Rock on: Painted reminders of shared humanity

February 2018 Posted in Community, Garden | Comments Off on Rock on: Painted reminders of shared humanity

[caption id="attachment_8203" align="alignleft" width="300"] Artwork by: Elyse McGowan-Kidd[/caption] By Melissa Wagoner Rocks, often intricately painted, have begun popping up in the parks, outside of businesses, even in the trees all over Silverton. Three groups, organized using Facebook pages, are responsible for many ...

Holly days: Busy, busy time for couple juggling three businesses

December 2017 Posted in Business, Community, Garden, Other | Comments Off on Holly days: Busy, busy time for couple juggling three businesses

By Nancy Jennings If you are picking up your mail or shipping a package at Silverton’s Postal Connections, there’s a good chance you will be greeted by Don Harteloo. Ask how he is doing on any given day and he will ...

Victory gardens: A revival

March 2017 Posted in Community, Garden | Comments Off on Victory gardens: A revival

By Melissa Wagoner “Uncle Sam says – garden to cut food costs,” proclaimed a victory garden advertisement printed by the US Department of Agriculture in 1917. Used to take pressure off of the food supply during World War I and II, ...