PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - The rain has tapered off in Haiti and floodwaters no longer claw at houses, but the situation across much of the country remains grim following an autumn of punishing rains. Scores of people have died and experts fear food shortages loom. Heavy rains began falling even... more »
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Southwestern forests are growing quiet as the season for bugling elk comes to an end. The aspens in the high country and cottonwoods in the valleys are dropping their golden leaves, and snow dusts mountain tops in Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona.
There's no denying... more »
Autumn yard cleanup time is here and to take the sting out of hauling all that stuff to the dump, Pueblo's Southside Landfill is having free dump days.
Cars and pickups are free, trailers receive a 40-percent discount.
You have to go on specified days, depending on where... more »
We're used to seeing golden aspen leaves in autumn, but yellow or brown needles on pine trees in unnerving. Thoughts of pine beetle deforestation come to mind.
But the Colorado State Forest Service Cañon City District office is telling us not to worry, that most of the evergreen trees... more »
Your tomatoes and peppers, basil and squash were a mouth-watering success--but summer is turning into fall--now what?
What can you do to your garden plot this autumn that will lead to even more success next summer? What can be planted now for harvest next spring?
Larry Stebbins with... more »
Northern New England's foliage is expected to be especially vibrant this fall. But tourism revenues likely will remain muted as the economy slowly recovers. Tourism officials are optimistic but don't expect to break any records. They're offering a variety of deals in hopes of at least matching last year's revenues,... more »