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Paving the road through recovery

The Living Center recently held its grand opening celebration at its new location in Nogales.

Every community has members who suffer from substance abuse and mental health issues. Those afflicted with these problems enter a perpetual cycle of obstacles they need to overcome in order to recover. This daunting road to recovery is an almost impossible task to attain which prompted Rick Ploski and Anthony Alberta to offer solutions and support systems that would aid ... Read More »

Making Connections Conference


Cenpatico held its Making Connections Conference this past July 29, 2011 in Nogales. The conference coordinated by Adriana Romero of Cenpatico centered our childhood development. The conference began early Friday morning with a warm welcoming. The conference continued with instructor Darcy Dixon, University of Arizona, with topics of early brain development and childhood experiences. Hands on activities helped illustrate brain ... Read More »

Santa Cruz County One Stop holds law enforcement empowerment seminar


As the successful summer work program comes to a conclusion, the SCC One Stop held a seminar to encourage young adults to learn about and/or pursue careers as peace officers in our local law enforcement agencies. Speakers included local officers, attorneys and staff who spoke about the importance of education, dedication, and hard work to reach the goals of our ... Read More »

Nogales Lions Club receives donations


The Nogales Lions Club held its weekly Luncheon meeting this past July 26, 2011. The club spoke about its many programs and projects for the coming 2011 year. In attendance at the local meeting was members from the Green Valley and La Canoa Lions Club. Every year the Nogales Lions Club receives donations and much needed help from the neighboring ... Read More »

2nd Back to School Blitz


Greater community participation in the 2nd Back to School Blitz for Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District #35 which took place at Rio Rico High School this past Saturday, July 23, 2011. Read More »

Teacher of the Year


The Santa Cruz County Superintendents Office in partnership with the Nogales Rotary Club is preparing to host its annual Teacher of the Year Awards and Ceremony. With teacher nominees from around the county, SCC Superintendent Alfredo Velasquez and the Nogales Rotary Club is in charge of overseeing and coordinating every last detail of pulling off, once again, an amazing ceremony ... Read More »

Rio Rico Chamber of Commerce


Rio Rico Chamber of Commerce makes donation to the Santa Cruz Boys and Girls Club and the Rio Rico Little League. Rio Rico Chamber of Commerce 1279 C West Frontage Rd. Rio Rico, AZ 85648 (520)377-9336 Read More »

4th of July Celebration

4th of July Celebration

4th of July Celebration at Nogales, Arizona. Read More »

Nogales Rotary Club installs new President and board of directors

Out coming president Patricia Wallace congratulates Jorge L. Leon as the new Rotary President.

The Nogales Rotary Club held an installation and awards banquet this past June 23, 2011 for its incoming new president Jorge L. Leon. The out coming President Patricia Wallace had greeting and introductions with recognitions awards for the 2010 rotary year. The Rotarian of the year award was also presented at the ceremony which was awarded to Arnold Quijada. The ... Read More »

Small town of Patagonia: The Iron Horse and Its Hoofed and Silver Loads

The Patagonia Railroad Depot was the center of the small rip-roaring mining town in its hey day and now serves as its municipal court. Inset, railroad remains in the old town of Patagonia.

The small town of Patagonia which main street is State Highway 82 is a fountain of historical wealth.  An international birding destination with the adjacent Nature Conservancy’s Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve, Patagonia’s population of 900 hosts traditional and eclectic diversity.  A village Mecca for painters, sculptors and escapees from big city corporate life in recent decades, Patagonia has long been the ... Read More »

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