Local Winery Wins Big

By Jo Dean Callaghan Vineyards has a long history of winning medals at both state and national wine competitions, and 2019 saw the Elgin vineyard continue this winning tradition. Callaghan was one of the Arizona wineries to receive awards at the 2019 San Francisco Chronical Wine Competition, the largest competition for    American wines in the […]

The Art of Asylum

By Sarah Klingenstein Paints, crayons, and art paper cover a table at the Casa Alitas shelter in Tucson, where several children are busily drawing and telling volunteers about their work. In response to the question“What do you love?” they draw vibrant images of home, family, and pets. They also portray images of their journeys from […]

Inge’s Story

By Inge Meijer Meijer was asked if she would be willing to talk about the war and encourage people to vote. Here is what she shared at her naturalization ceremony I was just six years old when the war started. I was playing in my sandbox singing a song about the queen, when my mother, […]

Celebrating Donna

By Patra Kelly When Walter Andrew asked me to help Donna Reibslager by responding to the many emails sent monthly to the PRT, I also began writing articles. I liked having a reason to check in with her, enjoying our conversations over the next few years. She gave me helpful writing suggestions, sometimes adding a […]

Rio Tinto Mining Claims

Rio Tinto Mining Claiming Large Tracts of Land in Eastern SCC By Robert Gay In the last three years, Rio Tinto, an international mining company, has staked two large groups of mineral claims in the Santa Rita and Patagonia Mountains. The claim stakes typically bear the initials “KEX”, for Kennicott Exploration Company, an American subsidiary […]