Oil company proposes Arctic drilling from artificial island

America within a few years could be extracting oil from federal waters in the Arctic Ocean, but it won’t be from a remote drilling platform. Federal regulators are taking comments on a draft environmental statement for the Liberty Project, a proposal by a subsidiary of Houston-based Hilcorp to create an artificial gravel island that would …

Dolly Parton donates money, books to 2017 hurricane victims

CLOSE Dolly Parton celebrates new children’s album with patients at children’s hospital video by Michael Schwab/Tennessean Dolly Parton talks to media and fans Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, about her upcoming harvest and Christmas events.(Photo: Michael Patrick / News Sentinel) KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Dolly Parton has donated funds to help those in need after the devastation from …