Our Dogs, Our Doppelgängers


Sebastian Magnani, “Underdogs”
Image via nextavenue

We’ve all observed the propensity for people and their pups to look alike. Now, a Psychology Today article proposes an answer as to why this phenomenon exists…

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Pebble Mine Update: Mining Company Rio Tinto leaves Pebble Project

In December, we updated readers on the status of the Pebble Mine project. Since then, we got news that the EPA announced it is invoking its authority under the Clean Water Act to determine whether it should permanently bar the development of Pebble Mine.

Today, a new development: major stakeholder Rio Tinto has announced it is ending its involvement. We are just getting word of this, and will have more information on what this means for the future of the project as the story unfolds, but wanted to announce it here right away.

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The 2014 Down the Hatch Film Festival – Tickets Now Available!

We are getting pretty excited for the Down the Hatch Fishing Festival taking place in Missoula, MT on Saturday April 5th, 2014.

From 4pm to 6pm we’ll be invading Caras Park. We’re bringing beer from Big Sky Brewing, all the best new gear, and delicious local food. After the party, head on over to the Wilma Theatre for the Down the Hatch Film Fest.

Entrance to the film fest is $10 – with all proceeds going to Montana Trout Unlimited – and includes an entry into a great raffle (we’re not just talking t-shirts and baseball hats here, we came to play).

Purchase tickets by clicking through, or at Blackfoot River Outfitters and Grizzly Hackle Fly Shop in Missoula, MT. Alternatively, you can buy tickets the day of the event.

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Shelter Opens for Sochi Dogs


PovoDog hopes to find families for the stray dogs of Sochi.
Photo via lifewithdogs.tv

If you are a regular reader, you will know we’ve been following the story of the Sochi dogs closely. Now, Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska has opened a shelter called PovoDog…

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Fun in the Snow at Orvis HQ

Orvis’s Janet McGraw isn’t letting this lengthy winter getting her down. Check out this fellow she created – he really seems to be enjoying the scenery on the Home Office porch!

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