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North Fork

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  • Federal stance on tribal casinos touches off California fights

    SACRAMENTO — Obama administration policies stimulating an expansion of tribal gambling have touched off new battles over proposed tribal casinos in California and elsewhere. Since President Barack Obama took office, the Department of the...
  • Death toll could hit at least 24 in Washington state landslide

    Death toll could hit at least 24 in Washington state landslide
    The likely death toll from a weekend landslide in Washington state rose to 24 on Tuesday after rescue workers recovered two bodies and believed they had located eight more, the local fire chief said. As many as 176 people remained listed as missing...
  • Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 14; scores missing

    Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 14; scores missing
    Six more bodies were found on Monday, pushing the death toll from a devastating weekend mudslide in Washington state to 14, while the number reported missing continued to swell two days after the tragedy, authorities said. As many as 176 people were...
  • West Virginia's North Fork Mountain is iconic, dry and home to rare plants and long views

    West Virginia's North Fork Mountain is iconic, dry and home to rare plants and long views
    JUDY GAP, W.Va. - North Fork Mountain is special. It ranks right up there with other iconic West Virginia landmarks: Blackwater Falls, Dolly Sods, New River Gorge and Gauley River. Peregrine falcons nest here and hikers can look down on vultures and...
  • An inside-out adventure canyoneering in Utah

    An inside-out adventure canyoneering in Utah
    SPRINGDALE, Utah — There comes a moment when you step backward off a cliff, clinging to a rope the width of your pinkie, and ask yourself, "Why am I doing this?" It's inevitable. Fear of heights (and its close cousin, fear of falling) is as deeply...
  • N.Y.'s past comes to life

    N.Y.'s past comes to life
    The past is another country, or so goes the saying. In this wonderful and entertaining guide to what once was, author James Roman captures the heart and soul of an older New York. Museyon, the New York-based independent publisher, is known for its...
  • Jensen Beach a water sports paradise

    Jensen Beach a water sports paradise
    The toughest decision facing those who come here to enjoy the water is where to go and what to do first. Anglers can fish for snook, sea trout, redfish and tarpon in the Indian River or in the St. Lucie River or they can fish for kingfish, cobia,...
  • If you go to Jensen Beach

    Where to stay: River Palm Cottages & Fish Camp in Jensen Beach (riverpalmcottages.com or 800-305-0511) is Old Florida at its best and most relaxing. Featuring more than a dozen colorful cottages with a private beach and dock on the west bank of the Indian...
  • Hiker found safe in Sierra National Forest

    An Irvine woman who went missing in the Sierra National Forest was found safe Friday, authorities said. Barbara Taborek, 58, of Irvine, was reported missing at 9 p.m. Thursday after she was last seen near the Fernandez Pass Trailhead, above North Fork,...
  • Seneca Rocks is a West Virginia landmark with rich climbing history

    Seneca Rocks is a West Virginia landmark with rich climbing history
    SENECA ROCKS, W.Va. - It is hard to miss Seneca Rocks. It is a giant slab of bare white sandstone with sheer cliffs, towering 900 feet above the surrounding valley in the Allegheny Mountains in West Virginia's eastern panhandle. It is one of the most...
  • Clock Is Ticking On Plum Island Preservation

    Federal plans to shutter the Plum Island Animal Disease Laboratory and move the operation to Kansas have set into motion steps to sell the 843-acre New York island just off the North Fork of Long Island and visible from the Connecticut shoreline. But...