Wilderness designation under review for Wupatki - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Wilderness designation under review for Wupatki

Posted: Updated:
  • NEWSMore>>

  • Rivalry Renewed: Jordan v. Columbus High School

    Rivalry Renewed: Jordan v. Columbus High School

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-08-23 00:01:07 GMT
    Jordan and Columbus High School have a long-standing tradition that dates back more than 100 years, and it's back on tonight after a two-year break. The two programs kick off for their opener at KinnettMore >>
    Jordan and Columbus High School have a long-standing tradition that dates back more than 100 years, and it's back on tonight after a two-year break. The two programs kick off for their opener at Kinnett Stadium.More >>
  • EXCLUSIVE: Columbus mother pleads for help catching a killer

    EXCLUSIVE: Columbus mother pleads for help catching a killer

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:52:09 GMT
    At 5 a.m. some families are waking up to begin their day, but one Columbus mother was getting the call every parent dreads. Two weeks after her son was murdered, a Columbus mother is determined to find
    More >>
    At 5 a.m. some families are waking up to begin their day, but one Columbus mother was getting the call every parent dreads.  Two weeks after her son was murdered, a Columbus mother is determined to find his killer. The woman spoke exclusively with our Brittany Dionne to send a message to the community.




     
    More >>
  • Harvey Updyke cancels appearance

    Harvey Updyke cancels appearance

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:38:08 GMT
    This just in to our newsroom tonight:  Auburn football fans won't get a shot at Harvey Updyke after all.More >>
    This just in to our newsroom tonight:  Auburn football fans won't get a shot at Harvey Updyke after all.More >>
FLAGSTAFF, AZ (AP) -

Officials at Wupatki National Monument are studying whether the land can be designated as wilderness.

An administrative assessment found that 96 percent of the monument north of Flagstaff, or about 31,000 acres, is eligible for a formal wilderness study.

The monument was established in 1924 to protect ruins that are believed to have been built by the ancestors of the Hopi, Zuni and other puebloan people. It also is home to native plants and animals.

Congress designates wilderness areas that are protected from development and motorized vehicle use.

Copyright 2012 Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

1909 Wynnton Road
Columbus, Ga. 31906

FCC Public File
publicfile@wtvm.com
706-494-5400
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WTVM. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.