| Oct 4, 2013
Mark Guetersloh motored his johnboat slowly, very slowly, through the still water of the Cache River. Keenly aware that tree stumps lurking beneath the algae-covered surface have shredded many a propeller, he had a couple of oars, just in case....
| Jul 28, 2013
| 5:09 PM
The South River Federation set its inaugural Swimmable Action Day to start at 11 a.m. Sunday with a dash into the water off Mayo Beach Park.
But the beach's soft-flowing waves beckoned enthusiasts all morning, and young and old answered the call by...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:19 PM
The 105th annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade is scheduled to take to the waters Dec. 18 to 22 with a theme of "Rockin' around the Christmas Tree," according to a news release.
"The parade is our community's Christmas card to the world and sets...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 1:27 PM
It's not often that being called "a pain in the butt" is a good thing.
But Bob Bradshaw grinned as politicians recalled his years of polite — yet relentless advocacy for Davidsonville Park.
Bradshaw has long been praised as a driving force behind...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:14 PM
It's 26 miles from Catalina Island's Avalon Harbor to the Newport Aquatic Center, but that won't stop Paularino Elementary School teacher Lisa Roberts from tackling the distance via kayak.
On Saturday, the fifth-grade teacher will team up with her...
| Aug 9, 2013
Tours of the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse will be held at 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Aug. 17 and 24 and Sept. 14 and 28. Visitors can learn about how lighthouse keepers lived, other lighthouses on the Chesapeake Bay and how many...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:44 PM
We have wonderful Christmas boat parades — cruising in harbors, lakes and rivers — to look forward to next month, and yes, boats being towed on trailers down a few main streets across the country.
I hope boaters have started to...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 6:53 PM
Paularino Elementary School teachers Lisa Roberts and Shannon Spining share a passion for teaching and kayaking.
Now, the pair have something else in common: an award for their philanthropic efforts.
Roberts and Spining started their nonprofit,...
| Aug 13, 2013
Girls like guns, too, and there's a call out in the Lehigh Valley for a new women's group dedicated to the shooting sports.
A Girl and A Gun is the name of a nationwide shooting sports initiative that has made its way to Allentown.
The two-year-old A...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Hiking with a 50-pound backpack for the better part of a day is physically demanding, but doing so up the side of a mountain is exhausting. Wendy Cirko found that out the hard way.
She could have been sitting on a couch in her Bel Air home, watching TV,...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:45 PM
The sun has finally set on Sunrise Resort.
No matter what you knew the property as -- Ted Hilton's Hideaway, Frank Davis Resort or Sunrise Resort – the next time you visit the 144-acre property tucked into the hills along the Salmon River, it will...