SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network Pet Food Drive

The September pet food drive held Sept. 17 was a huge success! We filled a large pickup truck and received $1,360 in cash donations. The families in Pinal County, who are struggling to keep their pets in their home with them, will have a much better chance thanks to Lynda Nesbitt and her team of…

The Moore Advantage Team Sponsors a Pickleball Court

Raymond H. Goettsch With great appreciation, SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association, Inc. (SPA) announces that local realty group, The Moore Advantage Team, has made a generous donation to assist in the expansion of pickleball at SaddleBrooke. For this sponsorship donation, SPA has designated court 4 as The Moore Advantage Team Court. The Moore Advantage Team is a…

Astronomy Clubs at Oracle State Park Star Party

Ben Eisenstein Members of both the SaddleBrooke SkyGazers and SaddleBrooke Ranch Astronomy Club participated in the Dark Sky Star Party at Oracle State Park on Sept. 11. Ben Eisenstein and Tim Lawler of the SaddleBrooke Ranch Astronomy Club and Dave Evans, Richard Spitzer, Don Cain, and Sam Miller from the SaddleBrooke Skygazers brought their telescopes…

Message from the Mayor

Mayor Joe Winfield, Oro Valley When I’m out and about in Oro Valley, I often hear Oro Valley business owners say how SaddleBrooke is such an important customer base—vital to their economic strength and success. I couldn’t agree more. Thank you, SaddleBrooke! You may not technically be within Oro Valley town limits, but you are…

Our Grateful Desert

Sheilah Britton, Pinal County Master Gardener Just over a year ago, I wrote my first column for SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners. Titled “Ocotillo: Dead or Alive,” it was inspired by my own ocotillos that had looked dead from the moment they became part of my landscape but, according to my research, might come to life…