| Sep 5, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Your editorial "We built that" (Sept. 3), while recognizing the important role of the federal government in large infrastructure projects such as New Orleans' levee system, left readers with the mistaken impression that Hurricane Katrina scored a direct...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 5:15 AM
In the interest of journalistic accuracy, Hurricane Katrina did not devastate the city of New Orleans ("We built that," Sept. 3). The hurricane itself did very little damage. Monday, after the storm left, citizens discovered that water was rising in the...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:11 PM
It's still way too warm out to be considered fall fishing, but the rain being dropped on the area and into local streams, rivers, ponds and lakes is a welcome sign for anglers who are dreaming of fall lunker fishing.
When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...
| Jun 5, 2012
No matter what the weather is this coming Sunday, it's National Get Outdoors Day, and Blue Marsh Lake is hosting its first America's Get Outdoors Day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with at least 45 confirmed exhibitors at the Dry Brook Day Use Area next to the...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 5:51 PM
Whether you love whales, trees or indigenous people, few travel destinations seem to feel pristine. But for those who want to escape the tourist onslaught and shed the sense that you're about the only one on the planet who hasn't been to a particular...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:03 PM
The Maryland Port Administration is completing its initial review of a multimillion-dollar proposal that would turn Baltimore harbor shipping channel muck into bucks.
The plan might eventually replace time-tested dredge disposal methods of piling...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 11:58 AM
“We need a federal levee system, and if we don't get [it] Braithwaite won't exist anymore.” So the words came from local rescue hero1 Jesse Shaffer who is credited with saving 120 lives during Isaac.
If there is a bigger example of an...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:11 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- They're at it again. The Paddle the Los Angeles River program is back, allowing Angelinos to once again float down their waterway.
The boating trips in the Sepulveda Basin stretch of the San Fernando Valley began this weekend and...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 11:21 AM
Lehigh River enthusiasts have reason to celebrate.
The U.S. Army Corps Engineers Philadelphia District announced today that there will be an additional whitewater release from Francis E. Walter Dam in White Haven, Luzerne County on Aug. 25 as well as...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 11:23 AM
Officials expect to approve a set of guidelines for kayaking along a stretch of the Los Angeles River that flows near the Los Angeles-Glendale border by next summer.
The guidelines would be welcomed with open arms by groups aiming to expand riverway...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:43 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- In the downtown area, Jordan Creek runs through a tunnel built in the 1930s. Now there's a plan to bring the creek back out into the daylight.
We went on a walking tour through the Jordan Creek tunnel with City of Springfield...