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Charles Clayton's Great Grandfather and neighbor butchering a cow in Fraser circa 1918 or so.

The Lost Art of Treating Animals Like Animals

by Charles Clayton January 3, 2012 January 2012

We think of our animals as extensions of our families, and we treat them like people. Such attitudes would have been almost unthinkable a century ago.

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Cowsmic Justice

Cowsmic Justice

by Alan Stark January 3, 2012 January 2012

Then again, this is a mountain cow, he could actually be talking to me. Stranger things have happened up here.

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Lexi Tuddenham takes aim. Photo: Lance Waring

Gun Control: Reflections from the Shooting Range

by Lance Waring December 29, 2011 January 2012

I’ve decided my life-and-death decisions should originate from choices made while climbing or skiing instead of from the flash from a grey-blue muzzle.

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Navigating the Darkness

Navigating the Darkness

by Jen Jackson December 6, 2011 December 2011

I stood atop the simplest of aviation aids, navigating this life on a wing and a prayer.

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Out of Water

Out of Water

by Laura Kerr December 5, 2011 December 2011

In the shadow of Homa Mountain, near the shores of Lake Victoria, long before I called the San Juan Mountains and southwest desert my home, I saw a tree shaped like Christmas and approached it.

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