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Category: Land Management :: Grazing
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Hello, Betty Buckley! A new Dolly hits town, and she’s ready to add to her legend 23.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Time catches everyone by surprise. For Betty Buckley, the rude awakening happened when director Michael Wilson called to say he was planning a revival of the musical “Grey Gardens.”

She had assumed he was offering her the part of middle-aged Little Edie. But instead he was calling about Big Edie,...

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3 killed in shooting on remote Palmdale road 18.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Four men from somewhere outside the Antelope Valley were shot and left for dead late Wednesday night on a remote, unlit road above Palmdale, authorities said.

One survived and used his cellphone to call 911 at 11:16 p.m., Los Angeles County sheriff’s Lt. Derrick Alfred said.

“He said he’d been...

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Snowstorm triggers semi rollover, hazardous travel advisory and a school closure 18.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A semi-tractor trailer rolled off of Interstate 70 down to Highway 6 during a heavy snowstorm near Vail that has triggered a winter travel advisory.
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Man wanted by Douglas County authorities arrested in Arizona 16.1.2019 Denver Post: Local
Police in Goodyear say they have arrested a man wanted by Colorado authorities for multiple offenses.
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New pen at California-Nevada border may allow sale of horses for slaughter 16.1.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The U.S. Forest Service has built a new corral for wild horses in Northern California, which could allow it to bypass federal restrictions and sell the animals for slaughter.
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National Western Stock Show 2019 schedule 12.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Full schedule for the 2019 National Western Stock Show and Rodeo in Denver.
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'Goat Fund Me' campaign aims to use farm animals to fight wildfires 12.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

In tiny Nevada City, a Gold Rush town in Northern California touting a population of 3,100, folks are big on a novel idea to fight the increasing threat of wildfires: calling in the goats.

Vice Mayor Reinette Senum has launched a crowdsourcing campaign called “Goat Fund Me,” hoping the online fundraising...

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Man flooded the town of Iola; now nature is bringing back its ghost 12.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Whenever Bob Robbins would ride the school bus past Blue Mesa Reservoir, he felt a pang in his gut.

The vast shimmering lake, the largest in Colorado, was a recreational paradise for many and a source of power and water storage for the Gunnison Valley and beyond.

But it was once something else.

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Claremont owns its lettered and leafy college-town vibe 11.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

When the Santa Fe Railroad pushed from San Bernardino to Los Angeles in 1887, Claremont was one of several communities founded along the route, ready to embrace the inevitable population boom.

But the people never came, and a year later the grand hotel and neighboring lots lay empty and seemingly...

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Trump's 'forrest' mismanagement threats are as disturbingly uniformed as they are authoritarian 10.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

In between his threats to keep the government shut for months or years if Congress refuses to fund his border wall, President Trump made time Wednesday morning to threaten to cut off disaster relief dollars to Californians whose homes were charred by wildfires last year. After complaining for the...

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Sale of southern Colorado ranch could open iconic mountain peak to public 9.1.2019 Denver Post: Local
A scenic southern Colorado ranch that includes 9,600-foot Fisher's Peak could for the first time be open to the public if plans by conservation organizations, the city of Trinidad and state agencies work out.
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Forbidding terrain and foreboding feelings at remote border crossing 7.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Antelope Wells is 170 miles southwest of El Paso, a three-hour drive through forbidding terrain, where stray dogs and deadly snakes roam and where even the water in wells can prove poisonous. It’s at the southernmost tip of New Mexico known as the Bootheel. Once you leave Interstate 10 for the...

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Hot Property: An oceanfront score for Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban 4.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Mark Cuban, the billionaire, television personality and owner of the Dallas Mavericks basketball franchise, has a new vacation spot to spend his off seasons. He’s paid $19 million for a home in Laguna Beach.

The contemporary-style home is found within Montage, a resort community that overlooks...

Neighborhood Spotlight: La Habra Heights holds on to a rural vibe in the midst of urbanization 4.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The canyon that bisects La Habra Heights, cutting through the Puente Hills and connecting the coastal plains of Orange County with the San Gabriel Valley, gave the town its name. Derived from "la abra," the Spanish moniker for the low mountain pass, La Habra was also the name given the original...

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Candidates start lining up to fill seat vacated by only Republican on L.A. City Council 4.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Days after Los Angeles City Councilman Mitchell Englander stepped down to take a job with a sports and entertainment firm, more than a dozen candidates are lining up to fill the vacant seat.

As of the middle of this week, only a handful had actually filed paperwork with the city to raise money...

Environmentalists made a troubling deal with Tejon Ranch 2.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

As I turned a corner, the animal was suddenly right there in all its furious glory, hissing a warning and baring its teeth. It was the first badger I’d ever seen, and I beat a hasty retreat. But after that close encounter at Tejon Ranch 30 years ago, I watched from a distance, fascinated by this...

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Lessons from Orange County, California's water strategy 2.1.2019 Business Operations |
And why water is the greatest challenge in resiliency planning.
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Armed man shot to death in Nevada casino 2.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Security guards shot and killed an armed man in a casino in suburban Las Vegas during a confrontation, police said.

The man, whose name was not released, was walking through Green Valley Ranch in Henderson about 3:40 p.m. Sunday when people told security that he was carrying a handgun, police told...

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They survive droughts, they eat trees — South Africa's goats are helping farmers weather climate change 1.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Mvezelwa Mhlabunzima stands in a wooden pen of a hundred or so shaggy young goats and points out his charges, one by one.

“This one’s a twin,” he says, gesturing to a kid leaning into his leg. He points to two others. “That one’s a twin, with that one … I know them all.”

The 35-year-old farmer...

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Douglas County sheriff’s Deputy Zackari Parrish remembered on snowy 1-year anniversary of shooting death 1.1.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office held a memorial service Monday on the one-year anniversary of the shooting death of Deputy Zackari Parrish. Parrish's death led to improved equipment at the sheriff's office and attempted gun law changes in Colorado.
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