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President Obama pledged support for health care and aid workers in West Africa yesterday, saying new rules for monitoring them for Ebola once they return to the United States would be ‘sensible and based on science.’
We’ve officially arrived at the point where people need to be told taking ‘selfies’ with bears is a bad idea. That’s according to officials with the U.S. Forest Service in charge of maintaining the popular Taylor Creek Visitor Center in South Lake Tahoe.
The creek is the site of a spectacular annual run of kokanee salmon, which also attracts hungry bears. And lately it’s also attracting lots of smart phone-wielding photographers desperate for unique social media profile photos. ‘We’ve had mobs of people that are actually rushing toward the bears trying to get a ‘selfie’ photo,’ said Lisa Herron, spokesperson for the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit.
A rescue operation to retrieve Bertha from beneath the earth will have to wait on archaeologists, who’ve just been cleared to enter an excavation pit where cultural artifacts might be buried.
The Seahawks welcomed the Marysville-Pilchuck High School football team to practice at their facility today following last week’s deadly shooting at the school.