ElectionsVote Happy Cinco de Mayo, saddlepals. Hope you’re having a restful day in front of the computer, smart device, cell phone or looking over someone’s shoulder. If you’re amenable, I’v(more..)


ElectionsVote PHOTO CAPTION: On May 2, 1884, two teenage brothers, McCoy and Everette Pyle, climbing around the hills of what would be Val Verde, discovered one of the most significant Indian artifact sites in Amer(more..)


ElectionsVote Your Mighty SCV Beacon is proud to bring you one of those trail rides back into time where you just shake your head in amazement and say, “Boy, howdy...” As a matter of fact, in an effort(more..)


ElectionsVote This is one of the greener Springs and a beautiful day for a trail ride back through time. We’ve got some interesting vistas ahead, what with world-famous cowpokes, flaming busses, movie stars a(more..)


ElectionsVote Top of this fine April morn to you, saddlepals. With all the rain nicely spaced this past season, we shall have ourselves a most riotous spring just around the corner. Make sure you’ve got the b(more..)


ElectionsVote We’ve a most interesting trek ahead. C’mon. Put a smidge of a heel to your mount, offer some encouragement and look straight ahead into years gone by... (PHOTO CAPTION: On this date in (more..)


ElectionsVote If you’ve ridden more than a little, you’ve had an experience where you just drop your reins, hold your arms out and gallop with your eyes closed. This first week of Spring, I’m rec(more..)


ElectionsVote Nothing works better to clear the head than to ride through a time vortex and visit yesterdecade’s vistas. This morning, we’ve got a local tie-in to a presidential candidate’s assas(more..)


ElectionsVote Just like Christmas, you can’t have a year go by without some mention of one of the valley’s top claim to, well — if not fame, but infamy. March 12th marks the 88th anniversary of th(more..)


ElectionsVote Is this something? March already? Good thing we’ve the benefit of time traveling to help lessen the stress. All you folks hop up on your saddles and come along. Enjoy the ride!   (PHOTO C(more..)