Although the Western United States is blessed with a plethora of stunning waterfalls, they are not all created equal. Some are hidden deep within lush forests; others a blue oasis set within an expansive desert.
All civilized societies rely on laws for protection from crimes. I have no trouble detecting something bad, abhorrent, and criminal.
People want respect, pure and simple. Respect someone, and they'll trust you. Trust someone, and they'll let you in and show you that the narrow political definitions we apply to each other don't really fit.
The sport of fly fishing, for me personally, is the experience of how one connects with nature. From the thrill of the catch to the humbleness of the release, to the beauty around you, a day spent fishing is one of the best days I truly believe.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Gocomics.com "whether an event is caused by climate change ... is the wrong ques...
The Endangered Species Act had its place, and ESA was a critical turning point, absolutely. But the world has changed dramatically since 1973, and so must our management of forests and deserts.
Some of the current proposals may deserve consideration but they would have greater long-term impact and meaning if they improve transparency within the criminal justice system more generally and are not limited to cases just involving police.
The recipes are not only incredibly tasty, the stories are insightful and entertaining as well.
What your grandparents might not know about Rick Steves is that he is an unapologetic proponent of the legalization of responsible adult use of marijuana.
These are not goofy little news items dealing with such inconsequential matters as health care, the midterm elections and various conflicts around the world. Rather, they are the kind of important, socially significant and absolutely true stories that are the lifeblood of this column.
Notwithstanding a much more accurate national title setup, the College Football Playoff still must go one step further. An 8-team tournament is still a far better option and might have possibly gifted us a different title game, but we'll never know.
In New York City, since protests began over the treatment of African-Americans caught up in the criminal justice system, the police union there has done everything possible to inflame tensions and undermine civil authority.
Before the rest of the world catches on, discover these five American cities that are gaining traction in the areas of fine arts, fine food, and fine beverages.
Like the faces of the children it serves, the summer food program is a hopeful thing. It is a shining example of a community coming together in formal and informal ways to ensure that no child goes hungry. This is remarkably evident at the Bay Way Mobile Park in Coos Bay, Oregon.
Since the Marijuana Policy Project was founded 20 years ago, I've oftentimes written a list of the top 10 victories at the end of each year. 2014 was either the best or second-best year in 20 years, depending on how you weigh the legalization victories in Colorado and Washington in 2012.
The much anticipated day of revelation has arrived. No, not the second coming of Bear Bryant, but rather the announcement from the Committee of Justice that on Sunday revealed the top four teams in college football.