Archive for April, 2008

Historic sites open for summer season today – MLive.com

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008
Historic sites open for summer season today
MLive.com, MI – 1 hour ago
Many homes in 1915 had both a gas and a coal or wood burning stove. The new technology of gas stoves concerned people so the older coal or wood burning


Copper thieves wreck Camp Outlook – Oneida Dispatch

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008
Copper thieves wreck Camp Outlook
Oneida Dispatch, NY – 1 hour ago
“We won’t know if the stove, dishwasher, or water heaters even work until we get the plumbing and electrical repaired,” said Matzke.


On the decline? Scientists say climate change may affect wolf, moose … – Carroll County Times

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

ISLE ROYALE NATIONAL PARK, Mich. – Ignoring our observation plane circling above the frozen Lake Superior wilderness, the eight gray wolves seemed as harmless as pooches cavorting in the yard. They nipped and pawed each other, pausing occasionally to …


Not my night – Post-Star

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

I knew rough nights were part of the deal when I signed on to be a mom. Some nights, however, are so nutty you’d swear if you set them to music and played them in fast forward, you’d have the makings of a comedy sketch. The scene opens at 1:30 a …


Fire destroys Chetek home – Chetek Alert

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008
Fire destroys Chetek home
Chetek Alert,  United States – 12 minutes ago
No official cause has been identified for the fire, although early indications point to the wood stove. A fund has been set up at Sterling Bank in Chetek


Spend your stimulus check wisely – Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008
Spend your stimulus check wisely
Adirondack Daily Enterprise, NY – 20 minutes ago
If you can, buy a wood stove, buy a scooter, change all of your bulbs to compact fluorescent. Buy some new energy-efficient windows, caulking or insulation,


Fire destroys Chetek home – TriVallyCentral

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

The Chetek Fire Department was alerted to a house fire at the Robert and Robin Schaaf residence, 1043 27th St., at 10:59 p.m. Upon arrival at 11:19 p.m., firefighters spotted heavy smoke and fire on the northeast side of the house. More than 17,000 …


NA officials cool to business, coffee shop – Sun Chronicle

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

NORTH ATTLEBORO – Fearing the town may be headed for a rash of spot zoning, planning board members are recommending against two rezoning requests that would help bring a wood pellet manufacturer and a coffee shop to town. Attorney David Manoogian has …


Juneau functions with less electricity – Anchorage Daily News

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

JUNEAU — First, there was a run on energy-efficient light bulbs. When those ran out, people began asking for lamp oil. But when they started demanding clothespins in this land of mist and rain, it was clear Alaska’s capital city was caught in a …


Juneau shows its pioneer spirit in power crunch – Columbus Dispatch

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

Eric Robertson, 18, browses through a darkened supercenter in Juneau, Alaska. Stores cut lights to save energy after an avalanche cut off the city from its hydroelectric power source. JUNEAU, Alaska — First, there was a run on energy-efficient light …