Posted inObituaries

Cody Giesselman, 1991 – 2022

Cody was taken from us suddenly in a traffic accident on April 13, 2022. He is survived by his parents Karen and Carl Giesselman of Scottsdale, Arizona, his brother Carl Giesselman Jr. and longtime girlfriend Monahsetah Blake.  Cody graduated from Fountain Hills High School in 2010. His need for adventure led him to join the US […]

Posted inLocal News

Recycling Returns to Sonoita Landfill

After a two-year hiatus, recycling returned to the Sonoita landfill on February 3, according to Jerry Montoya who oversees Santa Cruz County’s landfill operations.  Montoya emphasized that recycling this time around will eliminate the problem of trash contaminating the recyclables. The new operation will use receptacles designed to make it difficult for inappropriate materials to fit […]

Posted inCommunity

Century-old Grave Gets TLC

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. A new coat of white paint […]