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New fires break out in California as wine country fires dim

As crews gained on the wildfires in California wine country, new blazes broke out in other parts of the state, including a fire in the mountains above Los Angeles that threatened a historic observatory Tuesday and more flames in the Santa Cruz mountains.

Video chat with Colorado State coach Tom Hilbert

Perennial NCAA Division I women’s college-volleyball power Colorado State is 18-2, 8-0 in the Mountain West. Coach Tom Hilbert always has the Rams ready to go and this year is no exception. We talked about his well-balanced team also...Show More Summary

Kauai's Limahuli Garden & Preserve showcases the ancient Polynesians' 'botanical tool kits'

For all of Hawaii’s natural wonders, enjoying a forest here in its native state isn’t easy. You can endure a strenuous hike in the mountains — or you could drive past Hanalei Bay on the North Shore of Kauai to a parcel of magnificent terrain presided over by the lush twin peaks of Makana Mountain....

Wyoming's offense hopes to improve after sluggish start

Wyoming (3-2, 1-0 Mountain West) returns from its bye with a game at Utah State (3-3, 1-1)        

‘Top Chef’ Heads to Colorado This December; Here’s a Sneak Peek

Meet the new cheftestepants Bravo’s smash-hit culinary competition Top Chef returns for its 15th season this December, sending judges and competitors to the Rocky Mountain State of Colorado. Episodes will take place in Denver, Boulder,...Show More Summary

No. 19 SDSU would love win vs Boise State to add to resume

No. 19 San Diego State plays Boise State for the first time since 2014, hoping for a win to cement its status as the Mountain West's true power        

Chinese internet censors really enjoy the work

6 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Chinese social media platforms allow state internet censors to directly suppress individual posts as well as keywords, and an army of young, cool internet censors labor in a swanky office in the Wisdom Mountain Twin Towers in the eastern...Show More Summary

Fire Dispatch #2: The Agony of Watching My Favorite Sonoma Hills and Neighborhoods Burn

While Kevin’s on vacation, we’ve invited other Mother Jones writers to contribute posts. Annadel State Park in Santa Rosa is probably Sonoma County’s most beloved and well-used park. I’ve hiked and mountain biked countless miles on its many trails. So it’s deeply distressing to see it on fire from the Nuns Fire, to imagine the wildlife trying to […]

Scott Pruitt signs a measure to repeal the Clean Power plan

TIE off and collar open, Scott Pruitt unveiled his plan to repeal the Clean Power Plan to loud applause in Hazard, Kentucky, a sleepy coal town in the state’s mountainous south-east. “The war on coal is over,” said Mr Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), on October 10th.

Philippines: NY 'plotter' was allegedly doctor to pro-IS gunmen

last weekNews : The Lookout

A Filipino doctor wanted over a foiled jihadist plot targeting New York's subway and Times Square previously treated pro-Islamic State (IS) group militants in the mountains of southern Philippines, the military said on Monday. Russell...Show More Summary

Does a Walt Disney World Attraction Help People Pass Kidney Stones?

last weekHumor / odd : Snopes

A Dr. David Wartinger of Michigan State University published a medical study suggesting that a ride on Disney World's Big Thunder Mountain roller coaster can be beneficial.

Where to Roam in West Virginia

From via ferrata routes and wild whitewater to mellow hikes and lush farms, the Mountain State is brimming with adventure

Photographing Worlds End State Park (Pennsylvania)

Worlds End State Park is a beautiful mountain park in a somewhat remote part of Pennsylvania. The park features some outstanding hiking trails, great mountain views, beautiful forests, cascading streams, and a few waterfalls. There is also plenty of wildlife in the park. The post Photographing Worlds End State Park (Pennsylvania) appeared first on Loaded Landscapes.

Telescope project still faces fight from Hawaiian opponents

One of Hawaii's most divisive issues is centered on a largely barren, wintry mountain — its peak the highest point in the state — accessible via vehicles with four-wheel drive … Click to Continue »

Norman Dyhrenfurth, mountaineer who led first U.S. ascent of Everest, dies at 99

His documentary of the expedition helped popularize climbing in the United States.

Officials OK massive telescope on sacred mountain

2 weeks agoTechnology : Tech Talk

The $1.4B Thirty Meter Telescope pitted people against each other with some claiming it would desecrate the state's tallest mountain

Hawaii land board grants permit to build divisive telescope

Hawaii's land board on Thursday granted a construction permit for a giant telescope on a mountain that Native Hawaiians consider sacred, a project that has divided the state.

Study confirms large earthquakes along Olympic Mountain faults

A comprehensive study of faults along the north side of the Olympic Mountains of Washington State emphasizes the substantial seismic hazard to the northern Puget Lowland region. The study examined the Lake Creek-Boundary Creek and Sadie...Show More Summary

The Great Green Mountains

Day 116 – 126: Vermont to New Hampshire, 151.4 miles The day we stepped foot in Vermont, the clouds parted and the angels sang (or maybe it was just Inasias). We were blessed with perfect hiking weather for almost the entire state. Clear blue sky, temps in the 60s, low humidity, and cool nights made Vermont one of my favorite states on trail. Show More Summary

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