Lake McConaughy is now requiring camping reservations during the peak summer months. KEITH COUNTY, Neb. — A popular recreation area in Nebraska is now requiring reservations for people wanting to camp overnight. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission said overcrowding was the most critical issue that came from the Lake McConaughy/Lake […]

In-person summer camps are back as the COVID-19 pandemic slows. Here’s what you need to know to get your kids registered and how to keep them safe while there. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Summer camp registrations are through the roof in 2021 as parents and kids crave a sense of normalcy […]

Bay Area Bike to Wherever Days are Coming in May Bay Area Bike to Wherever Days are Coming in May PR Newswire SAN FRANCISCO, April 13, 2021 SAN FRANCISCO, April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Bicycling has never been more popular across the region and May brings the return of Bike Month and […]

A private retreat in the northern Sierra Nevada — highlighted by a stunning, custom-made, 16,000 square-foot main residence — has re-emerged on the market with a $40 million price drop and 500 additional acres to sweeten the deal.. The compound, known as Evans Ranch, first went up for auction in […]

Just because you’re stuck at home during the COVID-19 shutdown doesn’t mean you can’t explore the greater world. Here’s a sampling of virtual, and occasionally in-person, family-friendly shows, concerts, activities and other events over the next several weeks. In-person Historical Walking Tours of History Park: 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. […]

CLOSE Taughannock Falls, near Ithaca, is the tallest waterfall east of the Mississippi. The National Park Service invites public input on a feasibility study that will be used to determine whether the Finger Lakes region could become a national heritage area. Unlike national parks, people actually live in the large landscapes the […]

Dancer Nikita Lewis poses for a photographer in front of a friend’s home in Oakland. She stands resolutely facing forward, appearing to have no worries in the world at the moment. In one hand, she models a popular cream-colored designer bag from New York designer Telfar Clemens. In her other […]

BEND, Ore. — Cyclists willing to brave cold temperatures can still find premium mountain biking trails in Central Oregon, even in the depths of winter. Sprawling High Desert views, thrilling terrain and quality wintertime dirt make Cline Buttes west of Redmond a popular destination for mountain bikers. Miles and miles […]

Anacostia Riverkeeper organized the event I attended at Nash Run, which flows into Kenilworth Marsh. Before we headed out, Trey Sherard, the organization’s official Anacostia Riverkeeper, passed out fliers to a couple dozen volunteers on how to sort the trash. (This year, discarded masks and gloves have created a brand-new […]

100 The Ann Arbor News 2020 Pictures of the Year Facebook Share Twitter Share ANN ARBOR – 2020 is history. It will no doubt go down as one of the most unusual years in our city’s – and our country’s – history. Never content to simply be along for the […]

The Conversation How women wage war – a short history of IS brides, Nazi guards and FARC insurgents The names of American-born Hoda Muthana and Brit Shamima Begum have appeared in countless headlines in the United States and Europe since these two female members of the Islamic State group were […]

The COVID-19 clock is ticking in Sacramento toward two major moments this week. Health officials on Monday said they suspect they will have to announce the shutdown of further businesses by the end of this week or early next week – this time restaurants, hair salons and barbers – as […]

CLOSE COVID-19 necessitates a bit of a change to Black Friday tradition. Here’s how stores are adapting to this year’s global pandemic. Wochit Black Friday isn’t just for big box stores with door-buster deals. During a challenging year, many small businesses in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties also are making […]