News from the Field

Colorado Sheriff Wants Rescue Insurance

San Miguel County Sheriff Bill Masters is calling for backcountry skiers to buy rescue insurance to help spread the costs of what he says are increasingly common search and rescue operations. The... Read More

Man Will Drive 2,500 Miles on 10 Gallons

A college professor plans to drive across the United States using only ten gallons of gas and a combination of three hybrid cars. Dr. Cliff Ricketts, an agriscientist from Middle Tennessee State... Read More

America's Cup To Be Broadcast Live

NBC has acquired rights to a live broadcast of the 2013 America's Cup in San Francisco next September. It is the first time since 1992 that the event will gain real-time network TV coverage and... Read More

Eddie Aikau Surf Contest Window Closes

The winter window for the Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau big wave surf contest closed on Wednesday, marking the third season in a row that the event has been called off because of small waves.... Read More

Georgia Allows Endangered Animal Hunts

The Republic of Georgia last month allowed hunters to kill animals on the nation's Red List of protected species in an effort to boost tourism. The Energy and Natural Resources Ministry included... Read More