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Criminal activity in the Bull Mountains must be stopped – Daily Montanan

The Bull Mountains, just north of Billings, are home to Montana’s only underground coal mine, owned by Signal Peak Energy. I’ve ranched in these hills all my life, as have my parents before me. We have operated ranches alongside coal production for generations. This has always been a challenge because coal mining inherently causes damage […]

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Steve Charter: Criminal activity in the Bull Mountains must be stopped | Columnists

STEVE CHARTER The Bull Mountains, just north of Billings, are home to Montana’s only underground coal mine, owned by Signal Peak Energy. I’ve ranched in these hills all my life, as have my parents before me. We have operated ranches alongside coal production for generations. This has always been a challenge because coal mining inherently […]

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Blue Mountains, Queanbeyan Pub Trade

The new Ivanhoe Hotel sold after 46 years. Sydney publicans Ray Reilly and Adrian Guest have bought the Art Deco New Ivanhoe Hotel, in Blackheath, in the Blue Mountains. The freehold business for the 1930s site is expected to trade for nearly $6 million. The seller, Kerry Ray, has operated it since 1975 – for […]

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Landslide near Angelus Oaks closes Highway 38 in the San Bernardino Mountains – San Bernardino Sun

A landslide triggered by heavy rain this weekend along Highway 38 in the San Bernardino Mountains has caused closures on the highway along the 2020 El Dorado fire burn scar Sunday July 31 afternoon. Hwy 38 at Valley of the Falls Dr. closed due to mud on roadway near Angelus Oaks. Please find an alternate […]

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Woman killed jumping from Smoky Mountains theme park chairlift

GATLINBURG, Tenn. — A woman died at a Smoky Mountains theme park after jumping off a chairlift, Gatlinburg officials say. Anakeesta Chairlift, Gatlinburg, Tennessee (Google Maps image) A 911 call reported the woman on the ground under the Anakeesta chairlift around 7:40 p.m. Thursday, city officials told WVLT. Rescue teams declared him dead at the […]

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Woman falls 50ft at Big Falls Waterfall in the San Bernardino Mountains – San Bernardino Sun

Air crews rescued a woman who allegedly fell 50 feet from the Big Falls waterfall on Thursday afternoon, July 28, after she slipped from the same treacherous section that claimed the life of a man earlier in the week, reports said. authorities. The extent of the woman’s injuries was unclear, according to Eric Sherwin, spokesman […]

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Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains are full of great trails and great food

As I drive south in the evening on Interstate 81, the foothills of the Smoky Mountains come into view. The sun is setting and fog settles in the distant mountains. The words of the infamous metal band Sleep repeat in my head: “Follow the smoke to the land filled with riffs”. This was my third […]

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Klamath Mountains 2020

The rugged and steep Klamath Mountains of the western United States are located in southwestern Oregon and northwestern California. The range, which is named for the Klamath Indians, is largely surrounded by conservation areas and includes Oregon’s Caves National Monument as well as part of the Klamath and many other national forests. The Klamath Mountains […]

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Pair fall into waterfall in California mountains, 1 dead and the other rescued

A Riverside County man and woman fell 20 feet into a waterfall in the San Bernardino Mountains, resulting in the death of the man and the rescue of the woman by aviation crews, the report said. San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Sunday, July 24. At around 3:20 p.m., the San Bernardino County Fire Department requested […]

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23-year-old man drowns in Lake Jenks in the San Bernardino Mountains – San Bernardino Sun

A 23-year-old man from Mexico drowned at Jenks Lake in the San Bernardino Mountains on Sunday, July 24, sheriff’s officials said. At 1:07 p.m., San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies responded to a drowning call at the lake, east of Angeles Oaks, the sheriff’s department said in a news release. It was later learned that the […]

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When Faith Moves Mountains / Russian War Crimes – Announcements

143 days after the start of the large-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, PinchukArtCentre (Kyiv, Ukraine) reopens its doors on July 17 with When Faith Moves Mountains. The large collective exhibition, presented in partnership and thanks to the M HKA and the Flemish Government, will focus on Ukraine as a country open to the world and […]

