Valley Voices: Distracted driving

Traffic passes through the intersection of 91st Avenue and Bell Road. [File photo/Independent Newsmedia]

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Distracted driving

On a 7-0 vote, Surprise City Council recently approved a measure making all but hands-free mobile device use illegal while operating a vehicle in the city.


As they should. Can’t believe this hasn’t occurred sooner. — Lyn Overton


Lightning strikes

The El Mirage Police Department responded to the area of 121st Avenue and Moreno on Wednesday where two 13-year-old boys were struck by lightning. Both were transported to Phoenix Children’s Hospital and were in stable condition.


Hello! Parents? — Art “Karts” Huseonica


Water savings

Representatives from the Arizona Department of Water Resources recently toured Willowbrook Golf Course in Sun City.


Reps were impressed with design features by Gary Brawley being implemented and leading to more efficient distribution of irrigation water. — @SunCity_AZ

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