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JUNE OSN HITS THE STREETS

The JUNE 2020 issue of the Orange Street News has hit the streets! This issue is — once again– a special CORONAVIRUS Issue with coverage from both local and national … Continue reading

May 27, 2020 · 1 Comment

COME ON IN! PATAGONIA RESTAURANTS NOW HAVE INDOOR SEATING

By Hilde Kate Lysiak May 14, 2020 Patagonia restaurants are asking hungry residents to come in and take a seat. After the coronavirus caused eateries around the community to shut … Continue reading

May 14, 2020 · 2 Comments

HAVE YOU SEEN “JOEE”? REWARD OFFERED FOR MISSING DOG

By Hilde Kate Lysiak May 14, 2020 A dog is missing near the Patagonia lake and the family is asking for the public’s help. Joee went missing at 7am in … Continue reading

May 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

PATAGONIA PREPS FOR REOPENING

By Hilde Kate Lysiak March 8, 2020 Businesses in Patagonia are gearing up for a grand reopening after the coronavirus shut down. “We will be opening back up on May … Continue reading

May 8, 2020 · 3 Comments

OSN Top Stories of the Month APRIL

Here are the OSN Top Stories of the month for APRIL 2020~ 1 BREAKING: OSN Has Learned That Linda Tripp, Whose Recordings Used in Clinton Impeachment, Near Death 2. EDITORIAL: OSN DEMANDS … Continue reading

May 1, 2020 · Leave a comment

EXCLUSIVE: POLICE CALLED ON TOWN MANAGER AFTER LOCAL BIZ OWNER CLAIMS THREAT – VIDEO

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 4/16/2020 A local business owner banned the Town Manager of Patagonia from his restaurant after claiming his biz was threatened by the official during a dispute … Continue reading

April 16, 2020 · 5 Comments

AZ Health Depart: 1-5 Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus in Patagonia

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 4/13/2020 There are between 1-5 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Patagonia’s 85624 zip code, according to data published on Sunday by the Arizona Department of … Continue reading

April 13, 2020 · 2 Comments

OSN MAY 2020 Print Edition Hits the Streets!

The May 2020 issue of the Orange Street News has hit the streets! This issue is a special CORONAVIRUS Issue with coverage from both local and national angles Order through … Continue reading

April 11, 2020 · 4 Comments

Coronavirus in Patagonia? Silence By Health Officials Leads to Rumors

By Hilde Kate Lysiak  April 9th, 2020 The refusal by local health officials to reveal if there are any confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Patagonia has led to rumors … Continue reading

April 9, 2020 · 3 Comments

LOCAL GROCERS SEE BIZ BOOM DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

By Hilde Kate Lysiak April 7, 2020 The coronavirus is causing the small grocers of Patagonia to see an increase in business — and appreciation. Instead of traveling to heavy … Continue reading

April 7, 2020 · 1 Comment

Pic and Rope: Free Fresh Produce Being Handed out in Patagonia

Residents practice social distancing as they wait in line at the town center for fresh produce. Everyone working the stand is wearing masks and gloves.

April 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

UPDATE! OSN LIVE Interview with Quarantined Resident of Turin, Italy MORE GOOD NEWS! — SEE THE VIDEO

LIVE INTERVIEW with resident Silvia Raiteri from Turin, Italy about the ongoing crisis and what it means to America.

April 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

OSN APRIL 2020 Print Edition Hits the Streets!

The April 2020 issue of the Orange Street News has hit the streets! This issue is a special CORONAVIRUS Issue with coverage from both local and national angles Order through … Continue reading

April 1, 2020 · 1 Comment

OSN Top Stories of the Month MARCH

Here are the OSN Top Stories of the month for March 2020~ 1 BIG FOOT SPOTTED IN PATAGONIA? 2. Patagonia Restaurant Closing For Two Weeks – Donating All Food to Local … Continue reading

April 1, 2020 · Leave a comment

Local Coffee Shop Shuts Doors – Claims Can’t Ensure Customer Safety.

