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Fantastic, again

Kaye Kohler, left, serves a child salad at Rappahannock Night at Camp Fantastic Tuesday in Front Royal. Kohler was among scores of local volunteers — Rappahannock Lions, sheriff’s deputies, Sperryville Fire volunteers and many others — who participate in the…
Family outing

  The black bear sightings are piling up this summer. Washington artist Ruthie Windsor-Mann took this quick iPhone shot of a mama bear and her three cubs along the Rush River not far from her Tiger Valley Road home last…
Misty mountain morning

Morning mist shrouds the mountain skyline, but not the classic fence line, just after sunrise last week near the intersection of Sperryville Pike and F.T. Valley Road in Sperryville.
Dog day afternoon

Ruth Anna Stolk’s tenant Charlotte Lorick captured this moment recently, as Stolk’s hound paused to admire another beautiful end-of-the-day light show in Huntly.
Apple packer

The photographer says this 300-pound frequent visitor to Gid Brown Hollow likes golden and red delicious apples, and doesn’t appear open to discussing his diet choices.
Bear days

From informal reports of neighbors and friends, it seems black bears are in greater evidence this summer than in recent seasons.
Off the map in Sperryville

At Reynolds Memorial Baptist Church in Sperryville last week, "Journey Off the Map” was the title of Vacation Bible School (VBS), and that included a mission to Africa for the students.
Hail fellows, well taught

The dozen fellows participating in this year’s Piedmont Environmental Council Fellowship Program toured the Jones Nature Preserve property near Washington earlier this month.
A Bear to lead the Lions

Former Rappahannock supervisor Bob Anderson, left, a 40-year member of the Lions Club, officially swears in Yogi Bear as the 2015-16 president of the Rappahannock Lions Club.
Supreme Court: Inn session

This footnote to history just in from The Inn at Little Washington: Shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its marriage-equality decision, three of the "Supremes" had no dissents about dinner at The Inn.