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Washington Youth Tour: A Historic Opportunity August 29th, 2014 by Pam Blair

“If one thing comes out of this meeting, it will be sending youngsters to the national capital where they can actually see what the flag stands for and represents.” —Lyndon Baines Johnson 1957 NRECA Annual Meeting   By Pam Blair...


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Seeing Beauty in the Commonplace August 29th, 2014 by Dave LaBelle

As a child, I loved going with my father to junkyards and the county dump. I would climb over the twisted metal bodies of crashed cars, foraging for treasures. I always found some little piece of something shiny that had...


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Strategies for Finding Big Bucks August 29th, 2014 by Curtis Condon

Every hunter in search of a big buck understands the importance of knowing where they live, avoiding crowds and quelling the urge to shoot the first buck they see. However, it takes more than that to find the big ones....


Asculpture of felted wool begins to take shape in the hands of fiber artist Miranda Rommel of Pedee, Oregon.
Fiber Friends August 29th, 2014 by Victoria Hampton

An Oregon artist breathes life into her felted wool creations By Victoria Hampton Miranda Rommel pulls a ball of wool from a bag and begins working it with a felting needle. Her hands exhibit years of practice as they work...


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2015 Ruralite Calendar Photos August 6th, 2014 by Duy Mai

Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Ruralite Calendar Photo Contest. Hover over the images for photo credit and...


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July and August Story & Photo of the Month August 4th, 2014 by Duy Mai

  Ruralite congratulates Jeanie Senior, winner of the July 2014 Story of the Month for her story titled “Working for the Farm.” *No photo was selected for photo of the month for July.   Ruralite loves to celebrate storytelling excellence. Stories...


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Take Aim at the Season Ahead July 30th, 2014 by Duy Mai

  Bow hunting season is just an arrow’s fly away in most parts of Ruralite country. That means it is not too soon to start scouting areas to hunt. It is also time to start preparing yourself and your equipment...


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Faces of Summer July 30th, 2014 by Duy Mai

         Buckin’ Bales After helping on the hay wagon all day, 3-year-old Henry wants to beat his “Uppa” in with the last bale. Photo submitted by grandfather Joe Wing of Union, Oregon. Pretty in Pink 6-year-old Hailey, left, and...


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Picturing Potential July 30th, 2014 by Dave LaBelle

Life is different the farther one gets from a busy interstate. Last year, while driving across the flat plains and rolling hills of Kansas—one of my favorite states—I pulled off the highway hoping to find traces of a slower past...


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Oldies But Goodies July 30th, 2014 by Dianna Troyer

The five Troubadours bring joy to those who grew up with songs from the ’50s and ’60s By Dianna Troyer Dressed in a purple shirt, white bowtie and dapper black hat, Mel Pfeifer shuffles, spins and shimmies around wheelchairs as...