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When a pipeline threatened national forests, a federal court invoked Dr. Seuss

When a pipeline threatened national forests, a federal court invoked Dr. Seuss

Forget about the Truffula trees. The Lorax is now saving real-life forests. A panel of federal judges in Virginia cited the beloved Dr. Seuss character to block the construction of an underground gas pipeline that would cross two national forests and a portion of the Appalachian Trail. “We trust the United States Forest Service to…MORE

Camp Fire victims return home as evacuation orders are lifted

Camp Fire victims return home as evacuation orders are lifted

For the first time since the Camp Fire devastated parts of Northern California, residents in the worst-hit areas are allowed to return to their homes. On Saturday at 9 a.m., the evacuation orders were lifted for residents in the town of Paradise and other unincorporated areas hit by the wildfire, Butte County officials said in…MORE

Idaho is experiencing an increase in imposter phone scams

Idaho is experiencing an increase in imposter phone scams

There are a number of different phone scams that people in Idaho need to know about, the Attorney General’s office says there is an increase in the number of scams that are targeting people in Idaho. Brett DeLange from the Idaho Attorney General’s office says that if you receive a call that you think is…MORE

Lost dog returned to owners after 3 months

Lost dog returned to owners after 3 months

After months of worrying, a couple in Riverdale is thrilled to have a member of their family back home in time for the holidays. In September, Bob and Marybeth Calverley noticed that their 14-year-old black lab, Scout had gone missing. They live in a rural area and after about two weeks of searching, they lost…MORE

Volunteers build free bunk beds for children experiencing hard times

Volunteers build free bunk beds for children experiencing hard times

A group of volunteers met on Friday night in Kent County to build bunk beds for kids in need. The organization Sleep in Heavenly Peace builds bunk beds for kids who are otherwise homeless or sleeping on the floor or a couch. It’s a national group, but they have a chapter in Cedar Springs that’s…MORE

Authorities search home of Kelsey Berreth’s fiance for 2nd straight day

Authorities search home of Kelsey Berreth’s fiance for 2nd straight day

Investigators are working around the clock as they continue to search the home of Kelsey Berreth’s fiancĂ© in Florissant for a second straight day, the Woodland Park Police Department Chief said in a press release Saturday. The multi-jurisdictional task force is searching the 35-acre property of Patrick Frazee, who has not been ruled out as…MORE

Students create mock buildings to withstand quakes

Students create mock buildings to withstand quakes

Students at Memorial High School are taking on Mother Nature, seeing if their projects can withstand an simulated earthquake. Last year there were hundreds of earthquakes in Oklahoma with a 3.0 magnitude or higher. Krystal Medina, an AP science teacher at Memorial, wanted her students to think outside the box and create buildings they feel…MORE

Student arrested after ‘alarming message’ posted on social media

Student arrested after ‘alarming message’ posted on social media

A teen was arrested after an ‘alarming message’ was posted on social media overnight. According to police, they were made aware of an incident involving a message posted on Snapchat. The creator of the message expressed his annoyance with Lyman Hall High School. Police said the contents of the message were alarming in nature, which…MORE

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