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Commentary: Autumn in Idaho
Commentary: Autumn in Idaho
Autumn arrived this week in Idaho.  It has been windy and rainy and cool.  Tuesday morning I climbed out of bed and realized it had rained heavily during the night.  On the drive to work the Jeep briefly hydroplaned and it struck me we may have seen more water in one day than during the previous two months...
Wildfires Burn More Than 1,000 Homes in Texas, California [VIDEO]
Wildfires Burn More Than 1,000 Homes in Texas, California [VIDEO]
Dozens of wildfires have destroyed more than 1,000 homes in Texas and California in the past week. Fueled by drought conditions and wind gusts from the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee, the massive Bastrop County Complex fire east of Austin is the most destructive fire of the year, Texas Emergency Management Chief Nim Kidd said. Despite the efforts of hundreds of firefighters, the blaze has grown to