Town Marshall Resigns

By Marion Vendituoli April 1, 2021 Town Marshall Joe Patterson announced his plans to resign at the Patagonia Town Council meeting on March 24. “I will be working on my exit from the Patagonia Marshall’s office,” he told the council members.  Patterson is resigning, after serving as Marshall since 2011, because he is tired of […]

Increase in Border Activity Discussed

By Marion Vendituoli April 1, 2021 Approximately 150 people attended a community meeting, held at the Canelo Cowboy Church on March 11. The meeting was a response to concerns raised by reports that the Border Patrol Station was releasing undocumented migrants in Sonoita. Community Liaison Officer Justin Bartine, from the Sonoita Border Patrol Station, opened […]

Governor Ducey Announces New Phase Of COVID-19 Lifting More Restrictions

News Release from the Office of Governor Doug Ducey March 25,2021 With Declining Cases And Hospitalizations At Lowest Levels In Months, Business Guidelines Transition From Requirements To Recommendations PHOENIX — With the state of Arizona hitting several important public health benchmarks, Governor Doug Ducey today announced several updates to the state’s COVID-19 measures, including on events, […]

Fire Dept. Receives New Truck

By Marion Vendituoli March 1, 2021 The Patagonia Volunteer Fire Department got an unexpected gift this winter when the Racine, OH Fire Department offered them a new fire engine. “It’s kind of a miracle to me,” Patagonia Fire Chief Ike Isakson said.  The 1985 pumper, with a 1000-gallon tank, cost the Patagonia Dept. a grand total […]