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Guided by Experience August 25th, 2017 by Pam Blair

Visiting Washington, D.C., is a new experience for many Youth Tour students. Thankfully, they are led by someone who has been there before: Jim Donahue, director of communications and member services for Grand Canyon State Electric Cooperative Association. An Army...


It’s Not Just ‘The Kiss’ August 25th, 2017 by David LaBelle

One of the things I have learned about wedding photography is you can miss many moments during the ceremony —the cutting of the cake, the tossing of the garter, even walking down the aisle—but you better not miss “the kiss.”...


Learning and Teaching Life Skills August 25th, 2017 by David LaBelle

It seems beyond coincidental that Lane Hegel began working with Graham County Rehabilitation Center in Safford, Arizona, one month before his son, Matthew, was diagnosed with a cognitive disability while starting kindergarten. GCRC is the only locally operated nonprofit in...


A Patriotic Pilgrimage August 25th, 2017 by Pam Blair

The nation’s history comes alive for high school students on Youth Tour Marines in dress blue uniforms mingle effortlessly with awestruck teenagers in the sweltering heat of Washington, D.C., on a Tuesday evening in June. It is a precursor to...


Enjoy One of Nature’s Best Light Shows July 25th, 2017 by Curtis Condon

Sky watching is a favorite pastime, even while participating in other outdoor activities. That’s especially true this time of year, when there is more than just stars to observe. Mid-July to late August is the perfect time to marvel at...


Unusual Lighter Sparks Man’s Hobby July 25th, 2017 by Jody Foss

Jerry Keller’s mother loved to frequent estate sales when he was growing up. Even vacations were planned so she could visit antique and secondhand stores along the way. Jerry never had much interest in such things until his mother gave...


Heaven on Earth For Eclipse Chasers July 25th, 2017 by Curtis Condon

A swath of Oregon and Idaho offers some of the best spots to view this month’s total solar eclipse A scene right out of a sci-fi thriller is set to unfold August 21. The sky will darken, the sun will...


Remnants of a Boyhood Adventure July 25th, 2017 by Jody Foss

Lee Bouchard and Harold Hinds stretched out on their sleeping bags with their shirts rolled up for pillows. Camping in the sand on the edge of the John Day River in Eastern Oregon, they stared up at the Milky Way...


A Visual Love Letter July 25th, 2017 by David LaBelle

For 50 years, I have dreamed about photographing God. In the past, I even kidded that when I died, I wanted my family to place a Nikon F camera loaded with 100 ASA film in the casket with me. I...


Advice for Last-Minute Eclipse Chasers July 25th, 2017 by Curtis Condon

Nine tips and strategies for viewing this month’s total solar eclipse, even if you haven’t made any plans or reservations yet It’s happening. That voice in the back of your head is telling you, “Go.” Until now, you gave little...