| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Property owners in Gloucester who want to know about the application process for property improvements along tidally-influenced rivers, creeks and marshes can attend a meeting 1-4 p.m. Thursday.
The Gloucester County Environmental Programs Department is...
| Nov 6, 2013
Fargo, N.D.: Harlan Mark Scheibe, 69, of Fargo died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at his home with his wife and daughters at his side. He died from the effects of a rare and aggressive cancer associated with exposure to Agent Orange when he served in South...
| Nov 6, 2013
Some 150,000 cubic yards of sand are being poured back onto the beach at South Inlet Park.
The project is expected to start this week and run 24 hours a day, seven days a week with a skeleton crew overnights. The completion date is on or before Nov. 20,...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:46 PM
TALLAHASSEE – The chairman of a Senate panel studying the Indian River Lagoon and South Florida waters wants to strip the federal government of the power to decide when to pump polluted waters out of Lake Okeechobee.
Sen. Joe Negron, the Stuart...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:12 PM
A state regulatory agency on Thursday gave the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 60 days to submit a plan for restoring 49 acres of wildlife habitat that it plowed under at two locations along the Los Angeles River without proper authorization.
| Nov 1, 2013
Aberdeen: James L. “Jim” Buss, 75, of Aberdeen passed away Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at Aberdeen Health and Rehab.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1015 N. U.S. Highway 281, in...
| Oct 30, 2013
Naval Station Norfolk was under assault — the sea had risen by 6 feet, storm surge was pounding the piers and a Category 3 hurricane was barreling down with blistering 129 mph winds.
And before it was over, the sea would rise by 27 feet —...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:47 AM
Col. Paul Olsen, of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a discussion on Nov. 4 about the French influences of coastal fortifications in the 1800s.
Fort Monroe was a key union stronghold and played a vital part in the campaigns against the...
| Oct 27, 2013
In the late 1930s, in response to a pair of deadly floods, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors called in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to control the unruly Los Angeles River, which had, over millenniums, shifted its course innumerable times on...
| Oct 23, 2013
Re "Reviving the L.A. River," Editorial, Oct. 17
As I stood at the confluence of the Los Angeles River and Compton Creek recently, I had to remind myself that this concrete channel was in fact a river. I applaud your call for the U.S. Army Corps of...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:28 AM
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is asking suburbs along the Des Plaines River to sign "non-binding" letters supporting its flooding and eco-system restoration plans for the river — a step officials said will help in getting federal funding.