Some Fire Restrictions Being Lifted Starting Today

The Bureau of Land Management Carson City District Office, Fish & Wildlife Service, and Bureau of Indian Affairs are lifting fire restrictions that have been in place since June 27th, beginning today. Decreased daily sunlight, increasing fuel moisture levels, and cooler evening temperatures now allow for careful use of fire, with limitations. It’s still illegal to use incendiary or tracer rounds while target shooting. Spark arrestor requirements on motorcycles, ATVs, and power equipment, like chainsaws, remain in effect. Propane stoves versus campfires and charcoal grill fires are preferred, and recommended in dry conditions. If you want to open burn on private land, you can do that after getting a permit from your local fire department.


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…