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  • Inspired By Balto, Bethel Woman Trains Sled Dogs

    Inspired By Balto, Bethel Woman Trains Sled Dogs
    Ever since her mother read her the story of Balto, the Siberian husky who led his team on the final leg of the 1925 serum run to Nome, Alaska — a relay to bring diphtheria antitoxin to the city that is commemorated by the annual Iditarod Trail...
  • Coastal delights: Feed body and soul in Flagler County

    Coastal delights: Feed body and soul in Flagler County
    With a population that has grown steadily over the past few years, Palm Coast and Flagler County are proving to be the softest patch of Florida's many beaches in which to settle down. Visitors needn't worry, either. This stretch of coastal delights...
  • Dunes hosts May birding festival

    The inaugural Indiana Dunes Birding Festival, a joint partnership with the region's major environmental groups, takes place May 7-10. The event is meant to highlight the dunes area's rich biodiversity and bird watching opportunities to create a positive...
  • Camping at Sebastian Inlet a getaway to recreation, paddle sports, wildlife

    Camping at Sebastian Inlet a getaway to recreation, paddle sports, wildlife
    As winter morphs into spring and snowbirds migrate north, campgrounds around the state start emptying out, providing opportunities for an outdoors escape before the wrenching humidity of summer bakes the landscape. The Sebastian Inlet area has long been...
  • Saving Seaside No Walk In The Park

    Saving Seaside No Walk In The Park
    Seemingly out of nowhere, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy last fall ended an off-and-on, long-running, state-bungled process to develop the former Seaside Sanatorium property in Waterford and announced it would become a state park. Republicans immediately accused...
  • Clermont Draft Legal Challenge is coming up this weekend

    Athletes from all over the world will be arriving in Clermont on March 7-8 for the 5th Annual Clermont Draft Legal Challenge, which will be hosted at Lake Louisa State Park, 7305 U.S. 27 in Clermont. Sponsored by the Lake County Economic Development &...
  • Home and garden briefs for March 5: Walk in the forest, reserve a campsite, head to lots of garden events this weekend

    Take a free walk in the forest on Saturday, March 21 during an open house at the New Kent Forestry Center. The day includes an 8 a.m. bird walk led by the Williamsburg Bird Club, guided nature hikes that begin every half hour until 2 p.m.,...
  • Indiana state park to mark Grissom's Gemini 3 flight

    A southern Indiana state park that's located in NASA astronaut Virgil "Gus" Grissom's hometown is marking the 50th anniversary of the Gemini 3 space mission he co-piloted. Spring Mill State Park will celebrate the Gemini 3's flight with daily guided...
  • A sampling of editorials from around New York

    The New York Daily News on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's policy regarding deletion of emails. March 2. As state attorney general, Andrew Cuomo saw for himself how helpful emails could be in exposing truth and bringing wrongdoers to justice. Incriminating...
  • Parks advocates head to Albany to lobby state lawmakers

    Members of more than 30 advocacy groups are gathering in Albany to urge lawmakers and other public officials to protect and preserve New York's state parks. Tuesday is the ninth annual Park Advocacy Day, organized by Parks & Trails New York and the...
  • Affordable ways to enjoy Maui, from beaches to scenic drives

    The perception of Maui as a destination for the rich is only partially true. Flights and hotels can be pricey. The only down season is for about two weeks at the start of December. But the island has many affordable options for food, lodging and...