6 Reasons Why Growing Up in Highland Strengthens Youth

6 Reasons Why Growing Up in Highland Strengthens Youth

Imagine growing up in a small county with a population of 2,204 people, whose median age is 59.3. People know your name, your children’s names, your grandparent’s name, even your great-grandparents’ name, and how almost everyone is related. Even though everyone knows...
Look Up: Highland has What 85% of the World Doesn’t

Look Up: Highland has What 85% of the World Doesn’t

When friends who don’t live here ask me about the nightlife in Highland County, they are often surprised when I answer that we have an absolutely stellar nightlife here.   Due to our geographical isolation, low population, and high elevation, we have one of the finest...
Monterey Livestock: A Highland Icon Reawakened

Monterey Livestock: A Highland Icon Reawakened

What do you think of when you think of Highland County?  Some of you may say an enthusiastic, “Maple!” And, while sugar-making is important to our little, mountain community, I always think of our wide-open spaces and mild climate – perfect for raising...
Highland County Holds Hidden Treasure

Highland County Holds Hidden Treasure

Two weeks ago, on a beautiful warm afternoon, Joe and I hopped in the car to go look for treasure. We arrived at the correct coordinates, but we couldn’t locate the small container that held the prize.  The clue we’d been given read “Not in or on the ground.”  That...