All posts tagged "Forest Service"

  • Featured Article
    Behind the Green Curtain of US Wildfire Policy

    “The strategy is not new — it has quietly been going on for years.” This according to...

  • Government
    The Feds Leadeth Me Beside the Still Waters

    (Thomas Mitchell/4THST8) Since 90 percent of the land in Nevada is controlled by one or the other agency of the federal government, those of us who nominally control the other 10 percent — so long as we follow the zoning laws, pay our taxes, abide by a myriad of regulations and are...

  • Government
    Federal Land Use Is Meat-and-Potatoes Issue To Rural Nevadans

    (Fred Weinberg/The Penny Press) – A few weeks ago, in our sister publication, the Elko Independent, we ran a lengthy piece detailing the history of the contentious relationship between Elko County and the United States Forest Service. It paints an ugly picture. Forest rangers, it seems, are the ultimate in Federal Government...

  • Opinion
    Is Smoked Bear Smarter Than Smokey? And The Feds?

    (Fred Weinberg/The Penny Press) – I have a friend in Elko who many of our readers also know. His name is Grant Gerber and, in addition to being an extraordinarily skilled lawyer, he is willing to put his money where his mouth is when it comes to East-coast yuppies telling us Nevadans...

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