Trailblazers

Joyce Sutay Hard work always wins for trailblazers. Over six years ago, these ladies worked diligently with the SaddleBrooke TRIAD Partnerships to provide a non-existent service for our community. After nearly half a year of persistence, they were granted permission to establish the Prescription Drug Drop Off Program here in SaddleBrooke! Now, thanks to these…

Madera Canyon Nature Trail

Hikers pose in Madera Canyon (Photo by Ruth Caldwell)

Ruth Caldwell The heat continued into October! Our go-to spot to escape the heat has always been Mt. Lemmon which is still off limits after the Big Horn Fire. So, on Oct. 6, eight hikers from SaddleBrooke Hiking Club drove down to Madera Canyon in the Santa Rita range where they enjoyed the beautiful nature…

Please, Please Adopt Me

Photo by Pixabay

Stuart Watkins Please, please adopt me on Christmas Day. I’ll be your friendly pet, the very best one you’ve had yet, if you’ll just adopt me on Christmas Day. There’s room for me in your shopping cart. I’ll place a smile in your great big heart. Put me in a stocking with ribbons so bright.…

Pride Mechanical, LLC Sponsors a Court!

SPA Fundraising Co-chair, Shawne Cryderman; Pride Mechanical Owners, Christina and Allen Craighill; and SPA President, Peter Giljohann

Nancy Dowell SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association (SPA) is thrilled to announce that Pride Mechanical, LLC has made a generous donation toward the construction of the new Ridgeview Pickleball Complex. This has earned them a plaque placed on one of the new courts. Community means everything to Pride Mechanical, LLC. Owners, Allen and Christina, grew up in…

Huachuca Peak Circular

Jones and Hashimoto at Huachuca Peak Summit (Photo by Aaron Schoenberg)

Aaron Schoenberg I guided the SaddleBrooke Hiking Club on a hike that provided challenges and exploratory opportunities, spectacular scenery, and amazing discoveries. We approached the scenic summit of Huachuca Peak on the Fort Huachuca Reservation from the west via a myriad of trails. It was an all-day adventure. We watched the sunrise as we drove…

When Snakes Seek Warmth

Stuart Watkins A coiled rattlesnake was seeking warmth and found a place to sleep in our garage. As I was removing bags of donated clothing to take to my church next morning, my eyes glanced at what I thought was a shirt that spilled from one of the donated bags. The rattlesnake that had been hidden by…