The Washington Dept. of Ecology, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, Skagit Dept. of Emergency Management, the Lummi Nation, and BP are responding to a gasoline spill at the Olympic Pipeline near Conway. The pipeline leak was stopped on Dec.... Read More.
Last week, the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources passed the Wild Olympics Wilderness and Scenic Rivers Act (S.1254). The historic legislation would permanently protect more than 126,500 acres of Olympic National Forest as wilderness, as well as 19 rivers and their major... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An 8-year-old was attacked by a cougar Saturday, prompting authorities to close Lake Angeles and Heather Park in Olympic National Park, Washington, until further notice.Authorities were notified at 6:30 p.m. local time on Saturday that a child had been attacked by... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A 24-year-old United States Olympic athlete who competed in the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games has died after being involved in a motorcycle accident, police say.Authorities have not released any details about the incident Patrick Gasienica was involved in other than... Read More.
Recently, the Wall Street Journal published an article about how flag football, lacrosse, cheerleading, and cricket teams across the country are pushing to have their sport represented in the upcoming 2028 Summer Olympics.While these sports aren’t as popular or well-known as baseball, basketball, soccer,... Read More.
(ANAHEIM, Calif.) -- A California man has been arrested for the theft of an Olympic volleyball champion's gold medal last month.The medal, awarded to U.S. women’s volleyball starting setter Jordyn Poulter during the 2020 Tokyo Games, still has not been found, the Anaheim Police... Read More.
(WATERBURY, Conn.) -- Connecticut police are searching for the gunmen responsible for the fatal shooting of the mother of an Olympian, who was sewing inside her home when she was struck by a stray bullet.Officers from the Waterbury Police Department responded to the home... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Suni Lee is opening up about the mental health struggles she says she has faced since competing in the Tokyo Olympics last summer, including anxiety and impostor syndrome."I feel like after the Olympics, there's just been so... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Erin Jackson made Olympic history in Beijing, becoming the first Black woman to ever win a gold medal in speed skating."It was amazing. After I crossed the line, I was like, 'OK, I at least get a medal, but I came... Read More.