The rural landscape of western Pennsylvania is peppered with natural gas well rigs. But the rewards and risks of the industry are now being weighed heavily in Mars, Butler County.
Choose your favorite Halloween candy!
There’s a bear cub on the loose in Butler County. At least two people have seen it first hand and because they live so close to each other, neighbors believe it’s likely the same bear looking for food.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to astronaut Buzz Aldrin about his new book, and why he thinks we need to go to Mars.
Students were evacuated from Mars Area High School Monday morning after the school received a bomb threat.
Emergency crews were called to the scene of a vehicle fire in Mars this afternoon.
We preview the biggest WPIAL football games from the opening weekend of the 2012 season, including our featured game between two Class AAAA contenders and new conference rivals.
This new conference, a result of the Greater Allegheny more or less merging with the Keystone, per biennial district realignment, features two of last year’s WPIAL semifinalists and another team that could go on a lengthy playoff run in 2012.
With the words “touch down confirmed,” Mission Control in Houston erupted in a frenzy of elation and relief, as Land Rover “Curiosity” settled safely on the surface of Mars.
Dutifully executing its complex flight control software, the Mars Science Laboratory silently raced toward its target Sunday, picking up speed as it closed in for a 13,200-mph plunge into the Red Planet’s atmosphere and an action-packed seven-minute descent required a rocket-powered “sky crane” to lower the one-ton nuclear-powered rover to the surface. It went off without a hitch.
Emergency crews were called to the scene of a warehouse fire in Butler County Friday afternoon.
Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum remained resolute in his pursuit of the Republican nomination in the presidential race Tuesday night, after former Governor Mitt Romney swept three primaries.
Mars was trying to become just the fourth team in the “modern era” of western PA high school hockey to win four Penguins Cups in a row, but Quaker Valley’s defense shut down the Planets for its first title in four years.
Monday is a big night for Penguins Cup hopefuls in Class AAA. Last Tuesday was a big night for one in Class A, but we think the race in that classification is far from over…
The community is reacting to news a man used an elaborate ploy on Facebook to make sexual contact with young girls.