As those who follow Colorado River issues are likely aware, the Bureau of Reclamation has released its August figures on the possibility of a shortage declaration at Lake Mead, and the news is not good but it’s not devastating. First off, no shortage declaration is coming for 2019. You may recall that back in 2016 and 2017, the numbers indicated a shortage was likely as early as this year and in 2019—and that did not come to pass, largely thanks to nature and to the ongoing efforts of those who depend on the river for all or a portion of their water supply. However, this past year nature did not cooperate. The seasons were Read More
When two Northern California wildfires joined to become a massive inferno known as the Mendocino Complex Fire, the largest wildfire in California’s history, thousands of firefighters from throughout the state joined in the fight to stop the blaze and protect human life and property.
Firefighters from the Imperial Valley were among them.
For more than a month, Valley firefighters have joined crews from throughout California—and even international crews—to slow a wildfire that has scorched more than 450,000 acres Read More