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OregonLive.com
Snowpack could shorten Oregon wildfire season in high elevationsOregon's healthy snowpack should keep much of the ground wet this spring, and t
Snowpack could shorten Oregon wildfire season in high elevations
OregonLive.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Oregon's healthy snowpack should keep much of the ground wet this spring, and that could help ease late summer's tough fire season, even if just a little, officials say. Thousands of acres burned across the state costing hundreds of millions of... Read more
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Vail Daily
Snowpack ‘in good standing right now’ in Eagle CountyEAGLE COUNTY — While winter enthusiasts are enjoying the snow this winter, loca
Snowpack ‘in good standing right now’ in Eagle County
Vail Daily / Posted yesterday
EAGLE COUNTY — While winter enthusiasts are enjoying the snow this winter, local water officials are keeping an eye on snowpack levels with spring quickly approaching. “The big thing for us, we want the snow to stick around,” said Diane Johnson,... Read more
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Vail Daily
Snowpack ‘in good standing right now’EAGLE COUNTY — While winter enthusiasts are enjoying the snow this winter, loca
Snowpack ‘in good standing right now’
Vail Daily / Posted yesterday
EAGLE COUNTY — While winter enthusiasts are enjoying the snow this winter, local water officials are keeping an eye on snowpack levels with spring quickly approaching. “The big thing for us, we want the snow to stick around,” said Diane Johnson,... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
Funding available to help improve working landsBOZEMAN —Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that $150 million in
Funding available to help improve working lands
Char-Koosta News / Posted yesterday
BOZEMAN —Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that $150 million in funding is available for agricultural producers through the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), USDA’s largest conservation program that helps producers voluntarily... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Biloxi Shuckers to hold job fairHattiesburg attorney speaks before crowd of students at JCJCHattiesburg attorne
Biloxi Shuckers to hold job fair
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
Hattiesburg attorney speaks before crowd of students at JCJCHattiesburg attorney speaks before crowd of students at JCJC On Thursday, JCJC's Annual Black History program featured a prominent Hattiesburg attorney as its feature speaker. On Thursday,... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
House bill aims to allow guns in churchesHattiesburg attorney speaks before crowd of students at JCJCHattiesburg attorne
House bill aims to allow guns in churches
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
Hattiesburg attorney speaks before crowd of students at JCJCHattiesburg attorney speaks before crowd of students at JCJC On Thursday, JCJC's Annual Black History program featured a prominent Hattiesburg attorney as its feature speaker. On Thursday,... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Woods fire threatens chemical tankers at Port BienvilleHattiesburg attorney speaks before crowd of students at JCJCHattiesburg attorne
Woods fire threatens chemical tankers at Port Bienville
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
Hattiesburg attorney speaks before crowd of students at JCJCHattiesburg attorney speaks before crowd of students at JCJC On Thursday, JCJC's Annual Black History program featured a prominent Hattiesburg attorney as its feature speaker. On Thursday,... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Hattiesburg attorney speaks before crowd of students at JCJC On Thursday, JCJC's Annual Black History program featured a prominent Hatties
Hattiesburg attorney speaks before crowd of students at JCJC
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
On Thursday, JCJC's Annual Black History program featured a prominent Hattiesburg attorney as its feature speaker. On Thursday,... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
February survey shows above average snowpackIt’s been a good year so far for Colorado’s snowpack. The Feb. 1 snow survey f
February survey shows above average snowpack
SkyHi Daily News / Posted yesterday
It’s been a good year so far for Colorado’s snowpack. The Feb. 1 snow survey found that snow pack above Middle Park is 112 percent of the 30-year average, according to the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Kremmling Field Office. The... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Mississippi NRCS assistance for water conservationThis is a news release from USDA The United States Department of Agriculture/N
Mississippi NRCS assistance for water conservation
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
This is a news release from USDA The United States Department of Agriculture/Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications for the Mississippi Water Conservation Management Project (MWCMP) through the Environmental Quality... Read more
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Methow Valley News
Above-average snowpack bodes well for summerBy Ann McCreary With an ample snowpack and forecasts for continued snow in the
Above-average snowpack bodes well for summer
Methow Valley News / Posted yesterday
By Ann McCreary With an ample snowpack and forecasts for continued snow in the mountains, the prospects for a drought-free year in Washington look more promising every day. As winter turns the corner and heads into spring, the statewide snowpack... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
Montana FSA: Conservation Reserve Program Signup 49 deadline is February 26BOZEMAN — Bruce Nelson, USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director
Montana FSA: Conservation Reserve Program Signup 49 deadline is February 26
Char-Koosta News / Posted 2 days ago
BOZEMAN — Bruce Nelson, USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director, would like to remind Montana farmers and ranchers that the deadline for enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Signup 49 General sign-up is February... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
NRCS Montana extends funding application deadline for Wetland Easement ProgramBOZEMAN —The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Montana has extende
