Majority of sunscreens would flunk proposed FDA safety tests

Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would probably not be considered safe and effective under standards proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group will announce this week.

Upriver Beacon Fire evacuee: 'We're very blessed'

Of the three homes evacuated by fire crews fighting the Upriver Beacon Fire, the Zappone family owned two. Theresa and her husband have lived in theirs for 17 years, her son and his family building their house next door.

Shoshone County working to prevent wildfires

Fire season may be off to a slow start which is giving fire prevention crews in Shoshone County more time to reduce fire dangers around homes and properties thanks to a federally-funded county program.