A time of passion turns to a time to heal

  • [photo by Patric Hedlund, The Mountain Enterprise]

    [photo by Patric Hedlund, The Mountain Enterprise]

By Patric Hedlund, TME

Voters in the Mountain Community were both giddy and grim Tuesday, Nov. 3. They were part of an historic national election with unprecedented participation—by mail, drop box and walk-in voting, despite the pandemic.

Days of paralyzing suspense followed. Ballot counting across the nation has been a slow-motion cliffhanger.

On Thursday night, Nov. 5, the 45th president of the United States, Donald J. Trump, appeared before cameras in the White House. Alternately angry and subdued, he told the world he had won the race and that it was fraud and cheating that put the Trump-Pence ticket’s…(please see below to view full stories and photographs)

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Above: Here in the Mountain Communities, we, too, voted in record numbers. As neighbors, there is hard work ahead to do our part to end the covid pandemic and to find ways to help rebuild our local economy.

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