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Lake Tahoe Town to Replace July 4th Fireworks With More Eco-Friendly Alternative – EcoWatch

Crystal Bay on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe. Esteban Martinena Guerrero / iStock / Getty Images Plus Fourth of July firework shows are getting harder and harder to stage as high summer temperatures fueled by the climate crisis increase the risk that they will spark wildfires. But one town in the drought-stricken West has […]

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Nearly 30 arrests made in largest fentanyl bust in Lake County history, sheriff says

In Lake County, the four-month-long drug investigation involved nine different agencies and was called operation Sneak-A-Peek named after the first suspect agents learned about–Cliff Johnson. “Mr. Johnson goes by the street name Sneak and our detectives took a peek at what Mr. Sneak was up to,” Lake County Sheriff Peyton Grinnell said.By the time it […]

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Sheriff: Driver fell asleep at wheel just before crashing through Island Lake Inn

DULUTH, MN — Authorities say a man fell asleep at the wheel just before crashing into the Island Lake Inn Wednesday morning. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, the 36-year-old from Tower was heading to work in Duluth around 6:50 a.m. when he crashed through the building on Rice Lake Road and into […]

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Coupon discovery leads to cross-country road trip to Clear Lake for Pennsylvania teens

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa – The next time you clean out your wallet or purse, look closely at those cards and coupons. They could be very valuable.  Pennsylvania teen Colton Marley found a coupon good for one small McCafe drink that did not have an expiration date in his wallet, having had it for several years. […]

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Iguana trappers upsetting some residents in Lake Worth Beach neighborhood

LAKE WORTH BEACH, Fla.  — Some residents in Lake Worth Beach are not feeling safe after they say iguana trappers are shooting into yards. Melanie Valentine said her Lake Worth Beach neighborhood is “iguana central.” WPTV “You can see they’re always here. You see them everywhere and I don’t know if you saw them in the […]

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Science

A Disturbing Process Has Been Accelerating in Freshwater Lakes Worldwide, Study Finds

On top of intensifying algal blooms and depleting oxygen, a new study reveals Earth’s bodies of freshwater are also evaporating at a greater rate than we realized. What’s more, “lake evaporation plays a larger role in the hydrological cycle than previously thought,” says ecologist Gang Zhao who was at Texas A&M University during the study. […]

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Warning to stay out of lake after mystery creature pulls animals to death

KIDS and pets have been warned to stay out of a lake after locals claimed a mysterious creature pulled animals to their deaths. Wayne Owens, 61, watched as two geese were dragged under the water by a mysterious creature on Ullswater lake in Cumbria. 2 Locals claim a mysterious creature pulled animals to their deaths […]

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Teen swimmers make chilling find in lake

Two teenage swimmers have made a grim discovery while visiting a remote lake at a national park. Two cave divers were found dead in a Florida lake last week after three teenagers tried to save them, authorities said. The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office said one of the teenagers alerted police about 12.20pm on Wednesday to […]

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Make Quake Lake part of your Yellowstone adventure

Quake Lake was formed after a landslide on Aug. 17, 1959. Today trees trapped when the water rose are still seen on June 21,2022. WEST YELLOWSTONE – With gas costing more than $5 a gallon, travelers may want to get as much bang for their buck as they possibly can. While waiting for the even/odd […]

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Horror in Lake District as three geese dragged to deaths by mystery underwater creature

Wayne Owens is a regular swimmer at the lake but said he was “traumatised” by the experience and is too afraid to enter the water. He works on the lake and has begun urging people on social media to keep their children and small dogs out of the water. The 61-year-old has suggested it may […]