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  • Parsing the Forest Service's (bad) proposed photo regulations

    Parsing the Forest Service's (bad) proposed photo regulations
    Early last month the U.S. Forest Service posted a proposed regulation that seemed to set the stage for government control of journalists’ access to public lands, with the added insult of wanting to charge hikers for photographing or filming their...
  • Going to Cape for 'Gone Girl' premiere? Don't miss these 5 SE Missouri attractions

    If you've seen the "Gone Girl" movie trailers, you've already glimpsed some sights around Cape Girardeau, Mo. A recent one has a great shot of the Mississippi River bridge. The first-released trailers closed with a shot of the river. Then there are the...
  • Amendment One a no-brainer for Florida

     Amendment One a no-brainer for Florida
    Come Election Day, voting "Yes on One" is a no-brainer. Passing Amendment One raises nobody's taxes. Nor does it raise any tax rate. This proposed "Water and Land Conservation" amendment to Florida's Constitution simply directs the Legislature to...
  • ­­­Top five reasons to ski Colorado

    ­­­Top five reasons to ski Colorado
    Stewart Ward, a former employee of Blue River Sports in Breckenridge and an avid skier, spends a lot of time in the Colorado mountains. Although Utah has great snow, he said, Colorado has a lot to recommend it. 1. Great German ski towns, like...
  • Journalists slam Forest Service over wilderness permits

    When Idaho Public Television proposed shooting a documentary this year about the Wilderness Act, the Forest Service ordered its journalists to get permits. Never mind that the nonprofit state-owned news outlet had filmed in wilderness for 32 years....
  • Rotary Club Donation Helps Restoration Of Canton Grange Hall

    Rotary Club Donation Helps Restoration Of Canton Grange Hall
    CANTON — The town's effort to fix up the old Cherry Brook Grange hall with donations and in-kind-services has received a boost from the Rotary Club of Avon-Canton, which is giving $5,000 for the project. The club announced the donation on Tuesday...
  • Destroying lives over ancient relics

    Destroying lives over ancient relics
    To the editor: The federal government managed to wreck the lives of upstanding Blanding, Utah, physician Dr. James Redd, the main family doctor in his county, and the informant Ted Gardiner, who spied on Redd's family. Both ended up killing themselves. ("...
  • Desert plan seeks to balance environment, renewable energy

    Desert plan seeks to balance environment, renewable energy
    With towering white wind turbines turning slowly in the background, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday unveiled a plan to manage both conservation and renewable energy production on more than 22 million acres in California — nearly one-...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Talcott Ravine History & Geology Walk Planned

    The public is invited to a free walk on Saturday, Sept. 27 at 1 p.m. beginning in the historic Talcottville section of Vernon. Meet in the parking lot at the Talcottville Congregational Church, 10 Elm Hill Road, Vernon, for a three-mile hike to see...
  • TaxWatch guide features nonendorsement endorsements

    TaxWatch guide features nonendorsement endorsements
    Each election year, the fiscally conservative watchdog group Florida TaxWatch releases a guide to the year's crop of state constitutional amendments. The 2014 guide came out this week (you can see it at the end of this post). In its press release...
  • Wilderness and wildlife: Saving the last, best places

    Wilderness and wildlife: Saving the last, best places
    "If future generations are to remember us with gratitude rather than contempt, we must leave them a glimpse of the world as it was in the beginning, not just after we got through with it." — President Lyndon Baines Johnson, signing the...