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Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
AZ Secretary of State: Best not to mail in early ballots at this point

News from AZ Sect. Of State

The Arizona Secretary of State is advising voters to no longer mail in their early ballots, and instead return them at an official ballot drop-off box, their county recorder’s office

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
County Runs Out of Ballots in Sonoita – Patagonia Regional Times

COUNTY RUNS OUT OF BALLOTS
https://patagoniaregionaltimes.org/county-runs-out-of-ballots-in-sonoita/
Santa Cruz County set up early voting stations in Patagonia from 9a.m-12p.m and at the Sonoita ... See more

AuthorpatagoniaregionaltimesOctober 28, 2020October 28, 2020No Comment Oct. 26, 2020 by Kat Crockett Santa Cruz County set up early voting stations in Patagonia from 9a.m-12p.m and at the Sonoita ... See more

Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
Patagonia Public Schools

The Patagonia Parent Teachers Booster Club is hosting a trunk and treat tonight at the gazebo today at 5 p.m.

Sunday, October 25th, 2020
US National Weather Service Tucson Arizona

Weather change coming up this week

Check out the changes to the weather for the upcoming week! From elevated fire weather concerns on Sunday, to much cooler/colder conditions Monday through Wednesday. We may also see that thing called ... See more

Sunday, October 25th, 2020

The PRT co-sponsored an extremely successful essay contest in 2019 with middle school and high school participation from both Patagonia Public School and Elgin School.

This year the essay ... See more

Saturday, October 24th, 2020
Connect with the PRT – Patagonia Regional Times

Early in person voting TODAY Oct 24 at Town Hall in Patagonia from 9 a.m. to noon and Sonoita Public Library 2 p.m to 5 p.m.

Remember to get all your Election news from the PRT!

Sign up for the ... See more

E-News Service: In 2019 PRT began a commitment to send bi-monthly newsletters to its readers! Those who sign up get notified when the print issue is online before it reaches the stands. We also send ... See more

Friday, October 23rd, 2020
Elections 2020 – Patagonia Regional Times

Today, Friday, October 23, 2020 is the deadline to REQUEST a ballot by mail!

Find out if you are registered to vote and your precinct here: Arizona Voter Information Portal IMPORTANT EARLY VOTING INFORMATION Timeline for Voters Oct. 23 – Last day to request a ballot. ... See more

Friday, October 23rd, 2020

Santa Cruz County confirms 2959 cases, 227 hospitalizations and 65 deaths in total for Santa Cruz County.
The county reports that 2113 people have recovered. The zip code map shows Patagonia is 1 to ... See more

Friday, October 23rd, 2020
How NewsMatch Makes a Difference for Nonprofit Newsrooms Around the Country

It's just about that time of year again for The PRT and NewsMatch to begin our fundraising efforts! Just like last year, NewsMatch will be matching every dollar that is generously donated The PRT! ... See more

The annual matching campaign helped newsrooms weather the pandemic and make an impact in their communities. While business models for…

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

Last 3 days to watch documentary, "The Story of Plastic" for free! On Oct 24 the Patagonia Recycling TaskForce will host a discussion on zoom from 4 to 6 p.m. AZ time.

Meeting ID: 854 4853 2795 ... See more

Saturday, October 17th, 2020

Santa Cruz County confirms 2924 cases, 223 hospitalizations and 64 deaths in total for Santa Cruz County.
The county reports that 2082 people have recovered. The zip code map shows Patagonia is 1 to ... See more

Thursday, October 15th, 2020

Breaking News: Second positive COVID-19 Case at Patagonia High School Defined as Outbreak by Health Dept.

Oct. 15, 2020
Letter to Families and Staff from Supt. Kenneth Hayes
"Santa Cruz County ... See more

Thursday, October 15th, 2020
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

PRT Exclusive mid-Oct E-News Service - https://mailchi.mp/149f7fe91a20/octmidmonth2020
Mid Month Updates & News:
First Positive Case at Patagonia High School
*Live discussion today at 6:15 p.m. ... See more

Thursday, October 15th, 2020

Live Theatre "Heidi's Monkeys" to be performed in Sonoita at Meading Room. $5 per ticket.

“Heidi’s Monkeys” will be presented at 7:00 p.m. on October 29th, 30th, and a full moon Halloween ... See more

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020
Santa Cruz - General Election

UPDATE 10/13/2020: The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the lower court's decision, with a 2-day grace period. The new deadline to register to vote for the November 3rd General Election is ... See more

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020

Positive Case at Patagonia High School

"...we were alerted that a Patagonia Union High School student tested positive for Coronavirus 2019 (COVID 19). The student last attended school on Tuesday, ... See more

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

Santa Cruz County confirms 2899 cases, 223 hospitalizations and 64 deaths in total for Santa Cruz County.
The county reports that 2070 people have recovered. The zip code map shows Patagonia is 1 to ... See more

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

The Halloween party will be at the Sonoita Fairgrounds on Friday, Oct 30, starting at 6p.m. Dinner will be served, sponsored by the Vera Earl Ranch. There will be a “Tractor Treat.” Tractors will ... See more

Saturday, October 10th, 2020
The Story of Plastic Trailer

The Patagonia Recycling Task Force, an outgrowth of last January’s PRT-sponsored community recycling forum, has been approved by the distributors of The Story of Plastic documentary to sponsor a ... See more

Learn how the mass production of single-use plastic has put us in the biggest environmental crisis in history. Visit https://www.storyofplastic.org/watch to ...

Saturday, October 10th, 2020

The state confirms 2871 cases, 221 hospitalizations and 64 deaths in total for Santa Cruz County.
The county reports that 2042 people have recovered. The zip code map shows Patagonia is 1 to 10 ... See more

Friday, October 9th, 2020
Halloween Party Approved – Patagonia Regional Times

The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors approved Sonoita Fairgrounds request to host a Halloween party.

The Halloween party will be at the Sonoita Fairgrounds on Friday, Oct 30, starting at 6p.m. ... See more

AuthorpatagoniaregionaltimesOctober 9, 2020October 9, 2020No Comment Oct 9. 2020 Young girls dressed up for Halloween at Fairgrounds party in Oct. 2019. Photo by: Marion Vendituoli The Santa Cruz ... See more

Friday, October 9th, 2020
Halloween Party Approved – Patagonia Regional Times

The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors approved Sonoita Fairgrounds request to host a Halloween party.

The Halloween party will be at the Sonoita Fairgrounds on Friday, Oct 30, starting at 6p.m. ... See more

AuthorpatagoniaregionaltimesOctober 9, 2020October 9, 2020No Comment Oct 9. 2020 Young girls dressed up for Halloween at Fairgrounds party in Oct. 2019. Photo by: Marion Vendituoli The Santa Cruz ... See more

Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
Friends of Patagonia Library

A federal court extended AZ voter registration deadline to Oct. 23!

If you missed yesterday's voter registration cutoff, now is your chance to register before 5pm on October 23. The library has voter registration forms or we can help you apply online. Make an ... See more

Monday, October 5th, 2020
Santa Cruz County, Arizona

Oct. 5 today is the LAST day to register to vote in Arizona.
Oct 23 is the LAST day to request a mail-in ballot.

Read about all local candidates with PRT's election ... See more

LAST DAY TO REGISTER

VOTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Upcoming Election: November 3, 2020
Last day to register: October 5, 2020
Voter Registration Applications must be completed 29 days prior to an ... See more

Thursday, October 1st, 2020
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

PRT October Issue is LIVE! - https://mailchi.mp/6b55a12d89d4/oct2020

Top Stories from Print Edition

1. Proposed Mine Route Raises Concerns
2. Borderlands Wins Big for Bats and Bacanora
3. Brothers ... See more

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

The state confirms 2848 cases, 219 hospitalizations and 63 deaths in total for Santa Cruz County. Since last Tues (Sept. 22) there have been 24 new cases.