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Happy Trails: In the mountains west of Colorado Springs, a short trip to “euphoric” Skyspace | Way of life

Turrell Trail to Skyspace At Green Mountain Falls, the Turrell Trail leads to the new Skyspace. Seth Boster, The Gazette West of Colorado Springs, up a hill overlooking the lake and the lookout in the heart of Green Mountain Falls, is a peculiar new structure. It looks banal, a gray block. However, it is said […]

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Camperdown subdivision approved in the Blue Mountains

Gray County staff report image Gray County Council has approved a plan of subdivision in the town of The Blue Mountains known as Eden Oak Camperdown. It will create 33 single-family homes. A county staff report says the latest version of the proposed plan includes a “total of 33 individual detached lots fronting on […]

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The Mountains Are Calling: Rhubarb, Part II | New

As I said before, life in the 50s was much simpler but certainly never boring. Our phones didn’t have buttons, and the first ones didn’t even have dials. You picked up the phone and were greeted by an operator saying, “Number please.” You told her what number you wanted, and she connected you. The telephone […]

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Will Idaho trade its mountains for stocks and bonds? | Editorials

Imagine Idaho without public lands. Imagine the viewpoint at the 8,700ft Galena Summit with a sign that says “Private Property, No Trespassing”. Imagine that the view of the Sawtooth Mountains as their jagged edges cut into the sky is limited only to people who can pay. Imagine that the roads that lead to the snow-capped […]

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81-acre farm with modern abode in Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains seeks $7.5 million

A sprawling 81-acre farm that includes a modern home in the Blue Ridge Mountains region of northern Georgia has hit the market for $7.5 million. Located approximately 6 miles from Lake Burton and 8 miles from downtown Clayton, GA, the farm offers plenty of living space. The main house, built in 2008, offers over 6,200 […]

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Production of ‘These Valleys and Mountains’ Soars – Reading Eagle

It is the nature of the universe, as far as we understand it, that darkness far exceeds light, and light requires great energy to create and maintain. Thus, the powers of light need ever-vigilant stewardship to overcome the mysteries, chaos, and fear that darkness is inherently capable of invoking. Contrasting, defining and explaining darkness versus […]

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Iconic infographic map compares mountains and rivers around the world

The basic composition of a human body This was originally posted on Elements. Sign up for the free mailing list to get great natural resource megatrend visualizations delivered to your email every week. The human body is a miraculous, well-oiled and exceptionally complex machine. A multitude of functional parts need to come together for a […]

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Mountain lion hit and killed by vehicle in Santa Monica Mountains – Press Telegram

AGOURA HILLS – A radio-collared mountain lion was fatally struck by a vehicle today in the Santa Monica Mountains. The National Park Service was notified by Agoura Animal Sanctuary around 9.30am that the adult lioness – identified as P-54 – was struck on Las Virgenes Road near Piuma Road and Mulholland Highway. “P-54 will be […]

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Sheep fire in the San Gabriel Mountains 27% contained as firefighters again face windy weather

The Sheep Fire that broke out over the weekend in the San Gabriel Mountains near Wrightwood had devoured an estimated 990 acres by Monday afternoon as firefighters reached additional containment on the blaze after attacking it in the ground and from the air. Around noon Monday, fire numbers stood at 939 acres and 5% containment, […]

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Sheep Fire in San Gabriel Mountains 5% Contained, Limited to 35 Acres – Daily Bulletin

The Sheep Fire burning in the San Gabriel Mountains spanned 35 acres overnight, fire officials said, as firefighters began to surround the blaze. By early Sunday morning, 5% of the blaze was under control, after crews and planes were dispatched last night and early Sunday, CalFire said. The fire was burning far from Wrightwood, a […]

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Zebra spotted in the Santa Ynez Mountains near Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA, CA – Zebra sightings appear to be on the rise near Santa Barbara. Yes, you read that right. A photo taken by Marcos Chavez showed a zebra blocking traffic on West Camino Cielo in the mountains above Santa Barbara. He told Noozhawk he was cycling down the road around 2 p.m. Sunday when […]

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Pennsylvania braces for budget showdown despite mountains of cash

