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The Chattanoogan
State of Georgia Announces Opening of Alapaha River Wildlife Management AreaResources (DNR), was joined by representatives from the Department of Defense,
State of Georgia Announces Opening of Alapaha River Wildlife Management Area
The Chattanoogan / Posted 24 minutes ago
Resources (DNR), was joined by representatives from the Department of Defense, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Forest Service, and other partners today at a ceremony to announce the opening of the Alapaha River Wildlife Management... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Idaho auctions federal timber in deal with Forest ServiceIdaho (AP) -- Idaho officials have completed their first timber sale on federal
Idaho auctions federal timber in deal with Forest Service
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 50 minutes ago
Idaho (AP) -- Idaho officials have completed their first timber sale on federal land as part of an agreement with the U.S. Forest Service intended to increase logging and reduce the severity of wildfires. Officials say the $1.4 million... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Hundreds of raptors migrating through Big Belt MountainsThe birds are being counted as part of a golden eagle migration survey conducte
Hundreds of raptors migrating through Big Belt Mountains
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 54 minutes ago
The birds are being counted as part of a golden eagle migration survey conducted by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, the U.S. Forest Service and other groups. Other birds making their way over the mountains include vultures, osprey and northern... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Forest Service proposes a "cultural shift" for more access to public landsThe U.S. Forest Service is scheming a historic shift from a century of strict r
Forest Service proposes a "cultural shift" for more access to public lands
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
The U.S. Forest Service is scheming a historic shift from a century of strict regulation focused on controlling and limiting access toward a new mission that encourages more Americans to more safely explore public lands. The agency's top recreation... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California Governor Jerry Brown Approves Gender-Neutral RestroomsFire in Plumas National Forest Now 55% ContainedTobin Fire in Plumas National F
California Governor Jerry Brown Approves Gender-Neutral Restrooms
KTVN Reno / Posted 5 hours ago
Fire in Plumas National Forest Now 55% ContainedTobin Fire in Plumas National Forest Now 55% Contained Courtesy: U.S. Forest Service Fire crews are fighting a 248-acre wildfire north of Highway 70 west of Quincy in Plumas County. Fire... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Red Flag Warning Issued for Portions of Reno-Sparks, Carson CityFire in Plumas National Forest Now 55% ContainedTobin Fire in Plumas National F
Red Flag Warning Issued for Portions of Reno-Sparks, Carson City
KTVN Reno / Posted 5 hours ago
Fire in Plumas National Forest Now 55% ContainedTobin Fire in Plumas National Forest Now 55% Contained Courtesy: U.S. Forest Service Fire crews are fighting a 248-acre wildfire north of Highway 70 west of Quincy in Plumas County. Fire... Read more
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KTVN Reno
NTSB Recovers Recorder From Wrecked Train in New JerseyFire in Plumas National Forest Now 55% ContainedTobin Fire in Plumas National F
NTSB Recovers Recorder From Wrecked Train in New Jersey
KTVN Reno / Posted 5 hours ago
Fire in Plumas National Forest Now 55% ContainedTobin Fire in Plumas National Forest Now 55% Contained Courtesy: U.S. Forest Service Fire crews are fighting a 248-acre wildfire north of Highway 70 west of Quincy in Plumas County. Fire... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Tobin Fire in Plumas National Forest Now 55% ContainedFire in Plumas National Forest Now 55% Contained Courtesy: U.S. Forest Service
Tobin Fire in Plumas National Forest Now 55% Contained
KTVN Reno / Posted 5 hours ago
Fire in Plumas National Forest Now 55% Contained Courtesy: U.S. Forest Service Fire crews are fighting a 248-acre wildfire north of Highway 70 west of Quincy in Plumas County. Fire... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Hundreds of raptors migrating through Big Belt MountainsThe birds are being counted as part of a golden eagle migration survey conducte
Hundreds of raptors migrating through Big Belt Mountains
KECI Missoula / Posted 6 hours ago
The birds are being counted as part of a golden eagle migration survey conducted by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, the U.S. Forest Service and other groups. Other birds making their way over the mountains include vultures, osprey and northern... Read more
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Al.com
How Bentley could take a cue from Schwarzenegger to move past his sex scandalhe had the affair with, his love child, or his subsequent divorce. Instead, th
How Bentley could take a cue from Schwarzenegger to move past his sex scandal
Al.com / Posted 7 hours ago
