Rockford resident finds proof of cougar on property

This print was sighted in Rockford on February 27 after one of this winter’s rather rare snowfalls. Rockford resident and author Carson Clay had his son take a picture with his size 12 boot included for reference. The family identified the track as that of a mountain lion.

Carson Clay, who lives near Blythefield Country Club awoke to a surprise in the snow last month. He reports that he lives on a heavily wooded ridge near the Rogue River. On February 27, his wife and granddaughter came upon large tracks in the snow south of Rockford. They were heading north (upstream) on the […]

Moon closer to Earth, larger than normal

by CARSON CLAY One night recently I took our dog, Annie, for a walk along the ridge. The path leads to a swinging bridge that spans Michigan’s Rogue River. Lake effect snow had accumulated but the trail was still open. The temperature and wind were cold but not bitterly so. Annie and I continued on […]