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A uniquely Arizona tradition: 35-foot tumbleweed tree ready for the annual lighting

CHANDLER, Ariz. — Christmas tree lightings are happening all over the Valley – but one tree is unlike all others – and is so uniquely Arizona. While taking a stroll in downtown Chandler, you can see crews putting the finishing touches on a 35-foot-tall Christmas tree ahead of Dec. 4 tree lighting event.
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Tumbleweed snowman ushers in the holiday season

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque’s favorite snowman is helping usher in the holiday season. The snowman made his debut along the Big-I Tuesday morning. The snowman this year comes in at about 12 feet tall and six feet wide. The snowman is completely made out of recycled material including, of course, tumbleweeds. However, this year proved […]

Annual appearance of tumbleweed snowman ushers in holiday season

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE/CBS Newspath) – Albuquerque, New Mexico is known for many things, but heavy snowfall isn't one of them!. So every year, to celebrate the holiday season, the Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority builds an enormous snowman out of the city’s ever-present tumbleweeds. This is the 26th year alongside a local interstate.

UNCAGED FESTIVAL // Back With Second Lineup Announcement

Uncaged Festival has done it again, adding even more killer Oz rock acts to its already stacked lineup. BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE: Building A Metal Legacy // DREAM THEATER: The Perfect Playlist For a Dream Theater Beginner REVIEWS: EVERY TIME I DIE: Radicals // DON BROCO: Amazing Things // BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE: Bullet For My Valentine // MASTODON: Hushed and Grim // BLACK COAST: Outworld // CONVERGE & CHELSEA WOLF: Bloodmoon: I // JIM LINDBERG: Songs From The Elkhorn Trail.

The tumbleweed snowman is here

He may have no name but is a friend all the same. The tumbleweed snowman is here. As crews stood him up Tuesday morn, drivers playfully tooted their horns. The tumbleweed snowman is here. A holiday fixture locals hold dear, he’s been spreading cheer for 26 years. The tumbleweed snowman...

Tom Gilberts Trio Releases New Single “Tumbleweed”

“Tumbleweed” is the title track single off Tom Gilberts’ upcoming third release for Polymerase Records, produced by Terry Robb, with all original songs written by Gilberts. Guitarist, singer, songwriter Tom Gilberts shimmers like the heat coming off the hard-pan desert floor on “Tumbleweed.” The track has an alluring, hazy quality...

2019 Tumbleweed Tiny House in LA For Sale

This is a 2019 Tumbleweed Tiny House in LA For Sale! It was lived in for a couple of years on a rented lot with a fenced yard. Added solar panels and battery, but can also be plugged into the grid. Has composting toilet but is plumbed for a flush toilet. On demand water heater. Propane for water heater and stove. Kitchen appliances are Unique off-grid appliances. Solar refrigerator. Stove has battery ignition. Wood burning stove.
Community Impact Phoenix

Everything to know about the Tumbleweed Tree lighting in downtown Chandler on Dec. 4

Chandler will celebrate the lighting of the Tumbleweed Tree on Dec. 4, according to a news release from the city of Chandler. Now in its 65th year, the tree still stands as the city’s holiday centerpiece. This year, the tree will be lit for the first time Dec. 4 and will remain on display through Jan. 2.

4467 Tumbleweed Rd

Welcome home to this beautifully updated 3 large Bedroom 2 Bath home with a large room for an office or could turn into a 4th bedroom on a little over an acre bring your toys and enjoy and is located on a dead end street. Kitchen is large and has updated soft close cabinets, new vinyl plank flooring and new carport in bedrooms freshly painted. Side entry 2 car garage, plenty of parking, huge screen in patio. Newer roof, HVAC and water heater. Lot is partially fenced. Great home a little in the country and so very convenient to everything.

Git, curl, systemd Roll with Tumbleweed

OpenSUSE Tumbleweed gave rolling release users a snapshot every day this past week. The latest snapshot to be released was 20211124. This snapshot brought systemd 249.7, which focused on package tests and updated dependencies for the testsuite. The text editor vim had a minor update to version 8.2.3640, but it was filled with many fixes; some of the fixes included taking care of a memory leak, crashes and performance issues related to GTK. The removal of a redundant script header was made in the update of dracut and optimal compression parameters were made for zstd in the Linux-boot process package. Other packages to update in the snapshot were autoyast2 4.4.22, embedded Linux library ell 0.46, GNOME’s document viewer evince 41.3 and gtk-vnc 1.3.0.
Bismarck Tribune

Bismarck tumbleweed collection surpasses 100 truck loads

Bismarck Public Works crews gathered more than 100 truck loads of tumbleweeds during a special collection. Recent high winds up to 60 mph blew the dried Russian thistle and kochia into the city, piling it as high as 15 feet at some homes. The city arranged a special collection late last week after receiving several calls for help.

Couple turn tumbleweed into 'tumblestone' jewelry, sculptures

BISBEE — If you have seen someone collecting tumbleweed along fence lines and wondered why, it is because a Hereford couple creates amazing sculptures and jewelry from the prolific, prickly, pesky weed. Walter and Doris Husbands opened a shop a month ago called Tumblestone Mining Co. on Naco Road as...
KX News

Bismarck tumbleweed clean up concludes

Bismarck Public Works says tumbleweed clean-up wrapped up Tuesday morning. The clean-up started at 7 a.m. sharp and took about an hour to finish. Crews have been working on this giant task since last week. All the strong, blustery winds blew the tumbleweeds from the northwest side of Bismarck all the way to near Kites […]

Tumbleweed Bikes

The bikepacking boom has brought a new era of bikes and components appropriate for the road less travelled, and the Tumbleweed Prospector is one of the very best. Daniel Molloy, the owner of Tumbleweed Bikes, shares a story that is nothing short of extraordinary and provides an inspiring insight into what’s possible when you tirelessly invest in your dreams and ambitions.

Bismarck Public Works responds to tumbleweed pick up requests

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - Bismarck Public Works says they have been responding to requests for help with large piles of tumbleweeds throughout the week. Tuesday marks the final day of cleanup after high winds led to mountains of weeds around town. Crews hauled 105 truckloads to the Bismarck Landfill after...

Hundreds Of Miles Of Tumbleweed Trapped by Wyoming Fencing

I was driving from Cheyenne to Casper Wyoming when I began to wonder, why is there a long line of tall uncut crass on both sides of the highway?. Well, maybe the farmers cut their hay but could not get in and around the barbed wire fencing. BUT HOLD ON!