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  February 2021

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“When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man’s concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.” — John F. Kennedy Do … Continue reading

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  February 2021

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I was disheartened to see a sidebar ad in the January issue featuring an anthropomorphic cow holding a sign reading “COW LIVES MATTER,” (See January issue, page 5). The Black Lives Matter movement is about people. Real human beings. The … Continue reading

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  February 2021

Once Hearty “Hooligans” Declining in the Salish Sea

This article was first published in the Encyclopedia of Puget Sound. A river spawning species of forage fish known as the longfin smelt is rare and getting rarer in the Salish Sea. Biologists are looking into the mysterious decline of the … Continue reading

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