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A Donor’s Legacy

The advances in scientific technology have had a myriad of unforeseen consequences. Among them is a case I am familiar with that raises lots of questions. The daughter of a good friend is married to Sam, who has always known that his mother was artificially inseminated with sperm from a bank associated with a university […]

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New Native Seeds/SEARCH Director Speaks at Woman’s Club Meeting

NSS Executive Director Larrie Warren The monthly meeting of the Patagonia Woman’s Club on January 8 featured two members of Native Seeds/SEARCH’s staff: Larrie Warren, newly named executive director, and Lynda Prim, manager of the farm here in Patagonia. Both spoke to the importance of strengthening the world’s collection of ancient seed strains as climate […]

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New Senior Housing Opens

Donald Borham talks with Jill Babcock at the Open House on January 11. Two years ago, Helen Chester bought the property at 56 Harshaw Road with the hope of establishing an assisted living facility. The difficulties of licensing such a facility on privately owned property were tremendous, and for awhile it looked like nothing would […]

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Above and Beyond the Call of Duty

Patagonia Volunteer emergency medical technician Ike Isakson talks with Bob Morphew shortly after his accident. Close to noon on December 7, Bob Morphew, a 70-year-old Canadian, crashed his motorcycle on Salero Canyon Road. Marshal Joe Patterson was called to the scene, and he in turn called for an ambulance. Shortly afterward, Morphew was airlifted to […]