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  Oct/Nov 2017

Trump or Pence: Hobson’s Choice

Would our country be better off with Vice President Mike Pence as president or with Donald Trump? That question has been raised many times starting just weeks after Trump’s inauguration in January. The question can be broken down to this: … Continue reading

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  Oct/Nov 2017

Shorebirds

One of the most frequently asked questions I’ve heard from people who discover that I’m interested in birds is, “what’s your favorite bird?” Most of the birders I know have favorites or can at least narrow it down to a … Continue reading

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  Oct/Nov 2017

Community Health Is in Fact a Private Matter, Reporter Finds

Reporter John Simmons contributed to this article. The PeaceHealth St. Joseph Community Health Board exists to help its namesake hospital address unmet local healthcare needs. The board’s mission is to help the hospital write its Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) … Continue reading

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  Oct/Nov 2017

Atlantic Salmon Must Go

The backlash against Atlantic salmon farms in western Washington continues to grow as more than 100,000 of the non-native fish remain unaccounted for following the collapse of a Cooke Aquaculture facility in northern Puget Sound last month. Treaty tribes in … Continue reading

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  Oct/Nov 2017

Harvesting the Garden

With the arrival of fall it is time to harvest the last of the summer vegetables in the garden, set up protection for the fall greens recently planted, and put in over-wintering cover crops. And finally, sow garlic by the … Continue reading

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