| Jun 10, 2014
Sunday is Father's Day, and Blue Mountain will hold a special day of outdoors-related activities perfect for dads and their families with the Father's Day Festival noon to 7 p.m.
Vendors outside the Valley Lodge will have information on hunting,...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:28 AM
The Coast Guard rescued a 57-year-old man attempting to kayak from California to Hawaii on Tuesday morning, 11 days after he began his journey.
Although the man was prepared with electronic equipment and solar panel technology to charge it, the solar...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:11 PM
A kayaker has completed a solo journey from California to Hawaii once before, in 1987.
It has been attempted a couple times since, most recently last week, in an effort that ended Tuesday with the U.S. Coast Guard rescuing a 57-year-old man 11 days...
| Apr 30, 2014
If all goes according to plan Wednesday night, Robin Merrill's fundraiser at the Stranahan House should become a time warp to the early 1900s. That was when members of the Seminole tribe paddled along the banks of the New River in dugout canoes,...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:07 AM
It’s no coincidence that the first part of the word “workout” is “work.”
Losing weight and getting in shape require, in no small part, a certain amount of dedication and sweat equity that can be difficult to muster when...
| May 2, 2014
Leaser Lake in northwestern Lehigh County, which re-opened for trout fishing in the spring of 2013 following the completion of a $3.5 million repair project, will begin to lower its levels this week in order to repair a seep in the impoundment's earthen...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 11:00 PM
A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy rescued a child struggling in 50-degree water Sunday on Pyramid Lake after the kayak he was riding in capsized, authorities said.
The deputy, part of the sheriff's parks bureau marine patrol, spotted the kayak...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:39 PM
SAN DIEGO — SeaWorld? Check. Balboa Park? Check. The zoo? Check. Most folks heading here for a vacation visit the usual tourist spots. Those are great, but there's more to the self-styled America's Finest City than a famous theme park, museums,...
| Apr 15, 2014
Vacation planning for 2014 has probably been resolved in most households across the Lehigh Valley, but if you're interested in the outdoors at all, love camping and scenic views, consider the month of June as your gateway to the rivers that make up our...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 12:11 PM
Ever since the state purchased the abandoned Sunrise Resort in 2009, it has been known as an attractive nuisance. The 82 buildings — from cabins to kitchens to dance halls — along with a giant pool, as well as pingpong tables and paddleboats...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Mrs. Funny Money and I celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary this week, a matrimonial milestone that's taken on an aura of accomplishment that rivals winning the Daytona 500 on a bike or going over Niagara Falls in a barrel of squirrels.
I guess that'...