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MWC preview: 5 conference games to watch in 2015

Boise State will be the preseason favorite in the Mountain West Conference, but there will be challengers. Here are five key games to watch in the MWC this season.

Colorado marijuana campaigner seeks ‘sanctuary’ status for mountain town

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Surrounded by tie-dyed T-shirts and marijuana pipes at her gift shop in the Colorado mountain town of Nederland, veteran pot activist Kathleen Chippi seems an unlikely candidate to have voted no when the state legalized recreational weed in 2012. She says the measure was “fake”...

Bark beetles not adding to U.S. West's wildfire woes: study

DENVER (Reuters) - Forests in Western U.S. states that have been ravaged by mountain pine beetles are no more likely to be consumed by wildfires than forests unaffected by the insects, a new study by scientists in Colorado has found...

Improvements on the Way for Oregon Elk Habitat

MISSOULA, Mont.— The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded grants to fund 20 conservation projects that will improve more than 23,000 acres of wildlife habitat in the state of Oregon. The grants total $279,733 and directly benefit Crook, Douglas, Grant, Harney, Jackson, Klamath, Lake, Lincoln, Linn, Tillamook, Union, Wallowa and Yamhill Counties. Show More Summary

NCAA Tournament bracket update: West Virginia and Louisville advance to Sweet 16

West Virginia will now prepare for No. 1 Kentucky, while Louisville gets conference foe NC State. For the third time in the Bob Huggins era, West Virginia is headed to the Sweet 16. The fifth-seeded Mountaineers defeated 4 seed Maryland,...Show More Summary

31 Ways Hawaii Really Outdid Itself

Hawaii isn't only beaches for days and mountains that won't stop. It's also full people who really know how to live. Out of all the United States, Hawaii is a beautiful, mystical unicorn in a vast sea of regular horses. Here are 31 things that make us love Hawaii even more than we did yesterday. 1. Show More Summary

New Mexico Lawmakers Advance Bill to Create Open Season on Mountain Lions

On Friday, the New Mexico House Agriculture, Water, and Wildlife Committee advanced a bill that would effectively treat the state's mountain lions as nuisance animals. According to The New Mexican, the bill would overturn a regulations that currently...

Trout Fishing in Washington's High Elevation Lakes

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife's website features a comprehesive guide to fishing the states's high elevation lakes. Created by colliding tectonic plates, and carved by glaciers and ice, high mountain lakes in Washington offer anglers a recreational experience unmatched by any other waters in the state. Show More Summary

Exploring American Monsters: Arkansas

The state of Arkansas in the southern U.S. is known for its lush green mountains, roaring rivers, and University of Arkansas football. It’s the headquarters of the world’s number one retailer, Wal-Mart, and is the birthplace of musician Johnny Cash, and former U.S. President Bill Clinton. It’s...

Heavy Rain, Hailstorms Kill 14 People in India - Reports

Rain, lightning and hailstorms killed 12 people in Rajasthan, while two more persons died after heavy rain triggered rock-slide in the mountainous state of Uttarakhand.

Wyoming wins 2015 Mountain West basketball tournament:

The Cowboys are going to the Big Dance for the first time in 13 years. The Mountain West championship game between Wyoming and San Diego State promised to be a tough, defensive-minded contest from the tip. The Aztecs entered at No. 4 in defensive efficiency according to KenPom, while a super slow Cowboys team was No. Show More Summary

San Diego State vs. Wyoming, Mountain West Tournament 2015: Time, TV schedule and how to watch online

The San Diego State Aztecs and the Wyoming Cowboys will battle it out for the Mountain West title. The Wyoming Cowboys are looking for their third conference championship in team history, the first since 1988. They pulled the upset on...Show More Summary

Land Wars: Off-the-Grid Desert Squatter Town Considers Going Legit

The decades-old desert squatter community of Slab City, near the southern end of the Salton Sea and next to the man-made Salvation Mountain art piece, is getting a little nervous in the wake of rumors that the California State...

Santa Monica’s Mountain Lions Caught on Camera

Mountain lions, also known as pumas or cougars, are one of the largest and most powerful predators in the United States. Despite that, they are reclusive and tend to stay away from people, making it very difficult to photograph them. A National Parks Service biologist was able to track a deer carcass thanks to the [...]Show More Summary

Mountain lion found near Temecula mall lot dies after being tranquilized

A mountain lion found wandering in a mall parking lot in Riverside County early Friday died after it was shot with a tranquilizer dart by a game warden, state fish and wildlife officials said.

5 Movies to Watch this Week | Altered States, The Holy Mountain and More

Following the feedback and success of our 30 Films to See Before Your 30 feature, we continue our latest series, 5 Movies to Watch This Week. As the title suggests, five movies are featured each week regardless of release date along with… The post 5 Movies to Watch this Week | Altered States, The Holy Mountain and More appeared first on Highsnobiety.

Pants on Fire

We're about to see a mountain of writing and hoopla this week about Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's visit to the United States and speech before Congress. A guy on twitter asked me if a comment I made was meant to be ironic. My thought was to tell him that irony simply doesn't have the muscle mass to handle what's coming down the pike this week. Show More Summary

Derrick Marks dunks on San Diego State

In a battle of the top two teams in the Mountain West Conference, Boise State Broncos senior guard and leading scorer Derrick Marks took matters into his own hands in the first half with this sweet slam dunk over Trey Kell of the the No. 24 San Diego State Aztecs.

Recommended Winter Day Hiking Gear List

When gearing up for winter day hiking in the northeastern United States including the White Mountains, the Adirondacks, the Catskills, Vermont, and Maine, you want footwear, clothing and traction aids that can be used across a fairly wide range of: Temperatures: from 40 degrees down to 20 below zero (Fahrenheit) Wind speeds: from 50 mph […]            

Google Plans New Headquarters

Conor Dougherty, reporting for the NYT: Google owns or leases about 7.3 million square feet of office space in Mountain View — roughly equivalent to three Empire State Buildings. That includes most of the property around its headquarters...Show More Summary

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