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“There’ll come a day in February when a dog is looking for the shade.”  Oscar Krider’s saying proved true as Saturday was just that kind of day.  Sunday was wonderful too.  He and Ed Henson were good friends and neighbors ...

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Cardinals, finches, blue jays, woodpeckers, titmice and chickadees cavorted in the short lived, wispy Monday morning snow and local observers were pleased to see a beautiful mountain bluebird here and there.  Little patches of blue sky over on the horizon, ...

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One of the many lovely things about living in Champion is that it is just not very crowded out here.  Almost everyone can find a spot where there is no other person to be seen.  For some the favored way ...

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This time last year the Polar Vortex was battering the community and it wore out its welcome quickly.  Frozen pipes and polar plunges meant aggravation, hard work, and a little fun.  Joking about adversity is a proven coping mechanism.   On ...

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The big full Wolf Moon rose late and rode high through the clear night sky setting just at dawn.  Of course, the rise and set may vary depending upon how high the surrounding hills are, but what a joy to ...

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December 25th found people standing still, wrapped in their coats and shawls, eyes closed and faces turned up to the sun, their lips sagging into smiles of relief.  The long grayness had passed, if temporarily, and hope bloomed again.   Champion! ...

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In the way that home is the most beloved of all human concepts, so Christmas is held up by much of the world as the best day of the year.  It is the much longed for day when expectations are ...

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Sunday was semi-sunny and two hours of vitamin D straight from the source has lifted the spirit of one old Champion who feels cheated when the moon is out and she cannot see it for the clouds.  Knowing that the ...

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The population of Champion was increased on Tuesday, December 2nd,   with the birth of Luxe McKenzie Krider. Her big sister Taegan , her parents and all her cousins, aunts and uncles are delighted with a new addition to the family.  ...

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Champions have pushed themselves back from the table, draped their arms across their protruding bread baskets and smiled contented smiles that speak to more than the deliciousness of the food so lovingly prepared in all its bounty.  Family and friends ...

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