Wild horses of the Salt River

Pam Boedeker Bob Koblewski was the first speaker of the new year for SaddleBrooke Nature Club. He will be a very hard act to follow! SaddleBrooke One knows Bob as…

RV Club members attend balloon festival

Ken Marich Twenty members of the SB RV Club attended the 46th annual Hot Air Festival held in Albuquerque, NM. This is the largest balloon festival in the world. Over…

Community Church attends World Habitat Day

Carol Thompson World Habitat Day is an international day of action that highlights the basic right of all humanity to adequate shelter. Formalized by the United Nations General Assembly in…

Want to live longer and have more fun?

Thomas Kruse, MD Experts like to say that the best form of exercise is whatever kind you’ll actually do. But a new study finds that people who do team sports…

SaddleBrooke Gift Shop featured artist for November

Russell C. Stokes Richard Morrison Kerr (Dick) has an extensive history dedicated to public service. Prior to focusing on his lifelong desire of becoming an artist and author, Dick was a Colorado State Game Warden, is a Korean War Army combat veteran and was a Wildlife Biologist for the U.S. Government. Dick Kerr is the…

Special quilt will benefit Dog Park

Diane Aaron A beautifully crafted canine-themed quilt, made and donated by Kelly Rospond with help from Woody Thompson, will be raffled to benefit the SaddleBrooke Dog Park. Tickets will be available beginning at the park’s first ever Fun Day on Saturday, November 23 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. But don’t wait too long to…

Knit Wits news

Carol Chiarello Ahh, cooler weather really makes us eager to pick up the knitting needles and work on a soft and cozy project. It is not too early to think about special items for the upcoming holiday season. You know it will be here sooner than you think. The Knit Wits recently had a successful…

Catalina Mountain Elks Dictionary Project update

Pat Cox Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge #2815 Dictionary Project Chairperson Joyce Garcia distributed dictionaries to third-grade students at Casa Christian, Copper Creek, Immaculate Heart and Mesa Verde elementary schools in Oro Valley. Joyce personally purchased 300 dictionaries for distribution to these students and to the Roadrunner Elementary students, who will receive their dictionaries at the…

Genealogy Club notice

Lydia O’Connor The October Genealogy Club topic was “But Isn’t Everything Online?” Family History Research in State Archives. The title led many to think, what isn’t available online? Our guest speaker Melanie Spurgeon from Mesa, Arizona provided an eye-opening list of resources that aren’t online. She recently retired as the State Archivist and Director of…