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June 2008


Southeastern Paddlers Dominate Olympic Team Trials

By Graham Averill Ten of the 15 slots on the U.S. National Whitewater Slalom Team were filled by Southern boaters at the Olympic...

A Windy Future

Wind energy can replace 20 percent of America’s electricity needs by 2030 at a “moderate” cost, according to a new U.S. Department of Energy...

Bear Breath

by JAY HARDWIG It’s been twenty years since that fateful day on the spine of the Smoky Mountains, but the scene stays fresh in my...

Hummer Bummer

GM closes four SUV plants, announces electric car

The Storm

There’s no doubt about it: I thought we were going to die at the top of that mountain.

Most Endangered Mountains

Four of Appalachia’s Peaks in Peril