| Apr 12, 2015
| 8:58 AM
Plans are getting set for the 14th annual Ohio River Paddlefest.
The festival that centers on a trip down the river to Cincinnati in canoes and kayaks has grown to include much more.
Besides 11-mile races and slower paddling trips from Coney Island east...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 12:37 PM
St. Charles Park District officials were surprised that the request to borrow $28 million for a recreation center, among other projects, was resoundingly defeated April 7. The referendum would have resulted in higher taxes for up to 20 years.
| Apr 7, 2015
| 12:54 PM
"To strive for the purity of waters, the clarity of air, and the wise stewardship of the land and its resources; to know the beauty and understanding of nature and the value of wildlife, woodlands and open space; to the preservation of this heritage and...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 6:52 AM
Almost 60 watercraft took part in the Hockanum River Canoe and Kayak Race on Easter morning April 5.
The water was high and fast, which made the race more challenging, as did the relatively cool temperatures. The race began in Vernon and mostly...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Florida has oodles of places to kayak, but few regions have made it as easy to find great paddling destinations as Lee County and its Great Calusa Blueway.
The Calusa Blueway is a 190-mile long paddling trail through the Gulf Coast waters around Fort...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 9:41 PM
Bob Merriman had a talent for connecting worthy causes and generous donors, and played a key role in establishing philanthropic groups that benefited thousands of people. He was an avid outdoorsman with a wide, self-taught knowledge of native plants and...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 6:36 AM
In the 5000 block of Chestnut Fork Road
On March 23, a domestic assault was reported between two parties who share a child. Tara Diamond, 33, of Gloucester, was charged with assault and battery of a family member.
In the 6800 block of...
| Mar 26, 2015
Is that cloying Disney tune "It’s a Small World" banging around endlessly in your cranium?
Here in Lake County, we can help you.
We also can assist if you’re feeling the urge to smother Harry Potter with his invisibility cloak and turn...
| Mar 26, 2015
Here are great places to explore outdoors in Seminole County so that you can discover or rediscover Central Florida.
The Econ: The Econlockhatchee River has dramatic banks, sandbars, inky currents and generous vistas as it gains full strength before...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 6:53 PM
A family out for a kayak trip in California picked up an unexpected hitchhiker: a sea lion pup that hopped on for a 20-minute ride.
Video aired by KEYT-TV shows the little sea lion enjoying the sunshine on the back of the kayak in Santa Barbara on...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 11:10 PM
Fishing in the Potomac
Monday, Feb. 16: Capts. Mike Starrett and Dave Snellings of Indian Head Charters will speak at a free seminar about fishing in the Potomac River and the lower Chesapeake Bay. Topics will include catfish, slab crappie and...