Issues of concern to people who live in the west: property rights, water rights, endangered species, livestock grazing, energy production, wilderness and western agriculture. Plus a few items on western history, western literature and the sport of rodeo... Frank DuBois served as the NM Secretary of Agriculture from 1988 to 2003. DuBois is a former legislative assistant to a U.S. Senator, a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Interior, and is the founder of the DuBois Rodeo Scholarship.
Saturday, January 14, 2023
Floods, landslides, sinkholes: See the devastation of heavy rain in California
Devastation from the seemingly endless chain of storms over California has unfolded in slow motion, day after rain-soaked day, in nearly every corner of the state.
A married couple died in a rockslide in Yosemite National Park. A 5-year-old in San Miguel was swept away in rushing waters. Emergency crews have pulled bodies from floodwaters in Sacramento, and countless homes and businesses from Wine Country to the Los Angeles suburbs have been inundated.
After weeks of relentless rainfall, the toll is coming into view.
Communities have faced flash floods, mudslides, debris damage and a range of other hazards as the storms, known as atmospheric rivers, have whipped across the landscape. At least19 people have died...more