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  • Authorities on defensive over Nevada cattle roundup on federal land

    Authorities on defensive over Nevada cattle roundup on federal land
    LAS VEGAS — Federal authorities were on the defensive Tuesday during the fourth day of their planned monthlong offensive to remove an outspoken rancher’s cattle from lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management. As dozens of...
  • House pushes to limit president's right to designate monuments

    WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled House voted Wednesday to scale back the president's authority to establish national monuments, seeking changes to a century-old law that critics say has put wide swaths of the West off-limits to activities such...
  • Los Angeles Real Estate Heats Up With Mogul Money

    Numbers don't lie. Like box office grosses, home sales reflect economic reality. Per real estate news firm Data Quick, year-over-year residential real estate sales prices are up 18.4% across the Los Angeles area in early 2014 and the inventory of homes...
  • ­­­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...
  • Protect Maryland's wilderness areas [Letter]

    Protect Maryland's wilderness areas [Letter]
    At the request of Gov. Martin O'Malley, the Maryland General Assembly is considering legislation to expand 14 of Maryland's existing wilderness areas and add nine new ones, increasing by nearly 22,000 acres the state's Wildlands Preservation System ("...
  • Winnetka seeks help on park redesign

    Winnetka seeks help on park redesign
    In an attempt to spruce up Hubbard Woods Park and attract more shoppers to downtown businesses, the Winnetka Park District is creating a master plan for the park and asking residents to help them with the design. "It was right after World War II that it...
  • An Orwellian nation of Obamathink

    The nightmare societies portrayed in the George Orwell novels "1984" and "Animal Farm" gave us the word "Orwellian." That adjective reflects a vast government's efforts not just to deceive and control the people, but also to do so by reinventing the...
  • 3 suspected in sparking Colby fire plead not guilty to federal charges

    3 suspected in sparking Colby fire plead not guilty to federal charges
    The three men accused of sparking last month's Colby fire near Glendora pleaded not guilty Tuesday to federal charges. The defendants -- Clifford Eugene Henry, 22, of Glendora, and Steven Robert Aguirre, 21, and Jonathan Carl Jarrell, 24, both described...
  • Florida voters may have conservation, marijuana questions to answer

    Florida voters may have conservation, marijuana questions to answer
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida voters will decide whether to dedicate hundreds of millions of tax dollars every year to land and water conservation when they cast their ballots this fall. And the question of whether to legalize medical marijuana may also be...
  • Cuts in funding will hurt counties' preservation programs [Letter]

    Cuts in funding will hurt counties' preservation programs [Letter]
    After years of steady support for conservation, I am disheartened to hear that Gov. Martin O'Malley has decided to cut funds for land preservation programs in his proposed 2015 budget ("O'Malley shifts funds from land preservation," Jan. 16). As a...
  • Pompano attorney: Hotel on public land would be "public use''

    Pompano attorney: Hotel on public land would be "public use''
    Broward County commissioners will help determine the fate of a prime piece of beachfront land. The property is the Pompano Beach pier parking lot. The city and its Community Redevelopment Agency propose a commercial complex, including a hotel, on the...