NRCS Montana extends funding application deadline for Wetland Easement Program
Char-Koosta News / Posted 2 days ago
BOZEMAN —The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Montana has extended the funding application deadline for the Wetland Reserve Easement component of the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) from Jan. 15 to March... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Court awards back holiday pay to dozens of Gautier firefightersTwo injured in Jones County head-on collisionTwo injured in Jones County head-o
Court awards back holiday pay to dozens of Gautier firefighters
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
Two injured in Jones County head-on collisionTwo injured in Jones County head-on collision Two people were injured in a head-on-collision in Jones County Wednesday. Two people were injured in a head-on-collision in Jones County Wednesday. Sheriff:... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Two injured in Jones County head-on collision Two people were injured in a head-on-collision in Jones County Wednesday. Tw
Two injured in Jones County head-on collision
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
Two people were injured in a head-on-collision in Jones County Wednesday. Two people were injured in a head-on-collision in Jones County Wednesday. Sheriff:... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Aggravated domestic assault suspect turns himself inLenten Season begins in the Pine Belt, across the globeLenten Season begins in
Aggravated domestic assault suspect turns himself in
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
Lenten Season begins in the Pine Belt, across the globeLenten Season begins in the Pine Belt, across the globe Today is Ash Wednesday, which means the beginning of the season of Lent. Today is Ash Wednesday, which means the beginning of the season... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Coroner: Body of missing Iron Co. toddler found in van near homeLenten Season begins in the Pine Belt, across the globeLenten Season begins in
Coroner: Body of missing Iron Co. toddler found in van near home
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
Lenten Season begins in the Pine Belt, across the globeLenten Season begins in the Pine Belt, across the globe Today is Ash Wednesday, which means the beginning of the season of Lent. Today is Ash Wednesday, which means the beginning of the season... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Lenten season begins in the Pine Belt, across the globeLenten Season begins in the Pine Belt, across the globeLenten Season begins in
Lenten season begins in the Pine Belt, across the globe
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
Lenten Season begins in the Pine Belt, across the globeLenten Season begins in the Pine Belt, across the globe Today is Ash Wednesday, which means the beginning of the season of Lent. Today is Ash Wednesday, which means the beginning of the season... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Gulf of Mexico Initiative will assist watershedsThis is a news release from USDA The United States Department of Agriculture /
Gulf of Mexico Initiative will assist watersheds
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
This is a news release from USDA The United States Department of Agriculture / Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications for the Gulf of Mexico Initiative (GoMI) through the Environmental Quality Initiative Program... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Green BriefsThe U.S. Forest Service is considering issuing permits for up to five years for
Green Briefs
The Aspen Times / Posted 3 days ago
The U.S. Forest Service is considering issuing permits for up to five years for some popular, existing events that currently must be reviewed every year. The events included in the proposed action are Ride for the Pass, Ski for the Pass, Gold Leaf... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Prescribed Fires Help Reduce Amount of Dry BrushA South Taylor County family was startled when they saw a large cloud of smoke
Prescribed Fires Help Reduce Amount of Dry Brush
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
A South Taylor County family was startled when they saw a large cloud of smoke near their property. They quickly contacted authorities and were told that it was a prescribed fire. Lacee Hanson and her family love the country life. Hanson use to live... Read more
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The News & Observer
Cover crops – a farm revolution with deep roots in the past | News & Observer February 9, 2016 6:51 PM Planting cereal rye and other n
Cover crops – a farm revolution with deep roots in the past
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
| News & Observer February 9, 2016 6:51 PM Planting cereal rye and other noncommercial crops between harvests nourishes... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Lakeland Drive expansion is on trackJones County man charged with sexual batteryJones County man charged with sexua
Lakeland Drive expansion is on track
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
Jones County man charged with sexual batteryJones County man charged with sexual battery On January 7, 2016, Jones County Sheriff’s Investigators received a referral packet from the Department of Human Services stating a 17 year old female had... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Forest Management Plan / Conservation Activity Plan InitiativeThis is a news release from USDA The United States Department of Agriculture /
Forest Management Plan / Conservation Activity Plan Initiative
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
This is a news release from USDA The United States Department of Agriculture / Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will offer financial and technical assistance to Mississippi farmers, agricultural producers and private forest landowners... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Car flipped, I55 south at standstillJones County man charged with sexual batteryJones County man charged with sexua
Car flipped, I55 south at standstill
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
Jones County man charged with sexual batteryJones County man charged with sexual battery On January 7, 2016, Jones County Sheriff’s Investigators received a referral packet from the Department of Human Services stating a 17 year old female had... Read more
