President Barack Obama has ordered his administration to offer health insurance to seasonal firefighters employed by the U.S. government.
by The Bucking Jenny •
Recently Utah’s republican governor, Gary Herbert, authorized a state forest official to impose gun rules on public lands because many fires this year, and in previous years, were started by target shooting and other gunfire in the ultra-dry and easy to burn west.
by Wendy Gittleson •
As much as I weep for my home state of Colorado, I hope these fires wake the voters up to realize that sometimes government is necessary and that someone needs to pay for the protections that everyone takes for granted.