Valley Voices
Simousek: Why don't all opinions matter?

In response to Cindy McFadden and Christie Brown (“There is no need for divisive letters,” Sun City West Independent, July 22, 2020), I apologize for being snarky.

Brewer: West Coast anarchy could happen in Arizona if we don’t stand against it

Independent Newsmedia launches collaborative commenting platform at yourvalley.net

Rhoden: A letter to my kids regarding #BlackLivesMatter

FEATURED OPINIONS

Scott: Only one side to blame

Having just read “Nasty politics…” in my latest Independent, it has become quite clear why there is so much uncivil and hateful behavior.

Ladera: Signs stealing breaks state laws

On Friday, Oct. 2, while waiting to make a left turn off of Brookside onto Del Webb, I witnessed a guy on his golf car park at the center divider, get out and grab the Biden-Harris sign that was there - he started to rip it up but decided to drive away with it. By the time I got my phone out to take a picture of him taking the sign he had already driven by me.

Hawn: Letter writers miss point of SCW, pandemic

Appearing on the same opinion pages as my published letter in the Oct. 7 issue of the Sun City West Independent were two letters that “bothered” me, for want of a stronger word. All three were about the same length — rather long.

Lewellen: Plenty of other places to live

In reading your Letter to the Editor, in today’s Independent, I find your letter insulting and mean spirited

Johnsen: Change only happens by involvement

In response to Laura Krause letter in the October 7 Independent: Laura, it sounds like you aren’t happy in Sun City West and have bought your home in the wrong community.

Flathue: Residents just wanted token gesture

I appreciated David Wieland’s explanation (“No legal obligation for refunds,” Sun City West Independent, Sept. 30, 2020) regarding assessment refunds due to facilities closures.

Krause: Reader offers reason for dissatisfaction

I live in Sun City West, am 60 years old, read the Independent weekly and would like to give Bill Schwind some clues about why people my age are not moving here and why the likes of us that did are dissatisfied.

Hawn: Election makes residents keep to themselves

As a Sun City West resident for 29 years, I’m deeply troubled by the direction we’re heading and it’s getting worse with each day’s front-page headline.

Shall: Reader had yard items stolen

Some time between 9 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. Sept. 19-20 a person or persons stopped by and stole four solar lights out of my front yard.

Shall: Reader had yard items stolen

Some time between 9 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. Sept. 19-20 a person or persons stopped by and stole four solar lights out of my front yard.
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