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Free Range Free Chat

The Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards, co-founded by professional photographers Paul Joynson-Hicks and Tom Sullam in 2015, unsurprisingly celebrates the latter while promoting wildlife conservation. This year’s finalists, announced at the start of the month, feature MORE

Last Call

Last Call: September 11, 2021

Goooood evening, News Viewers. Sure hope all is well in your world and everyone is staying safe. Although today is a day of remembrance, for us, it’s also a day of celebration. It’s Mr. G’s MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

Things got real this week when Joe Biden gave the country the “dad talk” about the resisters who are wearing us out and making us sick, literally and figuratively. This minority of self-described “patriots” forget MORE

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Free Range Free Chat

Happy Labor Day, News Viewers, a day off for many humans; a day dedicated to the American Worker; a day initially set aside to honor the labor movement. While we may think parades, grilling, protesting MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

It’s Labor Day weekend already, so I believe that officially makes it Pumpkin Spice Season, amirite? I admit I pulled out a cookie mix — Betty Crocker/Pillsbury? — and baked some up in the air MORE

Free Range Free Chat

Free Range Free Chat

Welcome to Free Range, our Monday free chat with an environmental slant. This is the place for those wide ranging conversations about all things land and sea, sky and space, animals, birds, bugs and yes, MORE

Last Call

Last Call: August 28, 2021

Good evening and welcome from smokey, hot California, home of the GQP power grab to obtain the highest office in the state, governor. I won’t spend any time on this issue because it’s incredibly stupid. MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

Another week has gone by and NewsViews was there with you when we found out we lost an epic rock and roll friend, Charlie Watts. Drummer of the Rolling Stones for 60 years, Charlie didn’t MORE

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Free Range Free Chat

“Humans have never lived on a planet this hot, and we’re totally unprepared for what’s to come” Jeff Goodell What might an accurate worst-case picture of the planet’s climate-addled future actually look like, then? The MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

Today, class, let’s talk about box wine. It’s been one of those weeks that has me considering quantity over quality. The world watches what’s going down in Afghanistan. Desperate people are flooding the last shred MORE

Last Call

Last Call: August 14, 2021

So, I just wrote the date, double checked to make sure I had the correct date, then realized: Joe Biden’s still our president. So much for the bigly reinstatement of the Former Guy. Earlier today, MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

Well, I do hope you plan to continue your celebrations well into the night on this First Annual Reinstatement Day with an evening of song, dance and reinstatement libations. There’s a party goin’ on right MORE

Free Chat Friday

Free Chat Friday, Week 32

Happy Friday, News Viewers, or maybe I should say “Happy Reinstatement Day” the day You Know Who declared his reinstatement to the presidency. Since it hasn’t happened, from this day forward, Friday the 13th will MORE

Talk o Tuesday

Talko Tuesday: August 10, 2021

This is how August works for us: One of my son’s birthday One of my step-child’s b-days. A sister and brother in law’s b-days. Three of my step grand children’s b-days. OH….and Athena, (Baby Baby), MORE

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When the Birds Began to Die

When migratory bird ecologist Brian Evans first started hearing about dead birds across Washington, D.C., in mid-May, he “wrote it off,” says Evans, who’s on staff at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute’s Migratory Bird Center. MORE

It's 5:00 Somewhere

It’s 5:00 Somewhere

Yesterday it was reported that Charlie Watts, 80, would not be joining the Rolling Stones 2021 U.S. Fall Tour due to a successful medical procedure for an unknown condition. “Charlie has had a procedure which MORE