Tortoise tales
Nicole White coaxes a gopher tortoise out of its burrow at Archbold Biological Station.
LAKE PLACID — Graduate student and researcher Nicole White is a friend to gopher tortoises. But that’s not likely how Gopher Tortoise No. 683 saw it...
In this Jan. 9 file photo, Christian Wright, right, an employee with Shoot Straight, sells and does paperwork for a Baretta handgun at a gun show held by Florida Gun Shows in Miami. Nearly two-thirds of Americans expressed support for stricter gun laws, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll released Saturday. A majority of poll respondents support requiring background checks for people buying firearms at gun shows and through other private sales.
Poll: Support grows among Americans for stricter gun laws
Adam Eaton won Best Young Photographer with “Blending In” in the “Captured: Highlands County” photography competition. See this and other photos at Highlands Museum of The Arts until Sept. 16.
Things to do this week
Kenny Beck and George Cohen of Winding Waters Off the Wall Decor in Lake Placid offer man cave signs including antique and replicas, automotive and vintage brands.
Treasure Hunting