Author Archive | Carmen Peone

Colville Valley

Trapped by the Water

Today’s post was going to highlight the Columbia River Cowboy Gathering. But over the weekend, events have transpired. Instead, I’m going to share my town’s predicament. I came home Sunday, Easter Sunday, to the devastation of our roads by a month-long flood. Our land, both in Ferry and Stevens County’s, is swelled not only with […]

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A Walk Down Harrington

Empty buildings lined cracked streets. It felt like an old ghost town from the west as my husband and I drove through last January. But it’s still hanging on. Set it Lincoln County, this territory was known as “a howling desert.” Until fertile soil was discovered by the Harrington, Furth and Robinson firm from Lusa […]

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Backyard Horses

  I apologize for a late post. Huge snow storms are wreaking havoc with my satellite internet. Yes, I am so remote we have satellite internet. Recently, I read a wonderful juvenile fiction story called Backyard Horses by Dandi Daley Mackall. Ellie James is a horse-loving girl who dreams of owning a black stallion show […]

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