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  • Winners named in museum photo contest

    Washington County Museum of Fine Arts has named the winners of its 80th annual Cumberland Valley Photographic Salon. The competition features work by photographers from the region. This year’s exhibition is sponsored by Conservit Inc. and The...
  • Echoes From The Past

    Echoes From The Past
    The first black-and-white Zenith television set arrived at our Berlin area farm home in 1952 during my preschool years. In the early 1950s we were fortunate if we had two or three stations to choose from and along with Leave it to Beaver, Howdy...
  • 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...
  • James Beard awards includes one Florida chef nominee

     
    Hedy Goldsmith of Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink in Miami has been nominated for Outstanding Pastry Chef in the prestigious 2012 James Beard Foundation awards, the nation’s most prestigious recognition program honoring professionals in the...
  • Hiker found safe in Sierra National Forest

     
    Missing hiker: A Southern California woman who went missing in the Sierra National Forest was found safe Friday, authorities said....
  • Local currencies popping up across the country

     
    View The tiny town of North Fork, 45 miles north of Fresno, is creating its own local currency to try to keep money in the community, as the L.A. Times reported Saturday. But it's not the only community trying to......
  • Whiting Award winners announced

     
    At a ceremony in New York on Wednesday night, the Whiting Award winners were announced. Because the awards go to writers in the early stages of their careers, the winners' names may not be familiar -- not yet, perhaps. Previous......
  • Yellowstone grizzly population is at its highest in decades

     
    BOZEMAN, Mont. — Grizzly bear numbers in and around Yellowstone National Park have hit their highest level in decades, driving increased conflicts with humans as some bears push out of deep wilderness and into populated areas. Scientists from a multi-...
  • Two Idaho Fish and Game biologists and pilot die in helicopter crash

     
    Two Idaho Fish and Game biologists and a pilot were killed when the helicopter they were aboard crashed early Tuesday morning. This is the first fatal aircraft accident involving an Idaho Fish and Game biologist in almost a decade. Those......
  • Eco-Tourism opportunities abound in St. Lucie County

     
    In this Sunday's Orlando Sentinel, you can read my first-hand experience on an Eco-Tour of the Everglades. The tour that I took, Southwest Florida EcoTours out of Naples, is only one of many, many opportunities to incorporate nature in your vacation...
  • The 1920s: Tensions, economic bust and hurricane slam booming city

    Perhaps in reaction to the heady, more innocent decade that preceded it, or as the result of a swollen population and unchecked growth, life in 1920s Fort Lauderdale became a little more wobbly, a bit more uncertain, characterized by great progress and...