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — The state budget is due in late June, and Pennsylvania holds a record amount. Now comes the tough decision of how much to spend and where to spend it. Governor Tom Wolf is pushing for the legislation to send $2,000 to every Pennsylvanian who earns less than $80,000 a year. “People […]

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V Rising Sacred Mountains Boss Guide

Our V rising Hallowed Mountains Bosses Guide will tell you what you need to know to beat the terrifying creatures in the eastern mountains. Let’s dive in! Quick links: Frostmaw the Mountain Terror (Level 56) | Terroclaw the Ogre (Level 68) V rising Sacred Mountains Boss Guide – Frostmaw the Mountain Terror (Level 56) Where […]

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Our neighbors are dumping mountains of rubbish in our alley…it’s infested with rats and maggots – it looks like a slum

A MYSTERY dumpster has dumped so much disgusting trash in a closed alley that it’s crawling with rats and maggots. Furious residents of Nelson Street in Hyde, Greater Manchester, have branded the alleyway a “slum” because of the filthy rubbish dumped there. 5 The alley is overrun with heaps of garbage and the rotten food […]

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park veterans to be honored at week-long event

Knoxville, Tenn. (WVLT) – The Veterans Heritage Site Foundation will host the “Honor Our Great Smoky Mountain Veterans Day” event this month at the Townsend Heritage Center. The event will kick off a week-long celebration honoring those who have served. “Honor Our Great Smoky Mountain Veterans Day” will particularly highlight the veterans buried in the […]

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Loveland Public Library offers ‘mountains of possibility’ for summer learning – Loveland Reporter-Herald

The 2021-22 school year is officially over, but that doesn’t mean learning has to. On Wednesday, the Loveland Public Library kicked off its “Mountains of Possibilities” summer learning program amid a bustling crowd of families. Children’s Librarian Andrea Cleland reads a book during story time Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at the Loveland Public Library. (Jenny […]

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Above-average snowpack persists in Cascade Mountains, rangers say

Snowy trails are always a concern, and increased snow accumulation on trails has resulted in an extended season for a Washington ski resort. SNOCUALMIE PASS, Wash. – Above-average mountain snow heading into June creates a unique situation in the Cascade Mountains for adventure seekers. It may take some time for trails to appear and the […]

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Plane wreckage found in the mountains of Nepal; 21 bodies found – The Denver Post

By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers searching a mountainside in Nepal on Monday found the bodies of 21 of 22 people who were on board a plane that crashed the day before, officials said. The search is continuing for the remaining person, Kathmandu airport spokesman Tek Nath Sitaula said. Recovery efforts were delayed […]

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Plane wreckage found in the mountains of Nepal; 21 bodies found – Twin Cities

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers searching a mountainside in Nepal on Monday found the bodies of 21 of 22 people who were on board a plane that crashed the day before, officials said. The search is continuing for the remaining person, Kathmandu airport spokesman Tek Nath Sitaula said. Recovery efforts were delayed as some bodies […]

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Missing plane with 22 people on board found in Nepal mountains

The wreckage of a plane missing in the Nepalese mountains was located on Monday, the Nepalese army announced. The military posted an aerial photo of the wreckage site on Twitter with parts of the plane scattered on the mountainside. There was no word on the survivors and no further details were given. The Tara Air […]

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Crichton hopes to strike new deal with Roosters | Blue Mountains Gazette

Angus Crichton says he has no intention of leaving the Sydney Roosters despite a salary cap squeeze leaving a question mark over his future. The 26-year-old back rower ended his contract later this year but is yet to confirm a deal with the club beyond this season. Crichton, who was expected to narrowly miss out […]

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Asian stocks join the global rebound | Blue Mountains Gazette

Asian stocks extended global gains overnight on strong results from regional tech companies and U.S. retailers, while investors were also reassured by Federal Reserve minutes showing a pause in its rate hikes. is scheduled for later this year. The swing in sentiment left the US dollar wallowing at its lowest level in a month, with […]

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NSW union members in court after raids | Blue Mountains Gazette

Seventeen people accused of being part of a drug distribution ring will face trial following dawn raids in south-west Sydney. The group, alleged members of an import and distribution syndicate linked to the Alameddine crime family and Comanchero cyclists, are between 19 and 28 years old and were arrested in coordinated raids on Tuesday. A […]

