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State Parks

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  • Officials share plans for Indiana Dunes State Park project

    The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is sharing its plans to add a banquet center at the Indiana Dunes State Park pavilion. The department hosted an open house Monday to provide an overview of the facility's history and to answer questions about...
  • Virginia State Parks looking to fill 1,000 seasonal openings

    Virginia State Parks looking to fill 1,000 seasonal openings
    If you love the outdoors and nature, there may be a job waiting for you with the state's park system. Virginia State Parks is looking to fill 1,000 seasonal openings to prepare for more than 4 million visitors between Memorial Day and Labor Day,...
  • Official: Decisions about closed resort awaiting report

    The superintendent of the eastern Illinois state park that includes a troubled, state-owned resort says he hopes to know later this year what will happen to the closed facility. Richard Glazebrook is superintendent of Wolf Creek and Eagle Creek state...
  • Community events and announcements

    South Shore Clean Cities offers internship A college student studying business, communications, engineering, environmental science, marketing or public relations could earn up to $6,000 during a 10-week summer internship for a nonprofit organization...
  • A Seaside State Park That Stands On Its Own

    A Seaside State Park That Stands On Its Own
    I'm not sure exactly when it happened. Maybe it was while I was mesmerized by the rockweed undulating in the clear waves of Long Island Sound. Perhaps it was while I was looking over the beach and the grounds of the abandoned Seaside Sanatorium from the...
  • To climb Morro Rock or not? Question divides 2 Native American tribes

    To climb Morro Rock or not? Question divides 2 Native American tribes
    Craggy, dome-shaped Morro Rock rises 576 feet above the shore, an attractive site for climbers and a sacred one for two Native American tribes. And that's the essence of a dispute between the tribes that has simmered for more than a decade. The...
  • Letter: Private development at state park a lousy deal

    Recently, in a USA Today poll, Indiana Dunes State Park was voted the 7th Best State Park in the U.S. out of more than 6,000 parks. Indeed, the Indiana Dunes State Park is a popular place to visit, and reaches capacity more than 30 days annually during...
  • Funding, experience handcuffed other pavilion bidder

    Funding, experience handcuffed other pavilion bidder
    Dunes Pavilion Renaissance Inc., had a plan. It included subleasing a small portion of the ground floor of the Indiana Dunes State Park pavilion to a business that rented kayaks and offered guided waterway tours. There would be bike and beach...
  • New York state park system gets 35 new police officers

    New York state's parks are getting 35 new police officers. The new graduates of the Basic School of the State Parks Police Academy will begin a 10-week field training program at regional commands around the state. Patrol work comes later. The 35...
  • She Can't Afford To Take Her Medication (Can TBL Find A Better Deal?)

    She Can't Afford To Take Her Medication (Can TBL Find A Better Deal?)
    Q: I read your recent column on the cost of generic drugs for less than your co-pay (cour.at/1vO3W4B). My prescription plan at work is with CVS Caremark. One of the prescriptions that I need to take for my high blood pressure is Edecrin, but the cost of...
  • W.Va. to have 4 forests in Old Growth Forest Network

    Four West Virginia forests are being added to the Old Growth Forest Network. The first West Virginia forest to be added to the network of ancient forests is one located in the federally protected New River Gorge National River. That will occur on April...