- State commissions $370K Snake study Updated: Oct-03-15 3:55 pm
JACKSON, Wyoming - Wyoming has commissioned a $370,000 study to identify projects that could improve water quality and water usage in the portion of the Upper Snake River watershed in the northwest part of the state.
- $100M resort planned for South Tahoe's Edgewood golf course Updated: Oct-03-15 2:29 pm
STATELINE, Nevada - A multimillion-dollar resort will put roots down on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe's south shore.
- BP settlement agreement announced in July to be filed Monday Updated: Oct-03-15 2:10 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The public is about to get a look at details of an $18 billion settlement agreement announced in July to resolve years of legal fighting over damage done by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill.
- The Latest: Surfer enjoys outing in Chesapeake Bay Updated: Oct-03-15 2:06 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - The latest on heavy rains in Virginia. (All times local):
- East access to Going-to-the-Sun-Road closing Monday Updated: Oct-03-15 1:56 pm
WEST GLACIER, Montana - The National Park Service says Sunday is the last day to access Logan Pass by vehicle from the east side of Glacier National Park.
- The Latest: Mid-Atlantic dodges severe rain Updated: Oct-03-15 1:24 pm
The latest on rain and drizzle this weekend as the effects of Hurricane Joaquin dissipate.
- Toxic algae leads to health warning at Lake Lowell Updated: Oct-03-15 1:17 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Idaho officials have issued a health warning about blue-green algae at Canyon County's Lake Lowell.
- Aspen stands in Southwest suffering from fungal disease Updated: Oct-03-15 1:13 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - Visitors marveling at the fall foliage in national forests might find that some of the aspen leaves are brown and blotchy or gone already.
- AP analysis: Dozens of deaths likely from VW pollution dodge Updated: Oct-03-15 12:20 pm
WASHINGTON - Volkswagen's pollution-control chicanery has not just been victimless tinkering, killing between five and 20 people in the United States annually in recent years, according to an Associated Press statistical and computer analysis.
- Wildlife officials urge caution on Youth Deer Hunt Day Updated: Oct-03-15 12:13 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts wildlife officials are urging people to be extra vigilant during the state's first ever Youth Deer Hunt Day.
- Appalachian Trail officials visit Maine over hiker problems Updated: Oct-03-15 11:46 am
BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine - Officials with the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and the National Park Service say they will work to address bad behavior by long-distance hikers that have caused tensions at Maine's Baxter State Park.
- Ohioans make extra cash selling homegrown ginseng Updated: Oct-03-15 11:19 am
RUTLAND, Ohio - To the unpracticed eye, the cluster of green leaves poking up from the forest floor looked like any other plant.
- More California winemakers using less water to grow grapes Updated: Oct-03-15 11:13 am
RUTHERFORD, California - The grape vines that grower Frank Leeds tends in Napa Valley stand among the unheralded heroes of California's drought, producing decade after decade of respected Cabernets and other wines without a drop of added water.
- Debate swirls as proposed gas pipeline inches forward Updated: Oct-03-15 11:02 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - It could be a year before federal regulators decide whether to greenlight a proposed 100-mile natural gas pipeline from northeast Pennsylvania to central New Jersey but already the company pushing the project and opponents are geared up for a fight.
- Michigan: progress made to reduce phosphorus in Lake Erie Updated: Oct-03-15 10:56 am
MONROE, Michigan - Efforts in Michigan to cut down on the pollutants feeding algae in Lake Erie have been showing signs of success, state officials say.
- Nevada officials react warily to EPA's new ozone rule Updated: Oct-03-15 10:51 am
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada leaders reacted cautiously this week to the Environmental Protection Agency's stricter new limits on smog-causing pollution, with Gov. Brian Sandoval saying the rule could punish the state for circumstances out of its control and environmental and manufacturing groups staking out opposite positions against it.
- Va. records third case of eastern equine encephalitis Updated: Oct-03-15 10:00 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia has its third confirmed case of eastern equine encephalitis this year.
- 2 globe-trotting college professors bring world to class Updated: Oct-03-15 9:41 am
MIDDLETOWN, Virginia - When Ann and Robert "Rob" Simpson took a group of Lord Fairfax Community College students to the Galapagos Islands for a three-week educational visit, their tour guide showed up in a mini skirt and go-go boots.
- Your guess as good as forecasters' regarding El Nino Updated: Oct-03-15 9:26 am
FORT COLLINS, Colorado - You may have heard Bruce Lee is coming to Northern Colorado this winter.
- Conservationists rally in South Africa, other countries Updated: Oct-03-15 9:24 am
JOHANNESBURG - A vehicle carrying a rhino sculpture led anti-poaching marchers in Johannesburg on Saturday. Kenya's environment minister joined conservationists at a similar rally in Nairobi, the capital. In London, activists in elephant costumes demanded an end to the ivory trade.
- NY announces $1.6 million in recreational projects Updated: Oct-03-15 7:45 am
SYRACUSE, New York - The Department of Environmental Conservation and the state parks office have announced $1.6 million in projects improving access to several popular state-owned recreational sites across Central New York.
- Businesses accused of dumping concrete near Jordan River Updated: Oct-03-15 5:08 am
BLUFFDALE, Utah - Two Bluffdale businesses and their respective orders have been accused of dumping concrete mix and other materials along the bank of the Jordan River.
- 5 men accused of poaching antelope outside Casper Updated: Oct-03-15 5:06 am
CASPER, Wyoming - Five men have been accused of poaching four pronghorns outside of Casper.
- Wyoming sees first confirmed human case of rabies Updated: Oct-03-15 5:05 am
CASPER, Wyoming - The Wyoming Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the state's first recorded case of human rabies.
- Grand Canyon visitor contracted rare tick-borne infection Updated: Oct-03-15 4:45 am
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Arizona - National Park Service and Coconino County officials are investigating a case of a rare tick-borne bacterial infection contracted by a person who recently visited the North Rom of the Grand Canyon and adjacent areas.