August 24, 2018

In honor of our Dog Days of Summer issue we have the ultimate “Animal Tea Party” gracing our cover. llustration by Calamity Cole.

August 10, 2018

Adorable Josie Kimmel, aged two, enjoys reading the Messenger Mountain News. “Loving the new paper” submitted by Kate Kimmel. Thanks Kate!

July 27, 2018

“Heatwave” Our artist envisions a surreal summer romance. It’s hot out there, Keep Cool. If Calamity Coles’ cover art inspires a desire for the cold stuff, drop by Pine Tree Circle and…

July 13, 2018

“One Love Band” by Calamity Cole. In celebration of the Reggae on the Mountain Festival this weekend, the “Jah” Lion, important to Rasta Culture, carries a trio of young musicians on its…

June 29, 2018

Lady Liberty has replaced her lamp with fence cutters to light the way.

June 15, 2018

Planting Pride—June is Gay Pride month and cover artist Calamity Cole adapted the iconic WW II Iwo Jima photo by Joe Rosenthal (1945) to acknowledge victories in the struggle of the LGBTQ+…

May 18, 2018

Calamity Cole puts her rainbow spin on Topanga Days with tiedyed raccoons in her illustration “Topanga Days Camouflage.”