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Extra Extra!! From the banks of the Satoshi River to the banks of the Reese River, a mining-town newspaper that propped up a honest-to-goodness LIA...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2018
  • Length: 20:03
Caption: empty flight, Credit: Diego Cupolo, creative commons
This week, we begin with the story of a woman who was in flight to the US when President Trump signed his first travel ban. We later hear about how...

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  • Added: Jul 13, 2018
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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An Israeli writer was invited by text message to the funeral of a woman she never knew. She attends out of curiosity and finds over seventy people ...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2018
  • Length: 06:15
Caption: Richard Kind, Credit: Sarah Stacke
Novelist Walter Mosley examines the power of language to break and form bonds; an artist connects with her father when he sends her coins he finds ...

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  • Added: Jul 04, 2018
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 34
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Smash society and you create craven people. Craven, from the early English word meaning crushed, defeated, overwhelmed.

  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 03:30
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Gregg explores what it it was like for his father, as a cadet on a Liberty Ship during WWII. We take our microphone on a voyage on the Jeremiah O’...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:52
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Unhappy with contemporary America, Avery Thompson travels to Plymouth, Massachusetts to consult the man responsible for bringing his family to thes...

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2018
  • Length: 12:13
  • Purchases: 1
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Gregg explores what it it was like for his father, as a cadet on a Liberty Ship during WWII. We take our microphone on a voyage on the Jeremiah O'...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:52
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I just finished reading Louisa May Alcott's Little Women... and I have some thoughts and feelings.

  • Added: Jun 12, 2018
  • Length: 11:23
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A tour of the battleship USS Alabama and WWII submarine USS Drum has storyteller Toni Burns diving deep for memories of her father, John Wright, an...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 05:41
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Ms. Booth talks to students about her aviation-filled family history.

  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 05:39
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Apache plume (Fallugia paradoxa) is very common around out little homestead. There are thickets of it all along the banks of the Ol’ Guajolote. It ...

  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 11:28
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Anisacanthus thurberi or desert honeysuckle is in the Acanthus family, Acanthaceae. I do like the common name cola de gallo, because it captures th...

  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 05:27
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Berberis fremontii is in the Barberry family or Berberidaceae…that’s fun to pronounce. Fremont barberry has quite a range north of the Salt River i...

  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 05:16
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Well, I’m not sure I can add a whole lot more to this true story, but here are a few ringtail facts that are fun. Okay, fun for nature geeks like y...

  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 05:10
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I suppose the thinking is that any wildflowers blooming along the side of the road will beautify that road and who cares what’s in the hydro-seed m...

  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 05:09
Caption: Alex Kime
In the first half of this conversation with writer Keegan Jennings Goodman reads an excerpt of his most recent book. Edited by Alex Kime.

  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 22:19
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A memory on the late Steve Kirby and the lesson of human decency that he taught me.

  • Added: May 14, 2018
  • Length: 02:53
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Geologist Lori Dengler talks about NOAA's National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program. This program provides and facilitates vital warning systems a...

  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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Earthquakes occur on faults and fault ruptures many miles beneath the surface. Dr. Lori Dengler says we needn't worry about storms and surface wat...

  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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On December 26, 2004, Tilly Smith was on vacation in Thailand with her family. Thanks to her school lessons, Tilly helped save many lives by recogn...

  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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On this segment of Shaky Ground, Geologist Lori Dengler takes on tales of earthquakes swallowing up hapless critters.

  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:23
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How will we know a tsunami may be coming? Other than feeling the ground shake, we rely on tsunami warning centers to alert us about potential risk...

  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:49
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The next earthquake is likely to happen when you least expect it. Relatively infrequent events are hard to plan for. Geologist Lori Dengler advise...

  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:28
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Beautiful walks along the beach are possible any time of the year on the northcoast. Lori Dengler encourages us to be mindful of the unexpected "...

  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:30