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Caution: Road Race Ahead July 29th, 2015 by Christina Sawyer

Silver State Classic Challenge takes over a stretch of Nevada Highway 318 for a weekend of racing A need for speed draws hundreds of drivers to the small town of Ely, Nevada, every September to participate in the Silver State...


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Take the Slow Boat July 29th, 2015 by Curtis Condon

When exploring Western waterways, slo-mo may be the way to go. The Outdoor Industry Association estimates 20 million Americans enjoy canoeing and kayaking. Participants are drawn to these activities for many reasons, but most appreciate the quiet, solitude, and the...


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Negative Space for Positive Pictures July 29th, 2015 by David LaBelle

If you have ever spent time around artists, it’s likely you have heard the term “negative space.” They are not talking about photographic film, which produces a negative that is used to make a positive print, nor the space between...


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New Life for a Family Relic July 29th, 2015 by Dianna Troyer

Once a trusted workhorse, the 1954 McCormick Farmall tractor at Carl and Loralee Boden’s farm in southeastern Idaho had become an unused relic facing a bleak future. Two winters ago, the Boden’s son Emmet intervened. “Dad encouraged me to restore...


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Auto Enthusiasts Give Life to Museum July 29th, 2015 by Brandon Pomrenke

Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum offers visitors a unique historic experience The most simple way to define a museum, according to Merriam-Webster, is “a place where things are collected.” There are other, more in-depth definitions, but none includes words...


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Planting in Summer’s Heat June 30th, 2015 by Kris Wetherbee

Don’t let the summer heat keep you from adding plants to your garden. Here are tips to make it work. A misconception about gardening is you never should plant during summer when it is hot. Conventional wisdom says planting is...


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Knots for Anglers June 30th, 2015 by Curtis Condon

One essential—but often overlooked—fishing skill is knot tying. A good knot could be the difference between landing a whopper or seeing it slip away if the knot fails. Needs change depending on the situation, which is why knowing how to...


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Keeping History Alive June 30th, 2015 by Christopher Gaylord

Jon and Dena Morford of Tacoma, Washington, own a trucking company called Two Crazy Vikings. The quirky name is a nod to what they do in their spare time: explore how Scandinavians and other European cultures lived hundreds of years...


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Water-Thrifty Plants for Your Garden June 30th, 2015 by Kris Wetherbee

A colorful summer garden does not need a lot of water. Keep your garden looking lush with these water-wise plants and gardening tips. Rain might be ample in winter, but once the summer heat descends, rain often is nowhere in sight when...


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Making the Most of Melons June 30th, 2015 by Victoria Hampton

Bob Walchli walks through his field in Hermiston, Oregon, searching for a ripe watermelon. “You want them not too high pitched or dull sounding,” he says. Bob taps his hand on the melons. After finding the desired tone, he checks...