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  • NWS plans fewer winter weather alerts in Allegany

     
    Hardy Allegany County residents just seem to deal with wintry weather without paying much attention to the stuff, much less caring about how the weather forecasters choose to define it.But the National Weather Service is acknowledging the frequency of bad...
  • 2 to 5 inches of snow due in W. Maryland tonight

     
    Here's how the National Weather Services put it. Need I say more? (Garrett County is also included in a similar advisory issued by the Pittsburgh forecast office.) Welcome to Winter, Maryland!EXTREME WESTERN ALLEGANY-HIGHLAND-PENDLETON-WESTERN GRANT-...
  • Poor Md.: four NWS forecast offices, none here

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:The predictions for 3 to 5 inches of snow in Garrett County this weekend came from the NWS forecast office in Pittsburgh, Pa. Tiny Maryland has been chopped into four regions by the weather service, and all......
  • A wild and windy morning

     
    That's about as busy a forecast map as I've ever seen coming out of Sterling. The region continues to be buffeted by rain and wind as a strong cold front approaches from the west.Here's the rundown for BWI as of......
  • Tuesday snow more likely, amounts still uncertain

     
    The chances for accumulating snow in Central Maryland late Monday and Tuesday have inched upward a bit, now set at 70 percent for Tuesday, according to forecasters at the National Weather Service.But just how much snow is likely remains unclear.......
  • Want more snow? Get on any interstate and drive

     
    It doesn't really matter much which way you go. If you want more snow out of this storm, you'll need to get on I-95 and head northeast. Or south. Or I-70 and west. Central Maryland appears to be in a......
  • Park Quest 24/7 leaves Outdoors Girl with lessons, memories

    Park Quest 24/7 leaves Outdoors Girl with lessons, memories
    On the other side of the door, a famished raptor awaited my entrance. A park ranger placed a metal baking pan in my sweaty hands. On it, four dead rodents were arranged in a perfect line: Toll mouse cookies. Dinner was served. And in return I got an...
  • Last northern goshawk in Maryland killed

    Last northern goshawk in Maryland killed
    Someone in Garrett County has shot and killed Maryland's most rare bird, the only known nesting northern goshawk. Natural Resources Police confirmed the death of the raptor, which is on the state's endangered species list. Without the female to protect...
  • Search for Maryland's goshawk killer continues as biologists try to remain hopeful

    Search for Maryland's goshawk killer continues as biologists try to remain hopeful
    What kind of critter takes a loaded shotgun into the woods out of hunting season to blow away a bird living in the leafy canopy overhead? It's a question that has kept me awake the last several nights after state wildlife officials announced that someone...
  • Maryland environmental enforcement actions: Naughty Businesses of the Week

    The Maryland Department of the Environment has announced enforcement actions for the following businesses: Land Pollution LEAD: MDE’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Program enforces mandatory requirements to reduce lead paint risk in rental...
  • Volunteers try to restore Maryland's vanishing butterfly

    Volunteers try to restore Maryland's vanishing butterfly
    Don't look now, but Maryland's state insect is fluttering away. The Baltimore Checkerspot butterfly, named for the state's founding Calvert family, has dwindled to just a handful of places, mostly in Western Maryland. Experts worry that the butterfly,...
  • O'Malley appoints state redistricting committee

    ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O'Malley announced the make-up of his five-member Redistricting Advisory Committee on the Fourth of July holiday. The announcement of the committee first appeared on the governor's website July 5 and also noted the first...