Wintry weather rolls back into area
December 2nd, 2014
On the heels of the season’s first snowstorm, some parts of the Northern Shenandoah Valley could see more winter weather this week. Rain and sleet should start to fall tonight, and then freezing rain on Tuesday.
New council focuses on hunger
November 25th, 2014
A new statewide council, Bridging the Nutritional Divide, has been created to battle hunger.
Officials pass water resolution
November 21st, 2014
FRONT ROYAL–The Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission passed a resolution Thursday evening to endorse adding a water supply and quality planning special assessment to its 2016 fiscal year budget.
Tea purrs for cozy forever home
November 20th, 2014
Tea is a 7- to 8-year tortoiseshell with one white whisker.
Salvation Army needs frozen turkeys
November 17th, 2014
The Salvation Army Winchester Corps needs 60 frozen turkeys for area families by Thursday to deliver in time for Thanksgiving. With only two donations so far, they have a long way to go in a short amount of time.
Kate is a stray with a penchant for play
October 15th, 2014
BERRYVILLE — Kate has the eyes, ears and jaw of a pit bull, but doesn’t seem to know it.
Pet of the Week: Energetic Dillon needs room to grow
September 10th, 2014
Dillon is a typical puppy. He enjoys playing with toys, walks well on a leash and loves attention.
Medicare CafÃ© to teach ABCs of retirement benefits
August 25th, 2014
The first in a series of morning “cafes” will educate area residents about Medicare benefits.
Sweet, skittish Snoopy looks for friendly family
August 4th, 2014
BERRYVILLE — Snoopy might have a famous name, but the 2-year-old Chihuahua mix wants anything other than fame or excitement.
Pet of the Week: Aunt Bee looks to retire in style
July 1st, 2014
BERRYVILLE — Aunt Bee was wearing nail polish on a cold March day when 13-year-old Cynthia Fairbanks found her in Clarke County.
Perfect fishing weather
June 13th, 2014
Hosea Arcos of Ashburn fishes under the Shenandoah River bridge at U.S. 50 in Clarke County recently. Sunny skies and low humidity are on tap this weekend — perfect weather for outdoor activities like fishing. Rich Cooley/Daily
Rescued screech owls part of wildlife center’s baby boom
June 3rd, 2014
BOYCE — Every summer the Blue Ridge Wildlife Center rescues baby screech owls. The latest rescues are younger than usual.
Pet of the Week: Isabella waits for right home
May 27th, 2014
BERRYVILLE — Isabella just became the longest active resident at the Clarke County Animal Shelter.
Pet of the Week: Young beagle looks for loving lap
April 21st, 2014
BERRYVILLE — Gremlin’s hunting career didn’t work out so well. Instead of chasing rabbits, he wanted to chase deer.
Numerous events set for Civil War Weekend
August 14th, 2013
Living history demonstrations, tours, lectures, book signings and a screening of “Gone with the Wind” are some of the Civil War-themed events held in Winchester, Frederick County and Clarke County this weekend as part of its “1863 in the Valley” program.
Soil and water district honors those who help conserve
November 8th, 2012
The work Northern Shenandoah Valley teachers, farmers and lawmakers are doing to make the land and water cleaner was recognized Thursday by the Lord Fairfax Soil & Water Conservation District.
Mom for Congress: A day on the campaign trail with Kristin Cabral
October 24th, 2012
It was around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday when a portion of the crowd at the Winchester Speedway turned ugly. The ugliness was directed toward Kristin Cabral, whose only apparent crime was running for Congress as a Democrat.
Holy Cross Abbey blesses natural cemetery and farm
October 17th, 2012
Wednesday’s weather lent itself perfectly to the consecration of the Cool Spring Natural Cemetery and blessing of the natural farm at Holy Cross Abbey in Berryville.
Shenandoah Valley Wine & Music Festival
October 14th, 2012
Mary Nalls of Nalls Farm Market in Berryville carves a scarecrow face in this 817-pound pumpkin during Shenandoah Valley Wine & Music Festival at Historic Long Branch in Millwood on Saturday. Linda Ash/Daily
Wine signs promote region
October 5th, 2012
The Shenandoah Valley American Viticultural Area will get its first sign promoting the region as a wine destination next week as part of a state promotion.