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Fire is medicine: the tribes burning California forests to save them

For millennia, native people have used flames to protect the land. The US government outlawed the process for a century before recognizing its value by Susie Cagle with photographs by Alexandra Hootnick Thu 21 Nov 2019 06.00 ESTLast modified on Thu 21 Nov 2019 14.05 ESTShares850When Rick O’Rourke walks with fire, the drip torch is …

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Clark County announces successor to retiring fire chief.

The Clark County Fire Department on Friday announced who will be its new leader following Chief Greg Cassell’s retirement in February. Deputy Fire Chief John Steinbeck will step into the role pending ratification of the appointment by the Clark County Commission on Dec. 3, according to a news release from the Fire Department. Steinbeck started …

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