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Hurricane Irma, Long After The Storm: A Westport Native Reports

“News of St. John” is a blog about St. John, in the US Virgin Islands. Sort of an “06880” for 00830.

Since September — when Hurricane Irma devastated much of the Caribbean — “News of St. 347 more words

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Why Outside Magazine's paid newsletter misses the mark

On Monday, Outside magazine announced that it plans to launch the first of many paid newsletters in an attempt to diversify its revenue. Historically, paid advertising and classified ads have provided the bulk of funding for journalism. 794 more words

Hiking

Another Zinke cover-up?

In an article in Outside Magazine, reporter Elliott Woods noticed that Ryan Zinke, the Secretary of the Department of the Interior, had rigged his fly fishing reel backwards.   268 more words

Reconnecting with Nature, and with Wi-Fi

When Henry David Thoreau wrote about living in a small cabin in the woods with intention, did he not imagine that readers would find out he went to his friend Ralph Waldo Emerson’s house for dinner? 338 more words

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Interior Secretary Zinke Bans Outside magazine reporter from conference call after the reporter noted Zinke rigged his fly fishing reel backwards

Apparently, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, besides lacking fly fishing skills, doesn’t have a sense of humor.

Source:  The Montana Post

“The fishing incident would be a comical encounter if not for the dangerous precedent set to ban reporters who tell the truth.” 297 more words

The Top 5 Longreads of the Week

This week, we’re sharing stories from Mike Mariani, Emma Marris, Patrick Rosal, Susana Ferreira, and Scott Indrisek.

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A Very Old Man for a Wolf

He was the alpha male of the first pack to live in Oregon since 1947. For years, a state biologist tracked him, collared him, counted his pups, weighed him, photographed him, and protected him. 98 more words

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