PhilNews 2013

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0 May 29
  • Celebrate our 75th Anniversary
  • A Work Worth Doing
  • Talents that Create the Experience
  • A Legacy Built Together and Passed On
  • Philmont: the Character University
  • Little Things, Big Impact
  • Seventy-Five Years of History
  • Meet the Chaplains
May 29, 2013 Banquet


1 June 7
  • Hardesty Foundation Donates for New Building
  • Inspiring a Legacy
  • Mark’s Minute
  • Who’s the Next Inspired Artist?
  • Owen’s Corner: How to explain your Philmont job to friends, family and potential employers. Oh, and resume tips too.
  • PTC Changes Up Hikes for Children
  • Keeping Philmont Fire Safe
  • Water Conservation: Every Drop Counts
June 7th, 2013 Issue 1


2 June 14
  • Printing 64 Years of Philmont History
  • Fire Level Warning
  • Who’s the Next Inspired Artist?
  • The Old B-24 Bomber
  • Scatter to Backcountry
  • The Hidden Powerhouse
  • Learning to Cowboy Up
  • Philmont Rancher Wins Cattleman of the Year
June 7th, 2013 Issue 2


3 June 21
  • Bronze Caster Captures Philmont’s Past
  • PTC Looks for Ways to Further Integrate Education
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
  • Finding the Roots of Scouting at Zastrow
  • Teaching Search and Rescue at Carson Meadows
  • Abreu Family Portrait
  • Brand New Service at the TOTT
  • Sustainability at Philmont
June 21st, 2013 Issue 3


4 June 28
  • Re-Scatter to South Country
  • Unclaimed Money Waiting to be Found
  • Astronomy, Folk Weather and Catching Food
  • Hiking, Biking and Preserving Nature
  • The Seally SAR Legacy
  • Thunder Ridge: The Easier Life
  • Working to Protect the Landscape
  • Keeping Bear Watch
June 28st, 2013 Issue 4


5 July 5
  • Strike It Rich at French
  • Radio Days at Philmont
  • The Ladies of Miranda
  • A History in Logging
  • The Then and Now of Baldy Town
  • 75th Anniversary
  • Icons of the West
  • Best Kept Secret on the Ranch
July 5th, 2013 Issue 5


6 July 12
  • Oldest Open Rodeo Keeps the West Alive
  • LDS Week Celebrates its 50th Anniversary
  • Digging up the Past at IW
  • Climbing Higher at Dean Cow
  • NOAA Weather Stations Located at Philmont
  • Ranger Impact
  • Fitting Your Backpack
  • Medical Recheck a Vital Stop for Scouts
July 12th, 2013 Issue 6


7 July 19
  • How to Make a Burro Love You
  • Visiting Foresters Share Knowledge with Scouts
  • Philmont Families
  • Learning from the Little Ones
  • Doorway to Past
  • Future Developments Planned for Rayado Rancho
  • Exploring the American West
  • New Camp Opens for Leadership Training Program
July 19th, 2013 Issue 7


8 July 26
  • Experience the Haunted History of the St. James
  • Study Shows News Mexico is Stretching
  • Learning to Overcome the COPE Course
  • Shotgun Shooting at Harlan
  • Relaxation at the Lodge
  • Serving Scouts at the Largest Commissary
  • Climbing the Steamboat
  • The Wild West at Clarks Fork
July 26th, 2013 Issue 8


9 August 2
  • “Ned Gold Room” Named After PSA Founder
  • 2013 St. George Trek
  • Scouts Climb to the Top at Miners Park
  • Restoring Rich Cabins
  • The Crater Lake Conclave
  • The Strange and Mysterious Life of Top of Urraca Mesa
  • Duties of the Ranger Trainers
  • Cons Host the Trail Crew Trek
August 2nd, 2013 Issue 9


10 August 9
  • OATC Provides Unique Opportunity
  • Former Philmont Staff Member Carves Native American Flutes
  • A Tour of Philmont’s Past
  • The Rocky Mountain Fur Company
  • Crooked Homesteading
  • The Natives of Apache Springs
  • A Waite Phillips Yearly Vacation
  • Shooting Guns for Science
August 9th, 2013 Issue 10


Yearbook August 20
August 9th, 2013 Issue 10


Raton Press

In 2011, PhilNews made a transition from an 8.5×11 inch format to a newsprint format.

2013 PhilNews Team

Owen McCulloch

NPS Manager

Bryan Hayek

PhilNews Editor
Amanda Push

PhilNews Writers
Katie Landeck
Mary-Kathryn Smith
Joe Bruner
Hope Kirwan

Photography Manager
Katy Mooney

Kaitlyn Chaballa
Connor Spurr
David Spitznagel
Tim Morgan
Donovan Cole
Cassidy Johnson
Kevin Boucher

Photo Lab Lead
Matthew Martin

Photo Lab Techs
Ryan Willson
Zack Sherrard

Marketing Manager
Anika Lavios

Marketing Staff
Vincent Haines

Lead Videographer
Brandon Cardwell

Lyndsay Dean