he had the affair with, his love child, or his subsequent divorce. Instead, the article links to a video put out by the U.S. Forest Service naming the Governator an honorary forest ranger, and videos of him announcing various blockbuster land... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Forest Service proposes a "cultural shift" for more access to public landsThe U.S. Forest Service is scheming a historic shift from a century of strict r
Forest Service proposes a "cultural shift" for more access to public lands
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 7 hours ago
The U.S. Forest Service is scheming a historic shift from a century of strict regulation focused on controlling and limiting access toward a new mission that encourages more Americans to more safely explore public lands. The agency's top recreation... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Sheriff’s office halts search for climbersearch operations may begin again.” The last confirmed sighting of Cook, 49, a
Sheriff’s office halts search for climber
Aspen Daily News / Posted 10 hours ago
search operations may begin again.” The last confirmed sighting of Cook, 49, and a resident of Albuquerque, N.M., was by a U.S. Forest Service employee in the Maroon Lake parking lot around 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20. Cook, a white male described... Read more
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ABC Montana
Hundreds of raptors migrating through Big Belt MountainsThe birds are being counted as part of a golden eagle migration survey conducte
Hundreds of raptors migrating through Big Belt Mountains
ABC Montana / Posted 14 hours ago
The birds are being counted as part of a golden eagle migration survey conducted by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, the U.S. Forest Service and other groups. Other birds making their way over the mountains include vultures, osprey and northern... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Hundreds of raptors migrating through Big Belt MountainsThe birds are being counted as part of a golden eagle migration survey conducte
Hundreds of raptors migrating through Big Belt Mountains
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 14 hours ago
The birds are being counted as part of a golden eagle migration survey conducted by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, the U.S. Forest Service and other groups. Other birds making their way over the mountains include vultures, osprey and northern... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
National Park Service holds final Nat'l Monument ‘listening session'sessions. If the monument land happened to become a national forest it would n
National Park Service holds final Nat'l Monument ‘listening session'
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 15 hours ago
sessions. If the monument land happened to become a national forest it would no longer fall under the National Park Service and would be under the U.S. Forest Service. Currently, there is no known legislation in the works. Copyright... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
National Park Service holds final Nat'l Monument ‘listening session'sessions. If the monument land happened to become a national forest it would n
National Park Service holds final Nat'l Monument ‘listening session'
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 16 hours ago
sessions. If the monument land happened to become a national forest it would no longer fall under the National Park Service and would be under the U.S. Forest Service. Currently there is no known legislation in the works. Copyright... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Prescribed burns taking place in Kootenai Countyof the Idaho Panhandle Forests performed prescribed burns in the Deerfoot Proje
Prescribed burns taking place in Kootenai County
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 18 hours ago
of the Idaho Panhandle Forests performed prescribed burns in the Deerfoot Project area on Thursday. According to the U.S. Forest Service Facebook page, approximately 400 acres are planned for the project along Deerfoot Ridge on the northeast... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Prescribed burns taking place in Kootenai Countyof the Idaho Panhandle Forests performed prescribed burns in the Deerfoot Proje
Prescribed burns taking place in Kootenai County
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 19 hours ago
of the Idaho Panhandle Forests performed prescribed burns in the Deerfoot Project area on Thursday. According to the U.S. Forest Service Facebook page, approximately 400 acres are planned for the project along Deerfoot Ridge on the northeast... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
Archuleta to lead BLM Colorado Northwest Districthas worked as the BLM San Luis Valley Field Manager since 2011. Previously he w
Archuleta to lead BLM Colorado Northwest District
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 22 hours ago
has worked as the BLM San Luis Valley Field Manager since 2011. Previously he was a dual-delegated line officer for the U.S. Forest Service and the BLM in the San Luis Valley. Archuleta’s previous experience includes assignments as varied as... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
9 projects highlighted for environmental excellencesite, and also restored a wet meadow area. Angora Burn Area Restoration Phase
9 projects highlighted for environmental excellence
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 23 hours ago
