Trump’s desired border wall will ruin a native people’s way of life
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer walks along a wall at the border between Mexico and the United States, as seen from San Diego on Nov. 25, 2018. (Greg Bull/AP) Shutting down the U.S. government temporarily to stop the wall is the least leaders can do to prevent permanently shutting down an entire way of life. Sixty-five miles of the U.S.-Mexico border bisects the Tohono O’odham Nation , where I’ve lived my entire life, raised my children and co-founded Indivisible Tohono in response to President Trump, whose policies pose an existential threat to our nation. We are the original caretakers of this land, and our connection to it is profound. For hundreds of years predating European arrival, the men of our nation have performed the Salt Pilgrimage . Beginning on the U.S…
Jasenski Ackerley wins Schenectady County clerk post
'Working with John has been an amazing experience; he's been a great mentor to me.
Better Buildings Challenge SWAP 3
Energy audits provide opportunities to save energy, no matter how energy efficient the buildings might already be. Can the City of Boston provide a fresh per...
Hurricane Florence plus man-made policies leave a toxic legacy
When flooded coal-ash dumps and pig-waste cesspools poison drinking water and the Trump administration shrugs, that's hog wash: Our view
Top 3 Reasons Bleach Is Not Recommended For Mold Removal
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Get your goat at a new Grapevine yoga class — no kidding
The latest fitness trend sweeping the nation, goat yoga, is making it’s way to Grapevine next month.
In Victory for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Court Finds That Approval of Dakota Access Pipeline...
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from the Dakota Access pipeline. A federal judge ruled that the federal permits authorizing the pipeline to cross the Missouri River just upstream of the Standing Rock reservation, which were hastily issued by the Trump administration just days after the inauguration, violated the law in certain critical respects.
How to restore a river
“Water is emotional,” says Trout Unlimited staffer Hillary Walrath, so never forget that in Wyoming, river work is people work.
Environmental, Conservation, and Community Groups
Clean Water Action: Dirty Water in the White House; Polluter Crony at EPA Washington, D.C. – President Trump today signed an executive order to start the process to withdraw protections for s…
SNAP Plant Sale Fundraiser
SNAP is having their annual Plant Sale Fundraiser this Saturday, May 27th in our front parking lot. All proceeds go to spaying and neutering dogs and cats in Thurston county. This is for one day only so come on down and … Continue reading SNAP Plant Sale Fundraiser