The county reports that 2019 people have ... See more

Saturday, September 26th, 2020
Patagonia Regional Times

Did you miss the live candidates forum this morning? Not a problem! Watch the recording when you have time. Get to know the candidates for District 3 Board of Supervisors in the General ... See more

Santa Cruz County AZ Board of Supervisors Candidates Forum

Saturday, September 26th, 2020

Santa Cruz County AZ Board of Supervisors Candidates Forum

Saturday, September 26th, 2020
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

Board of Supervisor Candidates Forum LIVE today at 10 am - http://eepurl.com/heu8mz

Thursday, September 24th, 2020
Friends of Patagonia Library

Fall early learning packets for kids 3-5 years old available at Patagonia Library

Register to pick up one of our Fall Early Learning Packets for preschoolers ages 3-5. In it, you'll find dozens of fun activity pages, a coloring book, play dough, and more! Give us a call at ... See more

Saturday, September 19th, 2020

Three candidates are running for Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors District 3, which includes Patagonia, Sonoita, Elgin, parts of Rio Rico, Tumacacori and Tubac. Incumbent Bruce Bracker (D) is ... See more

Friday, September 18th, 2020
PRT Edible Garden Tour

The Final Compilation of Virtual Video Tours from PRT's "How's It Growing?" Project. Watch your neighbors share about their "Edible Gardens"!
Video Created & Edited by @Anita Francesca Claverie ... See more

The final compilation of interviews with local residents on their gardens as part of the PRT “How’s it Growing?” Series. Video Created & Edited by Francesca ...

Friday, September 18th, 2020
Timeline Photos

Proposal to Build New Transmission Line for South32 Hermosa Project - https://mailchi.mp/d0165e1dc873/transmissionlineopenhouse
The Rio Rico-Harshaw Line will involve the construction of an ... See more

Friday, September 18th, 2020

The county confirms 2804 cases with 1989 recovered. There have been 62 deaths and 218 hospitalizations to date.

The school data dashboard reveals that the county has been having a consistent ... See more

Thursday, September 17th, 2020
Borderlands Wins $100,000 Grant – Patagonia Regional Times

Borderlands Restoration Network of Patagonia Wins Connectivity Challenge ($100,000) to Fund Bacanora For Bats Project in Mexico

https://patagoniaregionaltimes.org/borderlands-wins-100000-grant/

AuthorpatagoniaregionaltimesSeptember 17, 2020September 17, 2020No Comment Borderlands Restoration Network (BRN) of Patagonia, AZ Wins Connectivity Challenge to Fund Bacanora For Bats Project in ... See more

Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
Sonoita Fairgrounds

Fair livestock auction live from the fairgrounds

https://www.facebook.com/sonoita.fair.grounds1/videos/349156569563918/

Monday, September 14th, 2020
Elgin School

Job opportunities @Elgin School

Elgin School currently has 3 openings. Substitute Teacher, Substitute paraprofessional (Teacher's aide) and On-Call/Substitute Custodian/Maintenance. Please contact Mrs. Reyes at ireyes@elgink12.com ... See more

Monday, September 14th, 2020
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

PRT Exclusive mid-Sept E-News Service - https://mailchi.mp/c598b1fba220/septmidmonth2020

The first day of the Junior Livestock show is TODAY, SEPT. 14. Youth will show beef, market goats, and sheep. ... See more

Sunday, September 13th, 2020

What is the Board of Supervisors and Why is it important?

The 3 Board Members are elected to a 4 year term by the electors of their respective supervisory districts. The current Board of Supervisors ... See more

Sunday, September 13th, 2020
Virtual Tour of Kids & Their Animals

Watch PRT's first Virtual Tour Video, "Kids & Their Animals" from the series, "How's it Growing?"

https://youtu.be/NfCRtlp6Mvo

The first day of the Junior Livestock show is MONDAY, SEPT. 14. Youth ... See more

The First Virtual Tour by the PRT: Kids Raising Animals! Read more about the virtual auction this year in lieu of the County Fair and how to support it. http...

Friday, September 11th, 2020

The county confirms 2782 cases with 1968 recovered. There have been 61 deaths and 217 hospitalizations. The school data dashboard reveals that the county has been having a consistent downward trend ... See more

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

In a unanimous vote, the Board of Supervisors denied permission for the Santa Cruz County Fair and Rodeo Association (SCCFRA) to hold a modified County Fair at the Sonoita Fairgrounds on September ... See more

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020
Livestock Show and Virtual Auction at Fairgrounds – Patagonia Regional Times

Modified Junior Livestock Show and Virtual Auction to be Held at Fairgrounds

"Santa Cruz County 4-H and FFA youth who have been working on animal projects will be participating in a very different ... See more

AuthorpatagoniaregionaltimesSeptember 9, 2020September 9, 2020No Comment Modified Junior Livestock Show and Virtual Auction to be Held at Fairgrounds By Amie Allen and Marion Vendituoli Sept. 9, 2020 ... See more

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

The PRT conducted zoom interviews with the candidates for County Recorder in Santa Cruz County, AZ. Suzanne "Suzie" Sainz (Democratic) defeated her primary challenger and will be facing David ... See more

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

Message from the Patagonia Public Library:
Friends of Patagonia Library

The library is now open for curbside pickup and appointment only services Mon-Fri 10-1:30pm, curbside only Sat 10-2pm. Stop in ... See more

Friday, September 4th, 2020
Connect with the PRT – Patagonia Regional Times

The county confirms 2770 cases today with 1960 recovered. The state reports 213 total hospitalizations and 58 deaths.
The testing positivity for week of Aug 16th was 4% and week of Aug 30th is at ... See more

E-News Service: In September 2019 PRT began a commitment to send bi-monthly newsletters to its readers! Those who sign up get to see a copy of the print issue online before it reaches the stands. We ... See more

Friday, September 4th, 2020
Food Services for September

The Patagonia Public Schools is offering free meals for all youth 0-18. Complete their survey.

Effective immediately, we are transitioning to the SFSP program which will allow us to feed all children in our community under the age of 18 free of charge. At this time, we would like to ask that ... See more

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
Patagonia Community Radio, Inc

The virtual pie auction to raise money for KPUP, Patagonia Creative Arts Association, and the Patagonia community Garden begins today!

Here is our first pie of the pie auction. It’s an orange, chocolate raw pie made with a crust of dates, walnuts and coconut oil filled with cashews, coconut milk, cacao butter, cacao powder, ... See more

Tuesday, September 1st, 2020
BORDERLANDS RESTORATION NETWORK

The staff from Borderlands Restoration Network and Patagonia Creative Arts Association are excited to invite youth from Patagonia, AZ to participate in a drawing contest!
The winners of this contest ... See more

​From landscape scale fire planning to large and small scale creek & wetland restoration, we have the expertise to bring successful projects to fruition.​ ​

Tuesday, September 1st, 2020
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

PRT September Top Stories (No Print Issue this month) - https://mailchi.mp/85169805690c/sept2020

1. South32 Presents Plans for "Cross Creek Connecter" Road
2. Elgin School Begins In-Person ... See more

Friday, August 28th, 2020

The county confirms 2750 cases today with 1901 recovered. The state reports 209 total hospitalizations and 57 deaths.

The testing positivity for week of Aug 9. was 8 % and week of Aug 16th is at ... See more

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

Message from Pastor Mike Wright in Sonoita

Mike Wright
520-730-7343
Sonoita Heritage Coffee is located at 3174 Hwy 83, Sonoita, AZ

“A local resident stopped by Sonoita Heritage Coffee yesterday ... See more

Tuesday, August 25th, 2020
Elgin School Plans to Reopen Aug 31 – Patagonia Regional Times

https://patagoniaregionaltimes.org/elgin-school-plans-to-reopen-aug-31/

Elgin School Plans to Reopen Aug 31

From Letter to Elgin School Community From Principal Mary Faley
Aug 25, 2020
The Sonoita ... See more

AuthorpatagoniaregionaltimesAugust 25, 2020August 25, 2020No Comment From Letter to Elgin School Community From Principal Mary Faley Aug 25, 2020 The Sonoita School Board approved the two phases of ... See more

Tuesday, August 25th, 2020
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

There was an hour of peaceful protest to protect the USPS and show support for our local workers, at the Patagonia Post Office, from 11 to noon on Saturday, August 22. Timed to coordinate with the ... See more

Monday, August 24th, 2020
Patagonia Public Schools

Patagonia public schools offering free COVID-19 testing for its staff, students and their families.

Teachers, students and their families please take advantage of this Free opportunity we are offering. We have the paperwork in the student office you can fill out prior to your test or you can email ... See more

Sunday, August 23rd, 2020

The PRT is Hiring!

