Share this Article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. On average, voters and local leaders show greater concern about plastic and other garbage in the ocean after watching presentations from children, according to a new study. The findings build on previous research that […]

CLOSE Rainbow City in Caddo Common Park Shreveport Times Caddo Common Park’s spring, summer, and fall programming will launch this month, announced The Parish of Caddo Parks and Recreation Department and the Shreveport Regional Arts Council. Caddo Common Park is the city’s first programmable greenspace, located in the heart of Shreveport Common […]

Colleen Long, Associated Press Published 10:11 a.m. ET April 16, 2021 Chicago – The family of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was shot and killed by Cleveland police in 2014, asked the Justice Department on Friday to reopen the case into his death after it was closed in the waning weeks […]

^ I Support Local Community Journalism Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free. On May 1, Colorado casinos, which were hit especially hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, will be able to get rid of $100 betting limits and add new games. “The limit […]

MILFORD LAKE, Kan. (JC Post) – Milford Lake Corp of Engineer campgrounds opened Thursday. Boll Whitworth, Operations Project Manager, noted that some loops in different campgrounds will remain closed because repairs from the 2019 flooding are not yet complete. “Loop B at West Rolling Hills, Farnum Creek and Curtis Creek […]

Congratulations on your first foray into becoming a rental property owner! You’re in good company. According to data from the 2015 American Housing Survey, you’re poised to own one of 48.5 million rental units in the United States. How do you turn that rental property into a wild success with […]

Tickets are now on sale for the next weekend of drive-in concerts. The Westport-Weston-Chamber of Commerce, and the Westport Library announced the band, Dark Desert Eagles, will perform the music of the Eagles, on May 14 and 15. The nationally touring act is staying close to home during the coronavirus […]

The stately home at 503 West Elk St. in Siler City is beautiful enough to sell on its own merits, without even knowing it’s the most famous house in town. The 5,000-square-foot, three-story brick home with stone accents is best known as the former home of Frances Bavier, who herself […]

NORTHEAST OREGON — The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Union and Wallowa counties’ school districts and their students to travel a rugged and harmful path the past 13 months. Funds from the American Rescue Plan Act, the latest COVID-19 relief package from the federal government, however, will help put them on […]

The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Bureau of Forestry commends White Township for taking an active role and approach to managing its community forests and trees, including the White’s Woods Nature Center covering nearly 250 acres along the Indiana Borough line. However, the bureau said in a long-awaited, […]

Lake McConaughy is now requiring camping reservations during the peak summer months. KEITH COUNTY, Neb. — A popular recreation area in Nebraska is now requiring reservations for people wanting to camp overnight. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission said overcrowding was the most critical issue that came from the Lake McConaughy/Lake […]

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) — Middle Tennessee State University announced it will resume its COVID-19 vaccine clinic after shutting down to pause the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.  After opening Monday, the special clinic shut down Tuesday and Wednesday, in accordance with the recent recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and […]