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News - June 6, 2012

Making do after a community emergency

• Volunteers seeking help in educating and preparing residents to be on their own.

by Dave Boyce

Gone are the thrilling days of yesteryear, when "horse thief" referred to a wily varmint sneaking up to a hitching rail or into a corral and riding off on the back of someone else's means of transport. Today, such ne'er-do-wells are more likely to wait for a wildfire or earthquake that empties barns and stables, then, once the escapees are rounded up, carry off two or three behind a pickup truck.

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