The 2014 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set – Great Smoky Mountains National Park features one uncirculated quarter from the United States Mint at Philadelphia, one uncirculated quarter from the United States Mint at Denver and one proof quarter from the United States Mint at San Francisco. This set – featuring coins […]
IT ADDS UP: From inefficient budgeting practices to consolidating bus routes, state auditors discovered a mountain of potential savings at Ashland USD 220 in Kansas. By Travis Perry ? Kansas Watchdog OSAWATOMIE, Kan. — An in-depth examination...Show More Summary
During an intense Mountain West Conference battle between Nevada and Boise State, the Wolf Pack’s Deonte Burton came up big with 25 points. Eight of them came in the second overtime period of Nevada’s 83-81 double overtime victory, but it’s the two that he scored less than three minutes into the second half that has […]
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown told visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday that he hoped Israeli water technology could help his state deal with a devastating drought.
At the risk of making a mountain out of a molehill, here's what I've been able to dig up since yesterday on the topic of parents' rights to opt children out of standardized testing, which I'd thought was pretty well-established (like field trips and sex ed) but is apparently not at all. Show More Summary
by Jia Tolentino Alex Winston's "101 Vultures" was one of my favorite songs of last year, hands down, and this snowy, stripped, log-cabin live version (produced by The Wild Honey Pie as part of a series all filmed in the home state of a certain Hairpin editor) is stunning. 0 Comments
The National Park Service has topped every silly cat video on the Internet! The 98-year-old government agency’s Malibu Creek State Park trail camera snapped off 350 color photos of three 10-month-old cougar cubs and their mom ripping into a deer...
Polls close at 8 PM ET throughout most of Texas for tonight's Democratic and Republican primaries, the first of the cycle. The small portion of the state located in the Mountain timezone around El Paso will be voting until 9 PM ET. Our guide to tonight's key races can be found here. Show More Summary
The reintroduction of mountain lions across the mid-western United States has made species management an urgent area of research for conservationists. A new report explores the fatal cost of human interaction with cougars and asks what state agencies can do to protect both species.
As a nation, the United States consumes a whopping 8 billion chickens every year, and this results in a few mountains' worth of chicken feathers in pure waste. But no more, some entrepreneurs say: chicken feathers could be the future of plastic. Read more...
The next stop on our way to Death Valley National Park was one of the most ideal locations for learning the basics of stratigraphy to be found anywhere: Red Rock Canyon State Park in the El Paso Mountains along the Garlock Fault. The...Show More Summary
After eight seasons at Boise State, the million-dollar question about Chris Petersen is a familiar one: Can he repeat his success at the next level? Does a fruitful run at a WAC/Mountain West program foreshadow glory at a Pac -12 school,...Show More Summary
Cornelius Lucas, LT, Kansas State (HT: 6'8", WT: 330 lbs) Positives Clearly an absolute giant and a mountain of a man. Intimidating size and wingspan. Possesses the length to execute reach blocks and stay effectively engaged with first-level...Show More Summary
Fresno State's impressive run in 2013 included a Mountain West Conference title. The Bulldogs will look to defend their title against some up-and-coming programs.
Hot on the heels of one of the biggest victories in Arizona State basketball history over the No. 2-ranked in-state rival Arizona Wildcats, the Sun Devils (19-8, 8-6 Pac -12) went on the road and fell flat—hard. Traveling to the newer...Show More Summary
The highest points of many states in the US, especially those west of the Mississippi River, are lofty mountain peaks. In some of the flatter states of the Midwest, though, a state's highest point may be in an unexpected location. Ohio's...Show More Summary
BySeth Golden: When Green Mountain Beverage Company (GMCR) reported earnings on February 5th the company also announced its new partnership with Coca-Cola (KO). Green Mountain's new partnership with Coca-Cola was outlined to state the following: "The Coca-Cola Company and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. Show More Summary
Neil Gaiman has announced upcoming performance dates in the United States. The music-and-spoken word show -- and accompanying book -- are called "The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains."
The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research. by Scott Sandford, Santa Clara, California Jason Dworkin, Arnold, MarylandMax Bernstein, Mountain View, CaliforniaIt is well known that vampires have a number of super-human powers (Melton 1994), although not all sources agree on the exact nature of these powers. Show More Summary
The novelist turned his novelette “The Truth Is A Cave in the Black Mountains” into a performance that is a synchronized mix of music, art and storytelling.