Boot Fire Coming Under Control Near Bridgeport

Serious progress has been made toward stopping the “Boot Fire” north of Bridgeport. Containment is now at 95% and all highways and roads in the area have been reopened and all evacuations have been lifted. Several campgrounds in the area are still closed. The fire started September 4th south of Walker and North of Sonora Junction.


Appropriate Some Culture

By J.T. Parker Apparently the way to stomp out the world’s racism is to verbally abuse a teenage girl the day after her prom. At least, that’s what (literally) thousands of keyboard warriors attempted as they expressed their frustrations toward Keziah Daum, a non-Asian high school student in Utah, who decided to wear a traditional…

Smile and Nod

By J.T. Parker The air was biting as the marchers covered their ears with their pink knitted beanies, waving signs that may as well have read “I hate you straight, white man.” I kept my mouth shut as I tried to blend in, hoping the cold (and not my frustration) would be perceived as the…