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WASHINGTON (AP) — Be prepared to pay a bit more if you're headed to some national parks and recreation areas this summer.
It’s been a long road, but the effort to upgrade the Butte Creek Bridge over Doe Mill Road is finally complete.
WASHINGTON — Yosemite National Park needs a lot of work, National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis warned lawmakers Tuesday.
The U.S. Forest Service is not meeting its goals on forest management to prevent wildfires, or to quickly salvage burned timber after fires take place, according to U.S. Rep. Doug LaMalfa.
Posted: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:47 am
A few buildings dot the landscape in the valley proposed for the Sites Reservoir. Bill Husa - Chico Enterprise-Record file
The Department of Veterans’ Affairs has been involved in a scandal regarding the failure to process valid benefit claims, forcing General Eric Shinseki to resign as Secretary of the department on May 30, 2014.
02/19/2015 04:00:53 PM PST
By Doug Oakley
OAKLAND -- The Oakland office of Veterans Affairs improperly filed and then lost about 14,000 unprocessed veterans benefit claims, some dating back to the 1990s, according to a federal government investigation released Wednesday.