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Susan Hess‘ story of a man walking around the world won our March Story of the Month contest (read Susan’s story, “Travels Around the World”). Susan is the writer for Hood River Electric Co-op in Hood River, Oregon. Denise Porter won the March Photo of the Month for her  photo of a bottle cap in the Tillamook PUD edition of Ruralite. Congratulations Susan and Denise! Ruralite Services loves to celebrate storytelling...

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Sage Grouse Search!


Posted By on Feb 24, 2014

You need a picture of sage grouse for a newsletter article, but they’re not exactly gathered outside your window. Where can you find a great shot for free? When Garrett/Wells REC and I talked about this last week, and I shared my tried and true list of public domain image resources. For his sage grouse hunt, we checked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Digital Library. Guess who we found?   Source: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service This,...

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Holidays are tough. Should you send flowers, chocolate, or a birthday cake for George? Don’t stress over presidential memes or love letters. As a Ruralite Services member, you’ve got a staff of creative minds working for you! Last week Hailey, Brenda, and Jennifer brainstormed social support measures to help you celebrate Valentine’s Day and President’s Day. We created two images you can share on social media, dubbed ‘Labor of Love’...

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