NASA Runs Out of Cash For Mauna Kea Outrigger Telescope


NASA has cancelled funding plans for the controversial Outrigger telescope on top of Mauna Kea.
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Spin Control: Ameren Blames It on Rita for September Taum Sauk Overflow


A press release from Ameren says the September overflow at Taum Sauk was caused by waves from Hurricane Rita.
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Taum Sauk Reservoir Overflowed in September


The Taum Sauk Reservoir had a Niagra Falls style overflow on September 26 at the same spot that collapsed on December 14 — one day after the reservoir received an engineering award.
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Hypothermia Rescue on Hopper Trail on Greylock


Heather Wilson, 43, of Hartford, Conn., was rescued on Hopper Trail on Greylock suffering from hypothermia.
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Overweight Trucks Permitted to Carry Away Taum Sauk Debris


Gov. Blunt has issued an order permitting overweight trucks to carry away Taum Sauk debris.
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Taum Sauk Upper Reservoir Disaster


The Upper Reservoir at the Taum Sauk Pumped Storage Plant has been breached flooding the Black River and creating havoc and washing out roads and buildings downstream.
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Panoramas With Peaks Identified From NC, TN, GA Summits


Ken Gauger has released a series of very detailed images identifying the mountain peaks from Mount Mitchell, Clingmans and Brasstown Bald.
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Clergyman Accused in Washington Rape in 400 Foot Fatal Plunge at Sequoia National Park


SeattlePI reports Rev. Santos Teixeira fell 400 feet from Moro Rock in Sequoia National Park.
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Forest Service Wants Folks To Quit Putting Christmas Decorations on Trees Leading to Sedona


AZCentral reports Coconino National Forest officials are urging people to quit putting up Christmas decorations on the trees on Arizona 179 between Oak Creek and Sedona and on Arizona 89A between Sedona and Cottonwood.
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Alaska Unveils Plan for Northern Route Into Denali National Park


The Anchorage News reports Alaska plans a northern Healy to Wonder Lake road into Denali National Park despite opposition from the park.
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