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North Platte Bulletin
Applications for conservation stewardship contracts due March 31U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Feb. 4 that $150 million is av
Applications for conservation stewardship contracts due March 31
North Platte Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Feb. 4 that $150 million is available for agricultural producers through the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), USDA’s largest conservation program. The program helps producers voluntarily... Read more
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The Columbian
Some Good Climate NewsFor the first time in quite awhile, there is some good news regarding Washingto
Some Good Climate News
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
For the first time in quite awhile, there is some good news regarding Washington’s climate. A report last week from the Natural Resources Conservation Service indicated that mountain snowpack throughout the state was at 109 percent of normal —... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Mountain snowpack above normal across Washington stateSPOKANE — Mountain snowpack came in above normal in Washington state, raising h
Mountain snowpack above normal across Washington state
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
SPOKANE — Mountain snowpack came in above normal in Washington state, raising hopes the normally soggy state will not repeat last year’s drought conditions that helped fuel the worst wildfire season in its history, a federal agency said... Read more
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Everett Herald
Mountain snowpack above normal across Washington state Published: Monday, February 8, 2016, 12:57 p.m. SPOKANE � Mountain snowpack
Mountain snowpack above normal across Washington state
Everett Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Published: Monday, February 8, 2016, 12:57 p.m. SPOKANE � Mountain snowpack came in above normal in Washington state, raising hopes the normally soggy state will not repeat last year�s drought... Read more
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PhysOrg
Mountain snowpack above normal across Washington stateMountain snowpack came in above normal in Washington state, raising hopes the n
Mountain snowpack above normal across Washington state
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
Mountain snowpack came in above normal in Washington state, raising hopes the normally soggy state will not repeat last year's drought conditions that helped fuel the worst wildfire season in its history, a federal agency said Monday. Winter... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Mountain snowpack above normal across Washington stateSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Mountain snowpack came in above normal in Washington stat
Mountain snowpack above normal across Washington state
The Record Searchlight / Posted 4 days ago
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Mountain snowpack came in above normal in Washington state, raising hopes the normally soggy state will not repeat last year's drought conditions that helped fuel the worst wildfire season in its history, a federal agency said... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
$8.1 Million Available to Plant Trees, Protect Streams and Fields in Kansas “This project provides a great opportunity where conservation stewardship can
$8.1 Million Available to Plant Trees, Protect Streams and Fields in Kansas
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 4 days ago
“This project provides a great opportunity where conservation stewardship can add value to the property at a reasonable cost,” said Eric Banks, NRCS Kansas state... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Oregon's mid-winter snowpack still strong | News - Home Bend police booked a 45-year-old woman into the Deschutes Count
Oregon's mid-winter snowpack still strong
KTVZ Bend / Posted 7 days ago
| News - Home Bend police booked a 45-year-old woman into the Deschutes County Jail on a murder charge Friday evening, jail records showed, but police could provide no details late Friday night. POSTED:... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Early snowpack totals look good for Colorado, but it’s too soon to get comfortableA snowy week across the state added to Colorado’s already positive snowpack num
Early snowpack totals look good for Colorado, but it’s too soon to get comfortable
Greeley Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
A snowy week across the state added to Colorado’s already positive snowpack numbers, according to the Natural Resources Conservation Service. The whole state is above the historic average for snowpack, and the river basins that impact Weld County —... Read more
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The Columbian
Regional snowpack above averageWet weather has continued to benefit the regional snowpack, which in turn shoul
Regional snowpack above average
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
Wet weather has continued to benefit the regional snowpack, which in turn should lead to a better summer for fish, farmers and boaters who depend on the region’s streams and lakes. “We’re oodles better than where we were last year,” said Scott... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Latest storm produced 20% of Aspen’s snowpackStorms like the one that hit last weekend only roll around once in about every
Latest storm produced 20% of Aspen’s snowpack
The Aspen Times / Posted 8 days ago
Storms like the one that hit last weekend only roll around once in about every four years. The storm that dumped 37 inches of snow on the slopes of Aspen’s ski areas Saturday into Tuesday was the 10th largest storm cycle in 37 years, according to... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
7News Special Report: The Cache FloodCACHE, OK (KSWO) -May 2015, several families in Cache were devastated after flo
7News Special Report: The Cache Flood
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 8 days ago
CACHE, OK (KSWO) -May 2015, several families in Cache were devastated after flooding caused unbelievable amounts of destruction. West Cache Creek overflowed, completely taking over parts of the Shady Lane and Rock Creek neighborhoods. In just a... Read more
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Pleasanton Express
