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Art Lander’s Outdoors: The .357 Magnum, an American classic, for both security and hunting

Author’s note: This is the first article in an occasional series about modern rifle and pistol cartridges and their uses in hunting. A revolver chambered in .357 Magnum is an American Classic. This venerable “muscle” cartridge was embraced by law enforcement for decades, has been proven to be efficient on deer at a reasonable range and has given many a homeowner a sense of security in being...

Debut poetry collection from Rachel Danielle Peterson gives voice to Appalachia

Rachel Danielle Peterson is emerging as a unique, poetic voice of Appalachia. While regional narratives have traditionally been misrepresented or overlooked, she seeks to change that by writing candid work that mixes the compassion characteristic of a native with an unflinching honesty only possible with the critical distance of an ex-patriot. Her lyrical poetry illuminates the things we keep in the...