3/07/2022 Final amendments for kennel location options are still pending from Planning and Zoning Commission. In the meantime, foster care has been provided by BARC staff and the Simpson’s at the Simpson’s fenced-in yard. During this month, 6 females, 6 males and 5 puppies have been rescued. The longest distance for pickup was 120 miles … Continue reading Paw Prints: March 2022
Cave primrose (Primula specuicola) in Southeast Utah. Photo by Robin Patten. Robin Patten, April 2022 Sheltered in their alcove habitat, maidenhair ferns began unfurling new fronds around the same time the Say’s phoebes started calling and sandhill cranes sang their way across Cottonwood Wash. At least that was the first green that I saw. On … Continue reading Desert Notes: Hanging Gardens
A disclaimer: I'm a retired whitewater river guide and retired geologist. How do you tell if a river guide is telling a tall tale?
An update on phone and internet outages, with info provided by Royce Henningson, President of Royce's Electronics Inc., which runs River Canyon Wireless: Two outages took place this week, according to Henningson. The first outage on Monday was caused by a cloud server. "I don't know where in the world it is hosted," he said. … Continue reading Phone and Internet Outages
Why would rural Delta County, Colorado, say no to a solar farm that would enrich the county by $13 million over 15 years, at roughly the same time neighboring Montrose County said yes to a solar farm that might power nothing but the energy-draining cryptocurrency industry?
Seven Western states and their leaders — all depending on water from the Colorado River — remain divided.
Happy Pi Day! Photo by Paul Martini
"There is a treeless place amid the rocks."
The first of a new column by Robin Patten.
https://youtu.be/3f_ydjMEcYQ Wiggly puppies in Chilchinbito. Video by Dudley Beck. Dudley Beck A new permanent kennel site is still in limbo. Options will be presented by Planning and Zoning soon. Then we would need a lease and a land use clearance, including access. Meanwhile, we continue using help from temporary fosters: Cookie Powell, Elizabeth Warren, Paula … Continue reading Paw Prints: February 2022