This column is posted on Tuesdays. Here, we present news stories and event announcements from around the American Redoubt region. We also mention companies in the region of interest to preppers. The Redoubt region is perhaps the safest and most free place to live in these United States.
The American Redoubt has seen an unusually wet spring season. Near record rainfall has been the gift of the Jetstream which seems to have parked itself over the northern Redoubt. I can safely predict that the fire season will be mild this summer–at least in the northern part of the Redoubt.
Here is a headline from Redoubt News about Boundary County, Idaho: There’s a New Sheriff in Town and He’s Been Busy His First 100 Days
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One of these men will fill Montana’s vacant House seat:
Montana’s House Debate: Gianforte vs. Quist vs. Wicks (VIDEO & Facebook post-debate coverage). Note: Lightly-populated Montana has just one House seat. Ryan Zinke occupied the house seat but was recently tapped for Interior Secretary. May 25th is the election.
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And here is one of those “Real Crimes of Genius” stories: Self-described ‘mountain man’ granted parole in 1984 killing
Reader B.U. sent this link: Eclipse may pump up Central Oregon gas prices.
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Pendleton gala remembers Doolittle Raiders. Just a handful of the original Raiders are still living. It is a rare treat to see a B-25 up close. Round engines rule!
The Northwest Preparedness Expo was held on May 6th in Prosser, Washington. A wide range of lectures, panels, and classes related to prepping and self-sufficiency were offered. Experts included Patrice Lewis, Glen Tate, Sam Culper, Kaery Dudenhofer, Rep. David Taylor, and Rep. Matt Shea. Also noteworthy is that this all-day event’s finale was a concert by Jordan Page, at no additional charge. Make plans to attend the repeat of this event, next year!
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The Associated Press reports: Mountain goats gaining in numbers in NW Wyoming
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