Recreational Sports

Pot shop clashes with tourism stores in eclectic Alaska town

Aug 30, 2017

A marijuana store on Main Street is causing a divide in the quirky tourist town of Talkeetna, Alaska

Vermont ski areas president to lead national ski association

Aug 29, 2017

The president of the Vermont Ski Areas Association is going to become president of the Lakewood, Colorado-based National Ski Areas Association, the trade association that represents ski resort owners and operators across the country

Fall for Lake Tahoe's secret season: Autumn

Aug 29, 2017

A guide to exploring autumn in Lake Tahoe: Skip the crowds, savor the serenity

Puerto Rican pleads guilty in $1M coral trafficking case

Aug 23, 2017

The owner of a saltwater aquarium business in Puerto Rico has pleaded guilty to illegally trafficking up to $1 million worth of protected coral and other reef species

Feds review annual whaling quotas for Alaska Native hunters

Aug 22, 2017

Federal officials are reviewing annual quotas for 11 Alaska Native villages whose subsistence hunters are authorized to harvest bowhead whales

Spain rescues 600 migrants in Mediterranean in 24 hours

Aug 17, 2017

Spain's maritime rescue service says it has rescued some 600 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Morocco in the past 24 hours, making it one of its busiest days so far this year

High risk for rip currents along New Jersey shore

Aug 16, 2017

Hurricane Gert is churning the surf and creating a high risk for rip currents along the New Jersey shore

Dubai magnate tied to Trump brand seeks new ventures abroad

Aug 15, 2017

Dubai billionaire who built Trump-branded golf course, villas in United Arab Emirates now seeks for more business abroad

Baby whale gets up close with Southern California beachgoers

Aug 9, 2017

Kayakers in Southern California got within a few feet of a baby whale that swam under some paddleboarders

Trump has escaped Washington, but don't call it a vacation

Aug 8, 2017

President Donald Trump is out of Washington for 17 days _ but don't call it a vacation.