HOT SPRINGS, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a 12-year-old boy has died after being struck by lightning in the Virginia mountains.
Media outlets report the Bath County Sheriff's Office saying the...
AVON, Colorado (AP) — The Aspens Mobile Home Village sits on a wedge of land tucked between eastbound I-70 and the Eagle River in the mountains near Vail. The park is easy to miss in the blur of...
GREELEY, Colorado (AP) — When the flood waters in 2013 subsided, tens of thousands of evacuees along Colorado's Front Range returned to see what happened to their homes. One of them was Amanda...
Roglic poised to win Spanish Vuelta leading with 1 day left
PLATAFORMA DE LOS GREDOS, Spain (AP) — Primoz Roglic is poised to win his first Grand Tour after protecting his comfortable lead of the Spanish Vuelta on a rainy and mountainous penultimate stage...
Vermont Fish and Wildlife invites public to bird bandings
ADDISON, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is inviting bird lovers to learn more about bird banding and conservation at the Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area in Addison and...
Yak on ride to butcher shop escapes to Virginia mountains
LOVINGSTON, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia say a yak on its way to the butcher's shop escaped to the nearby mountains avoiding animal control officers and treats trying to lure it back into a...
California man charged with shooting protected mountain lion
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — A Simi Valley man was charged with shooting and killing a protected mountain lion that roamed the mountains northwest of Los Angeles and was wearing a GPS tracking...
Climber rescued in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — National Park Service rangers rescued a 28-year-old Pennsylvania woman who slipped on snow while climbing down the Middle Teton mountain in Grand Teton National Park in...
Maryland highway agency removes ‘Negro Mountain’ road signs
CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Maryland's Highway Administration has removed several road signs for "Negro Mountain" over concerns about racial insensitivity in the name.
Norway mountain finally crumbles, no injuries or damages
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The 50-meter (164-feet) tall summit of southern Norway's Veslemannen mountain has crumbled and triggered a long-anticipated landslide that caused no injuries or...
Norway reports landslide risk on southern mountain
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A mountain range in southern Norway is in serious danger of landslides after overnight rain and snowfall, Norwegian authorities said Thursday.
Rangers investigate illegal fireworks show on Colorado peak
DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is investigating an illegal fireworks display on the summit of one of Colorado's highest mountains over the Labor Day weekend.
Hiker killed, 2 others injured in rock fall in Austrian Alps
BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say one hiker has been killed and another two injured in a rock fall in the Alps in central Austria.
The Austria Press Agency reported that rocks hit a group of...
Autopsy: NC man died of cardiac arrest on Appalachian Trail
ROAN MOUNTAIN, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Tennessee have identified a man who went into cardiac arrest and died along the Appalachian Trail.
Hiker dies during solo day hike in Cascade Mountains
KITTITAS COUNTY, Wash. (AP) — Officials say a 19-year-old man fell to his death during a solo day hike in the Cascade Mountains.
Kittitas County sheriff's officials said Tuesday that Sean...
Livestock lost in wildfire in Nevada’s Ruby Mountains
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — No structures have been damaged but some livestock is believed to have perished in a northeast Nevada wildfire that has burned more than 6 square miles (15 sq. kilometers) since...
Review: Woman tackles a mountain in the moving film ‘Edie’
In the northwest of Scotland, there stands a glacier-carved mountain called Suilven. Climbing it is not for the timid. But that's not a word that describes the unusual heroine determined to...
- Jackson Hole DailyLuxury condo project planned beside Jackson Hole Mountain Resort skier bridgeSeptember 12, 2019
- Wilkes-Barre Citizens' VoiceRunaway Sheep On The Lam In Mountain TopSeptember 7, 2019
- The Daily HeraldSunday Drive: Experience the Ford Edge ST in the Utah mountainsAugust 18, 2019
- The Times-TribunePolice Patrol Peach Fest As Part Of Joint Effort For Music FestivalsJuly 26, 2019
- The Spokesman-ReviewLongtime Mountain Gear store manager John Schwartz retires, reflects on changed industryJuly 18, 2019
Tennessee authorities discover body along Appalachian Trail
ROAN MOUNTAIN, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Tennessee say they've discovered a body along the Appalachian Trail.
The Carter County Sheriff's office said in a Monday release that they found a...
Woman rescued after car ran off road in Phoenix
PHOENIX (AP) — A young woman is in stable but serious condition after her car fell 20 feet below the road at South Mountain.
Phoenix firefighters say the responded to a car that went off the...
NH officials kept busy with hiker distress calls
First responders have had a busy holiday weekend dealing with reports of distressed and lost hikers in New Hampshire's White Mountains.
Officials say two Rhode Island women became sick and...
Climber injured in Rocky Mountain National Park fall
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — A climber was seriously injured in a fall in Rocky Mountain National Park.
The unidentified 63-year-old man from Boulder was rescued Friday after...
Family of 3 injured by lightning in Polish Tatra Mountains
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A couple and their seven-year-old child were hospitalized Friday after lightning hit a tree they were passing while trekking in the Tatra Mountains in southern Poland, where...
