The Forest Service argues that it must keep southeast Alaska’s loggers and sawmills in business until a replacement source of timber is ready: second-growth forests, now maturing on lands where virgin forests were clear-cut.
Restrictions Eastbound: Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information
Restrictions Westbound: Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information
Conditions: Rock blasting scheduled Monday through Thursday, starting at 6 p.m. and lasting one or more hours. During blasts, crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek milepost 56, and westbound at Price Creek milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound, or past Exit 70 westbound, during blast closures.
(Reuters) - A student at Indiana State University, Terre Haute, reported to police on Saturday that he had been shot, police said, without giving details on any injuries the student may suffered. The student was conscious and alert when officers arrived, the university's police division said in a statement on its website. "It is believed this is an isolated shooting incident," the statement said. "There is a heavy police presence on campus though it is believed that the shooter has left the area." The university police chief could not be immediately reached for comment. ...