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Stories with subject: Caves
  • Bat-killing fungus spreads in Georgia 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:10 am
  • CLAYTON, Georgia - Black Diamond Tunnel sits just outside the city of Clayton in the northeast corner of Georgia.

  • Mammoth Cave to participate in science project 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 12:08 pm
  • GLASGOW, Kentucky - Officials at Mammoth Cave National Park want visitors and nearby residents to participate in a science project.

  • Fungal disease fatal to bats spreads to half of US 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 6:11 pm
  • TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - A fungal disease that has killed millions of North American bats is spreading and now has been detected in half of the United States, officials said Thursday.

  • Ruling may lead to higher taxes for salt domes 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 10:13 am
  • BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The Louisiana Supreme Court has upheld an appeals court ruling on the taxation of underground salt dome caverns that could mean some cavern owners will pay hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars more in property taxes annually to local government coffers.

  • Man, 19, dies after jumping off Oahu cliff 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 1:17 am
  • HONOLULU - A 19-year-old man who was swept out to sea after jumping off the "Spitting Caves" outside Maunalua Bay has died.

  • Oregon Caves delays start of tours to April 26 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 1:04 pm
  • CAVE JUNCTION, Oregon - The Oregon Caves National Monument in Southern Oregon is delaying the start of tours for a month to save money.

  • Officials probing cave-ins at trailhead 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 4:05 am
  • MURFREESBORO, Tennessee - Officials in central Tennessee are investigating what has caused multiple cave-ins at the Gateway Island Trailhead in Murfreesboro.

  • Flagstaff resident braves 21 days in wilderness 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 11:08 am
  • FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - Naked? Yes. Afraid? Not so much.

  • Land buy aimed at protecting Indiana cave system 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 1:10 pm
  • PAOLI, Indiana - Nearly 250 acres has been added to the Hoosier National Forest that officials say will help protect southern Indiana's Lost River cave system.

  • More bats found in cave at N.M. national monument 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 12:51 pm
  • GALLUP, New Mexico - Researchers report finding twice as many bats hibernating in a cave at a national monument in in northwestern New Mexico and they say that may be the result of fewer human visitors.

  • Empty lots reminder of deadly 2013 plane crash 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 10:34 am
  • SOUTH BEND, Indiana - Lots stand empty where two houses were destroyed a year ago, a reminder of the deadly crash of a private plane into a neighborhood near a northern Indiana airport.

  • Ascension administration to hire auditor 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 10:25 am
  • GONZALES, Louisiana - Ascension Parish Assessor M.J. Smiley Jr. says he plans to proceed with hiring a firm to audit the parish's salt dome caverns, although the Parish Council will not reconsider participating in paying for the effort.