Why is it that government always seems to have a lot of money to spend on frills, but whenever essential services need more funds they always want new taxes? This seems true at the federal and state levels, and now, sadly, at the local level (i.e. the Fire Department).
My 124-foot steep driveway in Fawnskin is like a ski slope in winter. With the heavy snows we just had, I could not clear it because of a deep berm at the base. The street plow left its normal present, and my snow blower just could not make much of a dent in it. I was stuck in the house for …
We recently returned from a three-week tour of Italy, Switzerland, Austria and Germany. While in Salzburg, Austria, we had an opportunity to visit the sister city of Big Bear Lake, Abtenau. My brother, John, was the mayor of Big Bear Lake when Abtenau became a sister city.
Don’t blame the development or marina down the road for causing a monumental disturbance to our resident eagle family. When the disturbance that could have them abandon their nest is in their own tree.