Author: Dottie Farrar. Reprinted by permission of the Patagonia Regional Times. Wearing a big old cowboy hat, jeans and boots, Craig Johnson, Wyoming-based author of the popular long-running “Longmire” mystery series, charmed and awed fans who came to meet him […]

The Day ‘Longmire’ Creator Craig Johnson Came to Town


Author: Angela Gervasi. Reprinted by permission of Nogales International. Photos by Angela Gervasi. When Barbara Christianson embarks on a road trip, she looks for one souvenir in particular: honey. That search, according to Christianson, can give way to a world […]

‘The Meading Room’ experiments with age-old drink


Reprinted by permission of the Patagonia Regional Times, Marion Vendituoli The Town of Patagonia and the Sky Islands Tourism Association have teamed up with the Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (SCVHA) to create and install a 4’ x 3’ sign […]

A Sign of the Times – Thanks to the SCVHA




Author: Pat McNamara. Reprinted by permission of the Patagonia Regional Times. It’s the 30th anniversary of the opening of Global Arts Gallery in Patagonia and owner Adrienne Halpert sat before her large inventory of colorful items from all over the […]

The Global Arts Galley – “It’s Her Store-y”


Author: Addie Ibarra. Reprinted by permission of the Tucson Foodie. Imagine this: rolling, grass-covered hills, cooler temps, picturesque Arizona landscapes, and all in all, a perfect bifurcation of cowboys and winos. Regardless of whether you’re an oenophile, a Sunday sommelier, […]

Best Spots to Sip Wine in Sonoita and Elgin



Kelly Bostock

In this case, we’re talking about the WINEpresses! Why? Because the Sky Islands’ very own Kelly Bostock, a self-described “all-around wine worker” at the family-owned Dos Cabezas Wineworks in Sonoita has just been named as the Rocky Mountain regional representative […]

Stop The Presses. We’ve Got News.




Written by Robert Gay and reprinted by permission of the Patagonia Regional Times The various trails in and around Patagonia have been given some love recently by several organizations, often aided by residents. Here’s a look at what’s been happening […]

Step by Step – News on Hiking around Patagonia


Written by Dave Brown. Reprinted by permission of the Patagonia Regional Times. When I moved to Patagonia 16 years ago from Calgary, Alberta, I took full advantage of the world-class bird hunting found in the area. I was at a […]

Fly Fishing for Bass in the Sky Islands


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Reprinted by permission of the Arizona Office of Tourism Spend time outdoors, then sample the local cuisine and arts scene in this small town south of Tucson. Set your sights on birds. Patagonia sits along a prime avian migratory path […]

AZ Office of Tourism – Profiles Patagonia



Reprinted by permission of Aaron Mrotek, The Nature Conservancy… The Geoffrey Platts Loop Trail is OPEN! On October 15, 2022, local volunteers worked together to clear and re-open the Geoffrey Platts Loop Trail for public use. Volunteers worked to brush […]

The Geoffrey Platts & Cemetery Trails are open



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