Archive for June 3rd, 2012

  • Alaskans mark 100th anniversary of big volcano

    June 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This July 14, 1912 photo courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey shows barabaras (sod houses) in Douglas (now Kaguyak) village, covered with ash from the 1912 eruption of Novarupta in Alaska. A century after one of the world’s largest volcanic eruptions,...

  • Record NM blaze will test forest management

    June 3, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    This photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service shows a hotshot during burnout operations at the Gila National Forest blaze, Friday June 1, 2012. Fire officials said Friday, that the massive Gila Wilderness blaze is now nearly 217,000 acres. That’s more than...