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  • Glacier National Park a mountainous mecca for hikers, campers and backpackers

    Glacier National Park a mountainous mecca for hikers, campers and backpackers
    GLACIER NATIONAL PARK - Jagged peaks, a lucky glimpse of a bear or moose, and, of course, glaciers - these sights are just the tip of the iceberg at Glacier National Park in northwestern Montana. Red, blue, yellow and white wildflowers fill the alpine...
  • Community Announcements: March 14

    Community Announcements: March 14
    Martin fund-raiser A special fund-raising event for autistic and epileptic Stanford boy Nelson Martin will be held 11 a.m.- 7 p.m. March 23  at L&N Depot. The event will feature a bake sale, chili supper and silent auction. Nelson Martin's family is...
  • Community Announcements: March 21

    Community Announcements: March 21
    Lincoln County Health Department staff meeting The Lincoln County Health Department will be closing at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27 for a staff meeting.   Lincoln County Homemakers Arts and Crafts Show Lincoln County Homemakers Arts and Crafts...
  • Native azaleas: Expert discusses beauty and fragrance of these spring bloomers March 21

    Native azaleas: Expert discusses beauty and fragrance of these spring bloomers March 21
    Don Hyatt, well-known for his extensive knowledge of azaleas (Rhododendron spp) discusses native azaleas at 6:45 p.m  Thursday, March 21, at the next meeting of the John Clayton Chapter, Virginia Native Plant Society. The meeting will be held at the...
  • ON THE TRAIL: Tales to inspire spring activity

    ON THE TRAIL: Tales to inspire spring activity
    Mary Catterlin took a big cottonwood tree and chiseled until, three and a half years later, she had a dugout canoe. Then Catterlin and her best buddy, Amy Lukas -- both in their early 20s -- started to paddle that boat along the 1,638-mile perimeter of...
  • Bok Tower Gardens to dedicate new Preserve Trail on March 1

     
    On March 1, Bok Tower Gardens is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Lake Wales Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the opening of its new 1.5-mile Preserve Trail. The ceremony will take place just inside the Gardens’ main gate. Gardens'...
  • Scott McKenzie & the Morning Mix recipe of the week: Carrot Soup

     
    The more the merrier in the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen! That’s why we have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today's recipe is Chilled Florida Wildflower...
  • Ohio's Olsen Preserve showcases wildflowers, cliffs along Vermilion River

    Ohio's Olsen Preserve showcases wildflowers, cliffs along Vermilion River
    WAKEMAN, Ohio - The late Gussie Olsen would be proud. Her 83-acre gift to the state of Ohio has grown into a 132-acre state nature preserve that features multi-hued bluffs along the picturesque Vermilion River in north-central Ohio. Welcome to the...
  • Downsizing to an elegant perch

    Downsizing to an elegant perch
    When Maureen Neunan's only child headed off to college halfway across the country, the four-bedroom, four-bathroom Ellicott City house where the two lived suddenly seemed enormous to the 56-year-old divorcee. "I decided this was not where I wanted to be,...
  • 'Bearding winter' at Siwash Lake Ranch in British Columbia

    'Bearding winter' at Siwash Lake Ranch in British Columbia
    KAMLOOPS, Canada - "It's a true thing," as my grandmother used to say. Luxury lodging is in the eye of the beholder. Whether it's an inn, hotel, resort, even a campsite, all the assorted bits that meet to make a hotel feel like a home will never be to...
  • As weeds go, pink sorrel grows wild and pretty

    As weeds go, pink sorrel grows wild and pretty
    There are certain non-native plants (aka "escaped exotics"/weeds) that I'm rather fond of despite their purported invasiveness. Among them, pink sorrel (Oxalis debilis) stands out, literally as well as figuratively. Without any assistance from us,...