Spieth’s spectacular recovery on back nine earns British Open title

Spieth’s spectacular recovery on back nine earns British Open title

SOUTHPORT, England — Jordan Spieth is the British Open champion, just like expected, though not like anyone could have imagined.On the verge of ...

July 23rd, 2017 |  


Altoona man finishes second in World Series of Poker main event

Altoona man finishes second in World Series of Poker main event

LAS VEGAS — A New Jersey man with a degree in accounting is this year’s World Series of Poker champion.Scott Blumstein won the series̵...

July 23rd, 2017 |  


Cubs manager and Hazleton native Joe Maddon to speak with NBC’s Megyn Kelly

Cubs manager and Hazleton native Joe Maddon to speak with NBC’s Megyn Kelly

Hazleton native and Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon will be spotlighted tonight on NBC’s “Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly.”According t...

July 23rd, 2017 updated: July 23rd, 2017. |  


Program on deer farms helps combat chronic wasting disease

Program on deer farms helps combat chronic wasting disease

The Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) announced that Disease Management Area 1(DMA 1), which was established in 2012 after Chronic Wasting Disease (C...

July 23rd, 2017 |  


Local conservation group holds outdoor skills camp for kids

Local conservation group holds outdoor skills camp for kids

The 2017 North Mountain Branch of Quality Deer Management Association’s Youth Outdoor Skills Camp was held on July 15 at the Sorber Mountain Cab...

July 23rd, 2017 |  


Deadline for elk license drawing approaches

Deadline for elk license drawing approaches

If you haven’t yet submitted an application to enter Pennsylvania’s annual elk-license drawing, you need to act fast. The deadline to ente...

July 23rd, 2017 |  


Local bass tournament news, results

Local bass tournament schedules and results (to have your tournament listed or post results, email tvenesky@timesleader.com):Duke’s Bass Tournam...

July 23rd, 2017 |  


Millions could be owed to struggling Game Commission in dispute with mining company

Millions could be owed to struggling Game Commission in dispute with mining company

For a cash-strapped agency, every dollar counts.But when it comes to millions of dollars, that sum could go a long way toward helping an agency stay i...

July 23rd, 2017 updated: July 23rd, 2017. |  


Caught on Camera

Caught on Camera

Joe Petcavage didn’t think he was seeing double when he found these photos on his trail camera. He actually saw twice as much.Petcavage had a ca...

July 23rd, 2017 |  


Outdoors with Tom Venesky: Time to shed light on PGC appointment process

Outdoors with Tom Venesky: Time to shed light on PGC appointment process

When Sen. Lisa Baker and 14 of her colleagues voted against Gov. Tom Wolf’s pick to represent the northeast region on the Pennsylvania Game Comm...

July 23rd, 2017 |