|It was a bright winterís day on that Saturday in 1943. It was payday, and the miners were expected to return home with their money. When a plume of smoke billowed out of the mine shaft, the wives and children of the miners likely knew what that meant: death.|
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|A team of wildlife biologists will soon ski 400 miles through northern Mongolia, searching for signs of wolverines in the rugged, frigid mountains of the Darhad region. Related lesson plans are available for teachers, and everyone can follow the expedition online.|
|The nocturnal beasts emerge from their dens at sundown, just when the last skiers are making their way down Big Mountain. |
Following a path of light thrown out ahead of them, the groomers crawl slowly through the trails and trees, leaving perfect seams of corduroy.
|Itís 10 a.m. on a Tuesday, and Mary Brown is busy in the kitchen at Glacier High School. As another cook prepares a batch of hummus in a large mixer, thereís a buzz in the kitchen that hasnít been there in a while. Thatís because the kind of food theyíre serving here is fresh and healthy ó and the high school students are loving it.|
So are the cooks.
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