site, and also restored a wet meadow area. Angora Burn Area Restoration Phase III: Following the Angora Fire in 2007, the U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit took immediate steps to manage the 3,100 acre burn area to address... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Tobin fire growth slows as firefighters strengthen fire linesacreage and a larger increase in containment. Currently, the fire is at 248 acr
Tobin fire growth slows as firefighters strengthen fire lines
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted yesterday
acreage and a larger increase in containment. Currently, the fire is at 248 acres in size and 35 percent containment. The U.S. Forest Service spent the night reinforcing fire lines on the northeastern edge of the fire. Forest Service officials... Read more
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The Mercury News
Soberanes Fire aftermath planning underway for Big Surdebris flows, commonly known as landslides. That work has been done by a federa
Soberanes Fire aftermath planning underway for Big Sur
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
debris flows, commonly known as landslides. That work has been done by a federal Burn Area Emergency Response team, and the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Geological Survey, as well as a state postfire Watershed Emergency Response team, Cal Fire, the... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Nevada Casino Revenue Down 5% in AugustBurns West of Quincy in Plumas National ForestWildfire Burns West of Quincy in
Nevada Casino Revenue Down 5% in August
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
Burns West of Quincy in Plumas National ForestWildfire Burns West of Quincy in Plumas National Forest Courtesy: U.S. Forest Service Fire crews are fighting a 246-acre wildfire north of Highway 70 west of Quincy in Plumas County. Fire... Read more
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KTVN Reno
New Traffic Laws for School Zones to Be EnforcedBurns West of Quincy in Plumas National ForestWildfire Burns West of Quincy in
New Traffic Laws for School Zones to Be Enforced
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
Burns West of Quincy in Plumas National ForestWildfire Burns West of Quincy in Plumas National Forest Courtesy: U.S. Forest Service Fire crews are fighting a 246-acre wildfire north of Highway 70 west of Quincy in Plumas County. Fire... Read more
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Methow Valley News
Forest Service moves to protect upper valley from future miningMethow Valley. Click map to view a larger version. Agency supports ‘mineral wi
Forest Service moves to protect upper valley from future mining
Methow Valley News / Posted yesterday
Methow Valley. Click map to view a larger version. Agency supports ‘mineral withdrawal’ action for 340,000 acres The U.S. Forest Service plans to take immediate action to protect more than 340,000 acres of federal land at the upper end of the... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Body found during search for missing Decorah hunterfor Mark Rollins of Decorah, Iowa. Rollins' wife reported him overdue from a hu
Body found during search for missing Decorah hunter
KWWL Iowa / Posted yesterday
for Mark Rollins of Decorah, Iowa. Rollins' wife reported him overdue from a hunting trip. A group of hunters told a U.S. Forest Service officer they'd met a man in his 60s in the Crazy Mountains on Sept 20. They said he appeared... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Fall events and tourism to apply parking pressure this weekendhas charged $5 per vehicle for parking. Drivers who are thwarted from parking
Fall events and tourism to apply parking pressure this weekend
Aspen Daily News / Posted yesterday
has charged $5 per vehicle for parking. Drivers who are thwarted from parking at the Maroon Bells – Burchetta praised the U.S. Forest Service for staying on top of messaging the lot's status – and/or Highlands may be then directed to downtown... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
He kissed his wife, then stabbed her 101 times, police saytold family members and friends that he had killed his wife, Cabrera said. He w
He kissed his wife, then stabbed her 101 times, police say
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
told family members and friends that he had killed his wife, Cabrera said. He was arrested later that day near Hume Lake by U.S. Forest Service police. The detective’s testimony, and that of other police officers, prompted Judge Brian Alvarez to... Read more
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The Mercury News
Loma Fire: Growth slowed, containment expected by MondayFire and the Marshes Fire in Tuolumne County. Cal Fire was also overseeing the
Loma Fire: Growth slowed, containment expected by Monday
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
Fire and the Marshes Fire in Tuolumne County. Cal Fire was also overseeing the Soberanes Fire in Monterey County until the U.S. Forest Service took over that command. Residents who were forced to evacuate their homes along arteries like Casa Loma... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Unidentified body found during search for missing hunterfor Mark Rollins of Decorah, Iowa. Rollins' wife reported him overdue from a hu
Unidentified body found during search for missing hunter
KWWL Iowa / Posted yesterday
