| Oct 25, 2013
| 2:52 AM
Boulders and Boy Scouts have been in the news lately, and while all the stories are not necessarily related, they have come in a somewhat remarkable succession.
The most serious story in recent days involved a Delaware woman who was critically injured...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:09 PM
Local Scout leaders want this year's Scouting for Food and Sight to do better than last year's drive.
A year ago, Aberdeen Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts picked up 4,000 pounds of food. Watertown residents set out 10,000 pounds of food.
Bryan Rau, who...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 5:19 AM
Hasn’t it been a long week? Do you even remember Team NFL getting trapped in airports for a day and Phil eliminating them before they could even breathe the fresh open air of Portugal? Those were bad times. Let’s have some fishy times!...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Dave Hall didn’t think twice about posting a video he recorded of a fellow Boy Scout leader toppling an ancient rock formation in a Utah state park.
The mushroom-shaped rock – one of thousands in Goblin Valley State Park that have formed...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:12 PM
There is a part of Delaware County — from Drexel Hill, through Clifton Heights, to Aldan — that had a warm welcoming appearance, at first glance. It was as attractive looking as any place could be.
It was only about 1,000 yards from our...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Short on detail, this story, for it's a little tricky taking notes while rappelling down the side of a 32-story downtown hotel, slick as glacial ice. No gargoyles on this baby, unless you're counting me.
That's about as much detail as I can muster....
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:09 PM
James Peter “Pete” Barrett
December 17, 1924 - September 30, 2013
Pete Barrett was a loving father, engaging businessman, yachtsman, civic leader, private pilot and adventurer. He was also passionate about regional history, led epic family...
| Sep 15, 2013
Libertyville officials said the city will begin to enforce solicitation rules against people going door-to-door selling products or asking for money – solicitors that would include those selling Girl Scouts cookies.
Mayor Terry Weppler said he has...
| Oct 11, 2013
Webster High School senior Lorisa Schoenbeck received this year's VFW Scout of the Year award.
VFW Commander Darold Couch of Florence said Schoenbeck is the first Girl Scout to receive this award in South Dakota. Up until two years ago, only Boy Scouts...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Hundreds of middle schoolers lined up on the La Cañada High School football field Friday morning in a series of indecipherable curves. They joked and squirmed, occasionally breaking form until the near-deafening sound of helicopter blades overhead stopped...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:30 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) decided Thursday to shelve for the year his proposal to eliminate the tax-exempt status of nonprofit groups such as the Boy Scouts of America that do not allow gay members.
Lara had won Senate approval of...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:52 PM
Sixty years ago, buses carried tens of thousands of Boy Scouts down a little dirt road in Newport Beach to the third national Jamboree — a gathering of troops from across the country.
Thursday, about 25 of those Scouts returned to a drastically...