Stuff the Bus event was a great success

Dennis Blauser Once again, the SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch communities stepped up big for the Oracle School District’s annual Stuff the Bus paper drive! On Saturday, August 18 the Oracle…

YOTO and CCSB great partners

Steve Wilson What a great time we had today touring the facilities of Youth On Their Own (YOTO). This one-of-a-kind organization helps 1,700 youth around the Tucson area meet basic…

Unique coins commemorate baseball

Ken Marich Over the years many sports have been depicted on coins and medals. Specific to baseball, the U.S. Mint issued a silver dollar for the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. This coin commemorated these Olympic Games as baseball became an official medal sport. Again in 1997 the mint issued a silver dollar and a…

British Club members enjoy festive Christmas party

The British Club gathered at the Activities Center for a Christmas party.

Twink Gates-Zimdar On Sunday, December 14, 46 members of the British Club enjoyed their Christmas Party at the Activities Center. After cocktails at 5:30 p.m. a potluck buffet contributed by all members was served where they enjoyed a delicious turkey dinner with all the trimmings, followed by delicious desserts. Entertainment was provided by wonderful Accordionists…

Who are the SaddleBrooke Cyclemasters

The Cyclemasters perform many charitable functions for the SaddleBrooke community.

You may have seen this group of bicyclists riding the SaddleBrooke streets in their colorful yellow jerseys. The club consists of nearly 200 members and rides both inside and outside of SaddleBrooke three days or more a week. They join together on Saturdays, riding as a club function, with three different speeds and mileage inside…

DIGS: Aravaipa Canyon field trip

Aravaipa Canyon hiker/photographers, front: Dick Kroese, Ron Taylor, Doug Armstrong, Bob Shea, Kent Banta, Richard Spitzer and Byron Cotter; back Dan Garand, Bill Todd and Connie Sparbel; photo by Bob Shea

Bob Shea and Bill Brennan Several times each year DIGS, SaddleBrooke’s Photography Club, schedules photo field trips. December’s destination was the Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness area located north on Highway 77 past Mammoth. Eleven members of DIGS participated in the day long adventure that was organized and led by Bob Shea who knows the canyon well…

Kannally Ranch hike

Karen Schickedanz Enjoying a pre-Christmas hike in Oracle State Park are SaddleBrooke Hiking Club members (from left) Miriam Solomon, Karen Wendlandt, hiking guide Susan Hollis and Donna O’Shea. In the background is the historic Kannally Ranch. Neil Kannally came to the area in 1902 and homesteaded the land that eventually became the park. In 1976…