Bookmonger: Celebrating Northwest poets and their work
"What Does a House Want?" affirms Gary Geddes's place as one of the premier Canadian poets of his generation.
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Polk County News
Kids Fishing Days slated
"We believe this was necessary to do in order to provide quality service and upkeep of other sites in the national forest that are more cost efficient to operate," McDonald said.
Rock the boat
Just 15 minutes earlier, I had stood on the Concord River bank, staring down at the frothy ripples churning and splashing below.
The Fresno Bee
Trail Mix for 4/17: Entrance fee-free days at national parks
All national parks are waiving entrance fees Saturday and Sunday to celebrate the opening of National Park Week from April 19 to April 27. April 26 marks another fee-free day at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, as they celebrate Junior Ranger Day.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
San Jose Mercury News
California whitewater rafting: Season's on for 2014
Guide Jess Sage of American Whitewater Expeditions drops over Chunder Rapids on the Class 4 Middle Fork of the American River.
River Expeditions Announces Dates For Their 2014 "Spring Fling" White Water Rafting Weekends
Spring is finally here and we are welcoming it with open arms! This May, join River Expeditions as they celebrate the warmer weather with their Spring Fling Weekend Specials.
The world's longest bridges
The world's longest suspension bridge, the Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge in Japan, spans the Akashi Strait that separates Kobe from Iwaya.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Cheat Canyon being preserved for future generations
Tucked away in the rocks of north-central West Virginia is the secret to a multi-million dollar conservation effort - a threetooth snail that actually has just one tooth.
The Star Online
Forest being cleared illegally by developer to build resort, locals claimed
ONCE it was a pristine site for white-water rafting enthusiasts to enjoy the clean and superb lush green forest view at Kampung Geruntum in Gopeng.
Last week of skiing
It's time to put the skis and boards away. Most of the Tahoe resorts will close April 20th.
KRDO-TV Colorado Springs
Wave of excitement for better rafting season
There's a wave of excitement for a better rafting season near the Royal Gorge. Rafting companies suffered last year with the Royal Gorge Park and Bridge fire.
Duchess of Cambridge meets sets of twins on her visit to Christchurch in New Zealand
Kate quashed any pregnancy rumours this weekend when she indulged in a spot of wine tasting and took part in a vigorous white water rafting session, not recommended for those with child.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Parent guide to spring break in Charlotte
Staying put for spring break next week? No worries! There are still plenty of ways to enjoy a great staycation right here in Charlotte.
Probably NOT pregnant then! Kate Middleton scotches rumours by...
Kate Middleton scotched pregnancy rumours today by enjoying several glasses of New Zealand wine and a white water jet ride.
Charleston Daily Mail
a New River Gorge of northern West Virginiaa to become DNR wildlife management area
Sunday Gazette-Mail The steep walls of Cheat Canyon rise up to 1,000 feet above the river in the newly acquired seven-mile stretch of Preston County canyonland acquired through a partnership between the Conservation Fund, The Nature Conservancy, the West Virginia DNR and others.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Oregon’s Grande Ronde River is good float trip for beginners
Rafters navigate Andy's Rapid on the Grande Ronde River near Elgin, Ore. The Grande Ronde offers an excellent day trip for beginning rafters as it snakes from open farm country around Elgin into the shady canyons and steelhead waters near Lookingglass Creek.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Vail Daily News
Vail Valley Bizwatch: Rafting company celebrates 40th anniversary
Tell the story of your business with a Vail Daily Bizwatch. To learn more, e-mail business editor Scott Miller, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 970-748-2930.
North County Public Radio
This weekend in the Adirondacks
John Warren from the Adirondack Almanack looks at outdoor recreation conditions around the Adirondacks each weekend.
Making a splash for charity
Splashing out: The team from Thorntons in Arbroath who raised i 1 21,600 for Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Outdoor Adventures Worth the Drive to the Sierra Nevadas
During a road trip to Lake Tahoe, the lake itself is usually the ultimate destination.