Cover Story July 2019

July 2019 For 6-year-old Reese Mills, horses are the “mane” attraction. So when it came time to put paintbrush to paper and come up with an entry for Cooperative Living magazine’s 2019 Youth Art contest, Reese knew just what she wanted to paint. For the 17th annual...

Web Talk June 2019

Fishing websites that’ll lure you in. June 2019 There’s something about fishing that brings people back, again and again, in pursuit of those mysterious creatures beneath the water. The feel of rod in hand, anticipation and excitement about what might take the bait at...

Mailbag June 2019

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Say Cheese June 2019

June 2019 Want a $10 Amazon gift card credit? Submit your endearing, funny or beautiful photos — shots of people (kids to grandparents), animals and beautiful scenery. If your photo is published in the magazine, we’ll send you a $10 Amazon gift card credit via email!...

Cover Story May 2019

The Making of Men Madison County father takes three sons on canoeing adventures down three different Virginia rivers as a rite of passage for each.   May 2019 They pulled hard, paddles going deep. It was the summer of 2016, the midday sun glaring down on the father...

Mailbag May 2019

WRITE US! ­We want to hear from you — comments, opinions, suggestions. Submit those items by: using the form at the bottom of the page e-mail to:[email protected] mail to: Mailbag, P.O. Box 2340, Glen Allen, VA 230584-230.  We reserve the right to edit for...

Say Cheese May 2019

May 2019 Want a $10 Amazon gift card credit? Submit your endearing, funny or beautiful photos — shots of people (kids to grandparents), animals and beautiful scenery. If your photo is published in the magazine, we’ll send you a $10 Amazon gift card credit via email!...

Say Cheese March-April 2019

March-April 2019 Want a $10 Amazon gift card credit? Submit your endearing, funny or beautiful photos — shots of people (kids to grandparents), animals and beautiful scenery. If your photo is published in the magazine, we’ll send you a $10 Amazon gift card credit via...

Web Talk March-April 2019

How to master the Internet of Things by taking control of your smart devices March-April 2019 If you ever want to see one of the biggest changes going on in the world today, look around your home. Your smartphone, video game, security camera, fitness bracelet,...

Cover Story March-April 2019

Bettina Ring, Virginia’s Secretary of Agriculture & Forestry: At Home in Craig County She’s a trailblazer, leader in agriculture and forestry, and a friend of Virginia’s electric cooperatives.   March-April 2019 Bettina Ring loves her job. When she talks about...