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    Provided photo Nancy and Dave Bartholomew
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    Provided photo Mark Johnston
  • Horan wines
    Trio of reds from Horan Estates Winery brings family history to the forefront.
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    Photo provided/Susan Ballinger This grove of whitebark pines on the northwest-facing slope of Mission Ridge burned in September 2012. You can see that multiple tree trunks grouped together, as they all arose from a single Clark’s Nutcracker seed cache. This wildfire opened up the forest floor to sunshine, making way for a new grove of whitebark pine, once Clark’s nutcrackers replant the slope with seed caches.
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    Lisa Robinson photo A Clark’s nutcracker using its bill to begin to pry open a whitebark pine cone in the tree trop.
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    Photo provided/Susan Ballinger Our Washington native pine tree cones: Upper left, ponderosa pine; lower left, western white pine; upper right, lodgepole pine; lower right, remains of whitebark pine cones after either Clark’s nutcrackers or tree squirrels have removed the scales and harvested the seeds. Stone pines, such as whitebark, rely on a nutcracker to harvest and plant its seeds because the cones don’t open on their own.
  • champagne
    Photo courtesy of The Wine Thief Store A selection of sparkling wines recently available at The Wine Thief