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Fire breaks out in Armstrong County home
RAYBURN, Pa. — Firefighters were called to the scene when flames broke out in a home in Rayburn Township, Armstrong County. The fire was reported around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday at home on Iron Bridge Road. There were no initial reports of injuries. There was also no early word on...
The Enigmatic Quest for Slumach's Lost Gold Mine: A Canadian Legend
The legend of Slumach's lost gold mine has woven itself into the fabric of Canadian folklore, with the tale of vast riches hidden within the Pitt Lake mountains of British Columbia. The story, originating from the claim of an Indigenous man named Slumach, suggests he discovered a vein of gold so rich that it has lured treasure seekers for generations. Before being executed for murder, Slumach is said to have cursed the mine, ensuring its secrecy with his final breath. The elusive gold has sparked quests that have transcended time, from the 1930s to modern-day adventurers like Adam Palmer, who continue the search against all odds.
Man on The Run Now In Police Custody
The man on the run from police after being accused of multiple crimes has been taken into custody. Donovan Philpot was taken into custody in Butler city on Tuesday. Philpot is accused of stealing a vehicle then being involved in a hit and run crash in Jefferson Township Monday morning.
Butler man to serve 3 to 7 years in prison for assaulting fellow inmate
A Butler man was sentenced Tuesday, Nov. 28, in Butler County Common Pleas Court to serve as many as seven years in state prison for taking part in the assault of a fellow inmate in the county jail last year. Keith Paul Reges, 36, was sentenced to three to seven...
Revitalization of Climax Tunnel: A Journey from Abandonment to Community Triumph
The Climax Tunnel, a once-forgotten component of Pennsylvania's rail network, has been reinvigorated through the collective efforts of the Allegheny Valley Land Trust, the Redbank Valley Trails Association, and local communities. Closed due to safety concerns, the tunnel has undergone extensive renovations, including fortification and an extension to 608 feet. Reopened in August 2018, it now stands as a historical emblem within the Redbank Valley Trail, blending the area's coal and rail heritage with the natural allure of southern Clarion County.
Pittsburgh Woman Leads Police On 45-Mile Chase
A Pittsburgh woman is facing multiple charges following a Thanksgiving Day car chase with police that began in neighboring Mercer County and included parts of Butler County. According to State Police, a trooper attempted to pull over 32-year-old Britney Goodwine for a traffic violation just before 5:30 p.m. last Thursday.
Celebrating Appalachian Heritage: The Economic and Cultural Impact of Craigsville's Fall Festival
In the heart of Virginia, the Craigsville Fall Festival stands as a vibrant testament to Appalachian heritage, drawing crowds each September to celebrate a culture steeped in tradition. What began as a modest craft fair in 1975 has evolved into a spectacular showcase of local history and talent, featuring parades, live music, and a plethora of artisanal crafts. This festival not only provides entertainment but also honors the diverse contributions of farmers, miners, and artists who have woven the fabric of Craigsville's community.
Injured Karns City QB Mason Martin in 'frustrating' spot
The father of injured Karns City quarterback Mason Martin has provided another update on his current condition. Mason was injured in early September, suffering a serious head injury with bleeding.
St. Pete Distillery establishes bee colony, debuts new Honey Spirit
The buzz around one of our favorite local distillery’s new products is quite literal. St. Petersburg Distillery has established an on-site bee colony at the distillery, and has launched Honey Spirit, a barrel-aged and honey-infused creation. The limited-edition Honey Spirit was barrel-aged for four years, and it is only...
Biz in the Valley: PepsiCo opens distribution center near airport, planned food hub gets grant funding & more
Biz in the Valley is a monthly roundup of business happenings in the Beaver Valley and beyond. To submit an item, email firstname.lastname@example.org. PepsiCo opened a new 150,000-square-foot distribution and satellite warehouse just north of Findlay Township’s Pittsburgh International Airport in November. Workers at the facility, located along International...
Fire Destroys West Deer Twp. Home
A house was completely destroyed in a fire Tuesday night that happened just over the Butler County line. Crews were alerted to the fire on Logan Road in West Deer Township around 6:30 p.m. Our news partners at WPXI report that the house on a former alpaca farm became engulfed...
Slippery Rock Man Charged For Staying At Stranger’s Campsite
A Slippery Rock man is in the Venango County Jail after staying at a campsite that he did not own and stealing a car. On November 6 the a 27-year-old man from Grove City traveled to his campsite in Rockland Township, only to find 37-year-old Michael Christie of Slippery Rock had been staying there and had damaged the property.
Major Fentanyl Trafficker Sentenced to up to 16 Years for Butler County Drug Operation
Attorney General Michelle Henry announced that Quinzal Powell, a Philadelphia man, pleaded guilty to trafficking heroin/fentanyl from Philadelphia to Butler County. Powell, 33, was found to have trafficked over a thousand bricks of the drug for distribution in western Pennsylvania. He was sentenced to serve between 8 to 16 years in state prison as part of a plea agreement.
Tractor Trailer Rolls Over On Armco Hill
Crews were on the scene of a tractor trailer crash on Route 8 South in Butler Township. The call came into the Butler County 911 Center around 9:30 a.m. for a tractor trailer that rolled over near the northbound ramp to Cleveland Cliffs. When crews got on scene, the tractor...
Butler County community has not had clean drinking water in months
BUTLER, Pa. (KDKA) — People living in a Butler County community lost access to clean drinking water months ago and the fix is still several months away.Take a drive through Mandell Trails and you'll see cases of bottled water on just about every porch. It's not a luxury. It's the only option."We're not allowed to drink it," resident Harvey Houtz said. "We can't boil it. And we are only getting a few little cases of water a week and that's not doing us any justice Residents started sending KDKA-TV pictures of water that looked more like tomato soup. Father of...
Financial Losses Continue For Independence Health System
The financial losses continue to pile up for the recently merged Independence Health System. According to recent financial reports for the last quarter, the combination of Butler Health System and Excela Health operated at a $23 million loss from July to September this year. Hospital officials say the losses are...
Family of Marc Fogel asks people to send holiday cards
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The family of Marc Fogel is asking for people to send holiday cards to let him know that "we haven't forgotten him."In a post to the Freedom For Marc Fogel Facebook Group, Anne Fogel, Marc's sister, requested cards for him to "let Marc know we haven't forgotten him and it also let the State department know the same."Taken into custody in August 2021 by Russian federal security forces, the Butler County native is in a Russian prison north of Moscow. He is two years into a 14-year prison sentence for having .06 ounces of medical cannabis in...
Driver Injured After Vehicle Rolls Over Multiple Times in Richland Township
RICHLAND TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A 70-year-old man was injured after his vehicle flipped over multiple times in Richland Township on Tuesday evening. According to State Police in Clarion, the crash occurred around 4:58 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28, on Interstate 80 west in Richland Township, Clarion County. Police...
PA kittanning's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of kittanning..
No Major Injuries In School Bus and Dump Truck Crash
One person was taken to the hospital after a crash between a dump truck and school bus Tuesday afternoon. The accident happened just after 4 p.m. in the 100 block of West Liberty Road in Brady Township. Dispatchers say the two vehicles were on the road whenever crews got on...