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  • Volcanoes of Virginia
    Why does Virginia have volcanoes?
    Virginia is known for having the first English colony in the New World, as well as being the Mother of Presidents. The Shenandoah Valley and the Blue Ridge Parkway, along with our beautiful beaches bring visitors from all across the nation and...
  • Park service trying to combat disease plaguing deer population
    Park service trying to combat disease plaguing deer population
    A plan to combat chronic wasting disease (CWD) among whitetail deer in Shenandoah National Park was announced by the National Park Service (NPS). The announcement came Wednesday, Feb. 27 and can be viewed here: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2013...
  • PFC Brandon Buttry
    PFC Brandon Buttry gave his life defending our freedom, says Senator Grassley
    On November 13, 2012, Senator Grassley of Ohio was granted permission to address the U.S. Senate of the United States.“Mr. President, Iowa has lost another native son fighting for our liberty on foreign soil. I am sad to announce that on...
  • Cycle the Shenandoah Fall Foliage Bike Festival
    Cycle the Shenandoah Fall Foliage Bike Festival
    The Shenandoah Fall Foliage Bike Festival is less than two weeks away. This annual event offers cyclists the opportunity to enjoy a nice 10-mile ride, a long century ride or anything in between.The festivaltakes place in Staunton, about an hour...
  • Best Fall Colors:  Shenandoah National Park
    Best Fall Colors: Shenandoah National Park
    To see the splendor of fall foliage, one can travel just 75 miles outside of Washington, DC into the state of Virginia and marvel at a true wonder of nature. Fall colors bloom on mountainsides, in the midst of valleys, and on foliage surrounding...
  • National Park Service concessions board to meet in Virginia
    National Park Service concessions board to meet in Virginia
    The Concessions Management Advisory Board of the National Park Service (NPS) has scheduled a public meeting for Tuesday, September 18. The board will meet in Shenandoah National Park, Historic Conference Building, Skyline Drive, Mile Marker 41.7,...
  • Doug Stokes, lead singer of Shenandoah.
    Shenandoah shines on a Tuesday in the south
    Celebrating 25 years, country group Shenandoah shined brighter than ever at Benton, Arkansas' 2012 Freedom Fest, Tuesday, July 3 at the Saline County Fairgrounds. They were introduced as having notched 13 number one songs thus far.They opened...
  • Tragikly White
    Benton Freedom Fest offers lots of music to celebrate the Fourth of July
    Shenandoah, Confederate Railroad, and Tragikly White are just some of the bands playing this year’s Benton Freedom Fest, July 3 and 4, 2012, at the Saline County Fairgrounds, 406 Fairfield Road, Benton, Arkansas. Admission and parking are...
  • Stonewall Jackson
    Fighting at McDowell: When history gets in front of the facts
    The Battle of McDowell’s 150th anniversary comes on May 8th. Commonly known as the first victory of Stonewall Jackson’s storied 1862 Shenandoah Valley Campaign, McDowell is one of the lesser visited battlefields. Situated an hour--and...
  • Share the view in Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park
    Share the view in Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park
    My creative, accomplished, well-traveled, mountain-climbing, French-cooking friend Helen the Hiker recently took a trip with longtime boyfriend Dave to Shenandoah National Park.From Wilmington, a four hour drive is all that’s required to...
  • Shenandoah Caverns Family of Attractions
    Shenandoah Caverns Family of Attractions - Make Your Wedding Unforgettable
    The Shenandoah Caverns Family of Attractions include several unique options for planning weddings, parties and events. Located in the "heart" of the Shenandoah Valley, just south of Woodstock, VA one mile off Exit 269 on Interstate 81....
  • Historical Marker for the Lattimer Massacre
    Xenophobia in the Commonwealth (Then and Now) Part II
    On October 15, 2010, an all-white Pennsylvania jury convicted twenty-year old Derrick Donchak and eighteen-year old Brandon Piekarsky of a Federal hate crime relating to the beating death of an illegal Mexican immigrant, twenty-five year old Luis...
  • Dancing Bananas
    This Voice of Galt radio show for October 12th, 2010
    John Galt was a character in the famous Ayn Rand novel, Atlas Shrugged, who chose to fight tyrannical government by taking his skills outside the normal bounds of society. Galt embodies the concept of 'going grey', where you are only free...