist ˈtsīt-ˌgīst, ˈzīt- 1. the…