Category: September 2014

What is the Robson Ranch Sunshine Committee?

Robson Ranch Sunshine Committee “Neighbors helping Neighbors,” that’s our motto, and that’s what we do. For the past six years “The Sunshine Committee” has been helping our neighbors in times of post hospitalization and bereavement with meals, visits, phone calls, cards, transportation, errands and support. Our committee has grown to 48 members supporting our growing…

The governors of Arizona – A look back

During this upcoming election year, we are faced with the task of choosing our new governor. As we look forward to the future changes, we also look back at previous Arizona governors and what they did while in office. George W.P. Hunt: 1912-1917, 1917-1919, 1923-1929, 1931-1933 Started the Colorado River rights movement Supported organized labor,…

This fall enjoy fishing and hunting in Arizona

Courtesy of VisitArizona.com Diverse wildlife and varied habitats make Arizona an extraordinary destination for hunters and anglers of all types—from fly-fishing aficionados to avid elk hunters. Fishing in Arizona Head out to any of the state’s lakes, streams, creeks and even some urban areas for a fishing trip to remember. A few of our favorite…

Conservation Corner – September 2014

Pauline Lee, Robson Resident According to some estimates, 30 percent of the water used indoors by an average household is due to toilet flushes. To reduce this waste, as a part of the National Energy Policy Act, a 1994 federal law required new toilet water tanks to use a maximum of 1.6 gallons per flush,…

Veterans’ Voice – September 2014

Art Sloane The Defense Health Agency, relying on medical laboratory experts and existing authority to conduct medical “demonstrations,” will restore TRICARE coverage this month for up to 40 genetic tests used in patient care. Many of these laboratory-developed tests—also called molecular pathology tests—are viewed as medically necessary. But TRICARE had stopped reimbursing for more than…

Movie under the stars

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and snacks and enjoy a Movie Under the Stars! Date: September 20, 2014 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Jones “Little League” Park, 421 East First Street. For additional information contact the Parks & Recreation Department at  520-466-7351.

Old West fun, new Arizona flavor

Courtesy of VisitArizona.com Replete with natural wonders, history and culture, southern Arizona is a romantic region of stately saguaros, scenic preserves and exciting destinations. From Tucson, the area’s thriving metropolis, to Wild West towns, rugged adventure areas and rolling vineyards, the cities of southern Arizona are as interesting as they are diverse. Tour a Spanish Colonial…

Wild water sports and rugged rivers

Bottling the Colorado River. Mountain of red sandstone and thin water ripples

Courtesy of VisitArizona.com Don’t forget your swimsuit when you visit western Arizona where the cool, blue Colorado River and the placid waters of many lakes and reservoirs combine to create the perfect climate for fun in the sun. As you trace the mighty Colorado’s path from the Hoover Dam to Mexico, you’ll fall in love…

The Wine Life

The Blessed Rhone Andrew McCreery There are several places in this world that just seem to be special. Everyone has their own list of magical places. For me one of those areas is the Rhone River of France, especially the southern region. So many elements of history, culture, geography and of course wine intersect with…

Hydrate Your Way to More Energy

(Family Features) Americans thirsting for more energy can refresh their hydration habits by thinking outside the water glass. Some foods — including flavorful, water-rich produce like watermelon — can help hydrate the body as well. “Sliced, cubed or blended, or even simply juiced, watermelon is a delicious way to increase fluid intake and boost energy,”…