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Opening of Balch Park in the Sierra Nevada mountains after the castle fire

An iconic summer destination in Tulare County is back open for the season. Balch Park is open for day and overnight camping starting this week, Tulare County Parks officials announced. The popular recreation area nestled in the Sierra Nevada Mountains is a lesser-known but equally beautiful alternative to its more famous neighbors, Sequoia and Kings […]

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North Korea: “Positive trend” in the fight against COVID | Blue Mountains Gazette

For the first time in nearly 10 days, daily cases of “fever” in North Korea have fallen below 200,000, state media report, calling it a “positive trend”. The wave of COVID-19, declared on May 12, has fueled concerns about a lack of vaccines, insufficient medical infrastructure and a potential food crisis in the country of […]

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Young Cougar Travels 100 Miles Between Beach and Santa Ana Mountains – Orange County Register

An adventurous young mountain lion who escaped the recent Coastal Fire and successfully traversed towns and Highway 91 has lived a ‘charmed life’ so far, but researchers who track him fear his future holds. many dangers, giving him only 50% to 60% survival rate. For the past few weeks, the approximately 20-month-old lion has been […]

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GIRO’22 BREAKDOWN: Who’s hot for the high mountains?

Breakdown of races: As the 2022 Giro d’Italia heads into the decisive third week and the high mountains, Spencer Martin dissects “what we know about the GC image of the Giro d’Italia”. How GC riders have lost and gained time in the Grand Tour of Italy so far. Giro Mountains – Here we come! – […]

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Finland and Sweden ‘optimistic’ on NATO bid | Blue Mountains Gazette

Finland and Sweden have expressed optimism that they can find common ground with Turkey despite its objections to NATO membership amid a flurry of diplomatic activity aimed at easing their path to the EU. military alliance of 30 countries. Turkey surprised many NATO allies on Monday by saying it would not support Sweden and Finland […]

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Firefighters battle a major wildfire in the White Mountains

Local The fire, which has been dubbed the Bemis Fire, burns in steep mountainous terrain near the Arethusa Falls trail. The Bethlehem Fire Department posted this photo on Facebook of the fire near Arethusa Falls in New Hampshire. By Associated Press May 15, 2022 BARTLETT, NH (AP) — New Hampshire firefighters are battling a large […]

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Devastated landlord finds mountains of trash, unbearable stench and piles of poo in rented apartment from hell

A landlord has been devastated after seeing the state his flat was left in after tenants moved out. Lee Locking received the keys to his property after renting it out for half a decade to find every room filled with trash. Among the debris were bags upon bags of cans and bottles, old clothes, mountains […]

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NSW council investigated for cracked tower | Blue Mountains Gazette

A former Sydney council is under investigation into flaws in an apartment block as owners of units unable to live for nearly three years apply for extended housing assistance. Residents of the 132-unit Mascot Towers block, on Bourke Street in the southern suburb of Mascot, were evacuated in June 2019 after cracks were discovered in […]

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New Mexico wildfire progresses in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains | app

The largest wildfire in the United States was heading towards mountain resorts in northern New Mexico on Wednesday, prompting authorities to issue another round of warnings for more people to prepare to evacuate as the fast moving fire is gaining momentum. Fire officials said the blaze was moving up slopes and along exposed ridgelines while […]

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“Mountains” of grain risk being wasted if Russia continues to block Ukrainian ports

The Russian blockade of Ukrainian ports increasingly threatens the food security of millions of people around the world. It is becoming increasingly clear that ports in the Odessa region of southern Ukraine urgently need to be reopened to avert a global food crisis. On May 10, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky urged the international community to […]

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Ambulance ‘error’ before Tas man’s death | Blue Mountains Gazette

An elderly Tasmanian man who died of a head injury waited more than four hours at his home for an ambulance after being improperly triaged. Alan Maurice Gray, 77, who had mobility issues, fell while inflating his tires at a gas station in Hobart on the afternoon of September 16, 2020. He hit the back […]

