Apr. 13—CHARLESTON — When West Virginia native Brad Smith visited Bluefield in March 2019 to announce the location of an Intuit Prosperity Hub here, he said “giving back” is part of the values he learned growing up in the Mountain State. Those values were again reflected Monday for his home […]

As Belmont formulates a Master Plan to improve and set the vision for its parks and open spaces, community feedback is being sought on the city’s extensive parks and trail system. The Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan, or PROS, will set the framework for planning, maintaining, developing and […]

Temperatures in Lancaster County are starting to warm, which means it’s the perfect opportunity to visit one of the county’s several-hundred trails and parks. Here are 13 great places to hike in Lancaster County, as determined by reviewers on Yelp and the Discover Lancaster website. These trails offer something for everyone, […]

Apr. 12—The Logansport Parks & Recreation Department has organized Youth Tennis, Jr. Golf Camp, and swimming lessons for this summer. Registration begins on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 and is available online through the Parks & Recreation Department’s website at www.logansportparks.com. The registration fee is $30 per session with the following […]

The National Park Service is preparing the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti National Recreation Area for the upcoming season. This year, visitors should be aware of highway construction between Curecanti and the Black Canyon, as well as the reconstruction of the Elk Creek Visitor Center. Weather […]

Navigating the world of campsite reservations in California. (Micah Fluellen / Los Angeles Times; Getty Images) Kristen Tate camps a lot. The freelance book editor from San Francisco takes car camping trips for two weeks every summer, during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays and often on weekends. She knows it’s […]

Yosemite National Park has announced that it will again limit visitors to the popular park in California in spring and summer 2021 due to COVID-19. To do that, online reservations to enter Yosemite will be required for day-use visitors, and a number of park services will be limited or unavailable. […]

Some people are growing tired of paying high rent to travel from their bedroom to their living room by: Stephanie Grindley Posted: Apr 12, 2021 / 11:59 AM EDT / Updated: Apr 12, 2021 / 12:14 PM EDT WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) — Calling all remote workers! Do you find yourself paying high […]

Exactly one year ago Saturday, Stanislaus County announced its first death related to the coronavirus. The death toll is now at 1,017, according to the latest data released by the Health Services Agency. Last summer, to illustrate the seriousness of COVID-19, the county published a chart showing the average annual […]

POWELL — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department quietly unveiled a new online mapping project last month, identifying and explaining every priority habitat issue in the state. While the news may have gone unnoticed by most, the monumental effort will make researching Wyoming’s most important conservation issues a breeze. The […]

CLOSE Construction is expected to start this summer and developers hope to open at Gilbert’s Crossroads Park around the end of the year. (Photo: zefart, Getty Images/iStockphoto) Outdoor go-karts and miniature golf are coming to Gilbert’s Crossroads Park, much to the displeasure of some nearby residents. Santan Adventure Park is moving […]

All Oregonians eligible for COVID-19 vaccines April 19; Piluso steps out of school board race Get vaccinated Every Oregonian age 16 and older, who wants to be vaccinated, is eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine begining Monday, April 19. Frontline workers and those in their households became eligible Monday, April […]

Apr. 10—A proposal to build an outdoor recreation park near the west shore of Flathead Lake has drawn immense opposition from neighbors, who have launched an online petition and submitted numerous comments to the Lake County Planning Board saying the development is unwelcome. Torsten and Jessica Wedel are asking the […]

On Tuesday, March 30, in celebration of Passover and the onset of Spring, 25 volunteers with Temple Emanu-El of Westfield wearing rain boots and work gloves descended on Nomahegan and Lenape parks to help clear trash from the recreation spots. Rabbi Victor Appell of Temple Emanu-El, who brought his 16-year […]