More Rim Fire Pictures

All too often, once a firestorm goes cold, a fickle public thinks the disaster is over with, as the skies clear of smoke. In the situation of the Rim Fire, the public hasn’t had much chance to see the real damages within the fire’s perimeter. All back roads have been closed since the fire was …

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Sisikiyou County files suit re: owl “critical habitat”

I was just headed out, when this came in from Sisikiyou County Commissioner, Marcia Armstrong. My opinions of hoot owl varietals and “scientific” designations of so-called “critical habitat” are well known to people familiar with my opinions, and can probably be inferred by my choice of adjectives. Once this is posted, I will email the …

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Cows vs. Fish: $1.4 Million in Legal Fees Revisited

This post is a follow-up to the February 27, 2013 blog entry, “Feds oppose environmental group’s request for $1.4 million in legal fees”: https://ncfp.wordpress.com/2013/02/27/feds-oppose-environmental-groups-request-for-1-4-million-in-legal-fees/ That post resulted in more than 60 responses — mostly by the Usual Suspects, and mostly on-topic. Much of the discussion focused on the disputed hours and rates by prevailing attorneys, as …

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