Keep Moving Forward Said Abraham Lincoln

Keep Moving Forward Said Abraham Lincoln

“I walk slowly but I never walk backward” President Abraham Lincoln “Abraham Lincoln; February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its bloodiest […]

Erin Moran of Happy Days Passes Away At 56

Erin Moran of Happy Days Passes Away At 56

Harrison County, Indiana…Erin Marie Moran (October 18, 1960 – April 22, 2017) was an American actress, best known for playing Joanie Cunningham on the sitcom Happy Days and its spin-off Joanie Loves Chachi. Saturday afternoon a call was placed to dispatch with a report of an “unresponsive female”. EMT’s arrived and found Erin Moran deceased. […]

James K. Polk Says…”May The Boldest Fear & Wisest Tremble”

James K. Polk Says…”May The Boldest Fear & Wisest Tremble”

“May the boldest fear and the wisest tremble when incurring responsibilities on which may depend our country’s peace and prosperity, and in some degree the hopes and happiness of the whole human family.” President, James K. Polk 1845-1849 A bit more on President Polk from the James K. Polk home & museum. “A Frontier Upbringing […]

Study Paints Somber Picture of U.S. Mental Health Status and Access to Care

Study Paints Somber Picture of U.S. Mental Health Status and Access to Care

New York, NY…More Americans than ever before suffer from serious psychological distress, and the country’s ability to meet the growing demand for mental health services is rapidly eroding.  Researchers from NYU Langone Medical Center analyzed a federal health information database and concluded that 3.4 percent of the U.S. population (more than 8.3 million) adult Americans […]

Researchers Find Frog Slime Kills Flu Virus

Researchers Find Frog Slime Kills Flu Virus

Atlanta, GA…A component of the skin mucus secreted by South Indian frogs can kill the H1 variety of influenza viruses, researchers from Emory Vaccine Center and the Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology in India have discovered. Frogs’ skins were known to secrete peptides that defend them against bacteria. The finding, published Tuesday in Immunity, suggests […]

It’s Official, Northern Sierra Precipitation Sets Water Year Record

It’s Official, Northern Sierra Precipitation Sets Water Year Record

Sacramento, CA…Never in nearly a century of Department of Water Resources (DWR) recordkeeping has so much precipitation fallen in the northern Sierra in a water year. DWR reported today that 89.7 inches of precipitation – rain and snowmelt – has been recorded by the eight weather stations it has monitored continuously since 1920 from Shasta […]

BFGoodrich® Tires Launches 2017 Outstanding Trails Program

BFGoodrich® Tires Launches 2017 Outstanding Trails Program

Greenville, S.C….BFGoodrich® Tires builds tires for any adventure, including those that take drivers off their daily roadways. Through its Outstanding Trails program that promotes sustainable and responsible off-road driving, BFGoodrich Tires will once again award grants of $4,000 each to four qualified and passionate off-road clubs in North America. These clubs will use their grants […]

Explore Omaha and Utah Beaches with The National WWII Museum’s D-Day Tour

Explore Omaha and Utah Beaches with The National WWII Museum’s D-Day Tour

New Orleans, LA…The National WWII Museum today announced new dates for its most popular tour: D-Day – The Invasion of Normandy & Liberation of France. Taking place from September 14 through 20, and again September 21 through 27, this spectacular tour itinerary will provide guests with an in-depth exploration of the sites key to America’s […]

8 Ways to Support National Parks During National Park Week

8 Ways to Support National Parks During National Park Week

Washington, DC…With all the excitement surrounding National Park Week taking place April 15 through 23, the National Park Foundation (NPF) and its partners have teamed up to offer these ideas for helping to preserve America’s treasured places – our national parks.  “When you make a national park donation, your support helps protect natural, historical and […]

Forest Service Announces Spring 2017 Recreation Area Opening Dates

Forest Service Announces Spring 2017 Recreation Area Opening Dates

South Lake Tahoe, CA…The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) will soon begin opening recreational facilities in the Lake Tahoe Basin. Weather and snow conditions permitting, Inspiration Point will be the first site to open on April 15, 2017. The Taylor Creek Visitor Center opens May 19, 2017, and will be staffed […]

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