Girls on the Run ready for 5K
November 13, 2015
WINCHESTER – Fourth grader Cassie Steward is more than ready for the Girls on the Run 5K today – she ran the 3.1-mile equivalent on Tuesday during her site’s final fundraising project and was still eager to run more.
New services available at Shenandoah Free Clinic
November 11, 2015
WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah Community Health Clinic in Woodstock has more new services due to recent grants, according to clinic Executive Director Pam Murphy.
Buster still has a lot of love to give
November 10, 2015
Buster, a 9-year-old heeler dog, is still full of life and is waiting for a new home.
Hands-on cultural learning a hit at The Gathering
October 30, 2015
After sitting and watching dancer demonstrations at The Gathering, kids jumped at the chance to join the circle to the steady tattoo of drums and chanting.
Campaign surpasses halfway point at meeting
October 30, 2015
WINCHESTER – United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley announced promising 2015 campaign fundraising figures thus far at its first public report meeting on Friday morning.
New accreditation ratings show testing gains
October 29, 2015
Area schools are better able to gauge their progress working toward regaining accreditation after the Virginia Department of Education created new ratings earlier this month.
Students explore careers at expo
October 20, 2015
Rather than just sitting and listening to a career day representative ramble on about a typical day at work, seventh graders from across the region were able to really sink their hands into activities fostered by local businesses at the first ever Worlds of Work Career Expo.
Film club gifts new titles to library
October 8, 2015
The Handley Regional Library will boast a much larger selection of independent films to browse after Winchester Film Club 3.0 presents the library with almost 200 titles at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.
Teepee constructed to welcome native cultures
October 8, 2015
BERRYVILLE – Those headed into Berryville for the upcoming harvest and cultural festival The Gathering will be greeted by a 24-foot tall teepee that organizers finished setting up this week at a corner of Clermont Farm.
Students meet a star in the STEM field
October 6, 2015
When children say they want to be an astronaut when they grow up, it’s not often they get the chance to learn about that particular path on career day. But students at Powhatan School in Clarke County learned about the future of stellar opportunities in STEM fields when retired astronaut Mark Kelly spoke at an assembly there on Tuesday afternoon.
Pet of the week: Foxy looking for a home on birthday
October 5, 2015
BERRYVILLE – The Clarke County Animal Shelter is looking to find a home for 3-to-4 year-old Foxy one year after she was donated to the shelter as a stray.
Pasture conditions a hardship for area producers
September 24, 2015
As a result of the hot, dry weather from July through September, producers who graze livestock are facing some hardship this autumn.
Report: Tourism revenue increased in 2014
September 21, 2015
Localities in the Northern Shenandoah Valley experienced a boost in tourism traffic and spending last year, according to the latest data from the Virginia Tourism Corporation.
Harvest season a mixed bag for area producers
September 18, 2015
Hot, dry conditions throughout the summer have resulted in a mixed fall harvest outlook for Northern Shenandoah Valley producers.
Chronic wasting disease meetings scheduled
September 11, 2015
The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has scheduled four public meetings in the Northern Shenandoah Valley later this month and in October on the spread of chronic wasting disease.
Hundreds of volunteers help at United Way event
September 9, 2015
As part of the 15th annual Day of Caring by the United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley on Wednesday, 865 people in the region came together to assist area nonprofits and kick off the organization’s 2015-2016 campaign year.
HP Hood celebrates 15 years, looks toward future
September 3, 2015
WINCHESTER – Massachusetts-based dairy company HP Hood celebrated the 15th anniversary of its Winchester plant on Thursday as company industry officials, employees and area representatives gathered near the plant’s location at 160 Hood Way
Pet of the Week: Idealistic Happy lives up to his name
September 1, 2015
BERRYVILLE – Happy seems like the kind of dog only Hollywood could invent.
Workshops offer a window into livestock business
August 27, 2015
Certification for youth livestock participants is growing in the state of Virginia.
Bella, Waffle offer unique adoption opportunity
July 28, 2015
BERRYVILLE — Bella and Waffle are not typical residents of the Clarke County Animal Shelter. They aren’t cats or dogs, and they also aren’t hamsters, rabbits or the other sort of occasional animals that find their way into the Berryville shelter. Waffle is a guinea pig, and Bella is a chinchilla.