The Sahuarita Times

News and Updates

Rancho Sahuarita is a dynamic community – one where things are constantly growing, changing, and moving. These changes are important to our residents, and we want them to continue to play a vital part in all that makes our community so great. This is the place where you can find information regarding news and updates that affect the community, whether it is local and related only to Rancho Sahuarita, or if it involves the community or the Town of Sahuarita in an even bigger way. Take a look at all we’ve been up to.


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    Rancho Sahuarita Selected as Project of the Decade

    Master-planned community Rancho Sahuarita has been selected as the inaugural recipient of Metropolitan Pima Alliance’s Project of the Decade award. The community, now home to 17,000 residents, was founded in 2002 by developer Bob Sharpe in Sahuarita, Ariz.

    The Project of the Decade award was created this year as part of the ten-year anniversary of MPA’s Common Ground Awards Ceremony. The Co...


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    Rural/Metro Fire Department Holds Grand Opening

    Residents of Rancho Sahuarita gathered in large numbers on Saturday, September 13th to celebrate the grand opening of a second fire station in the community. Rural/Metro Fire Department, the subscription-based fire protection provider for the area, opened Station 82 in the master-planned community's northernmost region. The company previously opened Station 79 in the Sahuarita Town Center last yea...


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    “Sahuarita Friendlies” Attracts 4000 to Sahuarita

    Four thousand parents and young athletes visited Sahuarita last weekend to play in the third annual Sahuarita Friendlies soccer scrimmages.

    The Sahuarita Friendlies are a series of pre-season scrimmages that all teams and clubs from the Pima County Junior Soccer League (PCJSL) are invited to attend. The Friendlies are organized by the Southern Arizona Soccer Club (SASC), Sahuarita’s only area...


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    Sahuarita Times: Q&A with School Board Member David Eves

    David Eves is a Sahuarita resident and parent of four children educated in Sahuarita Unified School District. His eldest graduated in 2012, and his three younger children are in kindergarten, 3rd and 9th grades. David was elected to the SUSD School Board in 2010 and is running for re-election in November. 

    David is president of the Rancho Sahuarita Construction Company, where he oversees const...


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    Rural/Metro Fire Station 82 to Hold Grand Opening

    Rural/Metro Fire Department, the exclusive provider of fire protection for the Rancho Sahuarita Community, has announced the Grand Opening of its newest station, Station 82. The new facility is located in the northern portion of the community, and will serve residents of that area. On Saturday, September 13th, the Captains and crew of the local team plan to hold a Grand Opening Celebration for res...