- Snyder: Counties getting help after harsh weather Updated: Apr-17-14 6:37 pm
- Restoration of historic building steps completed Updated: Apr-17-14 6:13 pm
- Snyder declares disasters in 2 Michigan counties Updated: Apr-17-14 5:44 pm
- Ala seeks federal aid after flooding Updated: Apr-17-14 2:22 pm
- Little government response to bombing a year later Updated: Apr-17-14 3:11 am
- Heavy rain floods northern New England, 1 dead Updated: Apr-17-14 12:44 am
- Flooding persists along rivers in western Michigan Updated: Apr-16-14 6:50 pm
- Emergency managers challenged to educate public Updated: Apr-16-14 2:42 pm
- Cold slows floods, but some areas still underwater Updated: Apr-16-14 2:37 pm
- Cool, wet spring may ease western Plains drought Updated: Apr-16-14 12:29 pm
- SBA offers disaster help to Miss, La residents Updated: Apr-16-14 5:49 am
- Fires prompt restrictions, pre-evacuation notices Updated: Apr-15-14 6:50 pm
- Colorado Editorial Roundup Updated: Apr-15-14 2:44 pm
- Army Corps beach erosion fix would cost $43.4M Updated: Apr-15-14 12:40 pm
- Opening of nursing home part of Joplin recovery Updated: Apr-15-14 11:17 am
- Officials ready for ranchers seeking federal aid Updated: Apr-15-14 11:08 am
- NY updates oil spill preparedness plans Updated: Apr-15-14 3:04 am
- Evacuations at Croton Dam as Muskegon River floods Updated: Apr-14-14 1:50 pm
- Court says utilities can be charged for storm fund Updated: Apr-14-14 1:25 pm
- Chris Wondolowski helps Earthquakes tie Crew Updated: Apr-13-14 5:20 pm
- No US tsunami threat after 7.6 quake in Pacific Updated: Apr-12-14 6:07 pm
- Inslee seeks farm disaster aid for mudslide Updated: Apr-11-14 12:20 pm
- Michigan village hopes construction curbs flooding Updated: Apr-11-14 10:52 am
- More state aid sought for Minot flood control Updated: Apr-11-14 9:37 am
- Fremont County opts against pre-filling sandbags Updated: Apr-11-14 9:13 am
LANSING, Michigan - Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday declared a state of emergency for Marquette County following widespread, severe damage to water and sewer lines caused by this winter's extreme cold.
SHAWNEE, Oklahoma - St. Gregory's University in Shawnee says it has completed restoration work on the front steps of its historic Benedictine Hall, which was damaged by an earthquake in 2011.
LANSING, Michigan - Gov. Rick Snyder has declared a state of disaster in two northern Michigan counties grappling with widespread flooding and wind damage.
CLANTON, Alabama - The state of Alabama is seeking federal aid following last week's flooding across central Alabama.
BOSTON - A year after homemade bombs ripped through the Boston Marathon, state and federal officials have enacted virtually no policy changes in response to the attack, a dramatic departure from previous acts of terrorism that prompted waves of government action.
PORTLAND, Maine - Heavy flooding throughout northern New England was blamed for at least one fatality as officials on Wednesday urged residents in all three states to avoid water-covered roadways and watch out for overflowing rivers.
EVART, Michigan - Authorities warned residents of Osceola and Newaygo counties to be vigilant Wednesday as the Muskegon River reached what forecasters predicted would be its peak overflow, though floodwaters were easing in other sections of Michigan.
ORLANDO, Florida - Two of the country's top disaster experts have challenged emergency managers and forecasters from Texas to Maine to help educate coastal residents and developers about hurricane hazards.
WATERBURY, Vermont - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin says damage from recent flooding has been wide-ranging and warns that Lake Champlain is nearing flood stage.
PIERRE, South Dakota - A spring forecast of above-average rainfall in parts of the Plains region is raising hopes for a break in drought conditions plaguing much of the area.
JACKSON, Mississippi - Southwest Mississippi residents and businesses affected by severe weather and flooding that occurred on March 28-29 can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - Authorities in southeastern Arizona put residents on notice Tuesday that they might have to evacuate because of a wildfire burning in the Huachuca Mountains. Meanwhile, officials in northern Arizona were preparing to enact fire restrictions about a month earlier than normal.
A sampling of recent editorials from Colorado newspapers:
FLAGLER BEACH, Florida - The Army Corps of Engineers says it will be expensive to fix beach erosion problems along Flagler County's shoreline.
JOPLIN, Missouri - Gladys Dutton has done a lot of things in her life, but Monday's dedication of the Communities at Wildwood Ranch nursing home marked a first.
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Ranchers in the Dakotas are starting to sign up for federal disaster aid to help them recover after an early October blizzard killed tens of thousands of animals, and government officials say they are ready.
ALBANY, New York - State and federal environmental officials in New York are changing the way they prepare for oil spills.
CROTON TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Several Michigan rivers are over their banks after three days of storms dropped as much of 5.5 inches of rain, forcing some flood plain residents from their homes.
BOSTON - The state's highest court has upheld a law that allows Massachusetts utility regulators to charge electric companies for the costs of investigating major outages after storms.
HONOLULU - U.S. officials say there is no threat of a tsunami to the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii or Alaska after a magnitude-7.6 earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean near the Solomon Islands.
OLYMPIA, Washington - Gov. Jay Inslee has asked the federal government to declare Snohomish County as a farm disaster area so farmers and ranchers affected by the deadly Oso mudslide could seek financial and other help.
GARDEN, Michigan - There's hope in a village in Michigan's Upper Peninsula that a construction project will help prevent flooding that's become an annual sign of spring.
MINOT, North Dakota - Officials in the Minot area say more state aid will be needed for an $820 million flood protection project for the Souris River Basin unless federal funds materialize.
RIVERTON, Wyoming - Fremont County officials have decided not to fill sandbags right now as they prepare for possible flooding.