Texas Brigades camps for youth | February 3, 2016The Texas Brigades’ mission is to educate and empower youths with leadership sk
Texas Brigades camps for youth | February 3, 2016
Pleasanton Express / Posted 9 days ago
The Texas Brigades’ mission is to educate and empower youths with leadership skills and knowledge in wildlife, fisheries, and land stewardship to become conservation ambassadors for a sustained natural resource legacy. The Texas Brigades is a... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
An El Niño winterMembers of the Colorado Mesa University baseball team remove snow from Bergman
An El Niño winter
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
Members of the Colorado Mesa University baseball team remove snow from Bergman Field on the CMU campus Tuesday afternoon to get the practice field ready for play. Wetter-than-average weather conditions left Colorado’s snowpack at 117 percent of... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Snowpack makes scientists optimistic about water supply | News - Home POSTED: 10:11 PM PST February 1, 2016 Natural Resources Cons
Snowpack makes scientists optimistic about water supply
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
| News - Home POSTED: 10:11 PM PST February 1, 2016 Natural Resources Conservation Service Oregon snowpack readings are in sharp... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Snow water stored on Rabbit Ears Pass is 135 percent of median for Feb. 1Steamboat Springs — Steamboat skiers and snowboarders prefer their champagne dr
Snow water stored on Rabbit Ears Pass is 135 percent of median for Feb. 1
Craig Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
Steamboat Springs — Steamboat skiers and snowboarders prefer their champagne dry, but the relatively wet snow that buried the slopes over the weekend put a big boost into the snowpack on nearby Rabbit Ears Pass where the amount of water stored in the... Read more
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Deseret News
Weekend storms pump up mountain snowpackSALT LAKE CITY — A lively storm pattern impacting Utah since November showed up
Weekend storms pump up mountain snowpack
Deseret News / Posted 11 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — A lively storm pattern impacting Utah since November showed up again this weekend, delivering a one-two punch of wintry weather that amped up snowpack across the state. The little farming community of Enterprise in Iron County was... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Scientists impressed by Oregon snowpack, predict mild summer | News - Home Natural Resources Conservation Service Oregon snowpack readi
Scientists impressed by Oregon snowpack, predict mild summer
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
| News - Home Natural Resources Conservation Service Oregon snowpack readings are in sharp contrast to dry winter a year ago,... Read more
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ABC Montana
USDA tribal outreach programCourtesy of the USDA Registration to attend the 2016 USDA Tribal Outreach Foru
USDA tribal outreach program
ABC Montana / Posted 15 days ago
Courtesy of the USDA Registration to attend the 2016 USDA Tribal Outreach Forum in Bozeman on March 23 to 25 is now open, the USDA Montana Food & Agriculture Council announced today. The three-day outreach forum is hosted by USDA in partnership... Read more
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Redwood Falls Gazette
Redwood area farmer participates in sustainable ag two-year study This past November, the Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota hosted a
Redwood area farmer participates in sustainable ag two-year study
Redwood Falls Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
This past November, the Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota hosted a grazing cover crops field day to allow those who are interested in the idea to see firsthand how an... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Lower Ark renews attack on SDSThe Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District board of directors determi
Lower Ark renews attack on SDS
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 22 days ago
The Lower Arkansas Valley Water Conservancy District board of directors determined to send letters to the Board of Reclamation and the Pueblo County Commissioners at their Monday meeting. Posted Jan. 21, 2016 at 1:00 PM The Lower Arkansas Valley... Read more
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The Source Weekly
Snow-rific!Mt. Bachelor Snow Report: Powder; Snowline: 1740m. Snow Depth: 97"/base; 119"/
Snow-rific!
The Source Weekly / Posted 23 days ago
Mt. Bachelor Snow Report: Powder; Snowline: 1740m. Snow Depth: 97"/base; 119"/summit. Heavy snow is forecast for Thursday, Friday and Saturday, January 21-23, with snow line falling to resort level. Albeit a dry January in Central Oregon, with... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramStuart Ashby Lee has joined the city of Rocky Mount as team lead for the White
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 26 days ago
Stuart Ashby Lee has joined the city of Rocky Mount as team lead for the White House Council on Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative. Lee replaces former SC2 team lead, David Glasgow. In January 2014, it was announced that Rocky Mount was... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Stretch of Popp's Ferry Rd. to close SaturdayThe Mississippi Highway Patrol worked a double fatal accident in Jones County o
Stretch of Popp's Ferry Rd. to close Saturday
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 28 days ago
The Mississippi Highway Patrol worked a double fatal accident in Jones County on I-59 between Exit 76 and Exit 80 Friday morning. The Mississippi Highway Patrol worked a double fatal accident in Jones County on I-59 between Exit 76 and Exit 80... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Police make arrests in Stop 'N Shop armed robberyThe Mississippi Highway Patrol worked a double fatal accident in Jones County o
Police make arrests in Stop 'N Shop armed robbery
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 28 days ago
The Mississippi Highway Patrol worked a double fatal accident in Jones County on I-59 between Exit 76 and Exit 80 Friday morning. The Mississippi Highway Patrol worked a double fatal accident in Jones County on I-59 between Exit 76 and Exit 80... Read more
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