heard around the West

Marston, Betsy
January 2007
High Country News;1/22/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p24
The article offers news briefs about odd stories in the U.S. A Squaw Valley ski instructor, Ken Wittel, in California has created a backyard ski area using a mechanical moxie and a $950 rope tow powered by a 5 horsepower gas engine. In Nebraska, Bliss Green was reunited with his prescription dog after the thief who stole his car, with the dog inside, used his cellphone and was tracked by police authorities. A new breed of young singles are emerging and they call themselves the ecosexuals.


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