| Apr 9, 2010
Authorities say crews have found the bodies of four miners missing nearly a week since an explosion at a coal mine, bringing the death toll to 29.
Gov. Joe Manchin said, "The journey has ended."
Officials say the mission now is to recover all 22...
| Apr 10, 2010
| 3:50 PM
Crews on Saturday began the bleak task of carrying bodies out of a coal mine shattered by an explosion that left 29 men dead, only hours after families' hopes were crushed when they found out none of the workers survived.
It had been an excruciating week...
| Apr 12, 2010
| 9:53 PM
Residents of the 25-story Mcguire Apartments in Seattle's Belltown neighborhood have to be out by the first of the year, and they are meeting with the owners and managers of the building to learn more about it.
They were told over the weekend that...
| Jun 17, 2010
| 9:25 AM
BOGOTA, Colombia -- A coal mine explosion in northwestern Colombia believed to have been caused by a buildup of methane gas killed at least 16 miners and left dozens trapped more than 10 hours later, President Alvaro Uribe said Thursday.
| Mar 27, 2011
| 9:40 AM
Locals call the mix of heavy snow plus rain, "Sierra concrete". Firefighters are blaming the Saturday night collapse of two roofs in Pollock Pines on it.
"I think this is a pretty unusual winter and now spring and we've gotten 3 feet of snow in the last...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 11:38 AM
SHOSHONE, Id. -- The body of an Idaho miner trapped when the roof of the mine he was working in collapsed nine days ago was recovered Sunday afternoon, the company that owns and operates the mine said.
"Words cannot express the deep sorrow we feel at the...
| Nov 8, 2010
Larry Moorehouse's Oct. 26 letter, "We need smart managers, not meters," on smart meters raised a serious issue of priorities.
I have read material that is highly critical of smart meters, and that reports several northern governmental bodies have...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 12:46 PM
Christmas in Illinois
To purchase a copy of the book:
Christmas in Illinois
Saturday, November 27
Saturday, December 4
Morton Arboretum Bookstore
Saturday, December 11
| Aug 13, 2010
| 7:50 PM
Jean is starting to show her age. At just over 40, she still moves gracefully, but her admirers around Newport are starting to notice the cracks and blemishes.
Many tourists still snapped photos of her, though, to show friends just how beautiful Newport...
| Aug 19, 2010
| 6:22 PM
The city acquired some downtown spaces for public parking and non-profits' event notices in exchange for some added height in a project underway at 580 Broadway at a site formerly owned by the Laguna Playhouse.
A provision in the Downtown Specific Plan...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 8:08 PM
| Sep 2, 2010
What's worse, being trapped in a mine or being trapped in a lie? I have a feeling one of the Chilean miners is dreading his rescue after his wife met his mistress above ground.
Yonnie Barrios' wife, Marta Salinas, and his secret lover, Susana Valenzuela,...