Federal funds would help mend fences
Even though Forest Service land nearly encircles Lucille McGannon's ranch near Chadron, Neb., she won't get federal help to replace boundary fences.
Posted: Monday, June 3, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Lucille McGannon gazes out the windows of her ranch house in northwest Nebraska's Pine Ridge and sees fire-blackened trees in four directions.
Wildfires swept across the ridge surrounding her ranch last year, part of a record 202,000 acres scorched by fires in the area.
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Monday, June 3, 2013 12:00 am.