By Hilde Kate Lysiak March 31, 2020 The Gathering Grounds says that the number of out of towners coming through the door have led them to shut down the popular … Continue reading

March 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

STAY AT HOME ORDER IN PLACE FOR ARIZONA TO BATTLE THE CORONAVIRUS

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 3/31/2020 Arizona has issued a stay at home order until at least April 30th, 2020. The stay at home order, requires Arizona citizens to only leave … Continue reading

March 31, 2020 · Leave a comment

Arizona Schools Shut Down for the Rest of the Year

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 3/29/2020 Gov. Doug Ducey has announced that Arizona schools will be closed for the rest of the year due to the coronavirus. Ducey released in a … Continue reading

March 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

OSN LIVE Interview with Quarantined Resident of Turin, Italy SAYS GOOD NEWS! — SEE THE VIDEO

LIVE INTERVIEW with resident Silvia Raiteri from Turin, Italy about the ongoing crisis and what it meant to America.

March 29, 2020 · 13 Comments

PATAGONIA POST OFFICE TAKES EXTRA MEASURES AMID CORONAVIRUS

By Hilde Kate Lysiak The post office is taking extra precautions due to the coronavirus. The post office at 100 N Taylor Ave, Patagonia, is making sure that it is … Continue reading

March 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

PICK UP YOUR COPY OF THE OSN CORONAVIRUS SPECIAL EDITION FREE AT THESE LOCAL PATAGONIA BUSINESSES

The Orange Street News Special Eight Page Coronavirus Edition has been distributed around Patagonia — Go to these great local businesses to pick up your free copy! Gathering Grounds, The … Continue reading

March 26, 2020 · Leave a comment

OFFICIAL: TRUMP’S GOAL TO REOPEN BUSINESSES BY EASTER MIGHT BE TOO EARLY FOR PATAGONIA

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 3/26/20 President Trump’s plan to start re-opening businesses by Easter might not be ideal for Patagonia, according to town officials. The Orange Street News talked to … Continue reading

March 26, 2020 · 3 Comments

Patagonia Restaurants Still Cooking – Asking Public For Continued Support

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 3/24/2020 Restaurants in Patagonia may not be able to seat customers, but are still open and in need of support. The OSN went to local eateries … Continue reading

March 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

Patagonia Health Expert: Unless Severe Respiratory Problems, Residents with Symptoms Should "Stay Home, Drink Plenty of Fluids" READ FULL INTERVIEW

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 3/23/2020 The Orange Street News spoke with Patagonia Health Center Nurse Practitioner Timothy Penniston about a range of issues including the testing process, symptoms to look … Continue reading

March 23, 2020 · 1 Comment

OSN Interview with Quarentined Resident of Turin, Italy After Deadliest Day Yet — SEE THE VIDEO

LIVE INTERVIEW with resident Silvia Raiteri from Turin, Italy about the ongoing crisis and what it meant to America.

March 22, 2020 · 4 Comments

CANCELLED CHURCH SERVICE TO BE HELD OVER AIRWAVES

By Hilde Kate Lysiak March 21, 2020 A local church is hosting its Sunday service over the radio to try to stop spreading the coronavirus. After the town of Patagonia … Continue reading

March 21, 2020 · 1 Comment

PATAGONIA SCHOOLS CANCELED UNTIL APRIL 10TH

By Hilde Kate Lysiak March 20, 2020 Gov. Doug Ducey and Superintendent Kathy Hoffman announced that Arizona public schools will be delayed until April 10th to try to stop the … Continue reading

March 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

Patagonia Church Suspends Service – Hopes to Open in Time for Easter Sunday

By Hilde Kate Lysiak March 20, 2020 A local church has suspended its meetings because of the coronavirus. After the town of Patagonia was announced to be in a state … Continue reading

March 20, 2020 · 1 Comment

OSN RELEASES SPECIAL EDITION CORONAVIRUS ISSUE

The Orange Street News has decided to release a special edition full eight page issue of coverage of the coronavirus. The OSN covers it from multiple angles, covering the local … Continue reading

March 19, 2020 · 1 Comment

Are YOU a Senior Citizen in Need of Supplies? Don’t Go Out! CONTACT OSN!

