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Santa Maria woman killed by vehicle backing up in driveway

A Santa Maria woman was killed after she was struck by a reversing vehicle. (Scott Wheeler/KCOY) SANTA MARIA, Calif. - A Santa Maria woman is dead after she was struck by a vehicle that was backing into a driveway Saturday morning. Santa Maria police were dispatched to the home on the 600 block of A

KEYT - 2017-11-18 23:32:23

Health Effects Of Global Warming On Humans

The EPA's "endangerment finding" classified carbon dioxide as a pollutant and claimed that global warming will have adverse effects on human health. Real research says the opposite: cold is deadlier. The scientific evidence shows that warming is good for health. This is discussed in detail in chapte


A bubble or a boom? That's the question vexing housing experts in the Reno area

When Cal Eilrich hits Vista Boulevard while driving east on Interstate 80, he breathes a sigh of relief. It's the last interchange on the outer rim of the Reno-Sparks metropolitan area. "I actually wind down a bit," he said.Cal Eilrich, a longtime homebuilder in Fernley, stand outside a home that's

THENEVADAINDEPENDENT.COM - 2017-11-19 10:05:00

Notorious Trump Campaign Protester Reappears, Bannon Honors Agent Terry

Steve Bannon, former White House chief strategist, addressed a packed house on Saturday at the 2017 Brian Terry Foundation Courage Awards & Benefit Dinner. Bannon was awarded the Brian Terry Courage in Journalism and Reporting Award. The awards banquet was hosted by FOX News Channel correspondent Wi


What Nevada can learn from its attempt (and failure) to deregulate the energy market in the 1990s

When Nevada voters head to the polls in 2018, they'll be given the opportunity to fundamentally reshape the state's energy market and end NV Energy's monopoly control of electric service. But what voters may not know is that Nevada came close to doing the same thing almost 20 years ago. The state fl

THENEVADAINDEPENDENT.COM - 2017-11-19 10:00:00

Rolling Stones keyboardist Chuck Leavell shares his passion for music and trees at FestForums

SANTA BARBARA,Calif. - When Chuck Leavell is touring with The Rolling Stones he is sharing his passion for music and trees. The award winning musician did both during a musical question and answer session at the 2017 FestForums held at the Fess Parker Resort in Santa Barbara. Leavell said he was rea

KEYT - 2017-11-19 08:36:55

UCSB hosts statewide CALPIRG conference on campus

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - CALPIRG chapters from all 8 campuses met at the University of California, Santa Barbara on Saturday to share new skills and choose future campaigns. PIRG stands for Public Interest Research Group. Students heard from PIRG national organizing director Andy Mcdonald. Noa Mills

KEYT - 2017-11-19 08:03:19

Lasley On Go Ahead Rocket Man Make My Day

Cartoonist/artist Richard Lasley is a native of Southern California, who attended Ventura College and the Art Center School of Los Angeles for Illustration and Design. He has worked as a freelance artist for many agencies in Los Angeles, New York and was a member of The Illustrator's Club of Los Ang


Two-year mark: Looking back - and ahead - at trash collection, recycling in Butte

Change doesn't always go over well in Butte, Montana. That's why local officials spent months and months pitching major changes to the way trash is collected here as well as a voluntary recycling program before setting the new programs in motion two years ago. Among the officials' selling points for

MONTANA STANDARD - 2017-11-19 13:00:00

Steward an integral part of Butte's mining history

Like its neighbor, the Original Mine, the Steward has withstood the test of time. Deep within its depths, the mine, in its heyday, yielded its fair share of minerals. Of course, each Butte mine has its unique history. But what makes the Steward stand out is the fact that the mine was not only one of

MONTANA STANDARD - 2017-11-19 07:00:00

Butte outdoorsman honored for conservation efforts

DILLON -- Montana Western alum Tony Schoonen of Butte was recently inducted into the Montana Outdoor Hall of Fame. These honors are presented by the Montana Outdoor Legacy Foundation, a philanthropic group which raises funds for conservation efforts throughout the state. Schoonen's love of the outdo

MONTANA STANDARD - 2017-11-18 22:00:00

A week in Butte from the lens of Instagram

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A Montana copper star honors Butte

A four-foot-wide, five-foot-tall copper star will adorn "The People's Tree," an Engelmann Spruce from the Kootenai National Forest that is on its way to Washington, D.C. to be lit in front of the U.S. Capitol. The star, designed, planned and funded by the Washington Companies, owner of Montana Resou

MONTANA STANDARD - 2017-11-18 02:30:00

Butte, area births listed

Parents: Joseph "Eli" Estenson and Cherie Dawn Zemljak. Weight: 7 lbs., 1.9 oz. Length: 20 in. Sibling: Gabriel Lee Estenson. Grandparents: Fred Zemljak, Butte, Florian and Brenda Cortese, Butte, Carrie Larsen, Helena, and the late Joe Estenson. Great-grandparents: Frances Warren, Corky Vail, and th


Temporary homeless shelter to open Friday evening in Uptown Butte

A temporary emergency shelter will open its doors Friday evening at 304 N. Main St. in Uptown Butte after weeks of behind-the-scenes work to find a place to house the homeless. Margie Seccomb, executive director of the nonprofit Action Inc., said Thursday that two full-time case managers will start


At least 72 men killed in Steward Mine

The informative sign outside the Steward Mine notes 79 mine deaths occurred during its more than 100-year history. However, according to lists found at the Butte Archives, 72 men died. Thirty-five of those deaths occurred from 1910 to 1929. The year with the most deaths at the Steward was 1924. Only

MONTANA STANDARD - 2017-11-19 07:00:00

AIC students perform flash mob at Holyoke Mall

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) - Students from American International College needed to attract attention quickly this afternoon at the Holyoke Mall. The attention grabbing "Flash Mob" was set to the music of the award winning Broadway play "Sweet Charity". Some 20 members of the cast succeeded in attracting

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-18 21:38:40

14 sick, neglected dogs pulled from Holyoke home; 1 found dead

Photo courtesy Thomas J. O'Connor HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) - More than a dozen dehydrated, hungry, flea-infested dogs were rescued from a Holyoke home Thursday morning. Thomas J. O'Connor Animal Adoption Center Executive Director Pam Peebles told 22News their animal control officers, along with Holyo


Holyoke man charged with animal cruelty after 15 dogs found in apartment

HOLYOKE - Holyoke police have charged a Holyoke man with 15 counts of animal cruelty in connection with a Thursday raid on a Newton Street apartment by animal control officials. Fourteen emaciated, dehydrated dogs were removed from the apartment. One dog was deceased when officials arrived. Holyoke

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-11-18 03:47:53

Neglected dogs pulled from Holyoke home on road to recovery

Five of the dogs rescued from Newton Street SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The group of sick, neglected dogs pulled from a home in Holyoke Thursday are on the road to recovery. The dogs, dubbed the "Newton 15," were found inside the apartment located at 80 Newton Street. Thomas J. O'Connor animal con