Back in the state after vacationing in Europe, Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte is joining other state and Yellowstone National Park officials in vowing to quickly make repairs and reopen the park after devastating floods. (June 17)
A rustic private island in Maine is on the market, but the owner will only sell to someone willing to stay overnight—despite perilous weather
Owner Billy Milliken told Insider that Ducks Ledges Island has dangerous conditions in the winter and no running water. It's not for everyone.
- USA TODAY Sports - Golfweek
Three moose visited Eaglewood Golf Course in Utah a couple of times recently.
We want culture, dining and wilderness in areas with homes for $300,000 – so where should we retire?
When you think of wilderness, is it bear and moose and such, or national forests and other preserved areas, including wildlife management areas and state parks, for hikes? This option puts you on the other side of the country and in a city of 31,000 people some 25 miles west of Knoxville.
- The State
It’s the fourth in the past week. Whew.
- Miami Herald
Of the two tropical storms and one disturbance in the Atlantic region Saturday morning, the National Hurricane Center forecasts one to become a hurricane, one to dissipate by Monday and one to become nothing more than it is right now.
- Cape Cod Times
With summer in full swim on Cape Cod, the Cape Cod National Seashore has issued a guide on reducing the risk of an unpleasant interlude with a shark.
- Detroit Free Press
In the Keweenaw Peninsula, the stars shine brightly over a lodge that's mastered ways to dim its light
- The Weather Network
The summer is off to a toasty start for northern sections of the country that aren’t accustomed to such a long-lasting stretch of extreme heat.
- Associated Press
A large chunk of an Alpine glacier broke loose Sunday and roared down a mountain in Italy, sending ice, snow and rock slamming into hikers on a popular trail on the peak and killing at least six and injuring nine, authorities said, warning that the toll might climb. A local Civil Protection official, Gianpaolo Bottacin, was quoted by the Italian news agency ANSA as providing the toll, but stressing that the situation was “evolving” and that there could be perhaps 15 people missing. In late evening, the National Alpine and Cave Rescue Corps tweeted a phone number to call for family or friends in case of "failure to return from possible excursions” to the glacier.
- The Conversation
Physicists hunt for room-temperature superconductors that could revolutionize the world's energy system
Wind turbines and solar panels in Southern California. 4kodiak/E+ via Getty ImagesWaste heat is all around you. On a small scale, if your phone or laptop feels warm, that’s because some of the energy powering the device is being transformed into unwanted heat. On a larger scale, electric grids, such as high power lines, lose over 5% of their energy in the process of transmission. In an electric power industry that generated more than US0 billion in 2018, that’s a tremendous amount of wasted mone
- Raleigh News and Observer
“They have amazing, piercing green eyes, and they really fix you with them.”
New research from Rystad Energy shows a sizeable drop in global recoverable oil reserves in 2022, a situation that could have serious consequences for energy security
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
'I saw how a yard could be.' Couple turned acres of farm fields into 3 prairies in the Town of Eagle
Jean and Tom Weedman found a mission after retiring from teaching: turning land into prairie. They bought 5 acres in the Town of Eagle and got to work
- Yahoo News Video
In Phoenix, temperatures are rising at an alarming rate due to climate change — but Mayor Kate Gallego has a plan to cool things down. As the summer months bring deadly temperatures, the newly created Office of Heat Response and Mitigation — the first of its kind in the U.S. — has been charged with easing the burden for Phoenix’s most at-risk residents and developing plans to ensure America’s hottest city remains livable.
The legacy automaker has just made a decision that will affect consumers buying its electric vehicles via a lease.
- LA Times
With consumption caps in effect, obtaining, conserving and, in some cases, illegally stealing water have become pillars of the drought microeconomy.
- The Weather Network
As Bonnie takes an unusual trip across the Atlantic Ocean into Pacific waters, Tropical Storm Colin will soak the Carolinas after coming to life early Saturday morning along the southeastern U.S. coast.
- Business Insider
Power grids across the US are at high risk of failures this summer, "a potential catalyst for chaos in energy markets," according to a Cornerstone director.
- KOAT - Albuquerque Videos
Residents in northern New Mexico prepared for another day of flash flooding. On Saturday, those in Pendaries were seen placing sandbags and building trenches along roads. The area is located near burn scars from the Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak fire. "We can have some flooding, but not like this. Not running down roads that we've never seen it run down before, moving buildings and cars," Aaron Atencio, manager at Pendaries RV Park, said.
- Charlotte Observer
Pea-size hail accompanied the storms, NWS forecasters said.