Tag: Sahuarita


  • Sahuarita Town Development Threatens Gonzalez Family Heritage

    Sahuarita Town Development Threatens Gonzalez Family Heritage

    Irene Gonzalez’s ranch, nestled along a rugged dirt road in the desert south of Sahuarita Road, holds a deep historical significance. Family legend traces its roots back to soldiers stationed at Fort Lowell in the late 1800s. Over the years, her family has nurtured the land, establishing a way of life intertwined with the landscape…

  • David Hopper’s Toastmasters Journey Transforms Sahuarita Community

    David Hopper’s Toastmasters Journey Transforms Sahuarita Community

    David Hopper’s journey from self-described “nervous nobody” to confident speaker reflects the transformative power of Toastmasters International. Embracing Leadership and Growth Hopper’s immersion in Toastmasters began with the encouragement to join a club at his workplace, underlining the organization’s emphasis on leadership development. His competitive nature led him to fully engage with Toastmasters, completing paths…

  • Sahuarita Woman’s Murder Case: Legal Battles, Allegations, and Support

    Sahuarita Woman’s Murder Case: Legal Battles, Allegations, and Support

    Tyesha Wayne, a 41-year-old Sahuarita woman, is facing a prolonged legal battle after being accused of shooting her boyfriend, Daniel Walker, seven times in their shared home’s garage in Madera Highlands last August. The charges against Wayne include first-degree murder and disorderly conduct. Allegations of Misrepresentation During Indictment Defense attorney Dawn Priestman raised concerns about…

  • Sahuarita Residents Oppose Vulcan Asphalt Plant at Council Meeting

    Sahuarita Residents Oppose Vulcan Asphalt Plant at Council Meeting

    A significant number of residents gathered at the Sahuarita Town Council meeting on Monday night to voice their strong opposition to the hot-mix asphalt plant proposed by Vulcan Materials Company north of Quail Creek. The attendees, consisting of various community members, expressed concerns about the potential negative impacts of the proposed plant. Allegations of Misinformation…

  • Sahuarita High School Teams Shine in Local School Engagements

    Sahuarita High School Teams Shine in Local School Engagements

    The Sahuarita High School Mustang wrestling teams showcased their prowess at the Salpointe Diego Gadea Invitational, with the boys’ team securing the championship and the girls finishing third. Boys’ Individual Achievements Girls’ Individual Achievements The boys’ team continued their success at home, winning all three matches on Jan. 17 and maintaining an impressive 26-0 record…

  • Sahuarita High School Culinary Students Shine at SAVOR Festival

    Sahuarita High School Culinary Students Shine at SAVOR Festival

    Sahuarita High School’s culinary students showcased their creativity and culinary skills at the SAVOR Southern Arizona Food & Wine Festival, held in Tucson. The event, part of Sahuarita’s CTE program, provided these high schoolers with a unique hands-on learning experience. Culinary Creations Unveiled Under the guidance of Chef Ester Flannigan, the SHS program made its…

  • Sahuarita Resident Barbara Cottos Showcases 1969 Shelby GT500 Mustang

    Sahuarita Resident Barbara Cottos Showcases 1969 Shelby GT500 Mustang

    Barbara Cottos, a Sahuarita resident and secretary of the Santa Cruz Valley Car Nuts, treasures her iconic red 1969 Shelby GT500 Mustang, a family heirloom since its debut. Instead of entertaining offers to sell, Cottos takes pride in the rich history and sentimental value attached to her beloved car. A Family Legacy Cottos inherited the…

  • Sahuarita Hot-Mix Asphalt Plant Study: Low Emission Impact Assured

    Sahuarita Hot-Mix Asphalt Plant Study: Low Emission Impact Assured

    A comprehensive analysis of potential impacts on air quality resulting from the proposed hot-mix asphalt plant in Sahuarita has indicated that the site is unlikely to generate emissions that violate federal standards. The town of Sahuarita, in its pursuit of transparency, requested the Vulcan Materials Company to conduct this study as part of the application…

  • Annual Massing of Colors: Sahuarita JROTC Honors Service Members

    Annual Massing of Colors: Sahuarita JROTC Honors Service Members

    Every year, the Santa Cruz Valley Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars collaborates with the Sahuarita High School NJROTC and Rio Rico High School JROTC programs to organize the Massing of the Colors and Service of Remembrance at the SUSD Auditorium. Honoring the United States: Flags on Stage During this event, cadets…