THE GAZETTE IS 20! – June 2019

THE GAZETTE IS 20! - June 2019

Read all about the Gazette turning 20.

MOUNTAINEER TRACKS — June 2019

MOUNTAINEER TRACKS — June 2019

See the graduating class of 2019

FIELD NOTES: BIRD WHISPERER? — June 2019

FIELD NOTES:  BIRD WHISPERER?  — June 2019

Am I one who can whisper to our avian friends, have them come to me and land on me without fear? The answer is no,………

GARDEN THERAPY: SAVORING SPRING – SURVIVING — June 2019

GARDEN THERAPY:  SAVORING SPRING – SURVIVING — June 2019

Mel tells us why he hates Spring, but gives insight into the proper bulbs, flowers to plant this time of year.

LIBRARY NOTES – June 2019

LIBRARY NOTES - June 2019

The Town of Andes will be celebrating its Bicentennial Anniversary; and other library news.

BOOK REVIEW: AFRICAN WRITING— June 2019

BOOK REVIEW: AFRICAN WRITING— June 2019

Isara (1989), is the the lightly fictionalized account of a  period in the author’s father life. It is a small masterpiece, composed with such wisdom and understanding, such love and attention to detail, that one is ashamed to have known nothing about it all these years…….

THE WAY WE WERE – June 2019

THE WAY WE WERE - June 2019

A meat market has opened in Andes…….Dr. C.L. Wakeman has given up his practice…..three people were arrested in Biggar Hollow.

THIS SPRING WAS “FOR THE BIRDS”—jUNE 2019

THIS SPRING WAS “FOR THE BIRDS”—jUNE 2019

Diane commiserates regarding a non-existent Spring this year and the fact that one of her chickens dies.

WIZARDRY IN ANDES – May 2019

WIZARDRY IN ANDES  - May 2019

Buffy gives a great review to The Wizard of Oz as performed by ACS students.

MOUNTAINEER TRACKS — May 2019

MOUNTAINEER TRACKS — May 2019

The Board of Education has ben working to prepare a school budget with a public hearing set for May 9th; The Drama Club presented the Wizard of Oz ; work has resumed on the pedestrian bridge.

FIELD NOTES: STASIS IN NATURE — May 2019

FIELD NOTES:  STASIS IN NATURE — May 2019

Jack observes that early in the evening of March 18 – there was no movement outside his kitchen window – where was everybody? (of course he’s talking about his animal critters)

GARDEN THERAPY: GROOVY GROUNDCOVERS — May 2019

GARDEN THERAPY:  GROOVY GROUNDCOVERS — May 2019

Some of Mel’s suggestions on groundcovers which work well in our area.

LIBRARY NOTES – May 2019

LIBRARY NOTES - May 2019

Scheduled events for the month of May, as well as an update on the Library Flood Mitigation.

BOOK REVIEW: AGING FOR BEGINNERS— May 2019

BOOK REVIEW: AGING FOR BEGINNERS— May 2019

Not everyone who grows older wants to know more about the aging process…… The author envisions old age as an opportunity for healing and renewal.

THE WAY WE WERE – May 2019

THE WAY WE WERE - May 2019

A resident purchased a new milking machine; civil war veteran was found dead; May 6 designated as clean-up day and other news.

WORTHY WINES & FLAVOROUS FOODS: SPECIAL DINNER AT THE HOTEL — May 2019

WORTHY WINES & FLAVOROUS FOODS: SPECIAL DINNER AT THE HOTEL — May 2019

A six course dinner paired with wine from many countries was enjoyed by all who attended. A very special evening.

FARMSTAND, AN INN OR A SIGN? ASK THE PLANNING BOARD! — May 2019

Andes welcomes farmstands, but those operating them should check with our Code Enforcement Officer, Artie Short.

FEEDING THE FINICKY – May 2019

FEEDING THE FINICKY - May 2019

Diane puts the new chicks into an enclosure early in April but had to tend to one who was not happy in the April cold weather.

NINE COMMERCIAL MAIN STREET BUILDINGS TO BE UPGRADED: YOURS COULD BE ONE! – May 2019

Nine Commercial Buildings on Main Street were upgraded and would receive their share of a $496,000 grant to reconfigure and refurbish their façades.

MUSINGS ON TENNIS – November 2018

MUSINGS ON TENNIS - November 2018

Gino plays tennis on Andes’ courts, enjoys it, but realizes he doesn’t play like his 25-year-old self did.

Scenes from the 2018 Community Day Parade

Scenes from the 2018 Community Day Parade

Scenes from the 2018
Community Day Parade