Rebecca Martinez

5:10 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Beetle Infestation Helps Open Shuttered Saw Mills

Originally published on Mon August 5, 2013 5:36 am

Saw mills are re-opening in Colorado and Wyoming after a long lull in the timber industry. They're harvesting and processing trees that have been killed by beetle infestation. Beetle killed wood is just as strong as regular wood.

Around the Nation
6:57 am
Mon June 18, 2012

Yellowstone Tourists Warned To Watch For Bears

Originally published on Mon June 18, 2012 7:40 am

With summer vacations underway, millions of visitors are heading to Yellowstone National Park to marvel at the scenery and wildlife. Bears in and around the park have killed four people over the last two summers, and park officials are warning visitors that Yellowstone is a wild place.