A Trusted Friend in a Complicated World

Fifth generation cattle rancher Dave Daley and his dog, Newt, poses for a portrait in the North Complex West Fire burn area in the Tahoe National Forest

A California Wildfire Burned Everything This Rancher and His Family Had Built for Years

After a wildfire swept through the land where his family raised their cattle for more than a century, a rancher takes a tour of what’s left—and what might come next.