Opinion Column

Rural soul

Rappahannock county boasts a view of the mountains, twisty curvy back roads, and an unyielding commitment to environmental protection. Unlike so many rural areas, our economic struggles are encased in beauty. […]

Environment/Conservation

An old land, forever young

In this respect, geology seems a lot like psychology: you seldom know what personal history lies at the heart of someone else. It could be as psychologically disruptive as tectonic plates colliding. […]

Opinion

It’s our county

The issues cannot just be swept under the rug. Behind closed door deals that benefit only some are not acceptable. The county’s challenges must be addressed with leadership and proven management techniques in clear view of the public. […]

Opinion Column

Looking at face values

War drums continue to beat within the Rappahannock News Comment columns, in-sync with leftist babble and tainted with disdain toward those who express viewpoints unlike their own. Unfortunately, some submit letters of protestation that appear to distort truth. […]

Nature

Of time and the river

For this was the bloody Rappahannock line that divided Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia and the multi-headed Army of the Potomac, the line that served to separate Richmond and Washington. In some senses it was an artificial line. […]

Opinion Column

Why I will vote for Donald Trump

The next president will be in a position to appoint Supreme Court justices who will protect and defend our Constitution or drastically savage it. If nothing else were on the line, this would be enough for me. The future of this country is far more important than some distracting locker room talk. […]