Noah Aldonas

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Australia Sets Strict Doping Standards

The Australian Olympic Committee has announced that in order for athletes to compete at the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi they and other officials must sign a legal document on their anti-doping...

Ligety Wins Gold at Ski Championships

Park City native Ted Ligety won two world titles at the alpine world ski championships this week in Austria. He is set up to make history if he wins his third and best event, the giant slalom, on...

Garmin Drops From Tour After Bike Theft

Thieves stole 17 bicycles from the Garmin-Sharp cycling team in an impressive overnight heist. The team withdrew from the Tour of the Mediterranean following the robbery.

Yosemite's Lyell Glacier Stops Moving

Yosemite's Lyell Glacier has stopped moving downward, according to scientists, and combined with loss in size, some wonder if it can even be called a glacier anymore.

62-Year-Old Albatross Has Miracle Baby

An albatross on Midway Atoll has hatched a chick at the ripe old age of 62. Scientists first tagged her during the Eisenhower administration in 1956 and she is the oldest wild bird in the world.

Obama Picks REI CEO for Cabinet

President Barack Obama will nominate Sally Jewell, CEO of REI, as the next Secretary of the Interior Department. The post is usually reserved for Western politicians and Jewell will face tough...

SF Plans Retreat From the Ocean

Surrounded by water on three sides, San Francisco must plan for inevitable rises in sea level. This means moving infrastructure and allowing the sea to reclaim former territory.

Oil Surveys Deafening Whales

Lawmakers want the oil industry to stop surveying on the Atlantic Coast using techniques that are known to deafen marine mammals.

Christmas Trees Rebuild Beaches

Communities affected by Hurricane Sandy are using their old Christmas trees to help rebuild sand dunes on the beaches of the Mid-Atlantic.

Study: Bike Commuters Are Happiest

A recently released study by a Portland State graduate student showed that commuters who biked to work were the most satisfied, while people who drove to work on their own had the worst commute.

Bear Park Closed Due to Abuse

Citing violations of the Animal Welfare Act, the U.S. Department of Agriculture suspended the license of the Chief Saunooke Bear Park in North Carolina and ordered the owner to pay a $20,000 fine.