Author: Mike Tripp

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The Iron Kings go mano a mano

Facing off on opposite sides of a specially designed table, Landon Smith, of Timberville, and Marvin Byler, of New Market, await Drew Alexander’s signal. After checking their hand position and grip, Alexander gives the word. Game on.


Tiller Strings: sales, rentals, repair, sheet music, accessories.

Workshop gives new life to old wood

Aaron Johnston, owner of Gray Fox Design Works, eyed where to precisely mark the wood on the walnut board that would soon become part of a credenza. 


Although slightly remote, new charging station offers glimpse of off-the-grid future

Harrisonburg’s first off-the-grid vehicle charging station is a little out of the way — but a sunny preview of what’s to come, environmentalists say.


Short supply, abundant cheer

Dennis Beck of Harrisonburg carries the handsaw while he and his wife, Daniela Beck, search a hillside at Ostlund Christmas Tree Farm in Singers Glen for that perfect holiday tree.

Backstage at the Food Pantry

The group gathered on the loading dock in the back of the warehouse at Blue Ridge Area Food Bank’s headquarters in Verona. 

He lets the good times roll

“I don’t like that. That’s not my deal. I like excellence.”

Long-awaited trail soon to become reality

A long-awaited trail system connecting multiple schools and parks in Harrisonburg is finally under construction – the end result of a campaign that began in 2015. 

Experimental choreography comes downtown

With the sun setting, TRYST dancers take to their stage of grass. They perform under trees behind the Arts Council of the Valley, ringed by lights illuminating the dusk.

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