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UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 17, 2020

On the road again: Former Washington State quarterback Gardner Minshew logs miles, makes memories with cross-country road trip

Rocking his signature jorts, a tank top with a collar from Todd’s Tanks and his iconic ‘Fu Minshew’ facial hair, Jacksonville Jaguars rookie quarterback announced his #MilesWithMinshew RV tour on …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 17, 2020

Back to the future: While retro appeals to some RV’ers, others want all the latest gadgets

Some RV enthusiasts prefer to hit the road in a refurbished vintage trailer. They’re cute, simple and nostalgic. Other travelers seek out higher-end, technology-loaded motorcoaches. Many consumers choose something in …

Man receives critical burns in Browne’s Addition RV fire on Saturday evening

The man received his injuries attempting to rescue a dog from the fire, according to firefighters. The dog died in the incident.

UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019

RVs, campers riding high, fueled by millennial enthusiasm

Americans have always embraced the open road, but now campers, the iconic symbol of middle-class success, are gaining ground with a new audience. Millennials not only are traveling the country …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018

RV fire likely caused by space heater

An unoccupied RV suffered extensive damage after catching fire Wednesday. The RV was located near a house and garage in the 1900 block of West Grace Avenue, according to a …

Then and Now: Motorhomes and Trailers

Even after our region’s first settlers built towns and cities, some would still head to wilder areas to practice “woodcraft”, as camping used to be called.

Gear Junkie: Airstream goes fiberglass with latest model

Coming in 2018, Airstream touts its latest model as aerodynamic, lightweight, and strong. But this isn’t your dad’s aluminum tow-behind. The company shifts to fiberglass for the Nest, a camper …

Two for the Road: Couple explores Tanzania parks in rental camping Rover

“The large male elephant looked up and stared directly into the front window, giving me that piercing stink-eye look that says, get out of my way,” said Bill Pierce, recalling …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017

Early morning RV fire sends one man to hospital for minor injuries

An early morning RV fire sent one man to the hospital early Friday morning.

Regional RV owners forge clubs, friendships, snowbird mini-communities

Thousands of RV owners routinely traveling south for winters, forming mini RV communities in warmer-climate states to soak in the sun and outdoor recreation.

Area RV shows feature newest models and features

While snow tires and snow shovels occupy most resident’s minds, the folks who sell recreational vehicles want potential customers to start thinking about warmer campouts ahead.

Outdoors shows feature latest products, good deals

The boat, RV and sportsmen’s show season is underway, giving outdoor enthusiasts a chance to see the latest products from manufacturers and make deals.

Outdoors sport show season starts

The boat, RV and sportsmen’s show season is underway, giving outdoor enthusiasts a chance to see the latest products from manufacturers and make deals. Some of the shows feature seminars …

2014 Outdoors: spotlight

Local teacher a survivor Former Ferris High School science teacher, survival instructor, naturalist and artist Hazen Audel is spotlighting the skills of indigenous people in remote niches of the world …

Fifth-wheel living: Making the country a better place, one campground at a time

In the field of RV camping, Susan and Larry Dach are pros. Since retiring in 2008, the Dachs have made a fifth wheel their full-time home in campgrounds across the …

Boomers drive RV show traffic

Baby boomers are keeping the RV industry rolling, especially through the recent sluggish economy. Travelers in their 50s and early 60s are bolstering the local industry by heading out on …

Julianne G. Crane exploring U.S. in RV

Where on the road is Julianne G. Crane? Outside Yuma in her RV of course, writing about her road trips exploring the United States and Canada. Last week the former …

Tough to beat the luxury of RV trip to Oregon Coast

Water spritzed my face, like a houseplant being misted. I stirred from my sleeping bag, stretched up in the darkness to close a vent that was letting in rain, then …