Job Overview
The Assistant Editor performs a variety of tasks to support the Managing Editor and the Governing Board through reporting on matters of local interest for the print ... See more

Saturday, August 22nd, 2020

Testing Positivity Benchmark Not Useful for SC County

"Despite the fact that Santa Cruz County has had a downward trend in daily new cases and COVID-19 related hospitalizations for over a month, the ... See more

Friday, August 21st, 2020

Breaking News: Election Update for County Board of Supervisors, District 3:

Aug 20, 2020: Valerie Kerby-Lockey, who had received enough write-in votes to compete in the November general election, ... See more

Tuesday, August 18th, 2020
Connect with the PRT – Patagonia Regional Times

The county reports 2710 confirmed cases with 1875 people recovered. The state reports 207 hospitalizations and 55 deaths in total.

Read our mid-month e-newsletter from Aug 15, ... See more

Sign up for PRT E-Newsletter! * indicates required Email Address * First Name * Last Name * Zip Code * Marketing Permissions Please select all the ways you would like to hear from Patagonia Regional ... See more

Saturday, August 15th, 2020
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

PRT Exclusive mid-August E-News Service - https://mailchi.mp/c08ac09f3874/augustmidmonth2020
1. Schools Opt for Distance Learning
2. Rodeo at Fairgrounds Scheduled to Proceed
3. State Sets Benchmarks ... See more

Friday, August 14th, 2020

The county confirms 2689 cases today with 1845 recovered. The state reports 207 hospitalizations and 55 deaths. There has been no change in the zip code map for Eastern Santa Cruz county, with ... See more

Friday, August 14th, 2020

The three schools in Eastern Santa Cruz County are continuing to adapt to the pandemic and the recent benchmarks set by the AZ dept. Of Health Services (AZDHS).

Patagonia Public School is opening ... See more

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

The county confirms 2684 cases with 1841 recovered. The state reports 202 hospitalizations and 54 deaths today. The weekly testing positivity average (calculated every thursday) for the week of Aug 2 ... See more

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

Friday, August 7th, 2020

The county confirms 2648 cases today with 1810 recovered. The state reports 206 hospitalized (an additional 56 people since yesterday, Aug 6, 2020) and 52 deaths.

Friday, August 7th, 2020

As of Aug. 7 no county in Arizona meets all three of these benchmarks. Santa Cruz county, as of Aug 7, does not meet the benchmark of two weeks with percent positivity below 7%. Jeff Terrell, the ... See more

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

The county confirms 2628 cases with 1775 people recovered. The state reports 150 hospitalizations and 51 deaths.
The county has yet to enter its testing blitz numbers in the state data dashboard. ... See more

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
Primary Election Results (Unofficial) – Patagonia Regional Times

Santa Cruz County Election Night Unofficial Results are here

Read the results for contested races specific to our locality.

Legislative District 2 State House of Rep - Andrea Dalessandro & Daniel ... See more

AuthorpatagoniaregionaltimesAugust 5, 2020August 5, 2020No Comment From Santa Cruz county Elections website Aug 4, 2020 8:51 am Unofficial Results – Click to see all the unofficial results of the ... See more

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
Patagonia Public Schools

Patagonia public school live answering questions

Parent Forum Q and A

Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

Santa Cruz County procured 5000 COVID-19 PCR test kits for the testing blitzes in Nogales, Rio Rico and Patagonia of which close to 2000 were used. 930 tests in Nogales, 776 tests in Rio Rico and 209 ... See more

Tuesday, August 4th, 2020

Primary Election Day in Arizona is here. Polling locations will be open from 6 am to 7 pm.

Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
Patagonia Regional Times's cover photo

Earthfest Patagonia 2019 - PRT Shed is open for visitors!

Sunday, August 2nd, 2020

The county confirms 2605 cases with 1758 recovered. The state reports 143 hospitalizations and 50 deaths.

Saturday, August 1st, 2020
Santa Cruz County, Arizona

Last day for testing blitz in county. Only at 2 locations: Rio Rico and Patagonia public school.

To save time you can go to the County's webpage (below) and complete the two forms prior to arriving at the blitz.

https://www.santacruzcountyaz.gov/732/COVID-19-Novel-Coronavirus

Thursday, July 30th, 2020

The county confirms 2582 cases today with 1737 recovered. The state reports 144 hospitalizations and 50 deaths. Of the deaths 2 people were ages 21-44, 14 people were ages 45-64 and 34 people ages 65 ... See more

Thursday, July 30th, 2020
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

PRT Aug/Sept 2020 Issue is LIVE! - https://mailchi.mp/4e0aeb7cd468/augsept2020
1. No Final Answers as Schools Set to Reopen
2. SCCFRA Planning to Host County Fair
3. County Conducts Blitz Testing At ... See more

Thursday, July 30th, 2020
US National Weather Service Tucson Arizona

Heat warning from weather service

Hot temperatures to close out July and begin August with Friday likely being the hottest day. Record or near record highs each day across southeast Arizona. Excessive Heat Warning in effect today ... See more

Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
Information for 20-21 Fall School Year

Important announcement from Patagonia public school

Please complete the following information for the coming school year/Please fill one out for each of your students that attend Patagonia Public Schools.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
www.santacruzcountyaz.gov

Help make the Testing Blitz in Patagonia go faster by pre-filling out these forms and take them with you when you go for testing. If you cannot do it beforehand they will have these forms at the ... See more

Monday, July 27th, 2020
How to Understand COVID-19 Numbers

What numbers are important when following COVID-19?

Read more from journalists here and follow our daily updates tracking the trends in our county. ... See more

Viewed in isolation or presented without context, coronavirus numbers don’t always give an accurate picture of how the pandemic is being handled. Here, ProPublica journalists Caroline Chen and Ash ... See more

Monday, July 27th, 2020

The county confirms 2517 cases with 1589 recovered whereas the state confirms 2517 cases. There are now 143 hospitalizations and 46 deaths.
The zip code mapping shows Patagonia at 1 to 10 cases, ... See more

Saturday, July 25th, 2020
Strong turnout for first day of COVID-19 test blitz

Testing blitz begins in Santa Cruz county

Hundreds of people rolled through the parking lot at the County Complex in Nogales on Saturday to have their nasal passages swabbed during the first day of a community-wide COVID-19

Friday, July 24th, 2020

The county confirms 2464 cases with 1589 recovered whereas the state confirms 2452 cases. There are now 142 hospitalizations and 46 deaths.
The zip code mapping changed today so that now all of ... See more

Friday, July 24th, 2020
Governor Doug Ducey

Gyms, movie theaters, water tubing and large gatherings continue to be prohibited

Over recent weeks, Arizona has made significant progress to contain the spread of #COVID19, but we cannot let up.

That’s why today I’m extending a pause on gyms, bars, movie theaters, water ... See more

Thursday, July 23rd, 2020
Governor Ducey gives update on school reopening plans

Local Districts await information from Arizona Department of Health Services and then can decide how to proceed with starting school announced Gov. Ducey and Supt. Hoffman today ... See more

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey is expected to give an update Thursday addressing the fate of the in-person school year amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

The county confirms 2390 cases with 1589 recovered whereas the state confirms 2401 cases. There are now 137 hospitalizations and 45 deaths.

The zip code mapping changed today so that now all of ... See more

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020
Superintendent Kathy Hoffman

Superintendent Kathy Hoffman on reopening schools

To align with the vision laid out in the Arizona Department of Education’s Roadmap to Reopening Schools and to ensure educator and student safety, I’ve asked Governor Doug Ducey to include, at a ... See more

Tuesday, July 21st, 2020

The county confirms 2382 positive cases and 1589 recovered. The state reports 134 hospitalizations and 42 deaths.

The county now has a fatality of 79.01 per 100,000 population, significantly higher ... See more

Monday, July 20th, 2020
Testing Blitz in Santa Cruz County – Patagonia Regional Times

COVID-19 Testing Blitz in Santa Cruz County

Blitz Details: July 25 & 26 and July 31 and Aug 1 (Read below for locations and time)

Who: Anyone and everyone in SCC can test
Cost: Free
ID: ... See more

AuthorpatagoniaregionaltimesJuly 20, 2020July 20, 2020No Comment Santa Cruz County (SCC) was awarded $1,547,702 from a CDC grant to Arizona that was retroactively effective as of July 1, 2020. As a ... See more

Monday, July 20th, 2020

The county confirms 2324 cases, 1547 people recovered, 132 people hospitalized to date and 35 deaths in total.
The state data dashboard is caught up to 2305 cases today with the zip code map showing ... See more

Saturday, July 18th, 2020

The county confirms 2296 cases, 1547 people recovered, 130 people hospitalized to date and 35 deaths in total.
The state data dashboard is caught up to 2270 cases today with the zip code map showing ... See more

Friday, July 17th, 2020

The county confirms 2268 cases, 1547 people recovered, 123 people hospitalized to date and 33 deaths in total.

