| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:23 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says she will recommend that President Obama act alone if necessary to create new national monuments and sidestep a gridlocked Congress that has failed to address dozens of public lands bills.
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:30 PM
A South Dakota artist has been selected as the winner of the 2013 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest.
An oil painting of a canvasback by Adam Grimm of Burbank will be made into the 2014-15 Federal Duck Stamp, which will go on sale in late June 2014,...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Night sky astronomy, the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund and saving our water are just three of the topics that will be discussed during North Central Michigan College’s Luncheon Lecture Series for the fall semester which begins on Friday,...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Lunch will be served anytime now — fresh fish — and no one has to cook it.
The adults are busy catching up while the kids swim and play, but this isn't any waterfront playground on a late summer day. This is a unique playground for penguins...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park is Laguna's frontyard. That's what people see when they head into town on Laguna Canyon Road.
Locals can take pride in the preservation of the 7,000 acres of wilderness they helped preserve, one of the gems of the South...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:02 AM
A zebra was born on the Serengeti Plain of Busch Gardens theme park in Tampa this week.
The baby, an endangered Grevy's zebra, was born to 13-year-old Brooke. It's her fifth foal and the first offspring of the father, who is called Two Step. The newborn...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:46 AM
PELLSTON -- Years planning to build a tribal fish hatchery for research and selected restocking came to fruition Thursday for the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians.
The tribe opened its first fish hatchery in an unveiling ceremony for invited...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 11:02 AM
WASHINGTON -- Officials from the Obama administration are taking their case against proposed deep budget cuts advancing in Congress to the public, warning that they would hurt the economy and inhibit the government’s ability to enforce popular laws....
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Articles about the completion of Route 219 say it will provide easier access in and out of our local area, and hopefully promote economic growth, which we desperately need. With funding being cut, every dollar spent should be done very conservatively....
| Mar 25, 2013
| 5:46 PM
President Barack Obama set aside 480 acres on the Eastern Shore on Monday as a national monument to honor Harriet Tubman — a victory for advocates who have long sought to memorialize the abolitionist's role in leading dozens of slaves to freedom....
| Mar 28, 2013
| 12:45 PM
We commend President Barack Obama for designating the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument ("A monument to Md. abolitionist," March 26). Just days after the centennial of her death, Harriet Tubman is finally receiving the national...