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National Cathedral gets $100K grant for repairs

Washington National Cathedral was the big winner of a three-week online contest to distribute grants for historic preservation.

Monday - 05/13/2013, 06:45pm EDT

Tags: Washington National Cathedral, National Cathedral, Mount Vernon, preservation,

Washington Monument to be covered in fabric, lights

What do you do when one of the great monuments to democracy is encased in unsightly wood and metal scaffolding? You make it sparkle.

Sunday - 05/05/2013, 12:22pm EDT

Tags: Washington Monument, scaffolding,

National Cathedral competing for repair money

Washington National Cathedral, in Northwest D.C., is in the running for a substantial amount of money as it continues healing from an earthquake that rocked the region.

Monday - 04/29/2013, 11:21am EDT

Tags: National Cathedral, Washington National Cathedral,

Earthquake insurance to cost D.C. estimated $175K a year

Three years ago, the idea of the District government carrying earthquake insurance was not exactly front and center on anybody's mind. But that was before we all realized earthquakes can happen here. And they can cause damage.

Thursday - 04/18/2013, 09:52pm EDT

Tags: D.C. Council,

Magnitude-2.7 quake rattles W.Va.

A minor earthquake has rattled a central West Virginia community.

Sunday - 03/31/2013, 03:34pm EDT

Tags: U.S. Geological Survey, West Virginia

Minor quake rattles Louisa Co., no damage reported

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 07:55am EST

Tags: Louisa County,

Geologists find East Coast quakes travel farther

Data from the 2011 earthquake centered in Virginia shows East Coast tremors can travel much farther and cause damage over larger areas than previously thought, the U.S. Geological Survey said Tuesday.

Tuesday - 11/06/2012, 07:22pm EST

Tags: U.S. Geological Survey,

Millions to participate in earthquake drill

Millions of people across the country and elsewhere are expected to take a break from what they're doing and take part in an earthquake preparedness drill.

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 06:16am EDT

Tags: Virginia, emergency preparedness

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