Wildfires

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

1. FEDS MOVE MIGRANT KIDS AFTER AP EXPOSES BAD TREATMENT Most of the children were removed from a Border Patrol station near El Paso, Texas, following reports that more than 300 children were detained in squalid conditions. 2. WHAT IRAN CALLS NEW US SANCTIONS President Rouhani describes the sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s supreme leader […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. WHERE TRUMP’S SECRETS WERE STORED The National Enquirer kept a safe containing documents on hush-money payments and other damaging stories it killed as part of its cozy relationship with Donald Trump, The AP has learned. 2. THE PRESIDENT’S INSISTENCE ON FEALTY Loyalty has long been a core value for President Donald Trump, but through […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. TAX CUTS TAKE BACKSEAT TO FEAR IN GOP POLITICS In primary season, Republican candidates are embracing the general-election strategy of using anxiety as a tool to motivate voters. 2. HOW MOSCOW REACTED TO NEW US SANCTIONS A senior Russian lawmaker denounces Washington’s response to the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in Britain as “lynch […]

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

1. WHAT EXPERTS ARE SAYING ABOUT CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES The record-breaking fires may become the new normal as climate change coupled with the expansion of homes into undeveloped areas creates more intense and devastating blazes. 2. INDONESIA SURVIVOR SAYS MANY BURIED IN MOSQUE A man who narrowly escaped from the Jabal Nur mosque that collapsed during […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. TRUMP RECORDED DISCUSSING PAYING FOR PLAYBOY MODEL’S STORY The soon-to-be president was taped by his longtime personal lawyer discussing a potential payment for Karen McDougal’s account of having an affair with him. 2. VIOLENCE MARS PAKISTAN ELECTION A suicide bomber strikes outside a crowded polling station in Quetta, killing 31 people as Pakistanis vote […]

Controlled burns play crucial role in health of environment, prevention of wildfires

Controlled burns play crucial role in health of environment, prevention of wildfires

Heat brushes across your face as the bright orange flames swiftly move through the brush in a wooded area at Naval Live Oaks. This is not a wildfire out of control, but instead is a controlled burn that is instrumental in management of wildland areas. It serves as an agent of change to those areas. […]

Wildfires threaten structures

Wildfires threaten structures

A trio of brush fires threatened homes Sunday afternoon in Navarre, Milton and Pensacola. As fire departments were called to their respective fires, other districts were called in as available to cover each district. The first call came in Navarre around 1:45 p.m. at Hidden Estates Circle off East Bay Boulevard of a brush fire, […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. WHERE CALIFORNIA’S FLAMES ARE DOING DAMAGE The San Diego area becomes the latest front of the wildfire fight engulfing southern California, burning homes and causing evacuations. 2. TRUMP’S JERUSALEM DECISION SETS OFF PROTESTS Palestinian groups call for massive demonstrations in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem after Friday prayers, the highlight of […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. TRUMP POISED TO UPEND DECADES OF US POLICY The president is forging ahead with plans to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition. 2. MEDIA EXEC HIT WITH MISCONDUCT CLAIMS Former employees who worked with Dylan Howard tell the AP that the top editor for the National Enquirer and […]

Outdoor burning regulations and safety tips

Outdoor burning regulations and safety tips

According to the National Weather Service in Mobile, there is a chance we will have a drier winter with a La Nina setting up in the eastern pacific. “You have to take it with a grain of salt,” meteorologist Ryan Rogers said. “It just stacks the deck in a particular direction.” A drier winter makes […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES DEATH TOLL RISES The fast-moving blazes, many of which tore through Sonoma wine country, destroyed 2,000 homes and businesses and have killed at least 17 people. 2. WHAT MOST AMERICANS THINK ABOUT ‘DREAMERS’ About 60 percent of Americans favor allowing young immigrants to stay in the U.S. legally, a new AP-NORC […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 9

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 9

SPECIAL ELECTION SET FOR SEAT RESIGNED BY FLORIDA SENATOR Gov. Rick Scott signed an executive order Monday to set a July 25 primary election for the seat formerly held by Republican Sen. Frank Artiles. The special election will take place Sept. 26. Artiles resigned April 21, four days after he used the slur and vulgarities […]