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  • Madison Land Trust Mounts Its 'Trail Hike Challenge'

    Madison Land Trust Mounts Its 'Trail Hike Challenge'
    The clue was pretty simple: A short hike to the Indian Rock Shelters trailhead, then look for an ink stamp under a rock near a large oak tree. One down, 21 more to go. The search was part of Madison Land Conservation Trust's 2015 "Trail Hike Challenge."...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ After Alps crash, some experts ponder flights without pilots To improve airline safety, maybe we need to remove the pilots. That radical idea is decades away, if it ever becomes a reality. But following the intentional crashing of Germanwings...
  • Interior seeks feedback on fees for drilling on federal land

    The Obama administration took a first step Friday toward a possible increase in fees charged for oil and gas companies to drill on federal lands. The Bureau of Land Management issued a notice seeking public comment on whether regulations are needed to...
  • Owner of mining claim urges armed supporters to stand down

    A man who owns a gold-mining claim on federal land in southwestern Oregon asked for help defending it after U.S. authorities ordered him to stop work, but he is now telling his armed supporters to back off. Rick Barclay said Thursday that he hoped to...
  • Community News for Manchester edition

    Watkinson's student signs Letter of Intent to American International College MANCHESTER – On Monday, April 13, Tianna Conway '15 of Manchester signed the Letter of Intent to officially become a Division II student-athlete at American...
  • If lawmakers listened to voters, session would be a breeze

    If lawmakers listened to voters, session would be a breeze
    The Florida Legislature is so tone deaf, the pols we elected can't even hear Jimmy Buffett's acoustic guitar and steel drum. I know this because Buffett played a set on the steps of the old Capitol building last week and not one of them flinched. He...
  • Cliven Bundy supporter pleads guilty to threatening federal official

    Cliven Bundy supporter pleads guilty to threatening federal official
    An out-of-state supporter of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy has pleaded guilty in a federal court in Pennsylvania to making threats against a Bureau of Land Management enforcement official during Bundy’s 2014 standoff against federal officials over...
  • Conservation groups push back on federal lands transfer idea

    Stung by a recent vote in Congress, national conservation groups are mustering opposition to the increasing call from many western states to transfer federal lands to state control. The U.S. Senate last month narrowly approved a budget amendment...
  • Gov. Doug Ducey vetoes measures to take over federal land

    Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed two bills by fellow Republicans on Monday that asked the federal government turn over public lands to the state. The GOP lawmakers said they wanted to use Arizona's federal public lands as a new stream of revenue for the state....
  • Bundy hosting 'liberty' camp-in to mark Nevada standoff date

    A year since a tense standoff between a Nevada rancher's armed supporters and federal land managers, Cliven Bundy's cattle still roam public lands, more than $1.1 million worth of grazing fees have yet to be paid and Bundy has become a tea party celebrity...
  • To meet L.A. veteran housing goals, governments go into action mode

     To meet L.A. veteran housing goals, governments go into action mode
    After decades of neglect of L.A.'s homeless veterans, federal, state and local officials are pulling together to try to get them off the street by the end of the year. In a groundbreaking legal settlement, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Secretary...