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UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 17, 2020

Meteorologists seek to confirm 130-degree Death Valley temp

An automated measuring system in California’s Death Valley reported a temperature of 130 degrees amid a blistering heat wave on Sunday, a reading that would be among the highest ever …

Study: California’s big July quakes strain major fault

The earthquakes that hammered the Southern California desert near the town of Ridgecrest last summer involved ruptures on a web of interconnected faults and increased strain on a major nearby …

Death Valley sets tentative world record for hottest month

The natural furnace of California’s Death Valley was on full broil in July, tentatively setting a world record for hottest month ever.

Death Valley high of 124 degrees forecast in Southwest heat

Scorching heat radiated across the U.S. Southwest on Tuesday, with the highest temperatures expected in California’s Death Valley during a week that forecasters say could prove to be the region’s …

UPDATED: Sun., June 18, 2017

Tourists descend as temperatures climb in Death Valley

Desert dwellers in the western U.S. see temperatures topping 120 degrees as a reason to hunker down indoors and turn up the air conditioning. But some tourists welcome it as …

Midstokke: Biking through Death Valley gives perspective

The best part about rides with my dad are the views. And finishing. Because my dad doesn’t ride a bike to crank out miles, to check his stats on Strava, …

Mead woman in it for long run

Lisa Bliss, 42, started running for fitness when she quit smoking in her early 20s. Since then she’s gone a lot further. The petite North Side physician runs between five …