10 snowmobilers die in thinly frozen lakes in Northeast
Seven snowmobilers have died and another three are missing after crashes on lakes.
Mumps confirmed in Juneau for first time in 20 years
Rare disease reaches capital city as outbreak continues in Anchorage.
10 snowmobilers die in thinly frozen lakes in mild Northeast
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Ten snowmobilers have died in thinly frozen lakes across the Northeast so far in a relatively mild winter.
Juneau Crime Line seeks tips in case of missing walrus tusks
The Juneau Crime Line is seeking the public’s help finding two walrus tusks stolen from Alaska Fur Gallery on Franklin Street.
Should Juneau follow Anchorage’s footsteps and encrypt police scanners?
American Red Cross celebrates 100 years in Alaska with Juneau fundraiser
Through earthquakes and mudslides, during multi-acre wildfires and after residential blazes, the American Red Cross has become a familiar presence, lending a helping hand at disasters nationwide.
Recreation roundup: What is open around Lake Oroville?
OROVILLE — Many launch ramps around Lake Oroville are inaccessible, as is typical for this time of year, but the reopening of major recreational assets like the spillway launch ramp should be just …
How to get in and around Desert Daze festival at Lake Perris
After parking and traffic issues in 2018, the music festival revamps its operations for its second year at Lake Perris.
How one man’s laziness is saving the environment around Pushaw Lake
I never thought that I would be an environmental hero. But thanks to my innate laziness, I’m crushing it!
Why Florence is still dangerous
Tropical cyclones, such as hurricanes, are classified by wind speed and pressure, but this can sometimes be misleading.
How to safely get around those large Caltrans snow vehicles on way to Lake Tahoe
Caltrans uses many huge maintenance and snow-removal vehicles to help clear debris and deal with other winter conditions on the roads to Lake Tahoe. Here are some California Highway patrol tips to handle driving when the vehicles are on the highway.
Why nicotine is still dangerous
For more than half a century now, Americans have been told by the U.S. Surgeon General that tobacco is addictive and deadly, yet millions across the country continue to light up or chew Although fewer people use tobacco than they did in decades' past, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , there are still 42.1 million smokers in the United States today. Despite efforts to curb ads that attract young tobacco users, each day more than 3,200 people younger than…
Op-Alt: Why exercising your rights is still a dangerous act a year after the death of Freddie Gray
When police act inappropriately in criminal cases, courts are tasked with, reviewing police conduct for constitutional violations and suppressing evidence when appropriate. Too often judges are not willing to make such rulings, afraid to be seen as "soft on crime," which inevitably empowers the police to continue the unlawful behavior as it is implicitly sanctioned by the courts. Civil suits against the police can be cumbersome and costly, making it difficult to find attorneys to take such
Still generating interest: Iowa Lakes wind turbine turns 10
Al Zeitz remembers the birth of the Iowa Lakes wind turbine well. He recalls a hot summer night under the lights alongside his students, helping install the turbine's rotor. He remembers building a new wind energy program that began with only 15 students...
Yet another foot of snow in mountains around Lake Tahoe; 100 mph winds possible
Up to another foot of snow has fallen in the mountains around Lake Tahoe where nearly 50 feet already has been recorded on the top of some Sierra ski resorts this winter.
Welcome to Grand Lake: Now what?
Welcome to Grand Lake, where a person can go boating, swimming, fishing or, frankly, do nothing, and still have a "grand time." Whether it's fun
Three big questions still facing the Lakers after free agency overhaul
New head coach Frank Vogel will have a lot of weapons to work with, but the roster balance and roles might take a great deal of thought to fine-tune into a championship contender.
Answer Man: You can still contribute to Lake Zumbro project
Having been an occasional user of Lake Zumbro, I have followed the news about dredging the lake.
Why Talking About Strategy “Execution” Is Still Dangerous