Art Walk 2021

December 2, 2021 By Dottie Farrar The nineteenth annual Patagonia Art Walk, an all-volunteer event, took place Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving, showcasing 40 local artists, a quilt exhibit, children’s activities, and special offerings at local businesses and restaurants, along with live music everywhere – in the park, in courtyards filled with art, and on […]

Century-old Grave Gets TLC

November 3, 2021 By Cami Schlappy On Oct. 21, the Mustangs 4-H Clover Buds met at an abandoned  grave near the Sonoita Crossroads. Their goal was to restore the identity of the grave’s occupant which had been nearly lost for decades. Using rakes, paint brushes, shovels, and trowels, the Clover Buds started cleaning up the gravesite. […]

Draft Redistricting Maps Released

November 3, 2021 By Marion Vendituoli The AZ Independent Redistricting Commission approved draft maps of nine congressional and 30 state legislative districts on Oct. 28. In the draft map for legislative districts(LD), Patagonia, Sonoita and Elgin have all been placed in LD 19, which includes the northern and eastern part of Santa Cruz County, the […]

A Veterans Day Story

November 3, 2021 By Marion Vendituoli The Patagonia Mountains can boast of at least one Civil War veteran. Corporal William Moran, of the NY 134th Infantry, worked as a miner and prospector in and around Harshaw for at least 20 years. His government-issued gravestone can be found in the Harshaw South Cemetery on a hill […]