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Northern Colorado beats Northern Arizona in overtime 17-10

Sep. 25, 2021 19:41 PM EDT

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Jaren Mitchell made a bobbling catch of a deflected pass from Dylan McCaffrey for an overtime touchdown that gave Northern Colorado a 17-10 win over Northern Arizona on Saturday in a Big Sky Conference opener. Northern Arizona (1-3), which came in...

Officials: Maine loggers should apply for COVID-19 aid soon

Sep. 16, 2021 10:34 AM EDT

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Members of Maine's congressional delegation are urging members of Maine's timber industry to take advantage of federal COVID-19 relief. Republican Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic Rep. Jared Golden said Thursday that timber harvesters and haulers...

Climate change, logging collide -- and a forest shrinks

Sep. 15, 2021 11:11 AM EDT

CUSTER CITY, S.D. (AP) — Looking down a hillside dotted with large stumps and nearly devoid of trees, a pair of retired U.S. Forest Service employees lamented logging policies they helped craft to deal with two harbingers of climate change -- pine beetles and wildfires. ...

Judge: Capital gains tax challenge can move forward

Sep. 11, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A judge ruled Friday that a legal challenge to Washington’s new tax on capital gains can move forward. The Seattle Times reports the ruling by Douglas County Superior Court Judge Brian Huber could ultimately lead to the state Supreme Court deciding...

Crews searching for men in Yellowstone River, Flathead Lake

Aug. 10, 2021 19:13 PM EDT

Law enforcement agencies are searching for a 63-year-old man who got swept away in the Yellowstone River between Columbus and Big Timber on Sunday. The Billings Gazette reported Tuesday that the man went into the river to catch a raft on Sunday...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Aug. 04, 2021 11:45 AM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Aug. 3 The Miami Herald on Florida Gov. Rick DeSantis banning mask mandates: Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho vowed to be guided by...