The task of naming the network of trails stretching from Pittsburgh to Cumberland, Md., was brought up at an initial planning meeting in the mid-1990s. Ideas were thrown out. But naming something that didn’t yet exist took a backseat to the actual work, Linda McKenna Boxx said. “Let’s see if […]

Officials in Wrightsville, York County, have positioned the borough to take advantage of economic development opportunities that could attract bikers, hikers and history buffs to the river town. Borough Council unanimously approved joining the Trail Town Program on March 15 after a presentation touting the economic impacts of trails by […]

As Texas struggles through a historic freeze that burst water pipes and sent frigid residents under mounds of blankets, its political leaders are in hot water. In the hours after the first rolling blackouts struck the state earlier this week, Gov. Greg Abbott (R) misleadingly placed blame on renewable sources […]

When internet-culture reporter Taylor Lorenz writes a story about a short squeeze that appears above the fold on the front page of The New York Times, it’s time to pause and ask: Just what the hell is going on here? How did a tale about GameStop, a struggling retailer of […]

Whether you’re taking on miles of moorland track or pulse-quickening inclines, here are the best bikes on the market (iStock) If you’re new to mountain biking then deciding on your first “serious” trail bike is hugely important – because if it isn’t set up to impart confidence, while still satisfying […]

EAU CLAIRE — Already beloved by tubers, kayakers and fishermen, the 4.2-mile stretch of the Chippewa River that runs through the heart of Eau Claire recently was designated a national recreation trail. The Chippewa River Water Trail was one of two Wisconsin trails to receive the designation last week by […]

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Sarah “Princess” Williams can count the number of showers she’s taken since April on her fingers, toes and two trekking poles. “In Missoula I took two,” she recalled fondly while walking down Camas Road on the edge of Glacier National Park in late September. On May […]

On 17th October the highly acclaimed film Ammonite, starring Kate Winslet, opens in the UK. It was filmed on location in Lyme Regis, and is a fictionalised story of the town’s most famous resident, Victorian palaentologist Mary Anning, and her relationship with Charlotte Murchison, played by Saorise Ronan. Rubbish on […]

More than a dozen Republican politicians, lawmakers and their staff have tested positive for the coronavirus, including President Donald Trump, who remains in isolation, undergoing experimental treatment for the potentially fatal virus. The top general in the U.S. military is in quarantine and the GOP-controlled Senate’s ability to fast-track the […]

With Election Day just a little over a month away, the showdown between President Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden is coming to a head. Following Tuesday night’s raucous and fiery debate in Cleveland — Biden called Trump the “worst president ever,” while Trump took shots at the former vice president over his son’s […]