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AGL Split ‘Turd Rolled in Chaff’ | Blue Mountains Gazette

Documents show AGL Energy’s split business units are close to breaching global climate targets, critics say. Australia’s largest energy company on Friday released the split book required by regulators for the council’s plan to create an energy retailer – AGL Australia – and a coal-fired power generator – Accel Energy. “This split is shit rolled […]

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Dancers prepare ‘Razzle Dazzle’ in Chicago | Blue Mountains Gazette

The Blue Mountains Musical Society (BMMS) is currently preparing to stage Chicago at the Blue Mountains Theater and Community Hub with performances beginning in late May. Chicago, established in 1975, is famous for its 1996 Broadway revival and 2002 film, and is loved by dancers around the world. Loosely based on the true stories of […]

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AGL’s board of directors and the billionaire at loggerheads | Blue Mountains Gazette

Tech billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes is on a collision course with the nation’s largest electricity producer and carbon emitter over its planned split, which he says entrenches fossil fuels and is “flawed”. AGL Energy on Tuesday dismissed criticism of the move, saying in a statement to the ASX that the split was in the interests of […]

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Cambrian Mountains Lluest y Gwynt wind farm mast test plans approved

PLANS for a temporary test mast have been approved, potentially paving the way for the construction of a controversial wind farm near the Cambrian Mountains. In connection with the Lluest y Gwynt wind farm project, the installation and operation of a temporary weather test mast for a period of three years to measure wind speed […]

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A giant weather mast will be erected on the Cambrian Mountains to test wind speeds for a controversial wind farm

//= do_shortcode(‘[in-content-square]’) ?> Image of the temporary mast for illustrative purposes used in planning application reports. Katy Jenkins, local democracy journalist A temporary test mast has been approved in connection with controversial wind farm proposals proposed near the Cambrian Mountains and near Ceredigion’s border with Powys. In connection with the Lluest y Gwynt wind farm […]

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Hikers must now pack the Guadalupe Mountains wilderness poo

Hikers planning to explore the wilderness of Guadalupe Mountains National Park this summer should now pack another essential item: toiletry bags. Starting June 1, day hikers and those planning to camp overnight will be required to pack humane waste in landfill-safe toilet bags. “The bag-in-a-bag design and zippered closure safely contain waste and odors, while […]

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Vic Elder victim of a “social experiment” | Blue Mountains Gazette

Prominent Aboriginal elder and actor Jack Charles told the Victoria Truth Commission he was a guinea pig in a “social experiment” to assimilate into white Australian society. The Yoorrook Justice Commission opened public hearings on Tuesday, with Uncle Jack as its first witness. He described how he was taken from his mother Bunurong when he […]

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Senior US official Blinken visits Ukraine | Blue Mountains Gazette

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin are expected to travel to Kyiv to discuss Ukraine’s demand for more powerful weapons after months of fighting with invading Russian forces. Sunday’s visit, announced by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Saturday, would be the highest-level visit by US officials to the country since […]

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MP felt intimidated by lockdown critic | Blue Mountains Gazette

State Liberal MP David Elliott says he felt intimidated by the aggressive behavior of a man who filmed him as he questioned the legality of NSW’s COVID-19 restrictions during of the Delta outbreak in Sydney last year. Daniel Joseph Luland was charged with two counts of intimidation after he approached, checked in and followed then-police […]

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Coalition visits fossil fuel company while attacking Labor Party’s climate policy | Blue Mountains Gazette

The Coalition visited a factory belonging to one of the biggest emitters of fossil fuels just as it tried to blast the Labor Party’s climate policy. Prime Minister Scott Morrison visited a mining robotics site operated by Woodside Petroleum on Tuesday the same day he opposed Labour’s climate and energy policy, saying consumers would be […]

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A taste of the mountains at Mountain Winery

April 15, 2022 – Next Sunday, April 24, marks the first time since 2014 that a major Santa Cruz Mountain wine tasting event has taken place at Mountain Winery, the iconic and historic property built and made famous by Paul Masson. Located on the heights of Saratoga, it enjoys a splendid view of the entire […]

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Climate protest blocks Sydney Harbor Bridge | Blue Mountains Gazette

