Steen's Mountain is an amazing piece of geography and geology and the center piece of the high desert plateau. From it flows the heritage and livelihood of the local people. There is a special empathy and kindness towards travelers that is common in the many small towns where the parable of the good Samaritan is taken seriously. The one room school houses are a wonderful example of rural life, and show many things about the local character.
Education and healthcare are top priority on the local agenda. A small hospital, as nice as any twice it's size, and a wonderful library are key elements that speak the mantra of America's surviving small towns: Rural does not mean disconnected. Remote? Maybe...Read More