When a tower falls: An interactive interactive map of the Mt. Hood wildfire

Six years ago, an employee at an outdoor furniture store in Tallahassee called the police when he noticed a “blackish smoke” coming from a building in the city’s northeast.It was the kind of smoke that you would see in a coal mine.The blaze was spreading at a rate of 1,000 acres per minute, and the […]

How much altitude is too much? | Miura says ‘there is no limit’ to how high the sky will go in Canada

Miura has always loved the challenge of altitude.He has climbed the world’s highest mountain in New Zealand and climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, among many other peaks.But his first love, climbing, never got in the way.In fact, Miura and his wife, Maria, were both students at the University of New Mexico at Albuquerque and he […]