| Jan 28, 2015
| 9:00 PM
E-textbooks a bargain
Gov. Rick Scott's proposal to exempt college textbooks from sales tax ("Scott seeks tax break for college books" Orlando Sentinel, Friday) is a good idea, but it misses the larger target.
Textbooks are selected by professors...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 10:00 AM
Nature has no rival when it comes to patience. It took millions of years for the gnashing of tectonic plates to form the magnificent riot of rocks that is home to the unspoiled rivers and rolling oak woodlands of California's inner Coast Range.
| Jan 27, 2015
| 7:31 PM
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Game Commission board on Tuesday adopted a slate of deer seasons for 2015-16, including a split buck season in western Franklin County.
The commission has proposed a split, five-day antlered deer season (Nov. 30-Dec....
| Jan 23, 2015
| 6:03 PM
When it comes to preserving fair chase in hunting, Illinois already bans using bait to lure, dogs to kill and certain lights to see animals at night.
Now to those and other do-nots, a state lawmaker would like to add one more: drones.
State Sen. Julie...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 4:19 PM
The Game Commission's Board of Directors has decided to withdraw a controversial proposal that would put hikers in the same category as bicycles, snowmobiles and horses or other animals and ban them from state game lands during hunting seasons.
| Jan 23, 2015
| 2:36 PM
Fears that a wholesale slaughter of deer will soon take place at a private campground in Morris, Ill., are unfounded, according to the president of the club.
John Giblin says that comments circulating on social media — and showing up on the Indian...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 2:57 PM
It's time for a bear hunt in Florida.
You may not like it. I may not like it.
But a hunt seems inevitable.
If that makes you mad, call the Seminole County Commission, your state legislator and your homeowners' association board.
They dropped the...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 6:13 PM
California has been very, very good to animals.
So says the Humane Society of the United States, which bills itself as "the nation's largest and most effective animal protection organization."
For the sixth straight year, the society has ranked the...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 3:11 PM
A maneuver born of necessity, Michael Roger Howard had no reservations about making a u-turn on his Honda Gold Wing.
His wife, Becky Howard said it was because on their rides — whether in town or to Yellowstone — the couple stopped on a whim...
| Jan 20, 2015
This coming Sunday marks the final week before the Super Bowl, but whether you're a fan of the New England Patriots or the Seattle Seahawks, if you're a hunter in Pennsylvania, your thoughts might be focused on Harrisburg and not the big football game....
| Jan 9, 2015
| 2:11 PM
They're tried everything to control the invasion of South Florida by Burmese pythons. Snake-sniffing dogs, radio-transmitters fitted on unsuspecting female pythons, python roundups. Now they're going to try you.
A series of free python-catching workshops...