Chinook Trail group looks to attract hikers

Chinook Trail group looks to attract hikers
After working for 27 years to create a 300-mile hiking loop through the Columbia River Gorge, the organization needs to let more hikers know that the trail system is ready to use, board president Evan Hull said Sunday during the trail association's …
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St. Lawrence University in Canton hiking tuition to nearly 000 per year
CANTON — St. Lawrence University's Board of Trustees approved a 3.6 percent tuition hike for the 2016-17 school year. The board voted to establish the 2016-17 price tag at $ 64,390, which is an increase of $ 2,240 over last year. This reflects a 3.6 …
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Hiking in Japan: 15 awe-inspiring trails
From epic climbs up active volcanoes to temple odysseys through the mists of time, Japan is full of fantastic walking trails and some of the world's most impressive mountains. Here are our top 15 routes, plus a few tips, for the ultimate hiking holiday …
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7 people rescued from Grouse Mountain after hiking closed trail

7 people rescued from Grouse Mountain after hiking closed trail
A group of seven hikers were saved by North Shore Rescue crews after getting lost on a closed trail on Grouse Mountain. The group were attempting the Hanes Valley route but became lost in Crown Pass and contacted Grouse Mountain at around 6 p.m. on …
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Hiking near the waterfalls of Marin County's Cataract Trail
(1 of 4) (l to r) Alexandra Falchi, Alexandra La and Sam Wakamatsu, part of the "nurses hiking club" take a break at one of the many falls along the Cataract Creek Trail on the northern flank of Mount Tamalpais in Marin County. Chris Hatfield and Scott …
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Hikers concerned with trail expansion in Morgan-Monroe State Forest

Hikers concerned with trail expansion in Morgan-Monroe State Forest
When several hikers arrived at the Tecumseh Trail in Morgan-Monroe State Forest earlier this month, they weren't prepared for what lay ahead of them. The hikers could only walk for a couple of minutes before they ran into trees that had been sawed down …
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In Nevada, high stakes for Clinton and Sanders
LAS VEGAS — This state is known for gambling, Celine Dion, brothels, sinful secrets, and quickie weddings. Presidential politics? Not so much. When Nevada Democrats gather at 250 caucus locations around the state Saturday, it will be only the second …
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