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  • 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 --...
  • Drilling, fracking controversial for Va., Hampton Roads

    Drilling, fracking controversial for Va., Hampton Roads
    Hydraulic fracturing to squeeze oil and gas from rock buried deep underground is either a financial windfall for landowners and communities or an environmental Pandora's box — depending on whom you ask. Until now, eastern Virginia hasn't been...
  • Social events highlight the calendar in 1965 [History Matters]

    August 1965 The livin' is easy "The Beaverbrook Homemakers held their annual crab feast Saturday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Stallings of Durham Rd. E. It is at this time each year that the ladies' husbands are their guests at a favored...
  • A voyage along Alaska's Inside Passage on the Malaspina ferry

    JUNEAU, Alaska — I'd been told she'd had a little work done. Who can blame her? She was turning 50, and her life had been hard. The miles were starting to show. But after an $8-million update, she was as good as new and ready to celebrate —...
  • Letters: Burn areas aren't dead

    Re "Burn areas are alive," Opinion, Oct. 3 Chad Hanson's Op-Ed article on the Rim fire does a great deal to help the public understand that wildland fire is a complicated process. Wildfires cannot be reduced to one-size-fits-all pronouncements that...
  • Florida Springs Guide: Silver Glen Springs in the Ocala National Forest

    Florida Springs Guide: Silver Glen Springs in the Ocala National Forest
    Silver Glen Springs in the Ocala National Forest Silver Glen Springs is located in the Silver Glen Springs Recreational Area of the Ocala National Forest, about 11 miles south of the town of Salt Springs. From the intersection of State Roads (SR) 19...
  • Florida Springs Guide: Juniper Springs in the Ocala National Forest

    Florida Springs Guide: Juniper Springs in the Ocala National Forest
    Juniper Springs Ocala National Forest Visitor Center 10863 E. Highway 40 Silver Springs, FL 34488 352-625-3147 or 352-236-0288 Located in the Southeastern part of the Ocala National Forest, off Fla. 40, offers a full range of outdoor activities....
  • Madagascar: Home To Lemurs, Baobabs And Other Exotic Marvels

    Madagascar: Home To Lemurs, Baobabs And Other Exotic Marvels
    MADAGASCAR — What's this lemur doing in my lap? Well, not exactly in my lap, but close enough for me to wonder about its next move. I'm in the open dining area of rustic Camp Amoureux near Madagascar's remote Kirindy dry rain-forest reserve,...