Earlier this morning Patagonia declared a state of emergency. While there have been no confirmed cases of coronavirus as of this morning — now is the time to protect those … Continue reading

March 19, 2020 · 1 Comment

BREAKING: PATAGONIA IN STATE OF EMERGENCY!

By Hilde Kate Lysiak March 19, 2020 A State of Emergency has been declared for Patagonia. Businesses have not been forced to close, but are asked to take precautions. “It … Continue reading

March 19, 2020 · 2 Comments

Toilet Paper Shortage Causes Local Business to Shut Down

By Hilde Kate Lysiak March 18, 2020 A business is closing temporarily because no toilet paper is available. Patagonia Health and Fitness, on 316 Naugle Ave, says they were forced … Continue reading

March 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Patagonia Restaurant Closing For Two Weeks – Donating All Food to Local Seniors

By Hilde Kate Lysiak March 18, 2020 A Patagonia restaurant is making the best out of a bad situation. James and Alexis Banks, the owners of Crown B Taqueria has … Continue reading

March 18, 2020 · 2 Comments

Patagonia Biz’s Hurting – Coffee Shop “Can’t shut down” – Other Restaurants Remain Open Despite Outbreak

By Hilde Kate Lysiak  3/18/20 Patagonia’s most popular coffee shop and restaurant is determined to keep the lights on as long as possible along with several other local restaurants –despite … Continue reading

March 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Patagonia Business Prepare for Shut Down – Say Could be Devastating

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 3/17/20 Patagonia businesses are preparing for a shut down amid concerns over coronavirus that some say could cripple local business. Ten states, including California, New York, … Continue reading

March 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

GOVERNOR ORDERS PATAGONIA SCHOOLS OFF UNTIL THE 27

By Hilde Kate Lysiak Gov. Doug Ducey announced earlier today that all Arizona schools will closed through March 27 starting Monday. “The safest place for children during this time is … Continue reading

March 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

PATAGONIA HEALTH CLINIC STILL WAITING FOR CORONAVIRUS TEST KITS

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 3/14/20 The Patagonia Health Center is still waiting for test kits. “We haven’t gotten them yet,” Health Center employee Fernando Latin told the Orange Street News … Continue reading

March 14, 2020 · 1 Comment

Patagonia School Preparing Students in the Case of Suspended Classes Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 3/13/20 Patagonia High School is considering extending Spring Break an extra week among other measures in response to the Coronavirus threat that has been sweeping the … Continue reading

March 13, 2020 · 1 Comment

BIG FOOT SPOTTED IN PATAGONIA?

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 3/11/20 A local man believes the legendary big foot might be on the lose in Patagonia — and claims to have seen the beast with his … Continue reading

March 11, 2020 · 3 Comments

Health Expert: Coronavirus Coming to Patagonia

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 3/10/20 It is only a matter of time before Coronavirus hits Patagonia, according to a local medical professional. Timothy Penniston, a nurse practitioner at the Patagonia … Continue reading

March 10, 2020 · 4 Comments

“Feminist Rendition” of Catcher in the Rye to be Performed at Tin Shed

FULL DISCLOSURE: OSN PUBLISHER HILDE LYSIAK WILL BE PERFORMING IN THE SHOW AND IS FRIENDS WITH THE SHOW’S WRITER/DIRECTOR By Hilde Kate Lysiak 3/5/20 A “feminist rendition” of the classic … Continue reading

March 5, 2020 · 1 Comment

OSN February 2020 Print Edition Hits the Streets!

