Al.com reports that the Cheaha Wilderness’ High Falls area is at least 80 percent under control. In four days, firefighters laid about six miles of fire containment lines around the fire.
The 26th annual Hood to Coast run from Timberline Line Lodge to the Pacific Ocean at Seaside Oregon starts today. In addition to the 197-mile Hood to Coast run the 124-mile Portland to Coast Walk and High School Challenge is also taking place.
Reports indicate there is a 600-acre fire in the Cheaha Wilderness which is already reeling from drought and heat.
Perhaps you never thought of it, but the nickname for Katahdin is “Kate.” At least that’s the nickname for a boat according to the Press Herald.
The Honoluluadvertiser reports that a third of the feral cats on the Mauna Kea west slope between 6,500 to 9,000 have toxoplasmosis, a protozoan parasite.
The Anninstar Star reports on another name for the acronym CHEAHA (Christian Home Educators at Home in Anniston and Calhoun County) — a home schooling organization.
Various reports that Ameren has received permission to rebuild the Taum Sauk Reservoir.
Boston.com has an artilce on the postponement of the Mount Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb which was also postponed in July due to weather.