Avalanche Awareness – Part 2

Avalanche Awareness - Part 2: Colorado has seen a significant amount of avalanches since the start of the 2019/2020 season. This has been brought about by early snowfall followed by two large systems that passed through Colorado around the Thanksgiving holiday. The storms produced large enough amounts of snow to settle on very weak layers … Continue reading Avalanche Awareness – Part 2

A Dangerous Cocktail Threatens the Gem of North Idaho

A dangerous cocktail threatens the gem of North Idaho, Upstream mining has left a toxic legacy at the bottom of Coeur d’Alene Lake. Emily Benson/High Country News Early this spring, a migrating flock of tundra swans flew toward a long and narrow body of water in North Idaho marked on today’s maps as Coeur d’Alene … Continue reading A Dangerous Cocktail Threatens the Gem of North Idaho

Summer Reading: 18th Winter

Looking for an interesting read as spring moves into summer? Why not add 18th Winter to your reading list. My wife, Stella, had spent the last 5+ years pouring her heart and soul into her book project, 18th Winter. Not did I only have the pleasure of partaking in her journey I also read the … Continue reading Summer Reading: 18th Winter