The FEBRUARY 2020 issue of the Orange Street News has hit the streets! This issue’s front page features an exclusive interview with a Patagonia Pastor who had to make a … Continue reading

February 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

OSN Top Stories of the Month JANUARY

Here are the OSN Top Stories of the month for January 2020~ 1 New Taco Restaurant Opening in Patagonia A Labor of Love 2. EXCLUSIVE “New Information” Delays Van Nest Case, Plea … Continue reading

February 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

Patagonia Pastor sides with LGBTQ on Gay Marriage Issue that Could Split United Methodist Church

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 2/8/20 Disagreements over gay marriage in the United Methodist church, could lead to the church splitting in two– forcing some residents in Patagonia, including the Pastor, … Continue reading

February 9, 2020 · 3 Comments

EXCLUSIVE “New Information” Delays Van Nest Case, Plea Moved to April 10

New Information” including “videos” and “pictures” has bumped back the change of plea hearing for the Patagonia man charged with attempted murder. Charles Van Nest’s attorney Michael Storie told the … Continue reading

February 7, 2020 · 1 Comment

EXCLUSIVE Van Nest to Change Plea

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 2/4/20 The local man who earlier this year plead guilty to the charge of attempted murder will soon be changing his plea, according to documents obtained … Continue reading

February 4, 2020 · 3 Comments

New Taco Restaurant Opening in Patagonia A Labor of Love

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 01/02/20 A new restaurant opening in Patagonia hopes to bring the community together. Taqueria will open it doors mid-January at 328 Naugle Ave, according to owners … Continue reading

January 2, 2020 · 2 Comments

EXCLUSIVE Van Nest Pleads “Not Guilty”

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 12/11/19 The man who allegedly stabbed a Patagonia woman plead “not guilty” to all charges at a hearing on Monday. Charles Van Nest, the man who … Continue reading

December 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

EXCLUSIVE Patagonia Stabbing Suspect Arraignment Rescheduled Due to”Conflict of Interest”

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 12/04/19 The judge in the Patagonia stabbing suspect’s hearing has reassigned the case and the hearing has been delayed due to a conflict of interest, the … Continue reading

December 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

EXCLUSIVE Man Abandons Car, Swims To Safety, After Failed Attempt to Drive Through Patagonia Wash SEE THE PICTURES!

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 12/1/19 A Tucson man visiting Patagonia for the holidays has much to be thankful for after nearly escaping with his life following a failed attempt to … Continue reading

December 1, 2019 · 1 Comment

EXCLUSIVE Patagonia Man Who Allegedly Stabbed a Woman Waives Right to Preliminary Hearing

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 11/21/19 The Patagonia man who allegedly stabbed his ex-girlfriend has passed up his right to a preliminary hearing on 11/20/19. Charles Van Nest, the Patagonia man … Continue reading

November 21, 2019 · 1 Comment

OSN Top Stories of the Month OCTOBER

Here are the OSN Top Stories of the month for October 2019~ 1 EDITORIAL: The People Of Patagonia Deserve Better 2. EXCLUSIVE Witness: Suspect “Happy” and “Drinking Beer” Hours Before Stabbing … Continue reading

November 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Nov Print Issue OSN Hits the Streets!

The NOVEMBER 2019 issue of the Orange Street News has hit the streets! This issue is full of the OSN’s EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE on the horrific stabbing in Patagonia! For a … Continue reading

November 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

EXCLUSIVE: Alleged Patagonia Stabber Used “ICE PICK” — SEE DOCUMENTS

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 10/15/2019 The Patagonia stabbing suspect used an ice pick in an attempt to kill his victim, according to new court documents obtained by the OSN. In … Continue reading

October 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

EXCLUSIVE: Patagonia Stabbing Suspect Admitted Kidnapping GF By Gun Point, Released After Serving One Year in Jail SEE THE DOCUMENTS

