The News hosts its monthly Fourth Estate Friday discussion at Sperryville Trading Cafe & Market Friday morning, Kid Pan Alley is featured in Julie Andrew's new Netflix series and more in this week's The Rapp.
The 1.43 million people who visited Shenandoah National Park in 2016 were the most recorded in 15 years — since 2001, when the nation’s capital was under terrorist attack.
This unsightly dump — 10 tires and other assorted garbage — is found next to the headwaters of the Thornton River, adjacent to the Pass Mountain Trail parking area on Route 211.
Jennifer Flynn has been named the new superintendent of Shenandoah National Park and Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park. Flynn, who has been Shenandoah’s deputy superintendent since 2009, succeeds Jim Northup.
"When the park took the land . . .” which implies that either Shenandoah National Park or the National Park Service took land for the park. This is an inaccuracy that seems to have a life of its own.
This month, the board’s actions eventually reflected what the citizens who stood up said they wanted — with the possible exception of those who stood mostly to tell the board that they were untrustworthy and/or headed for disaster.
Retiring Shenandoah National Park superintendent Jim Northup comes full circle in his 36-year national park adventure.
Asked what he considers to be the greatest threats to the future of Shenandoah National Park, retiring Superintendent Jim Northup points to his faded copy of the National Park Service Organic Act, establishing the National Park Service and the National…
Jim Northup, superintendent of Shenandoah National Park and Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park, has announced that he will retire Jan. 2 after a 36-year career with the National Park Service.
Shenandoah Park Superintendent Jim Northup announced this week that portions of Skyline Drive will be closed at night during hunting season. He stressed its importance in reducing illegal hunting activity within the park during Virginia’s hunting season outside the park.
In Rappahannock, where residents fiercely defend the county’s rural and scenic nature, who could possibly object to a trail connecting the county’s villages, schools and recreation area? But several attending the Oct. 19 planning commission meeting did.
Many languages were heard being spoken among the crowd at Pass Mountain Overlook in Shenandoah National Park last Saturday evening.
It’s Farm Tour weekend, plus a bluegrass benefit for Gary Jenkins Jr., Chester Gap VFD's open house, a Starry Nights Festival, Jane Dittmar at "the donkey barn," River District Artists' open house, a Kid Pan Alley concert and PEC’s photo…
The Rough Ride and the Bard this weekend, plus a Kid Pan show and a Q&A with Post Executive Editor Marty Baron following a screening of "Spotlight."
This Labor Day weekend, by most accounts, represented a significant, if temporary, population increase in Rappahannock County.
In checking her email inbox recently, Pam Owen found lots of news about birds, including finches that talk to their eggs, and about bold tadpoles and art exhibitions celebrating the National Park Service’s centennial, in this week’s Wild Ideas column.