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PHOENIX – Retired orthopedic surgeon Peter Rork and his co-pilot Doyle, a black Labrador retriever, spend their free time flying precious, sometimes barking, cargo in Rork’s Cessna. His last flight in March included 30 small dogs traveling from the Valley to a shelter in Idaho.
People at The Explorer were saddened to learn Monday of the weekend passing of Mary Elizabeth Evans, the Brit and tea authority who wrote a food column in our newspaper.
Following a heavy New Year's Day snowfall, as trails in Colorado's Rocky Mountains lay hidden beneath a mantle of fresh, unmarked powder, the time had come to dust off a pair of snowshoes.