Climate change activists, including a rural firefighter, disrupted rush hour traffic on the Sydney Harbor Bridge by parking a truck on the Cahill Freeway. It comes as activist group Fireproof Australia follows through on their vow to keep protesting, despite increased police powers. NSW Police confirmed on Wednesday that a police operation was underway on […]

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Macron heads for Le Pen’s stronghold | Blue Mountains Gazette

President Emmanuel Macron sets out to seek greater re-election support from France’s former industrial heartland in the north, a labor stronghold of far-right rival Marine Le Pen, whom he will face in a second round on April 24. Macron, 44, is in the running to become the first president in two decades to win a […]

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Sharif favorite as Pakistan’s next prime minister | Blue Mountains Gazette

Shehbaz Sharif, the person most likely to be Pakistan’s next prime minister, is little known outside his home country but has a domestic reputation more as an effective administrator than a politician. The younger brother of three-time prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Shehbaz, 70, led a successful opposition bid in parliament to oust leader Imran Khan […]

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Disappearance of man takes searchers to the San Bernardino Mountains – Redlands Daily Facts

Benny Kwan returned to the San Bernardino Mountains on Thursday, April 7, hoping his 27-year-old son, Derrick, would reappear as suddenly as he disappeared nearly two weeks ago. “If so, I will be so happy,” Kwan said as family and friends gathered at Goodwin’s Market in Crestline to resume their search. “I pray to God […]

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Health chief spared grills in SA court | Blue Mountains Gazette

South Australia’s chief health officer has avoided being forced to give evidence in AFLW player Deni Varnhagen’s legal challenge to South Australia’s vaccine requirements. Ms Varnhagen’s legal team has asked the Supreme Court to require Professor Nicola Spurrier to testify about the information she relied on in her role as adviser to the State Emergency […]

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Who brews Brew Mountains beers?

For too long, people wanting lunch in Valley Heights have had to choose between a Bunnings sausage sizzle or a cafe that also operates a real estate agency. Tragically, both options were also naturally beer-free. So naturally it was a boon for locals when garage brewer Craig Talbot expanded his operation and opened the Brew […]

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Davila plays, Macarthur beats Perth in ALM | Blue Mountains Gazette

Macarthur captain Ulises Davila led the Bulls to a sensational 4-2 victory over Perth Glory in the men’s A-League clash at Campbelltown Stadium. The Mexican scored a penalty, won another kick for Craig Noone to convert, then set up Al Hassan Toure as the Bulls overcame a two-goal deficit and were a man down to […]

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NSW coal mine extension amid climate fears | Blue Mountains Gazette

The New South Wales government has conditionally approved the expansion of a coal mine in the north of the state, with critics calling the move “reckless” and “catastrophic”. The Narrabri underground mine, operated by Whitehaven for the past decade, produces 11 million tonnes of coal per year. Initially scheduled to mine coal until 2031, the […]

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Enjoy bush views from the deck of your Leura home | Blue Mountains Gazette

news, property, property, real estate, for sale, blue mountains, theo poulos real estate, leura 3 BEDs | 1 BATH | 0 CAR This well maintained three bedroom weatherboard cottage ticks all the boxes for a family home in the beautiful Blue Mountains. The lounge, kitchen and dining areas all have elevated views of the private […]

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Diplomacy with China shows weaknesses (PM) | Blue Mountains Gazette

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said there will be no diplomatic thaw in relations with China until it lifts the deadlock on ministerial meetings. “As long as China continues to refuse to engage with Australian ministers and the prime minister, I think that’s a very proportional response,” Mr Morrison told reporters on Saturday regarding his […]

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Peters Ice Cream fined $12 million | Blue Mountains Gazette

An ice cream brand has been fined $12 million after the Federal Court found it used a dispenser to prevent competitors from selling at convenience stores and gas stations. In filings with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Peters Ice Cream admitted that for five years after taking over PFD Food Services as a distributor, […]

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Call to beware of the “hype” on crypto reform | Blue Mountains Gazette