for Mark Rollins of Decorah, Iowa. Rollins' wife reported him overdue from a hunting trip. A group of hunters told a U.S. Forest Service officer they'd met a man in his 60s in the Crazy Mountains on Sept 20. They said he appeared... Read more
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OregonLive.com
How to protect Americans against natural disastersdestroyed more than 147,000 homes and damaged another 3.6 million. FEMA spent $
How to protect Americans against natural disasters
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
destroyed more than 147,000 homes and damaged another 3.6 million. FEMA spent $142 billion on disaster relief, and the U.S. Forest Service is devoting an ever-growing share of its budget to firefighting. The federal government will always have... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Unidentified body found during search for missing hunterfor Mark Rollins of Decorah, Iowa. Rollins' wife reported him overdue from a hu
Unidentified body found during search for missing hunter
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted yesterday
for Mark Rollins of Decorah, Iowa. Rollins' wife reported him overdue from a hunting trip. A group of hunters told a U.S. Forest Service officer they'd met a man in his 60s in the Crazy Mountains on Sept 20. They said he appeared... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Obsidian Trail shows off some of Oregon’s most splendid mountain scenerya day spent on the Obsidian Trail exploring the western bases of North and Midd
Obsidian Trail shows off some of Oregon’s most splendid mountain scenery
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
a day spent on the Obsidian Trail exploring the western bases of North and Middle Sister, it is easy to understand why the U.S. Forest Service limits the number of hikers and horseback riders who can enter the area each day. The Obsidian Trailhead... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Fire tears through SE Bend nursery storage buildingat $50,000 to the structures and $20,000 worth of contents, which were insured.
Fire tears through SE Bend nursery storage building
KTVZ Bend / Posted yesterday
at $50,000 to the structures and $20,000 worth of contents, which were insured. Mutual-aid support was provided by U.S. Forest Service and Oregon Department of Forestry crews patrolling for spot fires, while Sunriver and Redmond... Read more
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KTVN Reno
OPEC Reaches Preliminary Accord to Curb Oil Productionhave become a public safety concern. The California Department of Fish and Wild
OPEC Reaches Preliminary Accord to Curb Oil Production
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
have become a public safety concern. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Nevada Department of Wildlife and the U.S. Forest Service are asking visitors to keep their distance when encountering bears. Authorities say human Interactions... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Reno Police: Driver in the Wrong-Way Crash was Intoxicatedhave become a public safety concern. The California Department of Fish and Wild
Reno Police: Driver in the Wrong-Way Crash was Intoxicated
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
have become a public safety concern. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Nevada Department of Wildlife and the U.S. Forest Service are asking visitors to keep their distance when encountering bears. Authorities say human Interactions... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Teacher, 1 Child From School Shooting in Good Conditionhave become a public safety concern. The California Department of Fish and Wild
Teacher, 1 Child From School Shooting in Good Condition
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
have become a public safety concern. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Nevada Department of Wildlife and the U.S. Forest Service are asking visitors to keep their distance when encountering bears. Authorities say human Interactions... Read more
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Lake Placid News
The why and how of leaves changing colorthey like to, and there's actually a whole lot of science surrounding the study
The why and how of leaves changing color
Lake Placid News / Posted yesterday
they like to, and there's actually a whole lot of science surrounding the study of the color changes. According to the U.S. Forest Service, there are three chemicals at play in the changing of leaves. The first is probably the one you've heard... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Iowa hunter missing in MontanaRollins of Decorah, Iowa was expected home Monday or Tuesday. His wife reported
Iowa hunter missing in Montana
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted yesterday
Rollins of Decorah, Iowa was expected home Monday or Tuesday. His wife reported him overdue. A group of hunters told a U.S. Forest Service officer they'd met a man in his 60s near Campfire Lake in the Crazy Mountains on Sept 20. They said he... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Iowa hunter missing in MontanaRollins of Decorah, Iowa was expected home Monday or Tuesday. His wife reported
Iowa hunter missing in Montana
KWWL Iowa / Posted yesterday
Rollins of Decorah, Iowa was expected home Monday or Tuesday. His wife reported him overdue. A group of hunters told a U.S. Forest Service officer they'd met a man in his 60s near Campfire Lake in the Crazy Mountains on Sept 20. They said he... Read more
