PhilNews 2009

Raton Press

In 2012, PhilNews made a transition from an 8.5x11 inch format to a newsprint format.

2009 PhilNews Team

Owen McCulloch

NPS Manager
Henry Watson

PhilNews Manager
Tawny Slaughter

Chloe Euston
Justin Lyon
Jordon Shinn

Photography Department Manager
Martin Stamat

Photography Department
Anita Altschul
Patrick Bonz
Rebecca Bost
Chris Ferguson
Caitlin Ficke
Michael Hunter
Adrienne Lalli
Andrea McCurdy
Steve Wurtzel

Video Department Manager
Bryan Hayek

Video Department
Margaret Hedderman
Jennifer Wendel

Marketing Department
Kevin Faragher
Jeremy Gregory

Issue Date Feature Stories More Inside!
10 August 14
  • 2009 Photo Contest Winners
  • Life is a Trek
  • Once Upon A Time...Tales that Touch
    the Spirit
  • The Difference is Made
  • Dear Philmont...
August 14, 2009 Issue 10
9 August 7
  • Contention
  • Turning Disaster into Success, My First Trek at Philmont
  • This was a Good Idea Six Months ago...
  • Thoughts from the NPS Manager
  • The Prayer of the Ranger
  • PhilChef is More than just Food!
August 7, 2009 Issue 9
8 July 31
  • Redefining the story of Kit Carson
  • The Wanna-Be Band
  • Roving the Backcountry
  • The Roving Prospectors Iron John and Tim Colbert
  • Explore Your National Parks
  • The Rio Part II
July 31, 2009 Issue 8
7 July 24
  • Into the Desert
  • A Return to Double H
  • Double H: A Brief History
July 24, 2009 Issue 7
6 July 17
  • Closed For Cleaning
  • Anasazi, Archeology, Atlatls and Addy
  • Beards and Bacon: The Boys of Crater Lake
July 17, 2009 Issue 6
5 July 10
  • A Philmont Engagement
  • Please Frolic on the Grass
  • If You Send Three Writers to the Rodeo...
  • The Many Sides of Beaubien
  • Leaving a Trace: The Impact of Philmont
July 10, 2009 Issue 5
4 July 3
  • Dutch Oven Cooking at the Kit Carson Challenge
  • Whisper Words of Wisdom, Zastrow Reminds Scouts of the Oath and Law
  • Wish You Were Here at Abreu!
  • Shadows in the Mist
  • The Burro Racing Association
June 4, 2009 Issue 3
3 June 26
  • Ghosts, Goblins, and Bite, Bite, Pass...
  • Let it Bleed, for Someone Else
  • Angels in the Backcountry?
  • Chilling Like it's 1941
  • Ridin' and Ropin' with Clark's Fork
June 26, 2009 Issue 3
2 June 19
  • First Crews Arrive: Crew 608-D
  • A Bus Driver's Perspective
  • A Crooked Trail Home
  • Philmont in the Winter Time
  • Scattering with Seally Canyon
  • Building "Home" in the Valle
June 19, 2009 Issue 2
1 June 12
  • The Matt Murray Expressway
  • Accepting the Challenge on the Disc
    Golf Course...
  • Coming from Sea Base to Philmont
  • New Treats and Old Favorites at the
  • Rayado Ruffians
  • Meet the Chaplains
June 12, 2009 Issue 1


About Philmont Scout Ranch

Philmont Scout Ranch, the Boy Scouts of America's premier High Adventure™ base, challenges Scouts and Venturers with more than 214 square miles of rugged northern New Mexico wilderness. Backpacking treks, horseback cavalcades, and training and service programs offer young people many ways to experience this legendary country.