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Bret Savage

Guest Column: The spirit of the gym is alive

For the last 25 years I have had a fascination with gymnasiums. I’m pretty sure that alone doesn’t qualify me as a certified Gym-oligist, but I’m having fun piecing together why gyms are such an attraction to me and my […]

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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

Mary Jane Ontiveroz

My Heaven-scent Valentine’s gift

[caption id="attachment_6420" align="alignright" width="204"] Mary Jane Ontiveroz[/caption] Valentine’s Day evening as I prepared dinner for my sister’s family I realized that I’d forgotten a few important items. The time

Gary Noth

Camping trip adventures

It’s my favorite time of year, time to go camping and enjoy the beauty of nature. I am one of those people whose camping trips always turn into