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 10/10/2019 EXCLUSIVE: The OSN has learned that Patagonia stabbing suspect Charles Van Nest had kidnapped a woman at gun point twenty years ago — only to … Continue reading

October 10, 2019 · 7 Comments

BREAKING: CHARLES VAN NEST ARRESTED

The manhunt is over. Marshal Joseph Patterson confirmed to the OSN that the suspect Charles Van Nest is in custody. The police swarmed trailer court house number 295 off of … Continue reading

October 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

EXCLUSIVE Witness: Suspect “Happy” and “Drinking Beer” Hours Before Stabbing — New Documents Obtained by OSN Show Potential Marshal Conflict

By Hilde Kate Lysiak  October 9, 2019   Four days after a violent suspect fled from law enforcement new details have emerged about both the suspect and a potential conflict of … Continue reading

October 9, 2019 · 1 Comment

EDITORIAL: The People Of Patagonia Deserve Better

By Hilde Kate LysiakOctober 8, 2019 Justice is not being served in Patagonia, Arizona. On Friday night a terrible crime happened. A local woman was stabbed several times in the … Continue reading

October 8, 2019 · 14 Comments

EXCLUSIVE: STABBING SUSPECT STILL ON LOOSE, PATAGONIA ON EDGE — SCHOOL INCREASES SECURITY

By Hilde Kate Lysiak Three days after allegedly stabbing a local woman in the neck several times suspect Charles Van Nest is still on the loose — and the community … Continue reading

October 7, 2019 · 9 Comments

MANHUNT: HAVE YOU SEEN THIS MAN? STABBING SUSPECT ON THE LOOSE

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 10/5/2019 A picture of stabbing suspect Charles Van Nest was released by the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s office to Nogales International as more details have emerged … Continue reading

October 6, 2019 · 4 Comments

OSN SHORT STORY: WALKING ON SIDEWALKS

By Hilde Kate Lysiak I don’t know where I am. I mean I know where I am, but I don’t know where I am. As I walked down the street … Continue reading

October 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

BREAKING EXCLUSIVE: MANHUNT IN PATAGONIA SUSPECT STILL ON THE LOOSE POLICE DRAW GUNS ON THIRD AVE YOUTH CENTER ON LOCK DOWN

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 10/5/2019 A manhunt is underway for the suspect who allegedly stabbed a Patagonia woman several times in the neck last night. The Orange Street News has … Continue reading

October 6, 2019 · 2 Comments

UPDATE BREAKING EXCLUSIVE: PATAGONIA WOMAN STABBED “SEVERAL” TIMES IN CRITICAL CONDITION – SUSPECT STILL ON THE LOOSE

BREAKING EXCLUSIVE MUST CREDIT ORANGE STREET NEWS By Hilde Kate Lysiak  10/5/19 A local woman is in critical condition after being stabbed “several” times in the neck last night near … Continue reading

October 5, 2019 · 1 Comment

BREAKING EXCLUSIVE: STABBING IN PATAGONIA

BREAKING EXCLUSIVE MUST CREDIT ORANGE STREET NEWS By Hilde Kate Lysiak  10/5/19 A stabbing happened last night near Third Avenue in Patagonia, Arizona, the OSN has confirmed. A heavy police … Continue reading

October 5, 2019 · 3 Comments

OSN Top Stories of the MONTH AUGUST

Here are the OSN Top Stories of the month for August 2019~ 1 OSN EDITORIAL Thanks, But No Thanks Bernie 2.FACES OF PATAGONIA: Paula Wittner 3. EXCLUSIVE: MICHELLE OBAMA TELLS OSN “ZERO … Continue reading

September 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

FACES OF PATAGONIA: Paula Wittner

This is the first story out of a new OSN series “FACES OF PATAGONIA” which hopes to bring to life profiles of every day residents of one small town in … Continue reading

