| Jun 10, 2013
| 1:52 PM
Three years after a cataclysmic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, oil producer BP announced Monday that active oil cleanup had ended in three states hit by the disaster.
The gulf, the company said, is getting back to normal, a claim contested by...
| May 28, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Federal scientists for the first time have mapped the migration patterns and feeding grounds of Kemp’s ridley sea turtle in the Gulf of Mexico, and the study reveals that the favored feeding sites for the endangered turtles overlap with the most-...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Ahoy, and welcome to a preseason hurricane!
Good friend, airline captain and fellow Lake Arrowhead Yacht Club member Jeff Diercksmeier begins his article in the yacht club's newsletter with "from the flight deck."
Very appropriate, since I am sure...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:22 AM
A small museum depicting the natural and historic resources of Dry Tortugas National Park and historic Fort Jefferson has opened in Key West, offering visitors an easily accessible introduction to one of America's most remote national parks.
| May 2, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The seafood is safe to eat and the Gulf of Mexico tourism industry is recovering three years after the nation’s worst offshore oil spill spewed more than 200 million gallons of crude oil into the waters off Louisiana. But despite that BP-sponsored...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:35 PM
When the folks from the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism invited Jim DaRosa and me to do a remote broadcast of the Fishing and …...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:33 PM
South Walton, on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, is offering an array of events to take advantage of mild weather and the stunning white sands and turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Here's a partial list of the family-oriented holiday events:...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Currently a Tropical Storm, but expected to reach Category 2 hurricane strength before it makes landfall on the Gulf Coast, the weather system known as Isaac has already proven to be a major headache for Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher and his staff this...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 1:03 PM
There's more to a beach vacation than sand and surf.
Distilled to those basic elements, every Florida beach getaway might seem the same. Yet there are also infinite variables that imprint distinct personalities to stretches of the state's 1,250 miles...
| Jul 11, 2012
Philip L. Fradkin, a native New Yorker whose fascination with the West turned him into an astute chronicler of the region's history and environmental legacy in books on such topics as the great San Francisco earthquake, nuclear test fallout in Nevada...
| Sep 21, 2012
A Coast Guard crew out of Belle Chasse rescued two men after their plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico.
The men were traveling from Bay Town, Texas, to Sarasota, Florida.
Both men are from Texas and were taken to Ochsner Medical Center as a...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 1:05 AM
HIGHMORE - Bruce Roseland runs cattle here in the heart of the South Dakota grasslands, in the same place where his great-grandfather ranched more than a hundred years ago. But today, when he looks out his kitchen window, the prairie that once reached...