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Hiking the Mogollon Interpretive Rim Trail

Even though school is beginning, summer isn’t over yet and the Mogollon (pronounced muggy-own) Rim Interpretive Trail is a easy hike for the whole family and a perfect introduction to the White Mountains of Northeastern Arizona.  The first half mile is a paved trail for wheelchair accessibility and ends with a spectacular view of a […]

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RV Parks and More in Pinetop, AZ

Located in the heart of the White Mountains of Arizona and nestled among the largest stand of Ponderosa pines in the world is the town of Pinetop.  This resort community has something for everyone, especially the outdoor enthusiast.  Throughout all four seasons there are plenty of opportunities for hiking, biking, fishing, golfing, skiing, antiquing or […]

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Visiting the Petrified Forest National Park

Carri Wilbanks, Special for USA TODAY The Petrified Forest is much more than simply another park – it’s the crossroads for more than 13,000 years of history. The ancient landscape in north-eastern Arizona is a stunning natural playground for hikers, climbers and other intrepid explorers, and a sanctuary of fascinating archaeological sites revealing a glimpse […]

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Judge Allows Arizona Boy to be Treated With Marijuana Extract – Natural News

What would you do?  (NaturalNews) Last Friday, an Ariz. judge made a significant decision that could potentially revolutionize the way Americans utilize medical marijuana. Superior Court Judge Katherine Cooper of Maricopa County ruled in favor of allowing five-year-old Zander Welton, who was suffering from debilitating epileptic seizures, to use cannabidiol (CBD), one of 60 cannabinoids […]

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Ever Wonder How Yucca Got it’s Name?

Ever wonder how Yucca got it’s name? Well, thousands of years ago when Palio-Indian groups began migrating into the southwest, they began testing various plants for medicinal and food value. Broud assigned the task of testing the sword-shaped leafed plant to Creb. Creb took one bite, tasted it’s pungent soapy flavor and said “yuck…uh!” Ever […]

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