Rivers and streams

This undated photo provided by the Alutiiq Museum shows petroglyphs carved into a shoreline boulder adjacent to the remains of a prehistoric intertidal fish trap on Kodiak Island, Alaska. Archaeologists based on the island at the museum made the discovery during a survey of Afognak Native Corporation land. (Patrick Saltonstall/Alutiiq Museum via AP)
June 28, 2017 - 7:06 pm
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Archaeologists have discovered a prehistoric fish trap constructed of rock walls near the mouth of a salmon stream on Alaska's Kodiak Island. The trap is in a lower intertidal zone that's covered by ocean water at high tide and exposed at low tide, the Kodiak Daily Mirror...
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June 12, 2017 - 4:56 pm
DENVER (AP) — Government investigators say the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had no rules for working around old mines when the agency inadvertently triggered a massive spill from a Colorado mine that polluted rivers in three states. The EPA's Office of Inspector General said Monday the...
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This undated photo provided by Mark McOmie shows Jackson Standefer. Authorities searched Grand Canyon National Park on Monday, April 17, 2017, for eighth-grader Standefer and his step-grandmother who were swept away as they tried to cross a creek during a family trip in a remote part of the park. Chief Ranger Matt Vandzura says the two lost their footing Saturday. (Mark McOmie via AP)
April 18, 2017 - 4:54 pm
The remote area at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, where searchers are in a fourth day trying to find a missing woman and a teenager, attracts only about 3,500 backpackers each year, according to the National Park Service. Tapeats Creek, where Lou-Ann Merrell and Jackson Standefer lost their...
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This undated photo provided by Mark McOmie shows Jackson Standefer. Authorities searched Grand Canyon National Park on Monday, April 17, 2017, for eighth-grader Standefer and his step-grandmother who were swept away as they tried to cross a creek during a family trip in a remote part of the park. Chief Ranger Matt Vandzura says the two lost their footing Saturday. (Mark McOmie via AP)
April 18, 2017 - 10:51 am
A woman and her stepgrandson were swept down a remote creek in Grand Canyon National Park, but the family is holding out hope that the 62-year-old wife of a popular outdoor footwear company founder has the skills to keep them both alive until they're found, a family member said. Lou-Ann Merrell,...
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This undated photo provided by Mark McOmie shows Jackson Standefer. Authorities searched Grand Canyon National Park on Monday, April 17, 2017, for eighth-grader Standefer and his step-grandmother who were swept away as they tried to cross a creek during a family trip in a remote part of the park. Chief Ranger Matt Vandzura says the two lost their footing Saturday. (Mark McOmie via AP)
April 17, 2017 - 5:58 pm
Authorities searched Grand Canyon National Park on Monday for a teenager and his stepgrandmother, the wife of one of the founders of a hiking boot company, who were swept away as they tried to cross a creek during a family trip in a remote part of the northern Arizona park. Two fellow hikers in...
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Evening rush hour commuters look at the departures board while at Penn Station, Friday, April 14, 2017, in New York. A New Jersey Transit train with about 1,200 passengers aboard is stuck in a Hudson River tunnel between New York and New Jersey. Authorities say the Northeast Corridor train became disabled Friday due to an Amtrak overhead power problem. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
April 15, 2017 - 12:27 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A train with about 1,200 passengers became stuck in a tunnel between New York and New Jersey for nearly three hours on Friday, and the chaotic scene escalated to pandemonium when Amtrak police used a stun gun to subdue a disruptive man in a station, sparking a stampede. It was the...
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Evening rush hour commuters look at the departures board while at Penn Station, Friday, April 14, 2017, in New York. A New Jersey Transit train with about 1,200 passengers aboard is stuck in a Hudson River tunnel between New York and New Jersey. Authorities say the Northeast Corridor train became disabled Friday due to an Amtrak overhead power problem. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
April 14, 2017 - 10:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A train with about 1,200 passengers became stuck in a tunnel between New York and New Jersey for nearly three hours on Friday, and the chaotic scene escalated to pandemonium when Amtrak police used a stun gun to subdue a disruptive man in a station, sparking a stampede. It was the...
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April 07, 2017 - 10:13 am
Creeks and streams are being closely watched as yesterdays heavy rains are causing them to rise. There is a chance of some minor flooding in low lying, uninhabited areas. Major rivers are expected to crest below flood stage. A flood watch is in effect until tomorrow.
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Boulders and debris surround homes damaged when rivers surrounding Mocoa overflowed and sent a wall of water and debris surging through the city over the weekend, in Mocoa, Colombia, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Colombian authorities said at least 273 people were killed. The death toll was expected to rise since many more were missing and bodies are still being found. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
April 05, 2017 - 3:25 am
MOCOA, Colombia (AP) — People were caught off guard when a devastating flash flood surged through a small city in southern Colombia, but not everyone was surprised. Government agencies, land use experts, and environmental organizations had said for years that Mocoa could face dangerous flooding...
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Boulders and debris surround homes damaged when rivers surrounding Mocoa overflowed and sent a wall of water and debris surging through the city over the weekend, in Mocoa, Colombia, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Colombian authorities said at least 273 people were killed. The death toll was expected to rise since many more were missing and bodies are still being found. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
April 05, 2017 - 12:02 am
MOCOA, Colombia (AP) — People were caught off guard when a devastating flash flood surged through a small city in southern Colombia, but not everyone was surprised. Government agencies, land use experts, and environmental organizations had said for years that Mocoa could face dangerous flooding...
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