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Category - In the Area

What’s Happening With the Rocking K Ranch?

Drive down the Old Spanish Trail and you’ll see the Rocking K Ranch, nestled at the foot of the Rincon Mountains on the North side of the road. As it sits now, it’s a small housing...

OBSERVATIONS IN NATURE: Scorpions

  A neighbor called saying she had a scorpion in her garage. It was between 4½ and 5 inches from head to tail tip, but was ominously larger with its pincers extended. Her intruder...

A Sense of Community

During this past month’s chamber breakfast, a current resident and future chamber member shared these words with me, “We came (to Vail) for the schools and we stayed for the...

Corona Cares

Corona Cares – Next Board Meeting will be November 5th at 6 PM. Corona Cares October fundraiser yard sale was a success!  A big thank you to those who donated items and helped out. We...

OBSERVATIONS IN NATURE: Prairie Falcon

  With a whoosh, a puff of feathers was all that remained as the dove’s existence was stanched away in the talons of an aggressive, opportunistic hunter. The prairie falcon or...

Rainbow Bridge

A century ago, Anglos first heard about a magnificent natural bridge shaped like a rainbow and larger than the Capitol Dome.  In 1909, through serendipity, an archaeology Professor and a...

Andrada Seniors Volunteering for Charity

The Vail School District requires all seniors to complete either an internship or volunteer in the community.  Accordingly, some High School seniors from Andrada High School are working on...

Student Gardeners Growing Fun!

Teaching others how to garden in our challenging Sonoran desert climate is just one of the ways our group, Rita Gardens, is helping support gardening success in our community. We have...

Here Are The Best Times And Places To View Fall...

It may be September but most of the state still feels like summer. While we wait for those triple-digit days to dwindle into something significantly cooler, we can start making plans for...

Scouts Raise Funds for Hurricane Victims

Boy Scout Troop 770 held a car wash on September 2nd to raise money for the American Red Cross and the victims of the devastating Harvey Hurricane. Senior Patrol Leader Billy Howe said that...