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Annual Junior Olympics competition


The Nogales Lions Club hosted its Annual Junior Olympics in April 2011. The event was organized through the Nogales Lions Club with the assistance of the Nogales High School and participating local elementary schools. Dina Sanchez, chairperson for the event and member of the club, has organized and lead the event to success for several years. The club takes the ... Read More »

Overwhelming Support at Kid’s Farmers Market Ribbon Cutting


At 3:03 p.m. on April 13th, a flood of students came pouring out of Wade Carpenter Middle School to where the buses awaited. At this moment Arthur Espinoza, Executive Director of the Nogales Community Food Bank, Mayor Arturo Garino, Congressman Raul Grijalva, W.C. Principle Mrs. Montiel and two of the schools students together all holding a pair of pruning shears ... Read More »

Event Helps Families, Young Kids Learn!

Dr. Aaliyah Samuel, Director for the FTF Santa Cruz Regional Council

CONTRIBUTED Families with kids birth to 5 years old are invited to play and learn together at the First Things First Celebrates the Young Child event on April 21. Research shows that most of a child’s brain develops before they are 5 years old. Kids with quality early childhood experiences do better in school, have better relationships with classmates and ... Read More »

The Turtle Bay Café

Staff at the Turtle Bay Café which is part of the Living Center.

It’s lunch hour and people are starting to get hungry for something delicious and affordable, the recently opened Turtle Bay Café is an alternative most locals have yet to discover. Located just north of Walgreens in Nogales, at 2069 N. Grande Ave., the café is open from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. The eatery features daily specials ... Read More »


Girl Scout troops of Santa Cruz County

The Girl Scout troops of Santa Cruz County celebrated World Thinking Day 2012 on February 25, 2012 at Desert Shadows Middle School. World Thinking Day gives the girl scouts a chance to celebrate international friendships and remind them that the Girl Scouts is a global community. Read More »

IME Becas


The Consulate General of Mexico in Nogales, Arizona held a breakfast on March 21st at 9:30 a.m. for members of the Local Committee of IME Becas to meet with the 11 students from Cochise College that were awarded scholarships from this program. What is IME Becas? In 2005 the Government of Mexico announced the launch of the IME Becas Program, ... Read More »

Nogales Community Food Bank Kid’s Farmers Market at AJ Mitchell


As the date of the official ribbon cutting of the Nogales Community Food Bank’s Kid’s Farmers Market gets closer and closer, the program continues to grow both in size and noteriety. The program started off with a trial run at the Boys and Girls club, which turned out to be a great success. About a month later they moved on ... Read More »

Comprehensive pediatric & dental care now available in Rio Rico


You can find the Mariposa Community Health Center’s Rio Rico clinic at the Rio Rico Center on Circulo Mercado just east of the post office. At the attractively designed new clinic, you’ll receive a very warm welcome in a beautiful atmosphere by the pleasant and friendly staff, who are there to provide you with excellent adult, pediatric and dental care. ... Read More »

‘Pay It Forward’ community unites to raise funds

Donations for Alvaro Barnett

Villa’s Market and El Zarape Restaurant came together on Saturday, February 6th to help raise money to benefit the Alvaro Barnett family. Alvaro Barnett lost his battle with cancer. An account to help the family with expenses has been set up at Wells Fargo # 6454192060 under “Donations for Alvaro Barnett”. Villa’s Market and El Zarape held a carne asada ... Read More »

Cycle 4 Peace event


On May 12, 2012, the first Nogales Cycle 4 Peace event will be held. The bicycle event will be broken up into a 60, 41 and 10-mile stretches starting at 7 a.m. The event is being supported by numerous safety departments and personnel and will have various rest areas for the participants. The cycling will begin at the City of ... Read More »

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