25th annual Oracle Artist Studio Tour

Mary Helen Vasquez – Rooster and Hens Laura Stiltner – wall hanging James Cowlin – Old Oak Diana Creighton Seeing art where it is made and talking with the artists…

How does Your Garden Grow?

Cornu asperum: California brown garden snail Louise Grabell The tail of two snails: It was the best of times, out in the garden preparing the soil for spring planting. To…

SaddleBrooke Quilt Bee awards Quilt of Valor

Left to right: Melanie Karpowicz, Doris Diertele, Ann Richards, Sergeant Rae Kennedy, Jeanne Ragan, Ann Steinsvaag, Reva Muhr and Teri Caplener Ann Richards On February 23, a Quilt of Valor…

Craft Room tour

Tour hostesses: Doris Dieterle, Jan Francis and Arlynne Striplin Carol Thompson Once again, SaddleBrooke PaperCrafters opened their craft rooms to members of the club. Four members gave tours of their…

SaddleBrooke Hikers begin the Arizona Trail

SaddleBrooke hikers at the Parker Canyon Lake Trailhead are (left to right) Fred Norris, Aaron Schoenberg, Donna Cano, and Pete Canon; photo by Frank Earnest.

Frank Earnest The SaddleBrooke Hiking Club has formed a group of members who are interested in hiking the Arizona National Scenic Trail (AZT). The AZT is 840 miles that extends from the Mexican border near Sierra Vista to the Utah border just west of the Paria Canyon/Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness. The trail traverses all of the…

SBTTC dazzles at Tucson Senior Olympics

Left to right: Tom Sacra, Ed Mandler, Dan Plattner, Bob Rubenstein, Beverly Rich, Joe Macher, Ilona Martin, Gunter Pawlowski, Greg Hlushko

Bob Rubenstein Once again, the SaddleBrooke Table Tennis Club flexed its ping pong pectoral muscles at this year’s Tucson Senior Olympics by taking home an array of Gold, Silver and Bronze medals. The perennial men’s doubles powerhouse duo of Greg Hlushko and Tom Sacra pulled off a Patriots-like comeback by winning Gold after being two…

Sunrise Rotary honors Golder Ranch Fire Department

Jeremy, Gary and Randy stand ready for the next call.

Mark Your Calendars! Have you needed your smoke alarm batteries replaced? Ever had a snake in your yard? Needed medical attention? Needed medical transport? Ever had a fire emergency at your home? If your answer to any of these questions is “yes” then you have had the assistance of the Golder Ranch Fire Department. To…

Tour de Tortolitas

Back row: Rick Hagen, Dave Corrigan, Steve Aiken, Jeff Traft, Margaret Valair, Bertie Litchfield, Joe Rizza, Frank Earnest; front: Dean Werstler, Cheryl Werstler, Pam Corrigan, Norm Rechkemmer; photo by Elisabeth Wheeler

Elisabeth Wheeler The Tour de Tortolitas connects five trails in the Tortolita Mountains into a 15 mile loop. The tour connects the Alamo Springs Trail, the Ridgeline Trail, the Upper Wild Burro Trail, the Mustang Trail and the Upper Javelina Trail into a loop. Hiking this tour provides opportunities to view six crested saguaros and…