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.

Rancho Sahuarita also uses Southern Arizona’s Community Newspaper, The Sahuarita Times, to keep residents informed and up-to-date on issues that impact the community. This newspaper covers the areas of Sahuarita, Green Valley, and Southern Arizona.

Founded in 1999 and published monthly, the Sahuarita Times is dedicated to enlightening and informing Southern Arizona about the positive impact people and events are making in our communities, schools, major issues, and residents’ lives. In addition to News and Updates, you can also find the online versions of current Sahuarita Times issues here.

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    Sahuarita Sun: They’re spreading kindness at SHS

    Sahuarita High School is celebrating Be Kind Week, a celebration of goodwill and kindness. Here’s what they’re up to…

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    Pick A Berry Serves Up Smiles

    Since opening in September of last year, Pick A Berry Yogurt (“PAB”) as seen incredible success. By providing residents delicious frozen desserts and treats, the staff of the family-owned establishment has secured its place in the hearts of families all across Sahuarita.

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    Showing Support of Autism Awareness Month

    Each April, the nation celebrates Autism Awareness Month. The official kick off begins on World Autism Awareness Day, on April 2nd of each year. Rancho Sahuarita, in collaboration with ‘Light It Up Blue’…

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    Sahuarita Times: Rancho Sahuarita Leads Industry Toward Healthy Living

    In recent years, trends in the real estate industry have indicated the increasing popularity of healthy communities, with particular emphasis on communities with wellness programs and options that are readily accessible to all residents…

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    “Story Time for Tots” a Major Draw for Families

    The team at Rancho Sahuarita has recently introduced a brand new activity for families, called Story Time for Tots. This activity, which is perfect for children 3 years of age and older…

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    Green Valley News: Sahuarita ice cream business is taking off

    What began in Sahuarita as a plan to peddle ice cream at neighborhood movie nights has expanded to specialty stores, restaurants and resorts statewide with projections to reach beyond Arizona soon.

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    Health and Wellness Day Appeals to All!

    Rancho Sahuarita’s Health and Wellness Day 2014 was a big success! Activities included multiple classes and programs for residents of all ages, a full vendor area, CPR demonstrations and information, and the first ever Farmers’ Market at the Rancho Sahuarita Clubhouse!

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    Sahuarita Times: Sahuarita Poised for Growth and Development

    On Wednesday, February 5th, over 250 people attended the “Sahuarita State of the Town”, hosted by the Metropolitan Pima Alliance and the Green Valley/Sahuarita Chamber of Commerce…

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    Green Valley News: Rodeo Roundup 2014

    It was a spectacular sunny day on Feb. 22 when Rancho Sahuarita residents celebrated their Western heritage at the Rodeo Round-up held on the lawn area outside the Clubhouse. The fabulous, fun event featured a petting zoo…

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    Arizona Sonora News Service: Hard Work and Humility Pays Off for Young Pitcher

    Hard work and dedication have paid off for this local Sahuarita High School athlete….

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    Arizona Daily Star: STEM conference geared toward middle school girls

    A conference designed to encourage middle school girls to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math, will be held in Sahuarita next month.

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    Health and Wellness Day 2014

    Join us for the second annual Health and Wellness Day! On Saturday, March 1st, from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm, residents can enjoy a day which will include free classes…

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    Sahuarita Times: New Dermatology Office Opens in Sahuarita

    A new dermatology office has opened in Sahuarita. In response to increased demand and a commitment to the community, Dr. Scott Sheftel and his team opened the new office of HealthySkin Dermatology…

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    Arizona Daily Star: Sahuarita SciTech Festival puts careers front and center

    Hundreds of students milled about the Sahuarita Middle School gym Thursday, learning about mining, insects, the layers in a strand of hair and hybrid car engines.

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    Rancho Sahuarita SUSD Student Gets Special Surprise

    A Rancho Sahuarita Homecoming Surprise: Last week, Rancho Sahuarita Primary School 3rd grader, Alyssa Kramer, was surprised by her dad, TSgt. Willie Kramer, as he returned how after a five month deployment to Afghanistan. Check out this great video!  

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    KVOA.com: Carondelet patient undergoes brain surgery, wakes just in time for son’s birth

    “TUCSON- It was just a few weeks before Christmas when Kenneth Williams started having severe headaches…

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    Honor Flight Reception Held at Rancho Resort Clubhouse

    On Thursday, December 19th, a very special group of individuals came together in the Ballroom of the Rancho Resort Clubhouse. This group was comprised of World War II veterans, each of whom had the opportunity to attend their ‘Honor Flight’ to Washington, D.C.

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    Sahuarita Times: SPD Commander Selected for Special Honor

    Sahuarita Police Commander, Kaleb Allred, has been selected to attend the FBI National Academy. This is a prestigious leadership academy that is offered four times a year and is located in Quantico, Virginia.

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    Arizona Daily Star: Sahuarita Teacher Stunned by $25,000 Award

    When Christopher Laughland walked into the Walden Grove High School gym with his students Wednesday, he thought they were going to attend a special assembly to celebrate the school’s academic progress…

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    Rancho Sahuarita Health and Wellness: New Additions for 2014

    From the many residents who enjoy the Clubhouse gym or walking paths each day, to the community members who enjoy the wide variety of classes and clubs available to them, the focus on Health and Wellness in the Rancho Sahuarita community is vibrant and strong.

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    Sahuarita Times: Promoting and Fostering Excellence

    Sahuarita Unified School District (“SUSD”) continues to excel and stand out amongst the competition, paving its way to the future through great partnerships, new programs and innovations, and outstanding performance in academics and stewardship to the community…

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    Winter Festival & Holiday Parade Event Starts Local Tradition

    The Winter Festival & Holiday Parade event, held Saturday, December 14th, was the first of its kind in the Town of Sahuarita. Thanks to the hard work and dedication of various community partners, including Carondelet Health Network, Rural/Metro Fire Department…

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    Sahuarita Times: SPD Engages Community Around Safety

    In 1997, the Sahuarita Police Department began operations with one Police Chief, one Sergeant, and four Police Officers with the mission to maintain a safe community for the newly formed town.

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    Sahuarita Times: SPS Teacher a Top 5 Finalist for Arizona Teacher of the Year

    Ms. Dayna Burke, 1st grade teacher at Sahuarita Primary School, was recently honored as one of the five “Ambassador for Excellence” finalists up for the prestigious Arizona Teacher of the Year Award.

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    Holiday Events in Rancho Sahuarita

    Each year in Rancho Sahuarita, the Holiday season is busy with a variety of exciting events perfect for the whole family to enjoy. 2013 will be no exception.