There's more bad news for employees of Oxbow Mining, LLC in Somerset. The Elk Creek Mine which had seen 150 laid off in October, now will be "temporarily idled" according to company officials.
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2013 Delta County Visitor Guide
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Photo ©Stevebylan, dreamstime.com Costa’s HummingbirdQuick Trip to Tucson, part 2Costa's Hummingbird
Karen drives along Oracle Road with its three lanes each way plus left turns. I relish seeing the desert landscaping!
Mobbing Behavioirin Birds(reprinted by request)
This column was written a few winters ago as we watched small birds mobbing a bald eagle.
Along our roadsides and out into fields are tangled yellowish masses that may be a few inches across or several feet wide. This curious growth is the parasitic plant commonly known as dodder.
Photo by Dreamstime ©Marilyn Gould Black-chinned hummingbirdBlack-chinnedHummingbird
It's really summertime! Our trumpet vine is in full bloom with its bright red, trumpet-shaped flowers.
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