From the daily archives: Monday, June 2, 2008

This is a short stretch with a lot of commuting and tourist traffic. Story. AP

The study found that at least 134 collisions between vehicles and deer or elk occurred in 2007 on the 26-mile stretch from Ketchum south to the intersection of state Highway 75 and U.S. Highway 20.

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Scientists divine secrets of Old Faithful geyser. By Paul Rogers. Mercury News

It’s pretty simple, the more precipitation, the more frequent the eruptions.

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‎"At some point we must draw a line across the ground of our home and our being, drive a spear into the land and say to the bulldozers, earthmovers, government and corporations, “thus far and no further.” If we do not, we shall later feel, instead of pride, the regret of Thoreau, that good but overly-bookish man, who wrote, near the end of his life, “If I repent of anything it is likely to be my good behaviour."

~ Edward Abbey