Smokies recognizes its first African American naturalist
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is recognizing the contributions of its first African American naturalist.
2 West Virginia Mountain Valley pipeline protesters arrested
LAWN, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say two people who locked themselves to equipment at a Mountain Valley Pipeline work site have been arrested.
2 Germans die while hiking in Austrian Alps
BERLIN (AP) — Austrian authorities say two Germans have died in separate incidents while hiking in the Alps.
Police in the town of Matrei told the dpa news agency Friday a woman and her...
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- ACCESSWIREBeMetals Commences Resource Expansion and Confirmation Drilling Program At The High-Grade South Mountain Zinc-Silver Project in IdahoAugust 1, 2019
- Business WireRocky Mountain Dealerships Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2019 ResultsJuly 31, 2019
- ACCESSWIRERocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. Reports First Quarter Operating ResultsJuly 12, 2019
Poland fundraiser shows gratitude for mountain rescuers
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An online fundraiser in Poland for the Tatra Mountains rescuers, a largely voluntary emergency service, has exceeded expectations by raising more than 117,000 zlotys...
Body of missing 3-year-old found in rural Missouri pond
MOUNTAIN GROVE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a missing 3-year-old girl has been found in a pond in rural southern Missouri.
Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Jeff Kinder says more...
Proposed heliport at Utah’s Powder Mountain raises concerns
EDEN, Utah (AP) — A proposed heliport at a Utah ski resort is raising concerns about environmental impact and other issues, a report said.
Great Smoky Mountain park rangers release rolling poop video
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has issued an unusual video, alerting people to watch for rolling poop.
The park says on its Facebook page that the tumblebug...
Man pleads guilty to killing co-worker at mountain inn
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A former employee at a well-known North Carolina mountain inn has pleaded guilty to killing a co-worker who was an aspiring chef.
Minnesota man dies in Montana climbing accident
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A 65-year-old Minnesota man has died while trying to summit Montana's highest mountain peak.
Park County officials say the experienced climber slipped and fell about...
Hawaii or Spain? Telescope experts say it may not matter
HONOLULU (AP) — When starlight from billions of years ago zips across the universe and finally comes into focus on Earth, astronomers want their telescopes to be in the best locations possible to...
More than a dozen storytellers to be at White Mountain event
PLYMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — More than a dozen experienced storytellers are planning to share their tales in the upcoming White Mountain Storytelling Festival next month.
Kansas hiking group overwhelmed in Arizona heat
APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. (AP) — A group of fitness coordinators from Kansas became overwhelmed while climbing a mountain trail near metro Phoenix in sweltering temperatures and two members had to be...
Polish official: Deadly lightning storm like terror attack
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish emergency official on Friday likened the deadly lightning storm over the Tatra Mountains that killed at least five people and injured more than 150 to a terror...
Officials expect dealing with Arizona wildfire to top $13M
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The cost of fighting a wildfire that burned through a northern Arizona mountain pass and dealing with its aftermath is expected to top $13 million.
Lightning strikes kill 5, injure over 100 in Tatra Mountains
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Lightning struck across the Tatra Mountains in southern Poland and neighboring Slovakia on Thursday, killing five people and injuring over 100 others in an area popular with...
Colorado Editorial Roundup
Steamboat Pilot & Today, Aug. 20, on expanding bus services:
Driving the Interstate 70 corridor from Denver into the mountains and back again can be a gauntlet on any given day but...
Helicopter retrieves ailing hiker on Utah’s Mt. Timpanogos
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Authorities used a state Department of Public Safety helicopter to make an overnight rescue of an ailing 21-year-old hiker stranded high on Mt. Timpanogos in north-central...
Great Smoky Mountains gets donation of ‘priceless’ artifacts
TOWNSEND, Tenn. (AP) — The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has received what it calls a "priceless" donation of Cades Cove artifacts.
California to build largest wildlife crossing in world
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Like many urban singles, the mountain lion P-22 lives a solitary life in a too-small habitat. And he has a hard time finding a mate in the big city.
Body of Illinois climber recovered from Wyoming mountains
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — The body of an Illinois man has been recovered in Wyoming mountains by authorities after he died in a climbing accident.
SC elementary reopening despite toxic ‘Trash Mountain’ fire
BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina elementary is reopening for the first day of school despite a smoldering, toxic fire in a 50-foot trash pile at a nearby recycling center.
Emotional highs, lows mark hiker’s record-setting project
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — While setting a speed record for New Hampshire hiking, Philip Carcia was sometimes struck with a sort of reverse déjà vu. Halfway through a hike, he'd question whether he had...
Remains found on Vail Mountain may be missing Chinese man
VAIL, Colo. (AP) — Remains found on Vail Mountain in Colorado may be those of a man from China who went missing while skiing in February.
Eagle County officials say a large search effort in...
Utah man missing since Aug. 8 is found dead in his car
EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah (AP) — Authorities say an Eagle Mountain man missing for more than a week has been found dead in his car.
Utah County Sheriff's officials say the body of 19-year-old Eli...