About Green Valley News & Sun, Inc.
Celebrating more than 50 years as Green Valley’s community newspaper, the Green Valley News & Sun is a story about a community coming to life, taking action, being involved and committed to staying informed. We have provided that service to our readers, always striving to change and grow with our community.
Green Valley News published its first edition on January 16th, 1964 under the banner, “Tucson Green Valley News”, and sold for 10 cents an issue. The paper pledged to “promote the interests of the community and to help make it the finest and happiest of it’s kind in the world”. It was June 20th, 1964, that Green Valley became official with the opening of the post office, in this budding community.
In 1978, the Green Valley News is sold to Milton I. Wick of Wick Newspaper group and today remains in the ownership of Milton’s sons, Walter and Robert Wick. Wick Newspaper Group, now Wick Communications owns 42 community newspapers across the US including Alaska.
Now more and more people across the country are hearing about Green Valley, Ariz., a place Arizona Highways described as the “town too good to die, populated by people who have learned how to live."
That's because Green Valley was designed to offer seniors the good life, with an abundance of recreational, cultural and social activities.
Selected as one of the country's best places to retire to by "Where To Retire" and “New Choices for Retirement” magazines several times, Green Valley, located in the historic Santa Cruz Valley, combines the best of two worlds and four cultures.