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Kevin Fedarko, Part III

We spoke recently with Kevin Fedarko, author of The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon. Fedarko, a former senior editor of Outside magazine, spoke at the Cortez Public Library as part of the […]

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Species Parade, Episode 14

A month ago, I was too slow to capture a photo of a bear and her cub at the far end of our property. With two “huh! huh!” sounds, she took off up the draw. On that very day, I was not too slow to […]

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Kevin Fedarko Interview, Part III

We spoke recently with Kevin Fedarko, author of The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon. Fedarko, a former senior editor of Outside magazine, spoke at the Cortez Public Library as part of the […]

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Kevin Fedarko Interview, Part II

We spoke recently with Kevin Fedarko, author of The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon. Fedarko, a former senior editor of Outside magazine, spoke at the Cortez Public Library as part of the […]

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Kevin Fedarko Interview, Part I

We spoke recently with Kevin Fedarko, author of The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon. Fedarko, a former senior editor of Outside magazine, spoke at the Cortez Public Library as part of the […]

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Maddy’s Allgood Summer Salad

When AllGood Provisions sends ColoradoOutsider samples of their High Antioxidant Trail Mix (a savvy, creative blend of cranberries, mulberries, Goji berries, raisins, pumpkin seeds, almonds, and walnuts), the simple thing would be to write about taking it on the trail and how this trail mix […]

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Trashy Insight

Trash is a window to our world. It can tell you way more than a solicited survey or government census. Read UtahOutsider’s Trail Trash post. Our neighborhood regularly picks up trash along Highway 160, an officially designated scenic highway and part of “America’s Most Beautiful […]

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Cowboy Up! Time to run in Mancos

The Mancos Half Marathon, featuring a scenic course on mostly dirt roads, will kick off early in the morning on June 25, right here at the Mancos Public Library. (I love the Mancos library. It has the most engaged and engaging staff I’ve ever encountered. […]

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It Fills. It Spills!

Like sands into an hourglass, the San Juan Mountains snow pack has been flowing into the Dolores River and filling the McPhee Reservoir in southwestern Colorado. For weeks, the boating community has been watching the granular increases (posted online by the Dolores Water Conservancy District) […]

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Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

They say Zen mentality gives you the ability to be at home anywhere. Over the course of three weeks and six thousand miles, home was anywhere with a truck camper and three dogs. That was the set-up as I traveled to Maine and back, with […]

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