Adirondack Art Company wood burning

FUQUAY VARINA, NC — They say that one person’s trash is another’s treasure, and that’s true of a man who takes the scraps of wood that you might toss on a burn and turn them into art. Prepared Christmas ornaments and one ready for the holiday season. (Spectrum News 1/Rachel Boyd) what you need to … Read more

Colorado Springs Parks Attorney Lee Milner Dies at 75 news

Lee Milner, a longtime advocate and environmentalist for Colorado Springs parks, died Saturday of cancer after decades of fighting for the community’s beloved open spaces. Milner, 75, was a tireless advocate for Colorado Springs, which began in the 1980s and continued after moving to Washington in late 2020 for his wife’s health concerns. In August … Read more

The US power grid has long faced a terrorist threat

WASHINGTON (AP) – Investigators believe a shooting that damaged substations in North Carolina was a felony. What they haven’t named yet is a suspect or motive. Whatever the reason, the shooting is a reminder of why experts have stressed the need to secure the US power grid. Authorities have warned that the country’s electricity infrastructure … Read more

Colorado Charter Schools faced opposition from day one

Photo courtesy of CDC (GDokEYnOfnE-unsplash). Nearly 30 years ago, the Colorado Charter School Act was passed, opening the door to more school choice within the state. However, although the law was passed in 1993, the addition of charter schools has been slow. The same year the law was passed, the state’s first two charter schools … Read more

Supreme Court set to hear North Carolina case arguing only lawmakers can draw Congressional cards | WFAE 90.7

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear hearings in an election case in North Carolina on Wednesday to determine who has final authority to draw Congressional cards: the state legislature or the state courts. State Republican Legislature leaders have invoked the little-known “independent state legislature theory” to argue that legislators — not judges — should draw … Read more

The state of Colorado sweeps across Mountain West with New Mexico and the Air Force in a double-dual

Colorado State vs. New Mexico vs. Air Force (women) 2nd-3rd December 2022 Albuquerque, New Mexico SCY (25 meters) Results team results State of Colorado 237, Air Force 116 State of Colorado 272, New Mexico 81 Air Force 251, New Mexico 102 Courtesy: Colorado State Athletics ALBUQUERQUE, NM – The second day was all about fine-tuning. … Read more

Oil companies spent heavily electing new California lawmakers. What will their millions buy? – Chico Enterprise record

Sacramento resident Jay Lor pumps gas at the Shell gas station on Del Paso Road in Natomas in June 2022. Oil companies spent heavily in the 2022 election supporting candidates they see as pro-business. (Photo: Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee) SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A handful of moderate Democrats and Republicans, beneficiaries of millions of dollars in oil … Read more

The man who jumped to his death at Disneyland was the California school principal

A man who jumped to his death from a Disneyland parking garage Saturday night was the principal of a Huntington Beach elementary school and a musician who taught and performed throughout Southern California. Christopher Christensen, 51, of Westminster, also faced child endangerment and battery charging after his arrest last month. He was due to appear … Read more