accidents

Officials Discuss Management of Old Happy Jack Ski Area
Members of the Albany County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Forest Service officials met Monday to discuss a course of action after recent sledding accidents at the old Happy Jack ski area. No formal decisions were made at the meeting, but spokesmen said the agencies would work closely going forward to make the public aware of the risks inherent in using the area for winter activities...
Slow Down To Avoid Wildlife Collisions
Slow Down To Avoid Wildlife Collisions
  As the weather changes, many big game animals leave their summer and fall ranges to head for traditional wintering areas. Some animals move significant distances while others only move a few miles…but regardless of the distance, migration does occur every year and the migration routes often lead animals into conflict with motorists as they cross numerous highways on the way to their wintering ar
Miraculous Accident Allows Paralympic Cyclist to Walk Again [VIDEO]
Miraculous Accident Allows Paralympic Cyclist to Walk Again [VIDEO]
Normally it’s an accident that causes permanent limb damage and changes the course of an athlete’s career. But for paralympian Monique va der Vorst, the opposite proved to be true. The paralympic cyclist and two-time silver medalist recently got into an accident and found herself left with a bit of a surprise — after 14 years of living in a wheelchair, she could suddenly walk again.