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JUNE 02, 2014
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2014 - BLUE LINE HARDWOODS OF THE ADIRONDACKS LLC
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- When Bad Drinks Go Good
By ROBERT SIMONSON - Friday Aug 4, 2017
- Pummeled by drought and climate change, beloved Lake Tahoe in hot water
By Lizzie Johnson - Thursday Jul 27, 2017
Lake Tahoe and the community around it are increasingly battered by climate change and drought, with the lake’s temperature climbing 10 times faster the historic average in the past four years and algae threatening the Sierra Nevada gem’s famous emerald and blue clarity.Intense seasonal changes in 2016 — hallmarks of climate change — killed huge swaths of forest around the lake and nourished invasive species, according to the annual Tahoe State of the Lake Report released Thursday by the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center.The beloved vacation spot, researchers said, now sees summer conditions for 26 more days than it did in 1968, boosting the danger of devastating wildfires, while the spring snowmelt has moved up 19 days since 1961.If it is increasingly dominated by dead and dying trees and stringy algae washing up on the beach, it will change the way people experience the environment here.Insects, disease and stress — combined with the transition from a historic drought to unprecedented rainfall last year — felled tens of thousands of trees.Invasive Asian clams, spread around the lake by boaters who take on and them dump water during wakeboarding excursions — a heavier craft creates a bigger wake — repopulated on the northern end.Average water clarity, one of the most noticeable symptoms of a warming planet, degraded to 69.2 feet in the nation’s second-deepest lake, a 3.9-foot decrease from 2015.Mark Twain likened boating on Lake Tahoe to floating on air, and when they first started measuring clarity in 1968, researchers could see the Secchi disk 102.4 feet below the surface.Last summer, over a few months alone, clarity dropped 16.7 feet to 56.4 feet as tiny algae amassed in the lake’s upper reaches, clouding the view.In the last four years, the average temperature of the lake at all depths has increased by an average of 0.26 degrees a year to 43.3 degrees Fahrenheit — a rate 10 times greater than the long-term warming rate, the report found.Surface temperatures did fall by 2.5 degrees last July — but it was an anomaly caused by strong summer winds, according to the research center, which started tracking water temperature records in 1970.
- Mickey Mantle’s illegal bat hits the auction block
By Dean Balsamini - Sunday Jul 9, 2017
Buyer up! A bat used — and abused — by Yankees legend Mickey Mantle in 1958 is up for sale in an auction that ends on Monday. The 35-inch long, 33.2-ounce Adirondack 302 model bat — with “Mickey Mantle” lettered into the barrel — last sold for $17,400 in 2006, but could fetch $50,000 this...
- Mickey Mantle’s illegal bat sells for $40,000 at auction
By Dean Balsamini - Saturday Jul 15, 2017
Baseball legend Mickey Mantle’s illegal bat, confiscated by an umpire during the 1958 season, was purchased at auction by three Texas business partners for $40,000. It’s believed that Mantle doctored the 35-inch long, 33.2-ounce Adirondack 302 model with the tip of a nail or a sharp tool to create a “ waffle-iron effect,” which would...
- 3rd Boy Scout dies after sailboat strikes power line on lake
Monday Aug 7, 2017
AVINGER, Texas (AP) — A third Boy Scout has died from injuries suffered when a sailboat struck an overhanging power line on a lake east of Dallas, an official with Texas Parks & Wildlife said.The boy was sailing in a catamaran Saturday with two older boys, one 17 and the other 16, when it struck the power line at Lake O'The Pines near Avinger, 150 miles (241 kilometers) from Dallas.Daniel Anderson, chief operating officer for the East Texas Boy Scouts of America, said a Scout leader reached the boat within minutes but the two older boys were already dead.
- Will the long airport lines of spring break 2016 be back again this year?
By Christopher Elliott, The Washington Post - Friday Mar 10, 2017