Category: April 2022

League Championship

Ken Muhlbeier About one-third of the way through the Palm Creek B league season, the Robson Ranch Renegades were limping along with a 2-win and 4-loss record, and no one was talking about them as a contender for the league title. Coach Jim Innocenti says, “We continued to play selflessly despite our mediocre win-loss record…

Palm Sunday Service—”The Trial of Jesus”

Lisa Hunt On Palm Sunday, April 10, we have a unique experience for you. At Friendship Center church, we will host a play called “The Trial of Jesus,” which will be enacted by members of the church and Robson Ranch residents. Pastor Robert Kleinke published a book called “Why Did Jesus Die?” and a subsequent…

A Winning Partnership

Ken Muhlbeier About one-third of the way through the Palm Creek B league season, the Robson Ranch Renegades were limping along with a 2-win and 4-loss record, and no one was talking about them as a contender for the league title. Coach Jim Innocenti says, “We continued to play selflessly despite our mediocre win-loss record…

Robson Ranch Softball Profile: Lori Aitken

Ken Muhlbeier Lori Aitken got her first ball glove when she was 10 years old. “My dad loved playing catch with me in the backyard. He loved sports and had two daughters. He encouraged and helped my sister and me to learn to play all sports. I remember playing on blacktop playgrounds. Boy, did that…

Please Help Remove Stinknet

Young plant

Nancy Mumpton Stinknet is a fast-moving, invasive weed in Arizona. It has green “carrot like” leaves and rounded flowers. The leaves smell pungent. It can be allergenic. It emerges from November to April and starts flowering in February. Seed is easily spread by wind and traffic. It loves to sprout in the stones along the…

Paper Crafting Club Member Profile: Jaine Toth

Jaine especially enjoys making cards with unusual folds and shapes.

Jaine Toth “I don’t have a creative bone in my body.”—Jaine Toth’s plaint of her younger years. After attempts at sewing, knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, macramé—the typical handcrafts—and failing, Jaine figured she’d missed out on the arts gene. Eventually she caught the acting bug as well as the one for writing. Pleased to have these creative…

Vagabonds on the Road Again

Gene Bond, Wagonmaster After numerous rallies being canceled because of COVID, a group of Vagabonds headed out in their RVs in January 2022. On day one, Jan. 19, the members traveled to the La Paz County Campground located on the Colorado River north of the town of Parker. A total of 12 RVs arrived in…

Dance with Your Peeps at the Bunny Hop!

Mary Jo Albrecht Join the Robson Ranch Dance Club (RRDC) on Wednesday, April 6, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Hermosa Ballroom for a fun evening of music and dancing. The Robson Ranch Musicians will be playing a variety of music for your dancing pleasure. Bring your friends (peeps) and your dancing shoes. Let’s…

Robson Ranch RC Club Completes Facility Improvements

The wooden and wire fencing around the tracks help keep wayward trucks from crashing beyond the berm areas.

Bob Kehoe If you haven’t visited the Robson Ranch Radio Control Club’s facilities in the last few months, you will be amazed at all the improvements that have taken place, particularly the racetracks. The club facility includes two airfields, two dirt racetracks (banked oval and off-road course), shaded pit areas for flyers and drivers to…

Black and White to Gray with a Little Color

Nils Johnson Back by popular demand, the Fine Arts Guild held an acrylic painting class instructed by Nils Johnson. The class started with black and white color mixing to learn value, which in the art world is essentially how light or dark something is on a scale of white to black (with white being the…