We Relearned To Love Nature In Lockdown, But Our Government Isn’t Protecting It For Us

In lockdown I turned into a regular wildlife peeping Tom. With remote cameras all around the farmland I’m lucky enough to live on, I spied on the swallows fledging under my deck, the fox that owns our local lanes, and the swans nesting in my neighbour’s garden.  My obsession, though, was our badger sett. Almost […]

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The Last Thing I Wanted Was Lockdown With My Ex. But My Son Needed Him

As I took a nighttime walk with my 13-year-old son, ten days into the pandemic, I asked him why he wanted his dad to move into our basement. He launched into a pitch citing statistics and facts about how “particulate could penetrate hospital masks,” until I interrupted him. “Can you tell me from your emotions? […]

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A’s blank Giants, clinch third straight playoff berth

The Oakland Athletics clinched their third consecutive trip to the postseason Friday night, riding Matt Olson’s three-run homer and right-hander Chris Bassitt’s strong pitching to a 6-0 victory over the visiting San Francisco Giants in the opener of a three-game series. Read More …read more Source:: Nationalpost       

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High school football: Skyridge serves a strong statement with a 41-9 win over American Fork

The Falcons took it to the Cavemen early and often during Friday’s surprisingly lopsided contest. Box score LEHI — Pegged as a heavyweight bout between two of 6A’s best teams going in, Skyridge left little doubt which was the superior team in its 41-9 demolition of American Fork on Friday. The Falcons came out swinging, […]

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Whicker: Davis, Lakers welcome the Denver Nuggets to a higher altitude

Let’s be clear. No team in the NBA is immune from the aftereffects of Anthony Davis. It’s just that the Denver Nuggets are in the high-risk pool. The Lakers rolled to a 126-114 Game 1 victory in the Western Conference Finals on Friday. This prompted TNT’s Charles Barkley to get out the kitchen broom and […]

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High school football: Corner Canyon overpowers Pleasant Grove to open Region 4 play with big win

Box score DRAPER — Pleasant Grove did what it could to befuddle Corner Canyon quarterback Jaxson Dart into a few misfires in the first half Friday night, but limiting a few waves couldn’t hold back the entire ocean of possibilities in the Chargers’ offense. Dart accounted for five touchdowns and wide receiver Noah Kjar hauled […]

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