CLOSE Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Even during a year packed with drama, the weekend that shut down Oregon’s outdoors remains a surreal moment in state history.  Beginning in the coastal town of Warrenton, where mayor Henry Balensifer declared tourists a “clear and present danger,” all of Oregon’s recreation destinations would eventually be […]

BOISE, Idaho — Originally posted on on October 8, 2020 Boise State University’s $240 million annual budget really comes down to two big variables. Students in classrooms. And fans in grandstands. If you’re not a professional number cruncher, just watch those two things. Mark Heil Or take it from […]

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Milo™ (MY-low), the hands-free, phone-free group communicator wearable device that operates sans Wi-Fi or cell signal, launches its Kickstarter campaign today to begin taking pre-orders. The Milo Kickstarter campaign is at: “Our mission is simple; we want to make shared adventures better by […]

MONTEREY, Calif., Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — This fall, Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau (Monterey County CVB) is inviting travelers to give themselves a “permission slip” to break away from the ordinary and indulge in a customized field trip in the stunning California central coast destination. Known for its extraordinary […]

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Kamala Harris told a friendly crowd of Hollywood donors on Thursday they’d be surprised by how many states she’s visiting daily, if only virtually. Earlier in the week, she’d campaigned before supporters in Minnesota, California and Connecticut, and she was greeting Missouri donors next. Harris hasn’t been […]

G. Newman Lowrance Whatever else is taught at Iowa State, the school itself is imparting a lesson in reprehensible recklessness as it prepares to allow 25,000 to attend a football game even as its home city of Ames has become the hottest COVD-19 hotspot in America.  The Iowa State Cyclones will […]

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: — Seven members of the Kansas State football team have tested positive for COVID-19 in the first outbreak since the Wildcats convened for summer workouts in June. The Wildcats will continue to practice for the season-opener […]

Produced by Susan Mallie, Lourdes Aguiar, Lauren Clark and Gayane Keshishyan Mendez “48 Hours”‘ investigation of The Golden State Killer previously aired on April 28, 2018. It was updated on August 22, 2020. KRIS PEDRETTI | SURVIVOR [in court]: My safety was shattered as a masked man, DeAngelo, yielding a […]

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State University is going online for the fall and is encouraging students to stay home, the school’s president announced Tuesday, as schools across the nation struggle to control coronavirus outbreaks. Classes had been scheduled to begin Sept. 2 on the school’s East Lansing campus. “Given […]

SEATTLE — Washington’s governor is tightening restrictions throughout the state in restaurants and bars, for weddings and funerals, and at gyms in a further effort to stem a surge in coronavirus infections. Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday that the rate of disease transmission has been increasing in the state. The […]

Boston (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has been a rollercoaster for state lotteries across the country, with some getting a boost from the economic downturn and others scrambling to make up for revenue shortfalls. Since March, Texas, Arkansas and Montana and several other states have seen an increase in sales, […]

CLOSE Campers looking to vacation in Vermont’s state parks this summer will have a much easier time this year than the last. Vermont State Parks has released updated guidance for travel and overnight stays as the state moves through the Vermont Forward plan, Gov. Phil Scott’s multi-phase blueprint for reopening. […]