THE LOCAL NEWS OF THE MADISON VALLEY, RUBY VALLEY AND SURROUNDING AREAS

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This, Our Valley

We did not all come over on the same ship, but we were all in the same boat.  – Bernard M. Baruch

 

It is something of an oxymoron to confess that while I have been retired about a year now, my wife and I haven’t really taken time off to enjoy a vacation.

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The word “change” often seems to be the word most used to portray modern life.  These days, one either adapts to change or gets consumed by it.  However, some things, especially as they apply to human relations, never change.  Today, I was reminded of that fact as I drove past the local school and noticed several young students grappling outside

Cowboy Poetry

The trailer door was latched down tight. Three horses were inside.  Each one of us was ready.  We were anxious for a ride.

But then I heard my cell phone ring.  ‘Twas Harley down the road.  “I heard we’ve got a ride today.  I’m saddled up to load.”

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Every summer, it’s the same scenario: an appalling number of tourists come out on the losing side of physical altercations with animals in Yellowstone National Park.  Such incidents are almost as predictable as Old Faithful’s geyser eruptions.  Even some small wild critters can be intimidating.  After all, a wee, perpetually angry, weasel is ful

COMMODITY INSITE

With the Independence Day, July 4th at hand it seems appropriate to put on hold talk about the Big Four: stocks, bonds, currencies and commodities. Instead, this week I would like to suggest a handful of movies to watch before or after any planned picnic or fireworks to watch.

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