| Feb 22, 2015
| 3:08 AM
What's better than a BOGO?
South Florida-based JustBOGOS.com, a website that alerts super savers to buy-one-get-one free sales at area grocery stores, is no longer charging a membership fee.
When I first wrote about the helpful new website...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 12:13 PM
On a midwinter afternoon, William "Billy" J. Lednum steered the Kristin Marie into the Knapps Narrows, a channel that separates Tilghman Island from the rest of the Eastern Shore. It was 35 degrees and gusty, but Lednum, a "waterman cowboy" who has won...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 3:10 AM
Just around a bend of Nippersink Creek from a large orange excavator, the stream's banks cut straight down to its bed.
The roots of the prairie grasses were the only thing that kept the dirt from tumbling into the creek.
But eventually the roots will...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 9:17 PM
Owners of beverage companies large and small are gulping down what the Lehigh Valley offers as a prime business location.
In a report released today, the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp. says the Valley has 20 beverage manufacturing companies,...
| Feb 19, 2015
The managers of Hawaii's state parks are turning to social media to counter online photos and statements encouraging people to visit a waterfall where a landslide killed eight people more than 15 years ago.
Signs warning people not to enter and...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 4:04 AM
The Division of Natural Resources has received a $50,000 grant to support its effort to restore elk in West Virginia.
The Charleston Daily Mail (http://bit.ly/17MCJcq ) reports that the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation presented the grant to the DNR on...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 11:24 AM
Two men are facing multiple charges, possibly felonies, and action by the Virginia Marine Resources Commission after officers discovered hundreds of poached protected fish over the weekend.
Marine police have filed 14 misdemeanor charges, and additional...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 6:28 PM
A gray wolf that was shot by a hunter in Utah was the same one spotted in the Grand Canyon area last year, federal wildlife officials said Wednesday.
The 3-year-old female wolf — named "Echo" in a nationwide student contest — captured the...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Hoping to better understand the health effects of oil fracking, the state in 2013 ordered oil companies to test the chemical-laden waste water extracted from wells.
Data culled from the first year of those tests found significant concentrations of the...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 9:00 PM
While Florida's political leaders differ on many key issues, all agree on protecting Florida's environment.
More than 2.5 million acres have been protected in the three decades since Govs. Bob Martinez and Jeb Bush created the land-buying programs...
| Feb 9, 2015
Funding for the Chesapeake Bay watershed is a mixed bag under President Barack Obama's proposed $4 trillion budget for fiscal year 2016.
On the one hand, nonprofits and state leaders are applauding nearly $38 million proposed for conservation projects...