Monthly Archives: August 2007

2007 Badwater to Whitney Race

Runner braves desert heat in 135-mile race Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription), MN – 13 hours ago Daybreak brought renewed energy for Benke, and as he approached Lone Pine, a town at the base of Mount Whitney, a surge of adrenaline … Continue reading

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New Superintendent for Magazine Mountain

Natural’ leader Russellville Courier, AR – Jul 16, 2007 He oversees 10 state parks, including Lake Dardanelle and Mount Magazine. Brown, 51, a longtime Arkansas River Valley resident, has been in the state park …

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Humphreys Peak Info

Flagstaff’s ring of fire: Route 66 town heats up, and not just … Miami Herald, FL – Jul 10, 2007 It’s a collection of peaks (Humphreys Peak is the tallest) in the shape of a horseshoe that was once a … Continue reading

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Mount McKinley 2007 Climbing Season Ends

McKinley climbing season tested veterans Anchorage Daily News (subscription), AK – Jul 22, 2007 By CRAIG MEDRED Untold crevasse falls later, a Mount McKinley climbing season haunted by the winter of 2006-07 is winding to an end. … More Mount … Continue reading

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Cheaha Park Trucking in Water Because of Drought

Cheaha Resort State Park trucking in water Huntsville Times, AL – Jul 3, 2007 Cheaha Resort State Park is taking measures to stay open with the recent drought drying up the water supply. The park has trucked in 40000 gallons … Continue reading

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Ameren Engineer Removed Questioned Safety Probes After Taum Sauk

Following are recent headlines from the Taum Sauk disaster:

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