As we continue to retire aging dirty coal plant after aging dirty coal plant nationwide (we just hit 112 coal plants secured to retire), we are also pushing hard to replace them with clean energy, and as little natural as possible.
We should have learned our lesson in 2000. We saw the firestorm that erupted when the candidate with the more votes didn't become president. People were outraged, and for a good reason.
It's amazing what a determined group of people can do, even in the face of the combined forces of coal, railway, and shipping industries. I sure hope they succeed.
The U.S. Peace Index is based on analysis of homicide, violent crime, policing, incarceration rates and availability of small arms data. With improvements in all five of these indicators from the 2011 to the 2012 USPI, the U.S. was found to be more peaceful than at any time since 1991.
The value of the home the Moulton family lived in, under the Grand Tetons, was listed as $1,000. Ironically, the home no longer stands, but the barn is now an iconic symbol of the western United States as one of the most photographed structures in North America.
Fracking and its impact on public health, in particular our children's health, is a serious issue that calls for swift action -- action that the gas industry repeatedly tries to block.
It turns out Grizzlies roamed these mountains more than a century ago. The black bears were actually introduced to the region in 1933 and can sometimes be seen lumbering through the neighborhoods foraging for food.
Where is the best place to make a living? In today's tough economy, it's an especially relevant question. A recent CareerBuilder survey found that 44 percent of workers said they'd be willing to relocate for a job opportunity.
I first looked over the edge and chickened out at Corbet's in 1984. The next two years, I blamed chickening out on the poor conditions, which were also to blame when I chickened out in 1991, 1992, 2000 and 2005.
Jackson is a locals' mountain. The only out-of-towners we met all weekend were Denverites and Aussies.
"Kind of like a bear soap opera..."
We thank Secretary Salazar because balance is crucial to protecting the wildlife, outdoor opportunities and sporting heritage that are such a rich part of Wyomingites lives.
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