Money puzzles and lawmakers

So ask each of your legislators and candidates: Will you pledge to reject that kind of campaign cash from now on, or fight to make public financing a major issue? Can you at least decline donations from the state-regulated utilities, Dominion Energy and Appalachian Power? […]

Letters to the Editor

Precursors of the destruction

Pausing to reflect a bit on what our Rappahannock County might look like in 20, 25, 30 years . . . various paths seem to open up for those living here. Given the Rappahannock News’ coverage of some local events lately, I wonder about the future here, and therein lies a cautionary tale in my opinion. […]

Letters to the Editor

Eye on November

I truly appreciate that you opened your doors and homes to me. I look forward to being the representative you contact by phone or email and sit down with face-to-face, not just someone you hear about every four years. […]

Letters to the Editor

Sincere thank you

Thanks to Ann Spieker, Jonathan Bankston and other members, whose names I do not know, of the Washington Volunteer Rescue Squad for providing me with extraordinary care during my recent visits to the hospital. […]

The Rapp

The Rapp for August 10

The stars (moon, sun and celluloid) are all aligning in the county this month; Shenandoah Park readies for the long-awaited 2017 solar eclipse; “Virginia Is For Film Lovers” features Mary’s Rock Tunnel; and an acclaimed landscape photographer hosts a public program this Saturday. […]

Meetings and Notices

Meetings and notices

The Board of Supervisors meets for a special session on Friday, Aug. 11, at 11 a.m. at the Rappahannock County Courthouse. Agenda includes: Authorization for county attorney to hire a law firm for defense of an appeal. […]