August 18, 2019 · 7 Comments

OSN Top Stories of the Month

Here are the OSN Top Stories of the month for May 2019~ OSN EDITORIAL: To The Class of 2019 2. Selinsgrove Man Busted for Allegedly Making and Dealing Marijuana 3. Woman Allegedly … Continue reading

June 2, 2019 · 1 Comment

UPDATE! Authorities: Shot Mountain Lion Posed “Immediate Threat”

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 5/17/2019 The Patagonia mountain lion shot and killed by authorities earlier this afternoon posed an “Immediate threat” to the community, according to the Arizona Game and … Continue reading

May 17, 2019 · 1 Comment

BREAKING EXCLUSIVE: Patagonia Mountain Lion Shot Dead!

NOTE THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS STORY OSN IS ON THE SCENE By Hilde Kate Lysiak 5/17/2019 The Patagonia Mountain lion was shot dead minutes after a resident called law … Continue reading

May 17, 2019 · 8 Comments

EXCLUSIVE! OSN EDITOR COMES FACE TO FACE WITH PATAGONIA MOUNTAIN LION! SEE THE PICTURE!

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 5/17/2019 THE ORANGE STREET NEWS had a harrowing face to face encounter with the Patagonia Mountain Lion — and lived to tell the tale. The dramatic … Continue reading

May 17, 2019 · 4 Comments

Pic and Rope: Chupacabra?

This mystery corpse was discovered hanging on a post in Patagonia, Arizona. One local theorized it might be the mythical Chupacabra.

April 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Town of Patagonia Apologizes to OSN, will “Not Tolerate any Further Restrictions on Freedom of Speech.” SEE THE VIDEO

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 2/28/2019 The town of Patagonia has issued an apology for violating the First Amendment rights of the OSN and has pledged to not tolerate any further … Continue reading

February 28, 2019 · 19 Comments

EXCLUSIVE: LOCAL WOMAN FINDS MOUNTAIN LION LIVING UNDER HER HOUSE!

By Hilde Kate Lysiak February 23, 2019 A Patagonia woman was shocked to discover that she was sharing her house with a mountain lion. When Cindy Peterson woke up on … Continue reading

February 23, 2019 · 10 Comments

OSN March Issue Hits the Streets!

The March issue of the Orange Street News has hit the streets! A lot of great stories in this issue! An investigation at the border is the cover story. Inside, … Continue reading

February 23, 2019 · 12 Comments

Patagonia Marshal Theatens to Arrest OSN Publisher SEE THE VIDEO

By Hilde Kate Lysiak The OSN was working on a story in Patagonia, Arizona when a law enforcement officer threatened the reporter with arrest unless she stopped reporting the news. … Continue reading

February 18, 2019 · 175 Comments

WATCH THIS REPORTER JUMP OVER THE BORDER “WALL”!!! The Orange Street News Tests Border Security

The Orange Street News is in the border town of Harshaw, Arizona to put the security of our southern border to the test and talk to residents about what should … Continue reading

February 15, 2019 · 64 Comments

EXCLUSIVE PICTURE Mountain Lion Spotted?

By Hilde Kate Lysiak 2/14/19 NOTE: OSN PUBLISHER HILDE LYSIAK IS CURRENTLY REPORTING FROM PATAGONIA, ARIZONA A Mountain Lion was spotted at 477 Pennsylvania Avenue this morning at 7:55 am, … Continue reading

February 14, 2019 · 3 Comments

OSN SHORT STORY; WHEN JAVELINA’S LAUGH

Editor’s Note: I am still in Arizona so this issue of the OSN will be a short story. I hope you like it. By Hilde Kate Lysiak Sally sat on … Continue reading

March 26, 2018 · 9 Comments

MESSAGE FROM THE EDITOR

Apologies for the lack of posting. I’m living in Patagonia, Arizona for the month. Please check back  soon!

March 17, 2017 · 3 Comments

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