39 teachers and staff members will use the grants to support art, academic, and athletic programs, such as new wrestling gear and blocking sleds for the football team.
Fire officials determined that the fire was human caused, but the specific cause remains under investigation and is not related to the other suspicious fires this summer in the Lookingglass area.
Forestry officials say a potential multi-million dollar claim against a Douglas County resident believed to have accidentally started the Stouts Creek fire is still under consideration.
Pope Francis declared on Tuesday he is allowing all priests in the church's upcoming Year of Mercy to absolve women of the "sin of abortion" if they repent with a "contrite heart," saying he is acutely aware some feel they have no choice but to abort.
A satellite image on Monday shows that the main building of the ancient Temple of Bel in the Syrian city of Palmyra has been destroyed, a United Nations agency said.
A county clerk who invoked "God's authority" as she defied the U.S. Supreme Court yet again on gay marriage Tuesday refused to resign after a federal judge summoned her to explain why she should not held in contempt.
First place went to Brad Watkins, an employee at Rick's Medical Supply He won grand prize – a 2015 Chevy Colorado pickup from Clint Newel Motors.
“The first couple weeks leading up to this week have been really nerve-racking, especially last week with teacher in-service but this week I'm just really excited to meet the students."
On Friday there was a significant flare-up that firefighters were able to suppress. The size of the fire is 26,452 acres and is 90 percent contained.
A huge explosion Monday at a fireworks factory in northeastern Spain killed five people and seriously injured three others, police said.
A man charged with killing a suburban Houston officer first shot the 10-year veteran in the back of the head and fired a total of 15 times, authorities said Monday.
Polish authorities have blocked off a wooded area near a railroad track after scores of treasure hunters swarmed southwest Poland looking for an alleged Nazi gold train.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks Monday before a judge announced he would decide the dispute over deflated footballs with a ruling in a day or two.
Taylor Swift won video of the year, Miley Cyrus briefly flashed one of her breasts and Kanye West ranted at the MTV Video Music Awards.
Parts of the Stouts Fire received up to one-tenth of an inch of rain Saturday as crews continued to work to strengthen control lines.
Several thousand people gathered Sunday to honor three U.S. Forest Service firefighters killed battling the Okanogan complex of wildfires.
Lāna`i Animal Rescue Center ia an open-air cat sanctuary with a purrrr-pulation of some 340 felines.
Global warming is carving measurable changes into Alaska, and President Barack Obama is about to see it.
Two men are dead after a lengthy standoff in South Eugene Friday, according to the Eugene Police Department.
In a sweaty, dark, clubhouse in northern Finland, people were jerking, jumping and screaming into the early hours Friday while moving their fingers with precision through the air.
Churches along coastal Mississippi tolled their bells in unison Saturday morning to mark the 10th anniversary of the day that Hurricane Katrina - one of the deadliest storms in U.S. history - made landfall.