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John Buchan said “The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.” Heard around the round table where, supposedly, no lies are told because they come ...

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Brilliant sunshine and warm temperatures helped Champions get a good start on the New Year. By Sunday Clever Creek was crossable by intrepid travelers though it has taken a week for them to build their courage while the water slowly ...

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Many who were not born in Champion were drawn to the area by the abundance of clean live water. The springs and creeks and wonderful water table are being recharged nicely and perhaps overly, but Champions will voice no complaint. ...

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Champions have been watching out and not crying, not just because Santa is coming to town, but because they are alert and happy by nature. It is a beautiful time of the year, unseasonably warm and full of all the ...

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Once again teachers, parents, siblings, grand and great-grand parents, friends and neighbors gathered in the auditorium at the Skyline R-2 School, leaning forward on their bleachers, benches and folding chairs, watching intently those precious young ones (and that particularly precious ...

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Some old Champions were surprised the other day by a big galumphing, romping puppy-a 90 pound boxer of some kind. He showed up in the early afternoon and spent the day following the old man to the wood shed and ...

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The ceremonial sumptuous annual feasts of gratitude and great fellowship of family and friends has been accomplished again for another year. The everyday wonderful food and precious  fellowship will go on as it does day in and day out all ...

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Over the river and through the woods, Champions are gathering for feasts of gratitude.  Blessings are being counted, observations made about the year just passed and the one ahead. Optimism struggles, but still is the main sentiment of the season. ...

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The time changed. The seasons changed. Weather is changing. Much changes in Champion and much stays sweetly the same. Melancholy comes with some of these changes, with the dripping and the chill. The Bright Side sometime sighs in order to ...

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It is timely to have the dust washed out of rain gauges and a definitive frost that says, at last, the seasons have changed.  Nature alters familiar scenes suddenly sometimes to make them appear new, as if being seen for ...

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