Pacific

Day, Noren need another day to decide winner at Torrey Pines

SAN DIEGO/January 29, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Jason Day, once the undisputed No. 1 player in golf, has gone 20 months since his last victory. One more day wasn’t about to bother him. In the longest playoff in the 67-year history of the Farmers Insurance Open, Day and Alex Noren of Sweden exchanged three birdies and two pars … Continue reading Day, Noren need another day to decide winner at Torrey Pines

Pacific Rim trade pact makes step toward new deal without US

TOKYO/January 24, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Leaders of countries in a Pacific Rim trade pact rejected by President Donald Trump are welcoming progress on a final agreement to press ahead without U.S., saying it shows a resolve against protectionism. The accord reached in Tokyo clears the way for possibly signing a Trans-Pacific Partnership deal by early March, officials … Continue reading Pacific Rim trade pact makes step toward new deal without US

California highway to stay shut another week after mudslides

LOS ANGELES/January 15, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — Crews working around the clock cleared boulders, trees and crushed cars from all lanes of U.S. 101, but California officials said Monday the key coastal highway would remain closed for another week after being inundated during mudslides that killed 20 people. Much of the water on the roadway near the devastated … Continue reading California highway to stay shut another week after mudslides

California: Hardly any snow but not in drought again, yet

PHILLIPS STATION, Calif./January 3, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The grassy brown Sierra meadow where California’s water managers gave the results of the winter’s first manual snowpack measurements Wednesday told the story — the drought-prone state is off to another unusually dry start in its vital winter rain and snow season. “We would like to have had more … Continue reading California: Hardly any snow but not in drought again, yet

No. 3 Arizona State rolls over Pacific 105-65

TEMPE, Ariz. /December 22, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Guard U has become unguardable when it gets going. Led by its dynamic guards, No. 3 Arizona State dominated from the start in a 104-65 victory over Pacific on Friday, extending the best start in school history. “TV doesn’t do justice how good their guards are,” Pacific coach … Continue reading No. 3 Arizona State rolls over Pacific 105-65

MDC Offers Free Basic Archery Instructor Training for Teachers Jan. 3 at Riverbend School

PACIFIC, MO/December 9, 2017 (STL.News) – Teachers, if there was an activity that could help your students keep focus, improve their grades, and boost their self-esteem, would you say “bullseye?” Archery has been proven to do just that for students who participate in the Missouri National Archery in the Schools Program (MoNASP). The Missouri Department … Continue reading MDC Offers Free Basic Archery Instructor Training for Teachers Jan. 3 at Riverbend School

Pacific nation of Kiribati establishes large shark sanctuary

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP)(STL.News) — The island nation of Kiribati has established a large shark sanctuary that will help ensure the creatures are protected across much of the central Pacific. Vice President Kourabi Nenem said at the sanctuary’s launch on Friday that the nation was committed to protecting sharks from exploitation and overfishing. Kiribati has … Continue reading Pacific nation of Kiribati establishes large shark sanctuary