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Stories with subject: Community and neighborhood groups
  • Year after year, Scotch broom fight must go on and on 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 4:10 pm

    CANNON BEACH, Oregon - It takes trained eyes and hours of tedious physical labor to prevent Scotch broom - the invasive European shrub that sprouts golden yellow flowers and produces thousands of seeds - from overrunning the sand dunes west of Chapman Point.

  • Community group wants North Shore middle, high school 
    Updated: Apr-27-15 2:32 pm

    KILAUEA, Hawaii - A North Shore community group is seeking to bring a middle and high school to the area's growing population.

  • Local group hopes to raise awareness about organ donation 
    Updated: Apr-26-15 11:26 am

    BRUNSWICK, Georgia - Just eight years ago, Jim Knight was in need of a pancreas and kidney transplant. But through the selfless act of charity, Knight received the two organs necessary to return to living a healthy, productive and normal life.