Compass, Fall 2015

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by Pocahontas Times | Published 6 days ago
By Jaynell Graham On Thursday, August 27th, 2015

A quiet and busy lifestyle

Passing through Hillsboro in the early morning, one gets the impression that it is a sleepy little town – a few cars passing through, school buses arriving at the elementary school, the sound of lawn mowers revving More...

Photo by Suzanne Stewart
“Don’t judge a book by its cover,” the Dunmore Country Mart and Bakery may appear to be an ordinary convenience store, but once inside, visitors will see it’s far from ordinary. Cinnamon rolls, loaves of bread, donuts, pies, fried pies and savory meals are made daily by owners Kevin Fraser, Amanda Fraser and Christine Osborne.
By Suzanne Stewart On Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Dunmore Country Mart and Bakery a labor of love

Photo by Suzanne Stewart“Don’t judge a book by its cover,” the Dunmore Country Mart and Bakery may appear to be an ordinary convenience store, but once inside, visitors will see it’s far from ordinary. More...

Photo courtesy of 
Todd Longanacre
Forest Manna Outdoors founder Todd Longanacre has spent the last 22 years perfecting and sharing his wilderness suvival skills. One of the skills he teaches is foraging for wild edibles. Right photo, A shelter made with “found” materials.
By Suzanne Stewart On Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Find the survivalist inside

Photo courtesy ofTodd LonganacreForest Manna Outdoors founder Todd Longanacre has spent the last 22 years perfecting and sharing his wilderness suvival skills. One of the skills he teaches is foraging for wild edibles. More...

Photo Courtesy of the West Virginia Department of Commerce
Women are exposed to dozens of seminars during the Becoming an Outdoors Woman program offered by the West Virginia Division of Natural History. The weekend event will be held this year at Watoga State Park.
By Suzanne Stewart On Thursday, August 27th, 2015

It’s all about Women

Photo Courtesy of the West Virginia Department of CommerceWomen are exposed to dozens of seminars during the Becoming an Outdoors Woman program offered by the West Virginia Division of Natural History. The weekend More...

Pocahontas County – The Birthplace of Rivers – has ample fishing opportunities, including Knapps Creek which flows past the Knapps Creek Trout Lodge in Marlinton. The banks of the creek are lined with lush shade trees for picnics or a break from fishing. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Kick back and let it fly at Knapps Creek Trout Lodge

Pocahontas County – The Birthplace of Rivers – has ample fishing opportunities, including Knapps Creek which flows past the Knapps Creek Trout Lodge in Marlinton. The banks of the creek are lined with lush More...

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