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Good old days of Custer County
TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGODecember 10, 1987The Hub has once again played Santa Claus and donated the proceeds of the past year’s activities back to the community. In addition to raising more than $700 for the Dollars for Nicole fund, the Hub has sent checks totaling $5,150 to local service organization and scholarship funds…- - -Starting January 1 ...

Mountain Transitions

Autumn rainsRain falls against the windows. It is a light rain, but the wind is stiff at times. The sky is dark and it is easy to forget to turn off the lights despite its being well past sunrise. The sun rose somewhere behind the dark clouds. The morning is quiet despite the strong breeze, which rarely resonates in the chimney. The raven couple ...

About folks we know
Dick and Betsy Burchill drove to Battle Mountain, Nevada, this past Thursday where they spent Thanksgiving holiday as houseguests of their daughter, Jule and Dan Farnsworth. Over the holiday, a fun time was spent visiting with Dan and Jule and with Dan and Jule’s son, Brett and Ashli Farnsworth and three daughters, Taigen, Tairen and Tasli, who ...

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