ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, soon may be dropped from a National Park Service preservation program, which would end years of efforts aimed at reviving old tourist spots in struggling towns.A federal law authorizing the Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program is set to expire in two years, and some lawmakers are working to save the program or get Congress to designate Route 66 as a National Historic Trail. That […]
As officials hunted for accomplices of a suicide bomber and Britain’s prime minister warned another attack could be “imminent,” thousands of people poured into the streets of Manchester in a defiant vigil Tuesday for victims of a blast at a pop concert — the latest apparent target of Islamic extremists seeking to rattle life in the West.
SAN BERNARDINO — Under cyan-colored skies on a hot Tuesday morning, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and San Bernardino County Fire Department aviation personnel began to gear up for a hoist rescue.The four-man team, comprised of sheriff’s pilots and County Fire air medics, efficiently placed a stranded victim into a rescue harness and hoisted the man to the Air Rescue 308 helicopter. While medical aid was on hand, it wasn’t needed at this […]
VICTORVILLE — Nearly 300 fourth-graders recently got the opportunity to learn about the department that helps keep the City of Victorville running.Public Works Department employees set up 10 activity stations to introduce the students to various job functions, such as street repair, graffiti removal and fleet maintenance as part of the 17th annual Public Works Day Thursday at Sunset Ridge Park in Victorville.“Public Works plays a very important role in keeping our […]
Two San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies pursuing burglary suspects early Tuesday morning suffered minor injuries when their patrol vehicle overturned following a “single vehicle collision,” authorities said.
Name: Logan ValenciaSport: BaseballSchool: Apple ValleyGrade: JuniorThis week’s accomplishment: Valencia went 3 for 5 in the Sun Devils’ win over AAE in the first round of the playoffs Thursday. He hit a double and drove in two runs.What do you like most about your sport: I enjoy the competition.How long have you been playing your sport and how did you get started: Started when I was 2. I’ve […]
APPLE VALLEY — After Marc Puckett utilized Liberty Utilities data to show what he said was the town’s potential to lower water rates here, company officials sent a letter to Town Hall stating the assistant town manager’s presentation was “baseless.”Greg Sorensen, president of Liberty’s western […]