77-year-old Gilbert Quiroga reminisces about his colorful childhood in Patagonia in the ‘50s and ‘60s.
History Center Gets New Director
Cami Schlappy, of Sonoita, has agreed to take over as historian for the Bowman Stradling History Museum at the Sonoita Fairgrounds, a position held for the past 14 years by Betty Barr.
Racing in Sonoita: A Cherished Tradition, An Uncertain Future
The Sonoita Races drew 1,751 racegoers and 60 volunteers across one weekend last month. But three accidents cast a pall on racing on Sunday, and officials worry that the sport’s waning popularity means county racing might not survive.
Learning to Struggle Well
Boulder Crest AZ offers support, training, and respite for veterans and first responders and their families at the former Apache Springs Ranch. Meet the people who make it work.
A History of Winemaking in Sonoita/Elgin, Part 3: The Industry Matures
A look at the robust expansion of winemaking that began around 2002, as new wineries opened their doors and new vineyards started to pop up across Sonoita-Elgin.
We love and dislike mystery because it intrigues and unsettles us. Until we know what’s going on we are both puzzled and disturbed, but hardly ever bored.
Addressing Affordable Housing
While no one has come up with the perfect affordable housing fix, there are communities elsewhere (including small towns and rural areas) implementing solutions that might guide us here in eastern Santa Cruz County.
Memorial Day 2023: Starting a New Tradition in Patagonia
Approximately 35 people gathered at the Patagonia Cemetery on May 29 for a flag raising ceremony organized by Murphy Musick.
Letters to the Editor – June 2023
Letters from Sondra Porter, Gregg E. Gorton, Leslie Schupp, and the president of Family Health Care Amigos, plus a correction to an article in the last issue.
Recent Releases by Local Authors
Elizabeth Bernays and M. T. McGuire have new books out. Here’s what they’re about.