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Swiss Army Knives have offered a variety of tools to users since the 1800s.

A more refined Swiss Army Knife

The train was on time, to the Swiss minute, as I boarded for a cross-country trip. It was 2010, and I was in Switzerland traveling between two powerhouses of the knife world. Wenger and Victorinox, respectively in the cities of Delémont and Ibach, both made …

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Field reports: Mount Spokane land classifications affect ski area expansion
Field Reports: Lookout Pass expansion proposals presented
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Field reports: Record pronghorn from New Mexico
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Time to start sending in writing contest entries
Out & About: Fishers back home in Olympics
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Handouts to deer just a bad idea
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