It Takes a Village

August 25, 2019

With the nearest hospital a plane ride away from their remote village just south of the Arctic Circle, the Iñupiaq people of Buckland, Alaska, rely on a unique health care model to meet the needs of their community.  

Snow machines and four-wheelers are the main yard art in Buckland, Alaska, mixed with animal skins and antlers. Racks of drying smelt are common in the spring. Throughout a long summer day, children freely roam unpaved streets on foot and on bike.

There are no yards.

The only businesses in Buckland, population 550, are the …

2020 Ruralite Calendar Photos

August 14, 2019

The 2020 Ruralite calendar photo contest was a doozy! With so many wonderful photos submitted, we had to make some hard choices. Enjoy the diversity of landscape, wildlife and color presented in this year’s calendar.

Weather the Storm

August 25, 2019

Prepare now to better cope with hazardous conditions Severe weather can happen any time in any part of the country, leaving …

Magnify What Matters

August 25, 2019

My first professional photo award came the month after I bought a 300mm lens. Although it was a slow manual …

Eat Your Veggies!

Root vegetables with a few special touches make it easy to meet your daily needs Spiced Maple Carrots About 10 medium carrots, sliced in half lengthwise 1/4 cup maple syrup 1 teaspoon ground ginger 3 tablespoons ghee, as needed …

Sandwiches With Style

A creative approach to sandwiches makes the possibilities endless for any meal Mozzarella Garden Club 2 ounces tomato sauce 2 ounces black olives, sliced 4 large slices fresh mozzarella 1 small Roma tomato, sliced 1 small handful baby arugula …

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