The state data dashboard is caught up to 2270 cases today with the zip code map ... See more

Thursday, July 16th, 2020
Patagonia Regional Times

Read our mid July updates with our COVID-19 Update for today.

PRT July Mid Month E-News Service - https://mailchi.mp/71ee4d6c8ab5/julymidmonth2020
1. Sheriff Candidate Keith Barth Disciplined by Arizona Commission on Judicial Conduct
2. Fall Festival 2020 ... See more

Thursday, July 16th, 2020
Timeline Photos

PRT July Mid Month E-News Service - https://mailchi.mp/71ee4d6c8ab5/julymidmonth2020
1. Sheriff Candidate Keith Barth Disciplined by Arizona Commission on Judicial Conduct
2. Fall Festival 2020 ... See more

Thursday, July 16th, 2020
Patagonia Public Schools

Middle school Athletics cancelled for the fall.

District News
A very important note from our Athletic Director Nate Porter:

Dear Students, Parents/Guardians and Community,
Patagonia is suspending fall 2020 middle school athletics due to the ... See more

Thursday, July 16th, 2020
Patagonia Public Schools

Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

Another cloudy afternoon in Patagonia. A couple of rainbow pictures from our local readers from the past week.

Wednesday, July 15th, 2020

The county confirms 2223 cases today with 1433 recovered and 33 deaths. The state reports 119 hospitalizations.

The zip code map shows 1 to 5 cases in Elgin, 6 to 10 cases in Sonoita, 6 to 10 cases ... See more

Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
Fall Festival Cancelled – Patagonia Regional Times

Fall Festival in Patagonia Cancelled
https://patagoniaregionaltimes.org/fall-festival-cancelled/

AuthorpatagoniaregionaltimesJuly 15, 2020No Comment Statement released by Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance (SAACA) “It is with deep regret that after continued conversation with the Town ... See more

Tuesday, July 14th, 2020
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

The PRT is reporting on local candidates for both primary and general elections this year!
Have you met the two candidates in the primaries for the County Recorder?
The PRT interviews Suzanna ... See more

Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

The county confirms 2207 cases today with 1433 recovered and 33 deaths. The state reports 116 hospitalizations.
The county continues to have a high positivity rate in testing and is planning a ... See more

Monday, July 13th, 2020

Leslie Gaskills is a Sonoita resident who was recently diagnosed with stage 4 bone cancer. Local community have organized an online auction to raise money for her cancer treatment.

Leslie Gaskill's ... See more

Saturday, July 11th, 2020

Santa Cruz County confirms 2162 cases today with 1433 recovered and 30 deaths. The state reports 114 hospitalizations.
The zip code map shows 1218 cases in Nogales, 912 cases in Rio Rico, 11 cases ... See more

Saturday, July 11th, 2020
Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch of the National Audubon Society

Any more rainbow pictures to share?

Happy Friday!

Saturday, July 11th, 2020
Santa Cruz County Waiting on State Funds for Blitz – Patagonia Regional Times

Despite having both the highest capita rate of infection and the highest positivity rate in testing in Arizona Santa Cruz County is still waiting on state funds to administer a testing blitz. Jeff ... See more

arizona COVID19Testing SantaCruzCounty AuthorpatagoniaregionaltimesJuly 10, 2020July 10, 2020No Comment By Aisha Sander July 10, 2020 Despite having both the highest capita rate of infection and the ... See more

Friday, July 10th, 2020

Santa Cruz County confirms 2133 cases today with 1340 recovered and 30 deaths. The state reports 113 hospitalizations.
The zip code map shows 1199 cases in Nogales, 894 cases in Rio Rico, 11 cases ... See more

Thursday, July 9th, 2020
Sonoita-Elgin Fire District

Brush fire

Brush Fire...

There is a small brush fire in what used to be called Pleasant Valley - an area now known as Martin Ranch... the fire is reported to be about 5 acres moving slowly. SEFD and AZ State ... See more

Thursday, July 9th, 2020
Dr. Molly Anderson PSA for Eastern Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz County confirms 2096 cases today with 1340 recovered and 30 deaths.

The state reports 112 hospitalizations and a per capita infection rate of 3940.9 per 100,000 population.

There is a ... See more

Hello, I am Dr Molly Anderson of the Patagonia Family Health Center, a satellite clinic of the Mariposa Community Health Center in Nogales. I’m here today to...

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
Mask Up Arizona to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Santa Cruz County confirms 2063 cases today with 1340 recovered and 30 deaths. The state reports 111 hospitalizations.

The zip code map shows 1159 cases in Nogales, 862 cases in Rio Rico, 11 cases ... See more

COVID-19 is widespread in Arizona and it is important to wear a mask whenever you are in public to help slow the spread of the disease. This video shows prop...

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
Superintendent Kathy Hoffman

On the matter of reopening schools in Arizona

Educators, school staff, and families share the goal of reopening our schools and returning students to the classroom to ensure their physical, academic, social, and emotional needs are met. Like the ... See more

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

PRT Interviews Santa Cruz County Recorder Candidates - https://mailchi.mp/0e0170c245a5/elections2020

& Remember to sign up for PRT Virtual Series on "Hows it Growing?

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Santa Cruz county reports 2046 cases with 1202 recovered and 29 deaths of which 1 person was aged 20-44, 7 people ages 45-64 and 21 people ages 61 and older.

The state reports 108 hospitalizations. ... See more

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
Santa Cruz County working to offer blitz testing

"Santa Cruz County didn’t have blitz testing centers as much of the state saw for weeks, but it looks like after working with the state the hot spot may soon be getting it.

“[The State is] going ... See more

KGUN 9 On Your SideNewsCoronavirus Actions Facebook Tweet Email Santa Cruz County working to offer blitz testing More than 90 patients hospitalized out of town By: Ciara Encinas Posted at 6:01 PM, ... See more

Monday, July 6th, 2020
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

The county confirms 2029 cases today with 1202 recovered and 26 deaths. The state reports 102 hospitalizations.

Read more of our online July coverage, an op-ed and a graph by PRT contributing ... See more

Sunday, July 5th, 2020

The county confirms 1984 cases today with 1202 recovered and 26 deaths.

The state data dashboard reports 102 hospitalizations for Santa Cruz County. The zip code map shows 1108 cases in Nogales, ... See more

Sunday, July 5th, 2020
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

"How's it Growing?"

Contact us soon to participate in this fun video series!

As the pandemic keeps us all closer to home these days, more and more of us are spending time in our backyards gardening ... See more

Sunday, July 5th, 2020

The county confirms 1946 cases today with 1202 recovered and 26 deaths. There has been 1 death of a person aged 20-44, 7 of people ages 45-64 and 18 of people ages 64 and older.

The state data ... See more

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

The county confirms 1896 cases today with 1202 recovered and 26 deaths. There has been 1 death of a person aged 20-44, 7 of people ages 45-64 and 18 of people ages 64 and older.

The state data ... See more

Friday, July 3rd, 2020
How’s It Growing? – Patagonia Regional Times

As the pandemic keeps us all closer to home these days, more and more of us are spending time in our backyards gardening and raising small stock, with some pretty impressive results. The Patagonia ... See more

AuthorpatagoniaregionaltimesJuly 3, 2020July 3, 2020No Comment As the pandemic keeps us all closer to home these days, more and more of us are spending time in our backyards gardening and raising ... See more

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
Santa Cruz County Struggles with COVID-19 Outbreak – Patagonia Regional Times

Santa Cruz County confirms 1854 cases with 1118 recovered. The county reports 23 deaths. The state reports 100 hospitalizations and an infection rate per capita of 3478.1 per 100,000 population (the ... See more

AuthorpatagoniaregionaltimesJuly 1, 2020July 1, 2020No Comment By Aisha Sander July 1, 2020 As of July 1st, Santa Cruz County has climbed to the highest in Arizona for rate of infection per capita ... See more

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
Sonora says it will prohibit 'non-essential' cross-border travel from U.S.

