$50M elevated park opens next to World Trade Center
By VERENA DOBNIK
An elevated park that offers a new view to visitors at the World Trade Center opened Wednesday, built atop a security center that screens vehicles and overlooking the memorial to those who died in the Sept. 11 attacks.
Feds to keep land from mining claims
Officials want to withdraw 107 acres of public land in east-central Idaho from new mining claims for 20 years to preserve restoration work in two tributaries of the Salmon River used by federally protected chinook salmon, steelhead and bull trout.
Illegal pot plants seized in Oregon
Yamhill County authorities have busted an illegal marijuana grow operation, seizing more than 6,500 plants on wetlands near the Willamette River.