Valley Voices: The Heat Is On

[Independent Newsmedia file photo]

This is your public forum. We welcome your opinions, which can be emailed to or posted online under the stories at

The heat is on

Surprise officials issues a heat warning in effect this week, reminding residents that the city is a Heat Relief Regional Network partner, providing hydration and refuge stations for those in need of a place to cool off during the hot summer months.


Thank you for sharing this information. — Maricopa Association of Governments


Posse seeking volunteers

The Sheriff’s Posse has been a key part of life in Sun City West since it was founded in 1979. As it approaches its 40th anniversary, the organization is struggling to maintain a viable group of volunteers to provide the many public safety services Sun City West residents have come to rely on.


You should do a story about the Surprise PD Citizen’s Patrol which is thriving and growing. — Dave Ficere


Suns mulling over top pick

The Phoenix Suns are officially on the clock. The team has the first pick in the upcoming NBA Draft.


If you guys trade the #1 pick, you should move to a different city. — @Frank98954934


We better draft Ayton. — @TylerCl02824360

You are encouraged to leave relevant comments but engaging in personal attacks, threats, online bullying or commercial spam will not be allowed. All comments should remain within the bounds of fair play and civility. (You can disagree with others courteously, without being disagreeable.) Feel free to express yourself but keep an open mind toward finding value in what others say. To report abuse or spam, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box.