The Public Process—Getting Involved and Making a Difference
August 2001 by Guest WriterThe purpose of this article is to give you a short overview of how to get involved in the management of your public lands. By no means can everything about public participation be covered in one short article, but you will find...
• House members "earn" another raise
• Not the sharpest knife in the drawer...I mean...clerk in the store
• That's 8.49 million first-class postage stamps
Joe Williams needs six trips with his faithful wheelbarrow to haul his "back-pack" dredge and camping supplies down into the South Yuba River canyon at the start of each dredging season. The nearest spot to leave his vehicle lies about four miles and, during the hot summers, a canteen of water away. Still, he's been doing it for about fifteen seasons since the 1970s.
Most American markets greeted the first few trading days of the new year with substantial selling. Compared to their 2004 year-end levels, by January 11, the Dow Jones Industrial Average had declined almost 300 points, the NASDAQ Composite had fallen from 2,185 to near 2,080 while the S&P 500 had dropped from 1,217 to 1,183.
There are strong opinions on both sides after the Bush administration issued a rule ending the Clinton-era Roadless Rule.
You may reckon by the name that we’re talking about an outhouse for the old lady, but it’s actually the name I gave to a special contraption I put together so my wife didn’t have to work so hard moving big boulders.
Why, if America’s economic performance is advancing steadily…are two especially sensitive and widely-used commodities performing so poorly?
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