A muddy good time

As the sun rose last Saturday, more than 1,800 people gathered in a field on Battle Mountain Road, awaiting the start of first-ever Rogue Runner, a six-mile obstacle course through the Rappahannock woods. It was a day of . . . teamwork. […]


The Rapp for Oct. 25

It’s Fourth (Estate) Friday (join our news staff for our monthly public meeting at 9 a.m. Friday at Tula’s Off Main in Washington), plus artists receptions and lectures on Fourth Friday (and Saturday) in Sperryville, “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen” and Mark Russell at the Theatre, and more. […]

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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Douglass: the clear choice

How fortunate Rappahannock County voters are to have a candidate as qualified to be our representative in Congress as John Douglass. Following a distinguished military career during which he rose to the rank of brigadier general […]

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Letter: Remembering our rivers

Thank you for your editorial reminder of our important Rappahannock River watershed [“Rivers run through us,” Oct. 18]. More than 700 miles of streams crisscross our rural landscape; there are about 576 ponds, totaling around […]

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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Rep. Hurt: some clarifications

In a recent editorial [“Congressman Clone?”, Sept. 27], your newspaper suggested that the 5th district’s Rep. Robert Hurt (R-Va.) has somehow changed his views on the importance of protecting our environment. Unfortunately, your editorial is […]

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Down Memory Lane

Down Memory Lane for Oct. 25 

Jan. 13, 1972 An automobile stolen on Jan. 4 was recovered Tuesday in Chillum, Md. The 1963 Chevrolet, owned by James Menefee of Washington, was parked in front of Washington Baptist church while Mr. Menefee was working […]

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Meetings and Notices

Meetings and Notices for Oct. 25

All new land use applications must be filed on or before Nov. 1. If you need more information please call the Rappahannock County Commissioner of the Revenue at 540-675-5370 (8:30 to 4:30 weekdays). The Artisans Market, […]