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Fort Smith Has Lots of History and Carolyn Joyce To Bring It To Life

Fort Smith Has Lots of History and Carolyn Joyce To Bring It To Life

Carolyn Joyce is a national treasure. In costume or not she brings the history and lore of Fort Smith, Arkansas to life as few people can. Of course, getting to tell people about a brothel that is on the National Register of Historic Places does give her a great start.

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Preservation

BLM Recovers Stolen Petroglyphs Taken From Volcanic Tableland

BLM Recovers Stolen Petroglyphs Taken From Volcanic Tableland

An anonymous tip has led to the recovery of five Native American petroglyph panels cut out from a major rock art site on the Volcanic Tableland north of Bishop, California in late 2012.

"We got all five of the panels back," David Christy, a spokespers...
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Tips & Guides

Winter Road Survival in the West Starts From the Ground Up

Winter Road Survival in the West Starts From the Ground Up The West offers drivers a variety of winter conditions, from the ice and slush found in such cities as Denver, St. Louis and Minneapolis to the rain and mud that heavy storms bring throughout much of the Southwest.

With that in mind, OldWestNewWest.com...
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Adventure Seekers

Cycling in Montana’s Flathead Valley for Great Autumn Colors

Cycling in Montana’s Flathead Valley for Great Autumn Colors Cycling in Montana's Flathead Valley is stunning in the autumn months. Highways are wide open and, with the summer visitor rush over, largely unoccupied by vehicles.

Autumn weekends spent in the Flathead Valley can be one of the most enjoyable times i...
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Trails

Yosemite’s Popular Mirror Lake Loop Hiking Trail Reopens; Closed in 2009 by Massive Rock Slide

Yosemite’s Popular Mirror Lake Loop Hiking Trail Reopens; Closed in 2009 by Massive Rock Slide Closed for more than three years due to a massive rock slide that took place just below Half Dome, Yosemite National Park in California reopened the Mirror Lake Loop hiking trail to the public on Oct. 18, 2012.

The five-mile loop that follows Tenaya C...
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