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Interesting article! The venerable NY Times launched an investigative report into the claims and data associated with all-natural insect repellents. Their conclusion was very clear. The article is also quite educational and informative. Here's the link: Why Essential...read more
This is worth reading. Can it happen in other National Parks and wildland destinations? You bet! Acadia National Park was overwhelmed with hiking accidents and traffic congestion over the July 4 weekend.read more
An air rescue was conducted by the Deschutes County Search and Rescue on July 4th at 8,100 feet on the South Sister Trail. News article here.read more