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Hurricane Ivan


FEMA remembers Ivan

September 11, 2014

Press Release: Ten years ago “Ivan the Terrible,” as the deadly hurricane was dubbed, ripped across the Gulf Coast as the strongest storm of the 2004 season. Ten years later, Hurricane Ivan serves as a reminder…

Entertainment News

Zoo is making comeback

August 2, 2010

The Ft. Walton Beach Daily News reports that new owner and CEO Eric Mogensen of the Gulf Breeze Zoo says attendance is about 15 percent higher than what was budgeted. The zoo closed in August 2009…


CMP 101

June 22, 2010

The blog has grown beyond Northwest Florida. We are approaching a million page views a month. Some of the new readers have been drawn here because of The Daily Beast and my coverage of the BP…


Deepwater Horizon – Not the First Gulf Oil Leak

May 11, 2010

By IN Reporter Ryne Ziemba… Currently, there are roughly 4,000 oil rigs off the Gulf Coast of the United States, with the exception of Florida’s coast which has yet to allow drilling off its shores. Of…

Escambia County Politics

Transparency Challenge for District 2

May 10, 2010

The race in the Republican primary for Escambia County District 2 is a dogfight. The top candidates – incumbent Gene Valentino, former County Administrator George Touart, State Rep. Dave Murzin and newcomer Karen Sindel – all…

Escambia County

IN Coverage of Hurricane Ivan

September 16, 2009

Here are some of articles from five years ago on Hurricane Ivan and our community’s recovery: Ivan and Bush Hit Home Staring Ivan in the Eye Images of Ivan Behind the Scenes Outtakes 9/23/04 Winners &…


IN: Aftermath of Hurricane Ivan

September 16, 2006

Hurricane Ivan kicked us out of our nice digs in the Theisen Building. We left half our furniture behind – either destroyed or it was too heavy to carry down three flights of stairs. We lost…