Sonora, Mexico to restrict non essential travel from US

The move comes in response to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in Arizona, and concerns about the approaching Independence Day weekend, Sonora Gov. Claudia Pavlovich said.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

Santa Cruz County Struggles with COVID-19 Outbreak - https://mailchi.mp/8a566a3fd5c3/julyupdate

PRT E-News Service for July 2020
- Local Elections Coverage
- Deadline to Register to Vote for ... See more

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

The county confirms 1823 cases today with 923 recovered and 23 deaths, including 1 of a person aged 20-44, 6 of people ages 45-64 and 16 of people ages 64 or older.

The state reports 95 ... See more

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

The state health dept. reports 1778 confirmed cases in Santa Cruz County. In the last two days hospitalizations have increased from 74 to 89 and deaths from 18 deaths to 22 deaths. SC county now has ... See more

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Town of Patagonia will collect trash on Thursday instead of Friday this week.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Town of Patagonia will collect trash on Thursday this week instead of Friday

Monday, June 29th, 2020
Ducey shuts bars & gyms, activates 'crisis care' rationing, citing 'brutal facts' of COVID-19 outbreak

Gov. Doug Ducey Announced New Exec. Order, Temporarily Shuts down Bars, Gyms, Activates Crisis Care Rationing and Delays School Opening to Aug 17. Report from Tucson ... See more

Bars and gyms in Arizona will be closed until at least the end of July, Gov. Ducey ordered Monday, citing the "brutal facts" of the coronavirus outbreak. "Crisis care standards" were ordered in ... See more

Monday, June 29th, 2020

The county reports 1733 confirmed cases with 923 recovered. The State Data Dashboard reports 82 hospitalizations and 18 deaths for Santa Cruz County.

Sunday, June 28th, 2020
Dr. Molly Anderson PSA for Eastern Santa Cruz County

Today the state confirmed 1698 cases in Santa Cruz County with 18 deaths. The rate of infection is now at par with Apache county in Arizona, which means we have the highest rate of infection per ... See more

Hello, I am Dr Molly Anderson of the Patagonia Family Health Center, a satellite clinic of the Mariposa Community Health Center in Nogales. I’m here today to...

Saturday, June 27th, 2020

June 27, 4:13 p.m. Power has been restored to all members in the affected areas of Huachuca City. Whetstone, Elgin, Patagonia and Sonoita. Crews determined that a lightning strike directly to a power ... See more

Saturday, June 27th, 2020

Current Outages from SSVEC
June 27, 2020 3:17 p.m. SSVEC is responding to an outage currently affecting members in Huachuca City, Whetstone, Patagonia and Sonoita. Crews are enroute. This information ... See more

Saturday, June 27th, 2020
Santa Cruz County, Arizona

List of where masks are recommended and required in Arizona

The only thing you have to lose, is the virus! #maskupaz #stay6feetaway #washyourhands #TogetherWeCan

Saturday, June 27th, 2020
US National Weather Service Tucson Arizona

Red flag warning for Sunday

Red Flag Warning in effect for all of SE AZ on Sunday and Monday. Expect critical fire weather conditions due to strong winds and very low humidity levels.

Saturday, June 27th, 2020
Patagonia Regional Times

Santa Cruz County Sheriff Candidates' Forum Video

Santa Cruz County Sheriff Candidates’ Forum

Saturday, June 27th, 2020

Santa Cruz County Sheriff Candidates’ Forum

Saturday, June 27th, 2020
Patagonia Regional Times

We will be going LIVE from Pioneer Hall at the Sonoita Fairgrounds today at 10 a.m!

Sheriff candidate forum promo

Saturday, June 27th, 2020
Superintendent Kathy Hoffman

AZ Supt. Of education with a message

Our state's recent increase in COVID cases has posed additional questions about what the next school year will look like. As the Arizona Department of Education works with state partners to develop ... See more

Friday, June 26th, 2020
Sonoita-Elgin Fire District

Fire reported on MP 48 on Hwy 83.

Report of a Fire at mp 48 on Hwy 83...

Careful driving in the vicinity of milepost 48 on State Route 83... you may encounter fire vehicles, people and/or smoke in that area.

The fire is located ... See more

Friday, June 26th, 2020

The county confirms 1654 cases with 923 recovered. There have been 4 additional hospitalizations reported today bringing the total to 74, and an additional death reported today of a person 61 yrs and ... See more

Friday, June 26th, 2020
Timeline Photos

Tune in LIVE Sat. June 27 @ 10 a.m for Santa Cruz County (AZ) Sheriff Candidates Forum - https://mailchi.mp/502de8a357c7/sheriffcandidateforum

Friday, June 26th, 2020

Sheriff candidate forum promo

Friday, June 26th, 2020
Arizona Nature Conservancy

Though the nature conservancy near Patagonia remains close to humans a beautiful scene of animals at the preserve was captured.

When the humans are away, the animals will play. Arizona's first Nature Conservancy preserve -- Patagonia Sonoita-Creek -- is still not open for human visitors, but the wildlife are having a field ... See more

Thursday, June 25th, 2020
Arizona Department of Health Services

Gov. Ducey at live weekly press confrerence right now

https://www.facebook.com/azdhs/videos/1016248988796503/

News conference covering Arizona's response to the COVID-19 Outbreak as of June 25, 2020.8

Thursday, June 25th, 2020

The county confirms 1603 cases today, with 732 recovered, 70 hospitalizations and 14 deaths.

The zip code map is updated to 1587 cases in our county correlating with 890 cases in Nogales, 660 in ... See more

Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

Van Nest Changes His Plea to Guilty

A plea agreement was entered in the case of Charles Van Nest, Jr. of Patagonia, on June 17 in Superior Court in Nogales. Previously, Van Nest had pleaded ‘not ... See more

Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

There are 1554 cases confirmed by the county today with 732 recovered. One more hospitalization (total 69) and another death have been reported (in the age group of 45-64 years old) today.

The zip ... See more

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

Patagonia Community United Methodist Church Pastor Tom Jelenik will be leaving next week to begin his new assignment in Glendale. The flyer details a couple of ways to say goodbye to him if you like.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
Nogales International

Walmart in Nogales will close today at 2:00 pm until Thursday morning.

"Like Southern Arizona, our stores have felt the impact of the coronavirus," a corporate spokeswoman said.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

The county reports 1540 confirmed cases, 657 recovered, 68 hospitalizations and 13 deaths.

The state dashboard is at 1521 cases, based on which we have the second highest rate of infection per ... See more

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

Lost cat last seen in Patagonia

Monday, June 22nd, 2020
Town of Patagonia Looking for Professional Engineering Firm – Patagonia Regional Times

Notice is hereby given that the Town of Patagonia Arizona (hereinafter referred to as “Town”) is soliciting Statements of Qualification from Professional Engineering Firms to ... See more

AuthorpatagoniaregionaltimesJune 22, 2020June 22, 2020No Comment NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE WASTEWATER REHABILITATION PROJECT TO THE TOWN OF PATAGONIA’S WASTE WATER TREATMENT ... See more

Monday, June 22nd, 2020

Santa Cruz County now has the Second Highest Rate of Infection per Capita in AZ, only after Apache County at 2787.8 per 100,000 population.

1498 cases have been confirmed by the county with 460 ... See more

Sunday, June 21st, 2020

The county confirms 1418 cases today with 306 recovered, 65 hospitalizations, and 13 deaths.

Elgin has 0 cases, Sonoita and Patagonia have 1-5 cases, Tubac 6-10 cases, Rio Rico 585 cases and ... See more

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

PRT April 2020 issue is LIVE! - https://mailchi.mp/3a4ee7b14a2a/prt-april-2020-live
Share and sign up TODAY for the PRT Newsletter!

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
Sonoita AZ Community Markets

TP available for now in Sonoita

We received a generous donation from a Kleenex Angel!
If you need some, stop and pick some up. The TOILET PAPER DONATION DROPBOX is still located in Sonoita, AZ at Harvest Christian Fellowship ... See more

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

March 31, 8 am
"Santa Cruz County Health Services has received notification of a third (3rd) confirmed case of COVID-19. After receiving notification Department of Health Services staff began their ... See more

Monday, March 30th, 2020
Governor Doug Ducey

Gov Doug Ducey issues new Executive Order: “Stay home, Stay healthy, Stay connected”. in affect March 31st at 5 pm. Read more ... See more

Monday, March 30th, 2020
Arizona ranks last in the nation for coronavirus testing. How is that acceptable?

