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North Dakota Says Public Can’t Comment on Drilling Proposals Affecting Private Land Including Impact on White Butte

The North Dakota Industrial Commission says the public will not be permitted to comment on proposals to drill on private land including White Butte. The issue was raised last fall when North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem listed 18 “extraordinary … Continue reading

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ABC Television Show “Resurrection” Set in Arcadia, Missouri, Premieres March 9

The ABC television show “Resurrection” which is set in Arcadia, Missouri, by Taum Sauk premieres March 9. There will be a screen March 6 at the Arcadia Academy. The show is not actually being filmed in Arcadia and there’s a … Continue reading

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Bucket List of Things You Should Do in Each State

Huffingpost has a bucket list of the one thing you should do in each state. One of them is a highpoint at a state that might surprise you. Another is something that might happen at this year’s highpointers convention in … Continue reading

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69th Annual Skinny Skis Stowe Derby

WCAX.COM Local Vermont News, Weather and Sports- 900 competitors competed in the 69th annual skinny skis Stowe Derby in which skiiers use one pair of skis on Mount Manfield on February 23. Like this:Like Loading…

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Late Season Snows Bring Mount Hood Snowpack Up to Near Normal

The Pacific Northwest has been suffering from very low snowpack. However heavy snows in February pushed its snowpack up 30 percent to 86 percent of normal on Mount Hood. Other areas south of Mount Hood and in California are still … Continue reading

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Cheaha Temporarily Closes in Wake of Ice Storm

Cheaha temporarily closed on Feb. 17, 2014, to clean up debris from the ice storm that hit the mountain Feb. 13-14. The storm downed 1,000 trees, knocked off power and damaged cabins. Authorities said it was the worst damage to … Continue reading

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Legendary Climber Chad Kellogg Killed in Patagonia, Argentina Accident

Legendary climber Chad Kellogg of Seattle was killed Friday, Feb. 14 when he was hit by a rock while climbing Mount Fitz Roy, in the Patagonia region of Argentina. Among his other accomplishments was a claimed record roundtrip climb of … Continue reading

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Zip Line on Cheaha?

Alabama is looking to spice up its state parks. This has spurred talk of a possible zip line at Cheaha. There of course is no formal plan at the time but the social media is buzzing. Like this:Like Loading…

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Washington Senate Renames Rainier to Mount Seattle Seahawks

The Washington Senate has renamed Rainier “Mount Seattle Seahawks” and changed its park name to “12th Man National Park.” You just knew they couldn’t let a Colorado move go unanswered. Like this:Like Loading…

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Olympic Torch Summits Elbrus

Russia has carried the Olympic torch to the top of Elbrus. Like this:Like Loading…

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