Elk Creek Fire Chief Bill McLaughlin has firsthand experience of the spread of wildfires throughout the western United States.
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Stephen Colbert has a surprisingly simple suggestion for dealing with apocalyptic climate change.
Rewarding to know it’s not all Flappy Bird, right?
Drought-ravaged Southern California is aflame.
After suburban voters torpedoed a tax to fund bus service in the Seattle Metro area, transit activists grapple with the sad reality: Maybe the ‘burbs just weren’t designed for buses.
A geyser of oil shot 50 feet in the air after a pipeline ruptured, leading to a 10,000-gallon spill and a knee-deep, lake-like mess.
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