Arizona has tested fewer people per capita for coronavirus than any other state, according to a New York Times analysis.
An editorial from AZ ... See more

Arizona has tested fewer people per capita for coronavirus than any other state, according to a New York Times analysis. That's outrageous.

Monday, March 30th, 2020
Gathering Grounds

Message from Gathering Grounds

To our wonderful patrons:

After much deliberation, we have decided to shut our doors for the month of April. Though it pains us to come to this decision, we feel that in the best interest of our ... See more

Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Recycling Closed in Patagonia

Visit www.patagoniaregionaltimes.org/coronavirus2020 to get full daily updates

Tucson shuts all non essential services

Friday, March 27th, 2020
COVID-19 in Arizona: Coronavirus now ‘widespread,’ could peak in late April – Cronkite News

COVID-19 in Arizona: Coronavirus now ‘widespread,’ could peak in late April. From Cronkite News Phoenix.

The spread of COVID-19 in Arizona communities rose from “moderate” to ... See more

COVID-19 in Arizona: Coronavirus now ‘widespread,’ could peak in late April Thursday, March 26th - 16:05Thursday, March 26th - 16:05 by Martin Dolan Slug: BC-CNS Arizona Coronavirus Update, 620 ... See more

Thursday, March 26th, 2020
Friends of Patagonia Library

Tax day now July 15

The State and Federal income tax return deadline is extended to July 15.

Thursday, March 26th, 2020

"The strict criteria to receive a test at MCHC is largely based on Center of Disease Control’s (CDC) recommendations. If a person has a fever, cough, shortness of breath in combination with a known ... See more

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

March 25, 2020 Second confirmed case of Covid-19 in Santa Cruz County
"Santa Cruz County Health Services has received notification of a second (2nd) confirmed case of COVID-19. Santa Cruz County ... See more

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
Daily Updates & Closures – Patagonia Regional Times

March 24, 2020: Gov. Doug Ducey Issues a Proclamation Prohibiting the Closure of Essential Services during the COVID-19 Response. Read the proclamation on our website at ... See more

AuthorpatagoniaregionaltimesMarch 21, 2020March 23, 2020No Comment By PRT Staff The Patagonia Regional Times is aware that in this unprecedented environment our readers are looking for up-to-date and ... See more

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
Governor Doug Ducey

New online resource for Arizona launched

Arizonans is a team. And we’ll get through this together. #COVID19

The #AZTogether website provides Arizonans with helpful resources and information on volunteer opportunities: arizonatogether.org

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
Arizona Legislature approves $50 million for coronavirus relief, adjourns for 3 weeks

The Arizona House of Representatives approves a $50 million relief package has adjourned for three weeks as a public health precaution.

This will allow Gov. Doug Ducey's administration to "use the ... See more

Lawmakers and the governor acknowledged that the package is likely just a first step as the number of known cases of coronavirus increases.

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

AZ 2-1-1 Funded as Hotline for COVID-19 Response

The funding provided allows the 2-1-1 system to be up and running for a year. They will be focusing on the COVID-19 response with live individuals ... See more

Sunday, March 22nd, 2020
County Declares State of Emergency & PRT Coronavirus Survey

County Declares State of Emergency & PRT Coronavirus Survey - https://mailchi.mp/2c23c4fee180/breakingcorona-9232390

The Patagonia Regional Times is aware that in this unprecedented environment our readers are looking for up-to-date and reliable information regarding the coronavirus pandemic. As part of our ... See more

Saturday, March 21st, 2020
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

The Santa Cruz county confirms the first positive case in the county and declares a state of emergency.
The PRT is following these stories, please send us comments, or email us with any information. ... See more

Saturday, March 21st, 2020
PRT Coronavirus Survey

The PRT is launching an anonymous survey today to collect information on how this pandemic is affecting YOU. Please take a few minutes of your time to fill this out and SHARE with your friends and ... See more

The PRT wants to elicit responses from its community covering a wide range of issues that have arisen because of the global pandemic.

Friday, March 20th, 2020
Updates & Closures – Patagonia Regional Times

The PRT Editor Marion Vendituoli reports updates from the county.

March 20, 2020
Results from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to confirm the one presumptive positive case of coronavirus in ... See more

AuthorpatagoniaregionaltimesFebruary 18, 2020March 19, 2020No Comment By PRT Staff The Patagonia Regional Times is aware that in this unprecedented environment our readers are looking for up-to-date ... See more

Friday, March 20th, 2020
Patagonia Regional Times – Your Community, Your News, Your Paper

The Border between the US-Mexico will close for all non-essential travel. This will go in effect on Saturday March 21st. This does not effect lawful trade. Essential travel includes individuals ... See more

Friday, March 20th, 2020
PRT Breaking News: First Positive Case in Santa Cruz County

PRT Breaking News: First Positive Case in Santa Cruz County - https://mailchi.mp/d2e0bb21bd15/breakingcorona

The Patagonia Regional Times is aware that in this unprecedented environment our readers are looking for up-to-date and reliable information regarding the coronavirus pandemic. As part of our ... See more

Friday, March 20th, 2020

First Positive Case in Santa Cruz County
https://patagoniaregionaltimes.org/coronavirus2020/

Friday, March 20th, 2020
Patagonia Public Schools

Patagonia Public Schools begins meal distribution on Monday in different locations of the district.

Starting Monday, March 23:

Thursday, March 19th, 2020
Updates & Closures – Patagonia Regional Times

March 19, 2020: Today's local updates & closures. Read More: https://patagoniaregionaltimes.org/coronavirus2020/

AuthorpatagoniaregionaltimesFebruary 18, 2020March 18, 2020No Comment By PRT Staff The Patagonia Regional Times is aware that in this unprecedented environment our readers are looking for up-to-date ... See more

Thursday, March 19th, 2020
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

The Town of Patagonia declares a local emergency. Read here:

Thursday, March 19th, 2020
Friends of Patagonia Library

Update from Patagonia - Friends of Patagonia Library

Hi all, Laura here. Thank you to everyone who has reached out to us at the library over the past couple of days. I know this time is challenging--social distancing in Patagonia is really, really ... See more

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020
Updates & Closures – Patagonia Regional Times

The Patagonia Regional Times is aware that in this unprecedented environment our readers are looking for up-to-date and reliable information regarding the coronavirus pandemic. As part of our ... See more

AuthorpatagoniaregionaltimesFebruary 18, 2020March 18, 2020No Comment By PRT Staff The Patagonia Regional Times is aware that in this unprecedented environment our readers are looking for up-to-date ... See more

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
Tucson orders closure of all bars & gyms; only to-go at restaurants due to coronavirus

http://www.tucsonsentinel.com/local/report/031720_tucson_coronavirus/tucson-orders-closure-all-bars-gyms-only-to-go-restaurants-due-coronavirus/

All bars and other public venues will be shut down in Tucson through the end of the month, with restaurants limited to only take-out service, Mayor Regina Romero announced Tuesday afternoon. ... See more

Monday, March 16th, 2020
VOTER INFORMATION | Santa Cruz County, AZ - Official Website

Tomorrow Mar 17 is the deadline for the Presidential Preference Election in Arizona. This year it is only the Democratic Party that is running a primary in AZ. Information on Voting can be found ... See more

Monday, March 16th, 2020
Friends of Patagonia Library

UPDATE: The library will operate with reduced hours until further notice. M-Sat 10am-2pm.

UPDATE: The library will operate with reduced hours until further notice. M-Sat 10am-2pm.

Monday, March 16th, 2020
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

PRT March Mid Month E-Newsletter - https://mailchi.mp/09d9312ebfd0/prt-marchmid2020
Exclusive Mid Month Coverage of the Local response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Sunday, March 15th, 2020
Friends of Patagonia Library

The library will stay open for now but all events are cancelled. Stay tuned for a PRT mid month exclusive news on the Corona virus, local responses and preparation

Due to public safety concerns surrounding the spread of coronavirus, events, programs, and meetings at the library are cancelled through the end of March or until further notice. At this time, the ... See more

Thursday, March 12th, 2020
Sonoita-Elgin Fire District

Monthly breakfast at Sonoita-elgin fire station cancelled.

