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Community Voices: It's Time for Mountain Bikes to Be Allowed in Federal Wilderness Areas

Community Voices: It's Time for Mountain Bikes to Be Allowed in Federal Wilderness Areas

Aug 16, 2018 15:15  |  Daniel Greenstadt, Writers on the Range

First came the bare human foot, somewhere in Africa. Then, in no particular order, came the moccasin, the shoe, the horse and saddle, boat and oar, the ski, the snowshoe—and so much more.

All of these ...

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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Aug. 16, 2018!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Aug. 16, 2018!

Aug 16, 2018 07:00  |  Staff

On this week's extra-wacky weekly Independent comics page: Apoca Clips watches as Li'l Trumpy meets the new Hawaiian island; Red Meat tells a camping story; Jen Sorenson examines summer-refreshment gent...

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A Note From the Editor: Anger and Divisiveness Are the Enemy—Not the Free Press

A Note From the Editor: Anger and Divisiveness Are the Enemy—Not the Free Press

Aug 15, 2018 20:15  |  Jimmy Boegle

A couple of weeks ago, my husband, Garrett, decided to get more active on Facebook. One of his motivations was a realization that our friends are, for the most part, like-minded—Democrats, fairly libe...

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Savage Love: How Many Details Should My Submissive Lover Give Her Other Sex Partners?

Savage Love: How Many Details Should My Submissive Lover Give Her Other Sex Partners?

Aug 15, 2018 11:00  |  Dan Savage

I’ve been enjoying consensual nonmonogamy for the past two years, in part thanks to your column and podcast. I have a delightful young lover, and our connection has evolved into a kind of Master/slave...

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Community Voices: While Wildfires Can Be Devastating to Humans, This Part of the Natural Cycle Is a Boon to Some Creatures

Community Voices: While Wildfires Can Be Devastating to Humans, This Part of the Natural Cycle Is a Boon to Some Creatures

Aug 09, 2018 12:50  |  Pepper Trail, Writers on the Range

Like everyone else, I hate the smoke that has become a mainstay during the summer in the West.

But as a naturalist, I know that many plants and animals in our region benefit from fire—mountain bluebird...

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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Aug. 9, 2018!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Aug. 9, 2018!

Aug 09, 2018 07:00  |  Staff

On this week's seasonably muggy weekly Independent comics page: This Modern World looks again at life in the Stupidverse; Jen Sorenson debates which crowd-funded health-care plea to support; The K Chron...

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Know Your Neighbors: Meet Jeanie Ribeiro, an Independent Woman in Every Sense of the Word

Know Your Neighbors: Meet Jeanie Ribeiro, an Independent Woman in Every Sense of the Word

Aug 08, 2018 14:30  |  Anita Rufus

Our families influence who we become—and like many women who came of age in the ’60s and ’70s, the conflict between the politics of the era and what she saw in her own home shaped Jeanie Ribeiro’s lif...

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Savage Love: My Libido Increased Dramatically After I Went Off Birth Control; Is This Normal?

Savage Love: My Libido Increased Dramatically After I Went Off Birth Control; Is This Normal?

Aug 08, 2018 11:00  |  Dan Savage

I’m a 27-year-old woman living on the East Coast. I’ve been sexually active and on birth control since I was 16—almost always on the pill. I recently switched to the NuvaRing, to which I had a bad rea...

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