Jack Chalmers Culbreath

...National Park and as a naturalist after attaining his degree. In September of 1942 an Army Recruiter was looking for skiers and rock climbers for a new mountain division. Jack and five of his buds were sent to Camp Hail Colorado, as part of the 87th Mountain...
Africa's Deadwood: The gold rush is on in Uganda

...for gold takes the men 100 yards underground, past contraptions of wood and rope rigged to function like pulleys, past hard rock that they attack day and night with demolition hammers. When they emerge at the end of a shift, the miners carry stone samples...
Nation and World
Residents of eroding village welcome Obama's attention

...visit to Alaska will help them secure funding to build a critical evacuation road to drier ground.Even with a protective ocean rock wall, the impoverished Inupiat Eskimo community of Kivalina has no more than a decade left before erosion begins to force people...
Can anyone help police identify this burglar?

...Whittier Street at about 1:16 a.m. Monday, raising his gloved hands above his head and smashing one of the windows with a big rock.The man then crawled in through the window and tried, unsuccessfully, to open two of the cash resisters at the checkout counter...
Biking, hiking Kennecott's abandoned mines

...easing off instantly resulted in extreme acceleration. Large rocks can throw you off course or off the bike, and skinny On the last day, my old front tire must have hit a rock, cutting through the tread and exposing the nylon belts used...
Obama to walk fine line on climate, energy interests at play. A few weeks ago, his administration gave Royal Dutch Shell a final permit to drill into oil-bearing rock off Alaska's northwest coast for the first time in more than two decades."The president has made great strides in protecting...
One last summer road trip for Troop 6

...scouts participated in activities such as rock climbing, mountain biking, blacksmithing...Colorado Springs for three days of hiking and rock climbing in order to get acclimated to the altitude. The crew hiked the Red Rock Canyon and toured the Air Force Academy...
Q&A with Bill Bennett

...allowed in British Columbia to have acid rock drainage going into a watercourse. So...diverse. You have to look at the site, the rock, everything to determine what best available...They've created a phenomenal dam. It's a rock structure, it's got an asphalt core...
Little League World Series news

...Taiwan; AUSTRALIA, Sydney; CANADA, White Rock, B.C.; CARIBBEAN, Santiago de los...ruleMexicali Baja Calif., Mexico 1, White Rock, B.C. 0Taylors, S.C. 7, Cranston...Portland eliminatedTaipei 16, White Rock 4, 4 InMercyRule, W.R. elim.Cranston...
B.C. mines minister talks transboundary mines, Tulsequah Chief cleanup

...the only way to achieve best available technology," Bennett said of the report. "If you have potentially acid-generating rock, you probably will want to put that underwater because it neutralizes the generation of acid ... All the experts in mining...
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