The Pony Express

Agribusinesses contribute to local water pollution

Local rivers and lake also see pollution from farming, being so far away from larger farms.

Haley Nelson, Online Editor

November 3, 2018

Pollution from agribusinesses is responsible for most of the pollution in over 100,000 streams in the U.S. With an increase in the population, larger farms and agribusinesses need to produce more crops, turning to chemicals to help them. These chemicals get drained into water streams that are now unu...

Youth for Sustainable Solutions push for recycling, solar power and political action

Student leaders Bijou Acers and Emma Bourne, both sophomores, lead a YFSS meeting during the morning of Oct. 9. They discuss the use of solar power in the school district.

Elsa Persson, Online Editor

October 26, 2018

Service projects, environmental lobbying, and even working with organizations at the state capital are expected activities of environmental activists, yet they also cater to a younger demographic: high schoolers. Environmental club, also known as Youth for Sustainable Solutions, is an after s...

Youth for Sustainable Solutions created to help environment

Alexander Pavlicin, senior and co-president speaks to club members about upcoming Earth Day events.

Mira LaNasa, Layout Editor

March 24, 2017

The environment has been a topic in political debates for decades, but the newly created Youth for Sustainable Solutions club has made their mission a nonpolitical priority. Youth for Sustainable Solutions was created to help the environment and educate the community on sustainability. "Our ...

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