PennDOT roadwork in Delaware County, week of Nov. 27

PennDOT roadwork in Delaware County, week of Nov. 27

Route 1 Construction operations will continue this week on Route 1 (Baltimore Pike) under a $14.8 million project to repair and resurface approximately 6 miles of the highway in Chadds Ford and Concord townships, Delaware County, and Pennsbury Township, Chester County. • Nov. 28-Dec. 3, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Lane closures in both directions … Read more

Wildland fires west of Missoula fully contained

UPDATE: 4:31 pm – July 24, 2022 MISSOULA – The Frenchtown Rural Fire District said the Polecat Fire is fully contained, and crews were completing mop up efforts Sunday evening. No structures caught fire according to Frenchtown Rural Fire District spokesman Mel Holtz. Holtz said the investigation into the train malfunction is still ongoing. Holtz … Read more

Turn to polecats for reliable weather predictions

BY DONNIE JOHNSTON/THE FREE LANCE-STAR Get your potatoes ready to plant! Spring is just around the corner. How do I know? Because Monday marks the beginning of the Moon of the Polecat. That’s what my Indian ancestors called the full moon in February. But since the Moon of the Polecat (February full moon) is late … Read more

EL’s dudes come through in win

Howdy, East Lyme has been looking for a few good dudes this season. The Vikings had them out in force last Friday. Their defense made a late goal line stand to hold off Woodstock Academy, 21-15. “We’ve just been challenging these kids,” East Lyme head coach Rudy Bagos said. “We say, ‘Be a dude out … Read more

The rise and fall of the Sealyham terrier

‘What breed is he?’ is the question I hear most when I’m walking my six-month-old Sealyham terrier, Murray. Most of the time my answer is met with blank looks or ‘I’ve never heard of that’. But just once in a while, someone will recognize the breed – and when they do, they usually have a … Read more

Looking at glacial activity | People

When workers drilled into the Shoshone River Canyon looking for bedrock to anchor the original Buffalo Bill Dam, they expected to find it easily. However, it wasn’t until 10 months later that they finally hit solid footing at a depth of 100 feet. During the process, the drillers uncovered geological evidence indicating the reason for … Read more