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The Kitsap Sun
Scrapbook hatches Silverdale historySILVERDALE — Way before the big box stores, Silverdale was an egg-producing pow
Scrapbook hatches Silverdale history
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 days ago
SILVERDALE — Way before the big box stores, Silverdale was an egg-producing powerhouse. Central Valley and Clear Creek were dotted with poultry farms, each part of a collective supply chain that sent wooden crates full of eggs as far away as... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Portraits of the Past: Selling snake oil as 'patent medicine'Editor's Note: This is part of a monthly series of stories by the Community His
Portraits of the Past: Selling snake oil as 'patent medicine'
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 12 days ago
Editor's Note: This is part of a monthly series of stories by the Community History Writers, a group of area individuals committed to documenting and writing about local history and the people, places and happenings that created the various... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Bundy Brigade’s Economic DelusionsAmmon Bundy, the leader of the armed militia that stormed the Malheur National
The Bundy Brigade’s Economic Delusions
The New Yorker / Posted 19 days ago
Ammon Bundy, the leader of the armed militia that stormed the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, in Oregon, has a simple solution for fixing the economy of the West: get the federal government out of the way. His group’s chief demand is that the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
How The Feds Got All That Western Land (and Why It's A Problem)Government owned and subsidized lands in the American West have been a source o
How The Feds Got All That Western Land (and Why It's A Problem)
Zero Hedge / Posted 27 days ago
Government owned and subsidized lands in the American West have been a source of conflict among competing interest groups since the 19th century. Since the very beginning of white settlement, lands have been used by the federal government as part of... Read more

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