Daylight Savings Time

The dark, gloomy mornings will be a bit brighter after early Sunday, but you'll see evening darkness sooner, too. The reason: it's time to turn our clocks to regular time early Saturday. State Emergency Management spokesperson Tod Pritchard says the time change is also the best time to update the batteries the devices in your home that protect your safety, namely smoke and carbon monoxide detectors....

"Fall Back" Happens This Weekend

Nov 1, 2013

Daylight Savings Time ends this weekend.

Emergency Management Director Todd Pritchard says when you set your clock, it’s a good time to make sure you and your family are set for some of the safety things that we sometimes just forget about. One of them is checking smoke detectors. "Nearly 2,700 people die and 1,500 are injured because there is either a non-working smoke detector, and a vast majority of those are just (the ones with) no batteries in the smoke detector. Obviously, that’s a very preventable tragedy."