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Consumers Energy explains request for $225 million annual electric rate hike

Consumers Energy explains request for $225 million annual electric rate hike

MID-MICHIGAN (WJRT) – Starting next year, the price residents in much of Mid-Michigan pay for electricity could be going up. Consumers Energy is asking the Michigan Public Service Commission for a $225 million rate increase. That comes on top of a $90 million rate increase approved just a few months ago. “The proposal we have […]

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Kayak camping on the Colorado River of Texas

Kayak camping on the Colorado River of Texas

In my home state of Colorado, finding a place to camp is relatively easy. On much of the federal land owned by agencies like the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service, visitors can find their own primitive camping spots and stay for up to two weeks. That’s not the case in Texas […]

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Kenneth William ‘Ken’ Walsh, 64, outdoorsman who hiked to the summits of several mountains

Kenneth William ‘Ken’ Walsh, 64, outdoorsman who hiked to the summits of several mountains

Kenneth William ‘Ken’ Walsh BOLIVIA — Kenneth William “Ken” Walsh, 64, suddenly slipped through our fingers into God’s waiting hands Tuesday, March 2, 2021. Ken was born July 2, 1956, to William and Margaret (Hrabcak) Walsh in Cheraw, South Carolina. He was welcomed by two older sisters, Joanne and Linda. As time went on, he […]

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Elizabeth Warren says ‘it’s time’ for a wealth tax hike on ‘ultra-millionaires’

Elizabeth Warren says ‘it’s time’ for a wealth tax hike on ‘ultra-millionaires’

Bay State Sen. Elizabeth Warren is making good on her campaign promise of an “ultra-millionaire tax” — a proposal opponents call “unenforceable.” “This is wealth tax that has been needed for a long time,” Warren said during a Monday press conference. “We need it to produce more revenue to create more opportunity in America, but […]

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RMNP wilderness camping reservations resume March 2, 2021

RMNP wilderness camping reservations resume March 2, 2021

The permit reservation system for Rocky Mountain National Park experienced technical difficulties Monday morning. ESTES PARK, Colo. — Online reservations for wilderness camping at Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) will resume Tuesday, March 2 after the reservation system experienced hiccups on Monday. Monday was to be the first date to make online wilderness camping requests […]

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How the UK plans to resume travel, camping and day trips

How the UK plans to resume travel, camping and day trips

The UK has announced a four-step roadmap out of the COVID-19 lockdown, including the dates when international travel, camping and day trips are hoped to resume. At every stage of the roadmap, decisions will be led by what the government describes as “data not dates.” At present, travel within the UK or overseas is prohibited, […]

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Body found below Angel’s Landing hiking route in Zion National Park – St George News

Body found below Angel’s Landing hiking route in Zion National Park – St George News

This file photo shows views of Zion National Park from the start of the Angel’s Landing trail, Zion National Park, Utah, May 12, 2019 | Photo by Hollie Reina, St. George News SPRINGDALE — Zion National Park rangers located the body of a male late Friday afternoon while searching for an overdue hiker, also a […]

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Camping World acquires West Coxsackie RV dealer

Camping World acquires West Coxsackie RV dealer

Feb. 17, 2021Updated: Feb. 17, 2021 12:41 p.m. Camping World Holdings said Wednesday it has acquired two Boat-N-Rv Superstore locations in the Northeast, including one in West Coxsackie. Camping World, based in the Chicago suburb of Lincolnshire, didn’t disclose terms of the deal. The West Coxsackie location, at 12634 Route 9W near the New York State […]

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MDA vaccinates hikers against coronavirus in mobile vaccination center

MDA vaccinates hikers against coronavirus in mobile vaccination center

Magen David Adom (MDA) took advantage of the end of Israel’s coronavirus lockdown and the droves of hikers it brought out to Israel’s nature reserves and set up a vaccination trailer in the Shokeda Forest, vaccinating dozens of hikers in the process.  Some 150,000 Israelis visited nature reserves and national parks around the country on […]

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Hiking through the woods in search of geocaches

Hiking through the woods in search of geocaches

Hiking through the woods in search of geocaches The woods around us aren’t just filled with bugs, mud and dirt. Wander around long enough and you are bound to come upon something unexpected. Updated: 8:12 PM EST Feb 9, 2021 Hide Transcript Show Transcript ♪ >> A FEW YEARS AGO,, CHRONICLE HAPPENED UPON MYSTERIOUS HUTS […]

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