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  • Need Teak? Zebrawood? Curly Maple?

    Need Teak? Zebrawood? Curly Maple?
    MANCHESTER — The shop at Parkerville Wood Products is full of pieces that will be part of an elaborate system of built-ins and wood paneling in a guest house at a Southampton summer estate. The billionaire owner is spending about $80,000 on the...
  • Angeles National Forest offers free visits on President's Day weekend

    Angeles National Forest offers free visits on President's Day weekend
    Angeles National Forest is waiving its visitor fee this weekend in honor of President's Day.  Beginning Saturday through Monday,  visitors aren't required to purchase the usual National Forest Pass, according to a news release from John Wagner of the U....
  • Extra cash in city coffers being put back into community

    New locker rooms and restrooms will be built at the Corona del Mar High School pool, just one of many back-burner projects benefiting from extra city funding recently made available. The $338,000 contribution to the Newport-Mesa Unified School District,...
  • Olinguito -- why wasn't it discovered until now?

    Hiding out in the treetops of the Andean cloud forest is the furry, fig-chomping olinguito, a mammal that was unknown to science — until now. It is the first mammal in the order carnivora to be discovered in the Western hemisphere in 35 years....
  • Laurel Fork wilderness in West Virginia a remote bit of almost heaven

    WYMER, W.Va. - The Laurel Fork Wilderness is more than a little out of the way. The 12,052-acre tract lies 17 miles southeast of Elkins, tucked between long narrow ridges in the heart of the Allegheny Mountains. The two-tract wilderness is in one of the...
  • In Guatemala, the lost world of Tikal

     In Guatemala, the lost world of Tikal
    TIKAL NATIONAL PARK, Guatemala — The woman in the shorts shrieked, grabbed her ankle and crumpled to the ground as though she'd been shot. And in a sense she had. "A bullet ant," surmised José Elias, our unflappable guide. "If they sting you,...
  • A voyage along Alaska's Inside Passage on the Malaspina ferry

    JUNEAU, Alaska — I'd been told she'd had a little work done. Who can blame her? She was turning 50, and her life had been hard. The miles were starting to show. But after an $8-million update, she was as good as new and ready to celebrate —...
  • A forest of possibilities

    A forest of possibilities
    With nearly 800 miles of coastline stretching along two oceans, it's no surprise that more than a million surfers and sun worship-pers flock to Costa Rica to enjoy its fabulous beaches each year. But in addition to breathtaking white sands and emerald-...
  • Twin peaks define southwest coast of West Indies' St. Lucia

    Twin peaks define southwest coast of West Indies' St. Lucia
    SOUFRIERE, ST. LUCIA, West Indies - The Pitons dominate the southwest coast of St. Lucia. The twin volcanic spires are the iconic image of St. Lucia, the green hulking peaks rising from the sea side by side in dramatic fashion. Le Gros Piton and Le...
  • Now's The Time To Use Try Out Those Snowshoes

    Now's The Time To Use Try Out Those Snowshoes
    No excuses. There is plenty of snow, the best in many years for snowshoeing. After all, the whole point of snowshoes is to make it possible to walk in deep snow. You received snowshoes for Christmas? Or maybe you got them for Christmas last winter,...
  • Color your world

     Color your world
    Above the Grove Portage Trail at the River Trail Nature Center in Northbrook, the canopy of trees was taxicab yellow. With the sun pouring down from above, the colors glowed. Beneath them, we walkers gaped at the view, pointed our cameras and counted...