SaddleBrooke Lady Golfers unite to have fun

First place Flight 2: Mary Ricacchi, Betty Edwards, Carol Bidwell and Shirley Morris First place Flight 3: Sharon Dicosola, Maire Ryan, Char Crossman and Ann Running First place Flight 1:…

Knit Wits news

Members listen intently as Barb shows us how the gauge of your yarn project can change based on your needle and yarn size. Carol Chiarello Road trip for the ladies!…

Have you ever heard of a wooden nickle?

Examples of wooden nickels Ken Marich During your life has anyone ever told you “not to take a wooden nickel”? This American adage is considered to be a light-hearted reminder…

Biggest snake in Arizona?

Gary and Dorothy Wood We discovered this as we exited the 335-foot-long Arizona Trail tunnel under Interstate 10 east of Vail. Shown are SaddleBrooke hikers Brian Hand (standing) and Steve…

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…

Tucson Troop Support – January 2015

Marines honored at the dinner dance, left to right: Marine Captain Zachary Knight, Military Food Banks Chair Moose Creighton, STS President George Bidwell and Marine First Sergeant Jason Hamm.

STS hosts successful dinner dance George Bidwell The SaddleBrooke Troop Support (STS) had a very successful Dinner Dance this past October. After a sumptuous dinner prepared by Chef Robert, we had entertainment provided by Shawne Cryderman of Unit 49. Working with a small entertainment crew, Shawne provided a unique variety show. Shawne emceed the show…

A Classic Country Christmas

Photos by Roger Carter

A Classic Country Christmas was performed by Lonely Street Productions on December 17 at the DesertView Performing Arts Center. Featured soloists were Michael Goodman and Kaci Bays. Among the songs performed were Grandma Got Ran Over by a Reindeer, Santa Claus Boogie, I’ll Be Home For Christmas, Santa Looks A Lot Like Daddy, Christmas Time Is…

Oracle School District – January 2015

Big changes for the Oracle School District Dennis Blauser The Oracle School District is very excited about several key projects designed to provide a higher quality, more positive learning environment for its students. The Oracle School District administration and Governing Board has worked hard to maximize its limited financial resources. Through careful planning, the District…