Breakfast in the Bay....CANCELLED

After due diligence and developing circumstances, we have decide to cancel our breakfast this Saturday. While reported risk levels for COVID -19 infection may ... See more

Thursday, March 12th, 2020
Patagonia Public Schools

The PUHS School board with the Patagonia High School Basketball team.

Our high school boy’s basketball team was honored for their hard work and making it to state at last nights High School Governing Board Meeting.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020
Friends of Patagonia Library

Census 2020

Get ready for the Census! Invitations to fill it out will be sent out tomorrow. Patagonia Library will host four Census Information Booths in the library later this month to help answer any questions ... See more

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

Kenny Hayes, currently the Assistant Superintendent and Assistant Principal of Patagonia Union High School and Patagonia Elementary School, has been hired as the next superintendent for Patagonia ... See more

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020
Patagonia Public Schools

Yearly career fair at Patagonia Public Schools

Mark your calendar for this years career fair!

Sunday, March 8th, 2020

A backpacker on the Arizona Trail near Kentucky Camp, off of the Fish Canyon road was bitten in the face while sleeping Thursday morning, March 5, according to AZ game and Fish (AZGF). The ... See more

Saturday, March 7th, 2020
Patagonia Public Schools

Play written and directed by an Junior at Patagonia Public Schools, chesed chap, closing night at the tin shed theatre tonight!

Patagoina Union High School junior, Chesed Chap wrote and directed her very own play. “The Catcher in the Rye, a Gluten Free Play”. Chessed touches on controversial topics such as the struggles ... See more

Thursday, March 5th, 2020
Deep Dirt Farm & Institute

Learn about Adobe at Deep Dirt Farm & Institute

👣 Last chance! Play in the dirt this Saturday - https://mailchi.mp/6e7e67b6fbea/last-chance-play-in-the-dirt-this-saturday
Last chance to sign up for the Adobe Brick Making Workshop this Saturday! ... See more

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

PRT March 2020 issue is LIVE! - https://mailchi.mp/e9fb0f6d7f46/prt-february-2020-issue-is-live-9214130
Read the entire issue online or start with our Top Stories for March.
Share this on your page ... See more

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
The Santa Fe Ranch Foundation

The Santa Fe Ranch Foundation collaboration with Patagonia Creative Arts Association/Tin Shed Theater, "We Are Artists" in Patagonia for their fifth workshop

Today was SCTP's 5th workshop in the We Are Artists series, and their first time out to the Patagonia Creative Arts Association. Look at all these colorful portraits they made! Thank you Tamara and ... See more

Monday, March 2nd, 2020
2019-2020 1A South Basketball - Boy's Recognitions | AZPreps365

Congratulations to the Patagonia union high school basketball players and there coach of the year, Nate Porter!

The AIA is pleased to recognize the student-athletes and coaches as selected in the statewide recognition process. For the team sports, each region chair will enter the results as agreed upon by the ... See more

Thursday, February 27th, 2020
Patagonia Public Schools

Community input for Patagonia Public Schools superintendent search.

The Patagonia Union High School and Patagonia Elementary Governing Boards invite you to an interview forum for the Superintendent candidate(s) on March 4, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. in the library. You are ... See more

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
Patagonia Creative Arts Association/Tin Shed Theater

Collaborations between community organizations to benefit the local students

We had our 1st Art and Ecology workshop with Borderlands Restoration Network today at the Patagonia Middle school.
We were lucky to learn about the Gila Top Minnow and to learn about creating ... See more

Friday, February 21st, 2020

Fat Tuesday Pancake Supper, Tuesday, February 25, 5:00-6:00pm at Patagonia Community Church, 4th & McKeown Ave, Patagonia. Mesquite flour pancakes, prickly pear syrup, sausages, baked apples. Mardi ... See more

Friday, February 21st, 2020
Patagonia Public Schools

The final score from Patagonia Public Schools lobos basketball team

77 Ft. Thomas, 48 Lobos!
There are no words to describe how proud we are of our Athletes and Coaches! We are so proud of everyone. Thank you families and community for being apart of our pack.

Friday, February 21st, 2020
Borderlands Restoration Network

Borderlands Restoration Network on agave palmeri

Agave palmeri is a diverse agave species that comes in many sizes but is characterized by its long, thin leaves, cold hardiness, and late summer bloom time, making them ideal for nectar feeding bats ... See more

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
Patagonia Public Schools

Good luck to the lobos!

Go Lobos! Good luck at State!

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

Another event that the PRT calendar missed in its February print issue: The Town Flood & Flow Committee is hosting

Well Owner Education and Training
@ the Tin Shed Theater
10 a.m. on Saturday, ... See more

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

It's a busy time of the year! Check out our events calendar www.patagoniaregionaltimes.org/calendar for February and look forward to what is coming up in March.
Here's the event info for a Burger ... See more

Sunday, February 16th, 2020
Patagonia Public Schools

The lobos shining on this season!

Congratulations to our boys! They beat The Gregory tonight! They leave Wednesday for State and head to Prescott! Thank you to everyone who came out to support us! Go Lobos!

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
Patagonia Public Schools

Patagonia Public Schools high school basketball team is 13th in Arizona!

Congratulations to our high school boy’s basketball team for making it to State!!! These hard working athletes are 13th in the state.

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
Patagonia Creative Arts Association/Tin Shed Theater

Beautiful mural painted by students Patagonia Public Schools

Today we celebrated our mural with our community.

Saturday, February 8th, 2020
Laura

Important deadline to register to vote for primary elections in Santa Cruz County!

If you're in Santa Cruz County or Arizona, register online at co.santa-cruz.az.us/287/Recorder or at servicearizona.com. Or pick up a voter registration form at the library!

Saturday, February 8th, 2020
Patagonia Public Schools

The Lobos High School Basketball boys team stages a comeback!

Congratulations to our boys high school basketball team. They beat The Gregory last night 50 to 43! Coach and Athletic Director Nate Porter said,”I am really proud of the boys! They battled and ... See more

Friday, February 7th, 2020
Van Nest Hearing Today – Patagonia Regional Times

Update on Charles Van Nest, of Patagonia, court hearing today before Santa Cruz County Superior Court.
Read more:

https://patagoniaregionaltimes.org/van-nest-hearing-today/

AuthorpatagoniaregionaltimesFebruary 7, 2020February 7, 2020No Comment February 7, 2020 By Marion Vendituoli Attorneys for Charles Van Nest, of Patagonia, requested a continuance today at a court ... See more

Monday, February 3rd, 2020
Friends of Patagonia Library

Trivia Night is just around the corner, so don't forget to grab your tickets and sign up your six person team now! This Saturday, February 8 from 7-9pm. Tickets are $25 at the library!

Friday, January 31st, 2020
Patagonia Public Schools

Join us February 10th at 1 pm for the unveiling of this amazing mural.

Thursday, January 30th, 2020
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

PRT February 2020 issue is LIVE! Your source for LOCAL news in Eastern Santa Cruz County. - https://mailchi.mp/cd430f8d5b98/prt-february-2020-issue-is-live

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
Friends of Patagonia Library

Little Free Pantry supported by Friends of Patagonia Library

The Little Free Pantry is now installed in front of the library! Stop by anytime day or night to replenish the shelves or take something for yourself.

Monday, January 27th, 2020
Friends of Patagonia Library

Join cultural geographer Scott Warren for an AZ Speaks presentation on Borders, Walls, and Immigration in Arizona. on Thursday, February 6 from 6:30pm - 8:00pm at the library!

Saturday, January 25th, 2020
Cassina

5 tickets available last minute for the Linda Ronstandt movie at the @tinshed theatre Patagonia tonight

Anyone interested in coming to the Linda Ronstadt movie this evening that didnt get tickets?
I have 4 available. Let me know asap and Ill save them for you.

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

The PRT is excited to host its first Recycling Forum in Patagonia on Jan 25 at 10:30 am at the Patagonia Public Library. Come join us to learn about the current state of recycling in the county, ... See more

Saturday, January 18th, 2020
Survey for U of A Journalism Students closes Monday!

Survey for U of A Journalism Students closes Monday! It will take 5 minutes of your time to complete the survey. https://mailchi.mp/4e5283cfbcd7/survey-for-u-of-a-journalism-students-closes-monday

Friday, January 17th, 2020

The Friends of Sonoita Creek and the Town Marshals office are hosting a presentation from an expert on living with predators at Cady Hall Saturday Jan 18 from 2-4 pm.

