Magazine
An Exploration of Text June 25th, 2018 by Lori Tobias

Sarah Bean White is a lifelong lover of books. She loves to read them, talk about them, explore them and ponder them. She has taken her passion to another level: turning literature in to new art. “I buy old used...


Don’t Ruin the Moment June 25th, 2018 by David LaBelle

I remember the first time one of my young sons used a foul word to describe a natural body function. He waited for his mother’s sharp response and was surprised when she repeated the word again and again, loudly, and...


Up a Creek Without A Boat June 25th, 2018 by Curtis Condon

Back in the day, they didn’t have a name for paddling a log or slab of wood down the creek. Kids just did it. Today, they call it paddleboarding. Standup paddleboarding is the fastest-growing outdoor activity in the U.S., according...


A Voice for the Voiceless June 25th, 2018 by David LaBelle

Grandma Aggie has spent her life fighting for those unable to fight for themselves An unfiltered sun beats down on 93-year-old Agnes Baker Pilgrim, who sits in her wheelchair near horse stalls at the Albuquerque, New Mexico, fairgrounds waiting for...


A Color Debate May 25th, 2018 by David LaBelle

People often ask if I shoot in color or black and white. Actually, I do both. When I began my newspaper career, except on rare occasions, we shot and reproduced photographs exclusively in black and white.That changed as advertisers demanded...


Answering the Call May 25th, 2018 by Denise Porter

Search and rescue volunteers provide critical emergency response On a given day, Russ Patton can be working as a project engineer for Klickitat PUD in Goldendale, Washington, or he could be called out to help rescue a stranded hiker on...


Mad About Dad May 25th, 2018 by Brandon Pomrenke

We asked readers to share photos that show what fatherhood means to them. Here are the results.          ...


From Sun Worshipper to Sun Tamer May 25th, 2018 by Curtis Condon

Sunlight produces warmth, life, fuel and a sense of well- being. However, like fire and water—two other forces of great good—sunlight can be harmful if used carelessly. Most people are aware that too much exposure to the sun’s harmful ultraviolet...


Powering the Community April 25th, 2018 by Victoria Hampton

Electric utility jobs fuel local economies and the nation Electric utilities offer much more to their communities than instant gratification at the flip of a switch. Aside from supplying the lifeblood of our nation—electricity—the industry provides an asset crucial to...


Fishing for Lifelong Memories April 25th, 2018 by Curtis Condon

Most people have vivid memories of their first fishing trip. I remember mine, even its first moments: up before dawn, a cold truck cab, and the acrid smell of a struck match and a lit Camel filling the cab as...