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Raymond pastor’s humorous hikes lead to book, donations to search and rescue | Human Interest

Raymond pastor’s humorous hikes lead to book, donations to search and rescue | Human Interest

A Raymond pastor who has rediscovered his love of hiking is donating $6,000 in proceeds from a book about his hilarious treks through New Hampshire mountains to local search and rescue teams. Kenneth Bosse never intended to make money for himself when he published his book titled, “They Said it Would Be Fun,” and instead […]

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This 1971 Land Rover Dormobile is overland camping, retro-style

This 1971 Land Rover Dormobile is overland camping, retro-style

Overland camping in 4x4s with rooftop tents is all the rage, but the idea actually can be traced back decades. In the 1960s and ’70s, Dormobile pop-tops transformed Land Rovers (and other vehicles, mostly vans) into camping rigs. This 1971 Land Rover Dormobile is a prime example, and it’s for sale right now at Hemmings.com. […]

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PG&E Now Says Judge’s Plan Would Trigger Modest Hike in Shutoffs – NBC Bay Area

PG&E Now Says Judge’s Plan Would Trigger Modest Hike in Shutoffs – NBC Bay Area

After first predicting it would trigger a dramatic spike in power shutoffs this fire season, PG&E has revised its estimates and now says carrying out a judge’s wildfire safety plan would lead to 25 percent more outages while preventing up to 94 percent of tree-sparked fires. The issue of how to prevent another disaster in […]

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Goodyear firefighter honored with Mt. Everest hike

Goodyear firefighter honored with Mt. Everest hike

Austin Peck was an 11-year veteran of the Goodyear Fire Department who lost his battle with occupational cancer. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Firefighters put their lives on the line in emergencies, but their health and lives are also at risk long-term with all of the hazardous chemicals they are exposed to.           […]

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Law group promises to sue City of Medford over proposed camping ordinance

Law group promises to sue City of Medford over proposed camping ordinance

MEDFORD, Ore. — As the City of Medford considers an ordinance to restrict camping and sleeping in public places, a group of local attorneys has said that they will sue the City on behalf of homeless people who could be punished or displaced by the new policies. According to a statement from attorney Justin Rosas, […]

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Blue Blazes: Hike 100 and the guidebook | Columnists

Blue Blazes: Hike 100 and the guidebook | Columnists

Sometimes I need a little push to get out on the trail and the North Country Trail Hike 100 is a very effective push for me. Every year since 2016 the North Country Trail Association has offered this informal challenge. You sign up online at northcountrytrail.org, keep track of the miles you hike on the […]

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The Expert Camper Takes a Closer Look at the World of Camping in the UK

The Expert Camper Takes a Closer Look at the World of Camping in the UK

London, March 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — COVID-19 has dramatically changed every aspect of our lifestyles, from work and socialising to travel and leisure activities. The travel industry, like other industries, is constantly trying to adapt to new restrictions. However, there is light at the end of the tunnel: as we tentatively move closer towards […]

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Safety tips for hikers following several search and rescue missions

Safety tips for hikers following several search and rescue missions

WOLFE CO., Ky. (WKYT) – What looked like a small cliff ledge, seeming to be easily passable, quickly turned into a potentially deadly situation for one hiker. “It was about a 4-foot ledge so it wasn’t anything too high, but when she landed on it, she suffered a fairly severe leg injury,” said the Wolfe […]

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What’s on the Menu: Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream

What’s on the Menu: Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream

ST. GEORGE — Whether you’re trudging through snow or sweltering on a sunny day, it’s always a good time for ice cream.   With that in mind, “What’s on the Menu” host Sheldon Demke brought his buddy Dan Bringhurst to sample some delicious creamy goodness at Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream in St. George. Join Sheldon and […]

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Lawmakers advance bill to hike Alaska’s gas tax

Lawmakers advance bill to hike Alaska’s gas tax

A bill to hike Alaska’s gas tax to $0.16 for the first time since 1970 has advance a key committee but faces opposition. (KTOO photo) Lawmakers have taken a step towards doubling Alaska’s lowest-in-the-nation gas tax. State officials say doubling the state levy to 16 cents at the pump would raise more than $33 million […]

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