I’m still pinching myself to believe I call this incredible place home. Every day, I’m struck by the breathtaking scenery, diverse flora, and crystal-clear waters that surround me. The rivers and lakes sparkle like diamonds, and their accessibility is a dream come true. And the water from my faucet? The best I’ve ever had the pleasure of drinking in the…

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We Must Manage Our Forests

A forest with the blazing fire-cm

A few weeks back, catastrophic wildfires began burning more than one million acres all over Oregon, leaving behind a huge wake of devastation. Those fires continue to rage, bringing with them evacuations, loss of life, destroyed homes and the unhealthiest air quality in the entire world. These kinds of fires have, unfortunately, become the norm in recent years. That is…

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