Wasting disease prompts extreme measures

April 26, 2015

With fawn season approach quickly for whitetail deer, the conversation of deer population management might have a different tone with the slowly expanding threat of chronic wasting disease.

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Constructive solutions

Shenandoah County Schools Superintendent Jeremy Raley stands inside the hallway surrounded by students at Sandy Hook Elementary School during a school tour that was open for members of the School Board and Board of Supervisors on Friday.  Rich Cooley/Daily
Shenandoah County Schools Superintendent Jeremy Raley stands inside the hallway surrounded by students at Sandy Hook Elementary School during a school tour that was open for members of the School Board and Board of Supervisors on Friday.  Rich Cooley/Daily

April 24, 2015

STRASBURG — There’s a common refrain heard in the halls of Shenandoah County Public Schools, where creative space making could be its own class.

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Prep scores: 4-25

April 25, 2015

Saturday’s results
Boys track and field
Apple Blossom Invitational
at James Wood
Team scores: 1. Handley 59, 2. Millbrook 58,

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April 24, 2015

Woodstock Mayor Jeremy McCleary signed a proclamation during an informal ceremony on April 24 honoring the 10th anniversary of Woodstock

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Let the fun begin

Kevin King, left, of Alexandria, and  Samantha Givans, right, of Arlington,  taste wine outside of the old Frederick County Courthouse on the Loudoun Street Mall during the United Bank Bloomin Wine Fest that started Friday afternoon. The Wine Fest continues today from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with live entertainment throughout the day to kick off the start of the 88th Apple Blossom Festival, which runs through next weekend.   Rich Cooley/Daily
Kevin King, left, of Alexandria, and  Samantha Givans, right, of Arlington,  taste wine outside of the old Frederick County Courthouse on the Loudoun Street Mall during the United Bank Bloomin Wine Fest that started Friday afternoon. The Wine Fest continues today from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with live entertainment throughout the day to kick off the start of the 88th Apple Blossom Festival, which runs through next weekend.   Rich Cooley/Daily

April 24, 2015

The United Bank Bloomin Wine Fest kicked off the 88th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival on Friday afternoon in Old Town Winchester. The Wine Fest continues today from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with live entertainment throughout the day. Many more events will be held over the next week during the annual celebration. Rich Cooley/Daily

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Opinion

Commentary: New program brings youth together

Rick Jeffrey
Rick Jeffrey

April 26, 2015

In my 20-plus years in Special Olympics I still, on occasion, make the same mistake. I miss the boat. I underestimate the abilities either cognitive or physical of our Special Olympics athletes; athletes with intellectual disabilities. But by continually making this mistake, I, in essence, pretty much make them like everyone else; just another person; available to be judged and limited by what we see or what we think we see.

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