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Bob Rodriguez

Snowfall can bring out the flakes

Being a native of Southern California’s San Diego, my experience with snow was extremely limited except for driving to higher elevations such as Palomar Mountain and the Cleveland National Forest during winter. Otherwise, I was pretty much a snowflake until […]

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Nature is a place of restoration

  [caption id="attachment_7662" align="alignright" width="228"] Christy Fleming[/caption] When was the last time you took the time to really look at the bark on a cottonwood

Bret Savage

Guest Column: The spirit of the gym is alive

[caption id="attachment_7646" align="alignright" width="231"] Bret Savage[/caption] For the last 25 years I have had a fascination with gymnasiums. I’m pretty sure that alone doesn’t qualify me as a

Christy Fleming
Notes from Bighorn Canyon

Walking a mile, or three, in their footsteps

  [caption id="attachment_7418" align="alignright" width="228"] Christy Fleming
Notes from Bighorn Canyon[/caption] Before Christmas I made my monthly trip to Fort Smith to check on things

David Peck

A year of progress

  [caption id="attachment_1634" align="alignright" width="179"] David Peck[/caption] This is the issue where we sum up the year gone by with our annual year in review

David Peck

Thankfulness a matter of perspective

[caption id="attachment_1634" align="alignright" width="179"] David Peck[/caption] There’s a current trend on the social media site Facebook where folks make a list of things for which they

N0731960

I love it, but I can’t stand it!

Alfred Lord Tennyson once wrote, “It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” This applies to relationships and

Newspapers

Guest editorial: Newspapers alive and well, and that’s a good thing

Liz Cheney was wrong on both counts when she said, “Newspapers are dying, and that’s not a bad thing.” Cheney made the pronouncement in Jackson after the newspaper in

David Peck

Disturbed by what I saw

I thought I was open-minded. Raised by my open and well-educated mother and father, and having traveled fairly widely and having known a lot of different kinds of

Bob Rodriguez

Stumbling on our planned trip

by Bob Rodriquez [caption id="attachment_6617" align="alignright" width="208"] Bob Rodriguez[/caption] We had an experience of a different sort last week. Word was that our son in SW Oregon would wed