On April 5, 2015, Zackary Johnson and Casey Williams, a gay couple, shared a brief kiss while walking along the sidewalk in Huntington, West Virginia. A man in a nearby car suddenly began yelling homophobic insults at them before exiting his vehicle and violently assaulting both Johnson and Williams. Show More Summary
Tribal chief said the group was poised to attack a band of local tribesmen who had fled to nearby mountains since militants seized the town of Hawija three years ago.
Nine people were killed in what prosecutors said on Sunday was a gun battle between rival drug gangs in the mountains of Mexico's west coast state of Michoacan. The battle took place Saturday and in an isolated village of the municipality...Show More Summary
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Nine people were killed in what prosecutors said on Sunday was a gun battle between rival drug gangs in the mountains of Mexico's west coast state of Michoacan.
Vermont health care regulators say two of the state's hospitals must use $11.6 million in surplus revenue from last year to reduce commercial insurance rates. The Green Mountain Care Board … Click to Continue »
Backpacker Magazine: In partnership with Mountain Hardwear, the state of Colorado, and the Colorado Outward Bound School, we launched the first annual Colorado Trail Fest in September 2016. Nearly 40 BACKPACKER readers gathered for a four-day trek in the San … Continue reading ?
Northwest:--We post a lot of SAR and mountain rescue stories on our blog...especially here on the weekly news blog. It's important to remember that most people who are involved in wilderness search and rescue in the United States are unpaid volunteers. Show More Summary
Idaho is facing a possible flooding disaster from melting mountain snowpacks, Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter said Wednesday, flanked by about a dozen federal, state and local officials to alert residents … Click to Continue »
On Thursday, the National Weather Service announced that — following the incredible, drought-busting winter California has just experienced — the state’s Northern Sierra mountain range is currently in the midst of its wettest “water year” in recorded history, per KCRA. Show More Summary
An international team of scientists, including one from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, has found that up to 20 percent loss in the annual maximum amount of water contained in the Western United States' mountain snowpack in the last three decades is due to human influences.
Now that Bill’s studied every team, here’s how he stacks them up. Also, here are some charts and stuff! At the end of each conference previews run-through, I take a look at how I perceive the conference's balance of power heading into the season. Show More Summary
Mountains challenge skiers, climbers, and road builders. But when it comes to clouds, they offer an assist. Researchers from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Colorado State University found that mountainous, water-ice (a.k.a. Show More Summary
Mount McGregor is a mountain in Saratoga County in upstate New York. In 1913, in the mountain town of Moreau, the state built a tuberculosis treatment retreat called The Sanatorium On The Mountain. The facility closed in 1945 and remained...Show More Summary
Afghan authorities Saturday reported a jump in fatalities from the American military's largest non-nuclear bomb, declaring some 90 Islamic State fighters dead, as US-led ground forces sought to advance on their mountain hideouts. Dubbed...Show More Summary
Why has the Long Beach State men’s team been so dominant this season? The answer is in the numbers. The 49ers (24-3) head into Saturday’s Mountain Pacific Sports Federation tournament quarterfinal at home against No. 8 seed USC ranked first in the country in hitting percentage (.377) and kills per set (13.57) and second in […]
The US military's largest non-nuclear bomb killed dozens of Islamic State militants as it smashed their mountain hideouts, Afghan officials said Friday, ruling out any civilian casualties despite the weapon's destructive power. The GBU-43/B...Show More Summary
Russ Read Security, The footage is devastating. The Islamic State fortress that was hit with a massive U.S. bomb Thursday was reportedly nearly impenetrable, until the “mother of all bombs” flattened it. The mountain fortress, located...Show More Summary
I pulled into the parking lot at Smith Rock State Park solo. I had opted not to put out a call for partners on Mountain Project the night before. I wasn’t interested in spending the day checking my phone in hopes that another lonely climber would see my request. Instead, I told myself that finding... Continue reading
San Clemente 195-pound wrestler Kyle Marshall is headed to West Virginia. The Mountaineers are coached by Sammie Henson. Marshall, a two-time CIF State qualifier, signed Wednesday morning, making him the second Triton wrestler in two years to move onto a Division 1 program. Tyler Meisinger recently completed his freshman season at Michigan. Marshall had an […]
It triggered the state’s Pollution Emergency Alert System.