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  • The glory of Olympic National Park, rain or shine

    The glory of Olympic National Park, rain or shine
    The first family camping trip I remember was at Washington's Kalaloch, an Olympic National Park campground perched just above a wave-pummeled Pacific beach. My parents somehow snagged an oceanfront campsite. By day, swarms of kids played on the sun-...
  • Replacing trees in Wheaton could cost $1.2 million

    Replacing trees in Wheaton could cost $1.2 million
    It may cost the city of Wheaton more than $1.2 million to restock its parkway trees, an impact of the emerald ash borer infestations in the area. That's on top of another estimated $855,000 over the next fiscal year to remove more ash trees, city...
  • Lightning-sparked California wildfires burn more than 134,000 acres

    Lightning-sparked California wildfires burn more than 134,000 acres
    More than 134,000 acres have burned in a series of California wildfires that were mostly sparked by lightning last week, fire officials reported this week. The wildfires have been difficult to fight because most are burning in remote and unforgiving...
  • Annapolis orders revisions to Crystal Spring conservation plans

    Annapolis orders revisions to Crystal Spring conservation plans
    Developers of a large senior living complex in Annapolis have more work to do before their proposal can gain preliminary environmental approval from city officials. On Friday the city sent developers of Crystal Spring Annapolis – a proposed mix of...
  • Winter Park finding environmental solutions in the rainy season

    Winter Park finding environmental solutions in the rainy season
    As one of the tasks that Troy Attaway handles in his role as Wnter Park’s public works director, he noted “We’re always looking for places to treat storm water.”  It’s not as easy as it sounds. “Since we don’t...
  • Gov. Brown declares state of emergency for California wildfires

    Gov. Brown declares state of emergency for California wildfires
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday declared a state of emergency due to the effects of several wildfires burning in central and northern California counties. Thousands of acres have burned in El Dorado, Amador, Butte, Humboldt, Lassen, Madera, Mariposa,...
  • California wildfires may spread as thunderstorms move north

    California wildfires may spread as thunderstorms move north
    Lightning from thunderstorms moving across California today could spark more wildfires in areas of the state already burning or under smoke-filled skies. Thousands of acres have already burned in Central and Northern California, where firefighting...
  • California wildfires: Potential lightning storms prompt fire warning

    A weather system swirling above Northern California is capable of producing fierce lightning storms that, combined with tinder-dry vegetation, could spark a fresh round of wildfires in a region where firefighting resources have already been stretched...
  • California wildfires: Storms curb blazes as lightning starts new ones

    California wildfires: Storms curb blazes as lightning starts new ones
    Cooler weather and increased humidity are helping firefighters in Northern California battle a series of massive wildfires, the National Weather Service reported. At the roughly 13,700-acre French fire, for example, officials reported Tuesday that ...
  • Tiny Suriname a world of diverse cultures

    Tiny Suriname a world of diverse cultures
    The spectacle that is this city's Central Market could be a metaphor for the cultural melange that is Suriname. In stalls outside under the blazing equatorial sun, an ethnic mix of vendors offered fresh and smoked fish, fruits and vegetables, fish eggs,...
  • Crews seek to get the upper hand on 13 blazes burning around California

    Crews seek to get the upper hand on 13 blazes burning around California
    Towns were evacuated and homes were threatened Tuesday as firefighters battled at least 13 major wildfires across drought-stricken California. An abundance of thunderstorms caused by monsoonal winds from the southeast  caused many of the fires --...