American Rescue Plan Receives 1.4 Million Investment

American Rescue Plan Receives 1.4 Million Investment

The American Rescue Plan receives a $1.4 million investment from the U.S. Department of Commerce to support the development of tourism in Smitters, West Virginia. WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo has announced that the Economic Development...
The Best National Park Experiences Could Be Getting Better

The Best National Park Experiences Could Be Getting Better

Love him or hate him; Trump can see room for improvement in the National Park System. Improvements in the NPS system will only make the best National Park experiences better. Our national parks are currently weighed down by red tape, outdated contracts, stringent...
Little Wild Horse Flash Flood Kills 2 Young Girls

Little Wild Horse Flash Flood Kills 2 Young Girls

There is an inherent danger in the canyoneering environment. Even the relaxed family-friendly canyons that are packed every day of the week during the spring and summer seasons.  Unfortunately, nature gives us harsh reminders of the danger of the activity, and Monday,...
Introducing White Sands National Park New Mexico

Introducing White Sands National Park New Mexico

I know it is old news about White Sands becoming a national park, but the past three years have seen national monuments made smaller, and I just wanted to make sure the announcement was actually solid before I blew the proverbial horn of outdoor enthusiasm. So let me...
Utah Approves Bid For Another Winter Olympics

Utah Approves Bid For Another Winter Olympics

In 2002, Salt Lake City became the largest city, at that time, to host the winter Olympics. To this day the 2002 winter Olympics have been considered one of the most successful Olympics of all time. Originally the 2002 bid was met with lots of criticism from the...