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    Ryan Butler

    703.584.5758 [email protected] Ryan grew up in Loudoun County and has experience in both journalism and business. Before joining the Tribune, he worked as a news and sports writer for Heavy.com, and a contributing writer for the Tampa Bay Times and Yellow Scene Magazine. Ryan has also written for the Chiefland Citizen, INsite Magazine, Levy County Journal and Focus Magazine, and was director of content for Gamedayr Media Network. He also has marketing experience working for JWO Enterprises and Clever Athletics. Ryan earned a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Florida’s School of Journalism and Communications, where he minored in Sports Management. Ryan lives in Tyson’s Corner and covers government, education, community, real estate and breaking news for the Tribune.

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  • Five Minutes with Delegate Candidate Mavis Taintor

    Five Minutes with Delegate Candidate Mavis Taintor0

    Among the growing list of first-time Democratic candidates entering the region’s political races, Mavis Taintor is taking on one of the most difficult paths for Democrats. Running for the House of Delegates in the 33rd District, the investment banker and Waterford resident is facing a challenge in the Democratic primary against farmer and small business owner

  • Rain Doesn’t Dampen Loudoun’s Weekend Fun

    Rain Doesn’t Dampen Loudoun’s Weekend Fun0

    Ominous skies and persistent rain couldn’t keep Loudoun from celebrating a spring weekend. Thousands from in and around Loudoun partook in one of many outdoor festivities offered throughout the county April 22. Across Loudoun, citizens could enjoy bird watching, beer tasting, plant shopping and dozens of other activities that carried on despite the weather. Flower

  • Purcellville Celebrates Law Enfrocement Career of Rick Costello

    Purcellville Celebrates Law Enfrocement Career of Rick Costello0

    Purcellville Police Department Cpl. Rick Costello began his law enforcement career when many other police officers were thinking about ending theirs. After 15 years combined with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and the PPD, it’s Costello’s turn to enjoy retirement, leaving behind an indelible impression in two carrier fields — as well as the citizens he

  • UPDATE: None Injured in Leesburg Plane Crash

    UPDATE: None Injured in Leesburg Plane Crash0

    Update 12:43 April 22:  Joseph Bryant, 53, of Goldendale, Wash., was identified as the pilot of a single-engine plane that crashed in Leesburg April 22. Bryant had taken off Saturday morning from the Leesburg Executive Airport for Georgia, according to a release from the Virginia State Police. About an hour into the flight, the weather