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ABC Montana
Iowa hunter missing in MontanaRollins of Decorah, Iowa was expected home Monday or Tuesday. His wife reported
Iowa hunter missing in Montana
ABC Montana / Posted 2 days ago
Rollins of Decorah, Iowa was expected home Monday or Tuesday. His wife reported him overdue. A group of hunters told a U.S. Forest Service officer they'd met a man in his 60s near Campfire Lake in the Crazy Mountains on Sept 20. They said he... Read more
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KTVN Reno
2 Children, Teacher Injured in Shooting at SC Elementary Schoolhave become a public safety concern. The California Department of Fish and Wild
2 Children, Teacher Injured in Shooting at SC Elementary School
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 days ago
have become a public safety concern. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Nevada Department of Wildlife and the U.S. Forest Service are asking visitors to keep their distance when encountering bears. Authorities say human Interactions... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Congress Overrides President Obama's Veto of Sept. 11 Billhave become a public safety concern. The California Department of Fish and Wild
Congress Overrides President Obama's Veto of Sept. 11 Bill
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 days ago
have become a public safety concern. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Nevada Department of Wildlife and the U.S. Forest Service are asking visitors to keep their distance when encountering bears. Authorities say human Interactions... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Senate Passes Stopgap Spending Bill, $1.1 Billion to Fight Zikahave become a public safety concern. The California Department of Fish and Wild
Senate Passes Stopgap Spending Bill, $1.1 Billion to Fight Zika
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 days ago
have become a public safety concern. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Nevada Department of Wildlife and the U.S. Forest Service are asking visitors to keep their distance when encountering bears. Authorities say human Interactions... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Iowa hunter missing in MontanaRollins of Decorah, Iowa was expected home Monday or Tuesday. His wife reported
Iowa hunter missing in Montana
KTTC Rochester / Posted 2 days ago
Rollins of Decorah, Iowa was expected home Monday or Tuesday. His wife reported him overdue. A group of hunters told a U.S. Forest Service officer they'd met a man in his 60s near Campfire Lake in the Crazy Mountains on Sept 20. They said he... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Iowa hunter missing in MontanaRollins of Decorah, Iowa was expected home Monday or Tuesday. His wife reported
Iowa hunter missing in Montana
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 2 days ago
Rollins of Decorah, Iowa was expected home Monday or Tuesday. His wife reported him overdue. A group of hunters told a U.S. Forest Service officer they'd met a man in his 60s near Campfire Lake in the Crazy Mountains on Sept 20. They said he... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Iowa hunter missing in MontanaRollins of Decorah, Iowa was expected home Monday or Tuesday. His wife reported
Iowa hunter missing in Montana
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
Rollins of Decorah, Iowa was expected home Monday or Tuesday. His wife reported him overdue. A group of hunters told a U.S. Forest Service officer they'd met a man in his 60s near Campfire Lake in the Crazy Mountains on Sept 20. They said he... Read more
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The Mercury News
As Loma Fire rages, California firefighters have their hands fullVehicle parked in dry grass Cooperating Agencies: Tuolumne County Sheriff’s De
As Loma Fire rages, California firefighters have their hands full
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
Vehicle parked in dry grass Cooperating Agencies: Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Department, CHP, PG&E, OES, BLM, CAL FIRE, U.S. Forest Service, City and County of San Francisco, Hetchy Hetchy Water & Power; equipment, crews and overhead personnel... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Federal, State Agencies Partner to Keep People And Bears Safehave become a public safety concern. The California Department of Fish and Wild
Federal, State Agencies Partner to Keep People And Bears Safe
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 days ago
have become a public safety concern. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Nevada Department of Wildlife and the U.S. Forest Service are asking visitors to keep their distance when encountering bears. Visitor center staff routinely... Read more
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Wise County Messenger
Missing women found in Grasslandssaid. Emergency crews, including Alvord’ volunteer firefighters, Wise County s
Missing women found in Grasslands
Wise County Messenger / Posted 2 days ago
said. Emergency crews, including Alvord’ volunteer firefighters, Wise County sheriff’s deputies, a Texas game warden and a U.S. Forest Service ranger, searched the area until storms moved in around 2 a.m. Firefighters stayed overnight at the TADRA... Read more
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