Washington Column

Washington column for August 17

Plenty is happening in September, like a Second Friday series talk by former White House National Coordinator for Security, Richard A. Clarke; the Rappahannock Historical Society annual meeting; and the Retired Teachers Association meets, followed by a tour of the Jones farm. […]


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? […]

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. […]