When a financial crisis forced budget cuts in 1998, a group of Patagonians joined together to save the town’s public library. Here’s how they did it.
Two Stylists, One Salon
Robert Moreno and Cynthia Costas have returned to their roots in Patagonia to open Manos Hair Salon.
Brisket and Baked Goods
New owners Kim Martinez and Cory Moreno bring big changes to Ovens of Patagonia.
Town Doctor Retires
Dr. Molly Anderson is retiring after 28 years treating patients at the Family Health Center in Patagonia.
Locals Pay Tribute to Joni Mitchell
Local band the Sashas and a group of amateur vocalists performed a set featuring renditions of songs from across Mitchell’s career.
Group Working to Build Patagonia-Sonoita Trail
What if you could hike, or ride a bike or a horse the 12 miles from Patagonia to Sonoita and back again, without worrying about the semis and speedy traffic along Rte 82?
Locals Flee Verizon for AT&T
Verizon customers in Patagonia, including the volunteer fire department, have been struggling with poor service for months.
New Manager Takes on a Big Job at Conservancy
The challenges of stewarding the Nature Conservancy’s Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve are significant. But Wisconsin-born Aaron Mrotek won’t be facing them alone.
End of the Line for Local Gas Station
Patagonia’s PIGS, the Politically Incorrect Gas Station, has emptied its tanks and is being offered for sale by owner Charlie Montoy. The station has been a hangout spot for locals for decades.
Welcome Center Opening Soon
The Southern Pacific caboose in Doc Mock Park will open for business as the Sky Islands Welcome Center in early October.