Vacancies, of course, limit how much federal firefighters can do. If Western communities want to be protected, they need to ensure that their firefighters receive better pay and benefits.More
It sprouted again during a fall hike in 2019. Betsy, Steve Mandell, his wife, Terri, and I, agreed that Writers on the Range deserved to live again.
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“The two small counties, including the indigenous community of the Southern Ute Nation, were ready when 4,000 of those doses—10% of the state’s total—arrived.”
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“..a visitor to the town notices abandoned cars parked willy-nilly and piles of junk that look as old as the town itself. “
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Once you pay for fallowed fields, you’ll end up with landowners who are investors first, like Water Asset Management.
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“Just talking about demand management has already attracted deep-pocketed investors..”
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For the West this summer, the news about water was grim. In some parts of California, it didn’t rain for…
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“Without water, you’ve got nothing around here.”
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Brezonick knows that the huge furnaces that burn coal are closing fast. “I don’t think coal will recover and society has turned against it,”
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This is a place that knows the pain of an industry cutting back.
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