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30×30 plan cannot be ignored

Race riots, mass shootings, sex trafficking, overcrowding at the southern border, homelessness, hunger, a deadly pandemic, children not being educated in many states, drought conditions in most of the western half of the U.S., not…

Ballot initiative process: A primer

Direct democracy came to Colorado with the first ballot initiative that went before voters in 1880, an amendment regarding Uniform Taxes. It read: To Submit to the Qualified Electors of the State of Colorado an…

House GOP announces 5 ag climate bills

House Agriculture Committee ranking member Glenn “GT” Thompson, R-Pa., announced a package of five bills to address climate change that he described in a news release as “natural solutions.”

Drought continues to spread

For the contiguous 48 states, the U.S. Drought Monitor showed 45.49 percent of the area in moderate drought or worse, compared with 45.05 percent a week earlier.

Upper Loup misstep prompts a letter and a new system

The Upper Loup Natural Resources District in Thedford, Neb., caught the attention of cattle producers last week. The taxpayer funded district ran an Earth Day feature in their newsletter that urged people to commit to…

Nothin’ But Try Jackpot growing

COLEMAN, Okla. — What started as an event to remember steer wrestler Levi Wisness has now grown to honor two more people and be a full-blown day of fun activities. The 2021 festivities will be…