Artist of the Month: Mary Baum

LaVerne Kyriss Mary Baum always liked art. Like many other women of her generation, she saw this as a pleasant pastime. As a young woman, she expected to work for a while, get married, and have a family. When that track wasn’t moving as fast as she wanted, she decided college would be a good next…

MOAA News

LT William Myers, CEC USN Former The Catalina Mountain Satellite Chapter (CMSC) of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) held its most recent meeting on Saturday, May 21, at SaddleBrooke Ranch. The meeting began with a business session presided over by CAPT Chuck Vaughan, president, during which members were updated on the chapter’s current…

Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge 2815 Youth Awards

The Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student recognizes top high school graduates with $2.5 million in scholarship awards. Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge 2815 is proud to announce and extend congratulations to five Oro Valley high school graduates who are recipients of an Arizona Elks Association $2,000 scholarship award. An awards ceremony and luncheon were held…

In Passing

In Memory of Frank Buck Linda Gray Frank Gene Buck, 75, of SaddleBrooke, Ariz., passed away into the eternal love of God on May 8, 2022, after battling pancreatic cancer. Frank was born on Oct. 31, 1946, to Maurina Parisi in Fresno, Calif. He worked for General Telephone and worked his way up the ladder…

The Snake Whisperer: Catalina State Park Nature Program

Frosty Wooldridge America’s first naturalist, John Muir, said, “How many hearts with warm, red blood in them are beating under cover of the woods, and how many teeth and eyes are shining? A multitude of animal people, intimately related to us, but of whose lives we know almost nothing, are as busy about their own affairs…