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

PRT January Mid-Month Update - exclusive news from the PRT through the month! https://mailchi.mp/e2e18d4fefee/prt-january-midmonth-2020

Saturday, January 11th, 2020

Another event to add to your January calendar!

4 p.m. on January 13 at the Patagonia Library, 346 Duquesne Ave
ARIZONA LEGISLATURE: Right to Speak ("RTS") Training
RTS is a digital platform that ... See more

Monday, January 6th, 2020
Borderlands Restoration Network

Volunteering at Borderlands Restoration Network resumes!

Happy New Year 2020! We’re starting the week and year off right with resuming our weekly Monday seed lab volunteer mornings! Thanks to all our past, present, and future volunteers who help us clean ... See more

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

The PRT is thrilled to work with the University of Arizona Journalism Class on highlighting news in our community. For this project to be a success we need YOUR input. Spend 5 minutes and fill out ... See more

Thursday, January 2nd, 2020
Timeline Photos

Happy New Year! The PRT January 2020 issue is LIVE! - https://mailchi.mp/ebde86c8554e/prt-january-2020-issue-is-online-6416586

Saturday, December 21st, 2019
Timeline Photos

One Last Goal before 2020! Join the PRT Press Core and receive incentives for your monthly donation! https://mailchi.mp/56498b923646/we-did-it-6408890

Monday, December 16th, 2019
Timeline Photos

We Did it! - https://mailchi.mp/47303e146ec9/we-did-it
Check out PRT's Mid month update - with exciting news about our Newsmatch Fundraising Campaign.

Sunday, December 15th, 2019

Dec 15, 3 p.m. (Sunday) A free concert, "The Angel, the Maiden and a Miracle Child: A Service for the Season of Advent" with the Santa Cruz Singers and Patagonia Community Church Choir at the ... See more

Thursday, December 12th, 2019
Patagonia Regional Times

Christmas celebrations Sonoita Fairgrounds. Dec 13, 5-8 pm. Santa will arrive at 6:30 pm.

Thursday, December 12th, 2019
Tucson Audubon's Paton Center for Hummingbirds

The Paton Centre just got bigger!

The Paton Center just grew, by 5 acres! After 4 years of ongoing work with The Nature Conservancy, Tucson Audubon Society now owns the Paton Creekside Cuckoo Corridor instead of just managing it for ... See more

Thursday, December 12th, 2019
Patagonia Public Schools

Congratulations to the middle School girls softball team @patagonia Patagonia Public Schools

Congratulations to our middle school softball championship winners! We are so proud of your hard work! Go Lady Lobos!

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
Peg

Author and book event in Patagonia Global Arts Gallery & Lillian's Closet on Dec 12

Come to Global Arts Gallery, Patagonia, AZ., December 12, 2 PM. Celebrate with Peg Bowden as she reads from her own desert Christmas story, "A Stranger At My Door." Refreshments, music, books for ... See more

Monday, December 9th, 2019
Patagonia Public Schools

Great performance! The Missoula children's theatre will be at Elgin elementary school on Dec 14@ 6 pm.

A huge thank you to the Missoula Children's' Theater and our Patagonia students for putting on an amazing performance of The Emperor's New Clothes.

Saturday, December 7th, 2019
Patagonia Public Schools

Missoula children's theatre performs at Patagonia Public Schools Saturday at 5 and Dec 14 @6 pm at Elgin elementary

The Emperor’s new clothes performance today at 1:00 pm in the cafeteria and tomorrow at 5:00 pm
These you g actors have been working hard and would love your support! Break a leg young thespians!

Friday, December 6th, 2019

The PRT is saddened to announce that one of its founders, Donna Reibslager, died on Dec 5th. She was instrumental in the formation of the PRT and was particularly involved in the layout and graphics ... See more

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
Patagonia Lake State Park

Anymore rainbow pictures to share with us?

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
Patagonia Public Schools

PRT had an amazing time celebrating the young b people in our community

The PRT’s 10th anniversary celebration. They held an essay contest for middle and high school kids.
Nicholas Botz won first place.
Arriana Ochoa won second place.
Chesed Chap and Nicholas ... See more

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
Elgin School

Look at the winning and participating photos and more pictures from the PRT party!

https://patagoniaregionaltimes.org/prt-photo-contest-2019/

https://patagoniaregionaltimes.org/prt-celebration-2019/

Recently the Patagonia Regional Times sponsored an essay and photo contest for local middle and high school students. The Patagonia Creative Arts Center and Borderlands Restoration collaborated on ... See more

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
Patagonia Creative Arts Association/Tin Shed Theater

Voices for young authors at Patagonia Creative Arts Patagonia Creative Arts Association/Tin Shed TheaterPatagonia Creative Arts Association/Tin Shed TheaterPatagonia Creative Arts Association/Tin ... See more

Our Voice for Young Authors field day (minus the field) was a success.
In case you didnt know VYA is a literacy through the arts program that PCAA and the Patagonia Library have been offering the ... See more

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
Timeline Photos

PRT Dec Issue is LIVE & #GivingNewsDay - The PRT has a local donor, Virginia Treherne-Thomas who has pledged $2000 along with Newsmatch. All donations will be TRIPLE matched starting today!
- ... See more

Sunday, December 1st, 2019

Christmas celebrations Sonoita Fairgrounds. Dec 13, 5-8 pm. Santa will arrive at 6:30 pm.

Saturday, November 30th, 2019
Zach

The weather has cleared up and local artists are out and about! The PRT has its party today at 2 pm too

Come on out to the Patagonia art walk and get some locally made gifts!

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

A capture of Sonoita Creek in Patagonia today - share more with us if you have pictures from today. You can message us or email them to prtasted@gmail.com

Thursday, November 28th, 2019

From National Weather Service Tucson:
"Widespread valley rain and mountain snow is expected tonight into Friday with the bulk of the precipitation expected between midnight and noon Friday. Strong ... See more

Thursday, November 28th, 2019
Ways to help rebuild local journalism - CNN Video

On this holiday take a minute to reflect on the importance of local journalism in your community. PRT plays this role exclusively for the Eastern Santa Cruz community and is growing and flourishing ... See more

"It's very important for everyone to understand that there's a real crisis in local journalism," Jennifer Preston says. The solution involves increased community support, through subscriptions and ... See more

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
Creative Spirit Artists Gallery

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Join us for a reception for Dan Rehurek on Friday November 22, 2019 from 4-6pm, in the gallery. Dan works mainly in wood and metal, creating beautiful and useful items for the home.

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
Swimming Pool at Risk – Patagonia Regional Times

The PRT is reporting through the month on its "Late Breaking News" Blog. Did you see the update on the Patagonia Swimming Pool?

At the Patagonia High School and Elementary School Board meetings a ... See more

AuthorpatagoniaregionaltimesNovember 15, 2019November 15, 2019No Comment Nov 13, 2019 At the Patagonia High School and Elementary School Board meetings a non-action item discussing the future of the ... See more

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Message from National Weather Service in Tucson: A Flash Flood Watch will go into effect at 11AM Tuesday 11/19th, & expire at 11PM, Wednesday 11/20th. The first round of rain is expected to arrive ... See more

Sunday, November 17th, 2019
AZNPS Santa Cruz Chapter

Look what you missed! This 3 mile stroll on the trail below the Patagonia Lake dam was organized by Borderlands Restoration, Friends of Sonoita Creek and Santa Cruz chapter of the AZ Native Plant ... See more

Friday, November 15th, 2019
Timeline Photos

PRT Nov Mid Month Newsletter - https://mailchi.mp/3525be66aacf/prt-nov-mid-month-newsletter
Are you signed up for the PRT newsletters? Find out the latest news straight to your inbox. This newsletter ... See more

Thursday, November 14th, 2019
Patagonia Public Schools

PUHS chess team had a fantastic weekend in Tempe at the Chess State Team Championship. We won 8 out of 35 total games, and we beat Yuma Catholic. Congratulations!

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
Patagonia Public Schools

Students, Parents and Guardians.
Please take a moment to review this message from your district. Effective today cell phones are NO longer allowed to be used during the school day. If the student ... See more

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
Photos from Patagonia Regional Times's post

Local renowned artist who lives in Patagonia, Paula Wittner, presented her work in Tucson on Nov. 8, 2019 at Studio One: A Space for Art and Activism. The show was titled "El Arte de la Frontera", an ... See more