Fintech start-ups have been warned against complacency amid the “buzz and hype” of reform promised by a federal government facing a tough election. Regulatory uncertainty remains one of the biggest challenges for crypto, according to the former federal official behind the National Blockchain Roadmap. Keynote speaker Chloe White, now chief executive of Genesis Block, warned […]

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LA County Sheriff’s helicopter crashes near road in San Gabriel Mountains; 6 hospitalized

A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department rescue helicopter crashed Saturday afternoon in the San Gabriel Mountains while on its way to the scene of a vehicle collision, leaving five deputies and a civilian with injuries that were not life-threatening, officials said. A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department helicopter crashed into the San Gabriel Mountains above […]

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ADF suicide survey to examine ‘postvention’ | Blue Mountains Gazette

A Royal Commission into Defense and Veteran Suicide will continue in Sydney, with the inquiry expected to hear evidence of the importance of supporting families affected by the suicides of serving and former soldiers. the ADF The so-called ‘postvention’ will be under the spotlight Thursday at public hearings in Sydney to get answers from bureaucrats […]

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Court overturns decision on climate due diligence | Blue Mountains Gazette

The Australian government does not owe the nation’s children protection from harm from climate change, a court has heard. The Federal Court’s full bench on Tuesday ruled unanimously in favor of an appeal by Environment Minister Sussan Ley, reversing a decision by a previous judge who had legally recognized a duty of care. Eight high […]

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Jasmine Straga pledges to support Ukraine’s once-thriving circus industry | Blue Mountains Gazette

Jasmine Straga may be halfway around the world from the war in Ukraine, but she’s helping members of her industry escape the conflict. Ms Straga has been a circus performer since she was 16 and said many in her industry come from Eastern Europe. “The circus is like a family, wherever you are in the […]

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Russia ‘won’t guarantee’ aid access | Blue Mountains Gazette

Russia has refused to guarantee humanitarian access to rescue hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian civilians trapped under shelling, according to Ukraine. Russia’s war in Ukraine has entered a third week without achieving any of its stated goals, despite thousands dead, more than two million refugees and thousands cowering in besieged cities under incessant bombings. Ukrainian […]

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The intriguing design of the Leura house is sure to inspire | Blue Mountains Gazette

new, property, house of the week, leura, liberty property, real estate, for sale 4 BEDROOMS | 3 BATH | 2 CAR This completely renovated brick house is full of architectural intrigue, says the agent. The 529 square meter flat block is low maintenance and has plenty of space to spread out and entertain. In addition […]

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Fatal collapse of a crane on a pie crust floor | Blue Mountains Gazette

A professional photographer who died taking sunset photos while hoisted 50 meters above the ground was an industry leader in using drones for aerial photography. Christopher Powell and his teenage son were in a crew basket lifted from a crane truck taking pictures of the sun setting over Brisbane’s Story Bridge when the platform collapsed […]

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Ukraine and Russia blame the ceasefire | Blue Mountains Gazette

Russia and Ukraine have blamed each other for failing to provide safe passage for civilians fleeing two towns besieged and shelled by Russian forces, on the 10th day of a war that has fueled Europe’s biggest humanitarian disaster in decades . The war, which began with the invasion of Russia on February 24, sent nearly […]

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Ukrainian NFTs to support the army: official | Blue Mountains Gazette

Ukraine will unveil plans for NFTs to support its armed forces, its deputy prime minister says, the latest step in Kiev’s efforts to raise money in crypto assets after Russia invaded the country last week . Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are a kind of cryptographic asset that represents a digital file such as an image, video, […]

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Doubts over the financing of the Treeline Lurline project in Katoomba | Blue Mountains Gazette

A war of words has erupted over a grand plan to plant a tree alley in Lurline Street from the Katoomba CBD to the Three Sisters, with council concerns over funding dismissed by the Treeline Lurline Group. The federal government announced last month that it would provide a $4 million grant to the project. Supporters […]

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Dozens of riots and fires in a large prison in WA | Blue Mountains Gazette

A riot involving around 100 inmates at Western Australia’s largest prison is being investigated after some inmates climbed a roof and set fire to their cells. The riot at Acacia Prison in Wooroloo, on the outskirts of Perth, was brought under control on Sunday evening after nearly six hours of unrest. Two officers were treated […]