Monthly Archives: August 2013

Go Off-Grid in 7 Steps

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Making Ripples

By Amanda Bancroft Recently, I connected with, whose slogan is “Skills you need now for the tough times ahead.” It isn’t an extensive website, with only three free videos posted currently, and the main focus is a Christian call to a country lifestyle in order to avoid the upcoming city apocalypse. That message is…

Newspapers: Falling Behind….AGAIN

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Terrahs Mug

By Terrah Baker I would never want to overshadow someone’s wedding announcement with a political or social protest, but it’s not me that’s doing it. That’s what I told myself while trying to decide if this was an appropriate time for a column calling out the NWA Times and their affiliates for their same-sex engagement…

Developing Green Transportation in Northwest Arkansas

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Special Contribution By Gary R. HuxelTransportation is one of the leading sources of greenhouse gas emissions on local and regional scales for much of the U.S., Europe and other industrialized areas. Nationwide in the U.S., transportation accounts for 28 percent of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2011, second only to energy production (33 percent) according…

The Path to Sirius

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Esoteric Astrology as news for week August 8-14, 2013 In Egypt the annual flooding of the Nile occurred as Sirius, the blue-white star left of Orion, became visible at sunrise. Rising over the dome of the pre-dawn sky, the simultaneous rising of Sirius & the floodwaters associated Sirius with fertility and life-giving abundance. The Nile…