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  • Chemicals: Our champions, our killers

    Ihave leukemia. Those must be among the most frightening words in the English language. My particular form of the disease, called acute myeloid leukemia, was diagnosed a few weeks ago. It was a shock but not a complete surprise. About a year ago, I was...
  • Rachel Carson Building Evacuated

    Styate Office workers in the Rachel Carson Building in Harrisburg tell Fox43 that there was an audible boom this morning followed by lights in the building going out. They also say the building shook. State Office workers were evacuated from the building....
  • From killing zone to bird of prey refuge

    It's the time of the season, not for love, but for those who love to watch hawks and other raptors in flight. Almost all Lehigh Valley residents know that if they want to see hawks, eagles and other birds of prey, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary near Kempton...
  • New book picks 10 best of everything for families

    The 10 best places for ice cream, roller coasters, music festivals and wildlife-watching are just a few of the lists you'll find in The 10 Best of Everything Families: An Ultimate Guide for Travelers. The new book ($21.95) from National Geographic, by...
  • Earth Days: 4 of 5 stars

    A big piece of modern American history is explored in Robert Stone's Earth Days, which details the origins of the modern environmental movement. Yes, it's global, now. But there was a time when a few not-quite-ex hippies (someday to be labeled "tree...
  • The West's defender of wild places

    On a late spring day, with streambeds roaring and the sun breaking through the thin mountain air, Stewart Udall has just crossed a calf-deep creek, rushing with late-season snowmelt from the western slope of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in northern...
  • 2004 All-State softball second team

    PITCHERS Maura Lund, Oak Park, Sr. Ashley Robison, Sparta, Sr. CATCHER RaeAnn Ewen, Lake Park, Sr. FIRST BASE Jamie Zahnd, Fisher, Sr. SECOND BASE Lauren Bert, Joliet Catholic, Sr. SHORTSTOP Allie Quigley, Joliet Catholic, Sr. THIRD BASE Stephanie...
  • David Brower, crusader for the environment, dies at 88

    David Brower, an oracle for wilderness and the most indomitable environmental warrior of 20th century America, has died. He was 88. Brower, who died of bladder cancer Sunday at his home in Berkeley, was a combative, prickly, inspirational and visionary...