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Education Outdoors
Roosevelt students release trout they grew in classroom

Roosevelt students release trout they grew in classroom

December 13th, 2013 10:40 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The South Fork of the Holston River will have about 20 future inhabitants thanks to a city elementary class and Trout Unlimited. The fish were released into Kendrick Creek, which flows into the Holston near the Fort Patrick Henry Dam.

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Outdoors
Yellowstone area grizzly committee recommends lifting protections

Yellowstone area grizzly committee recommends lifting protections

December 12th, 2013 3:29 pm by By ROB CHANEY The Missoulian, writer

With new research showing grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park are going strong, Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee members unanimously called for ending federal protection of their namesake animal.

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News Outdoors
Backcountry skier survives avalanche in Utah gully

Backcountry skier survives avalanche in Utah gully

December 10th, 2013 11:47 pm by Associated Press

An avalanche that was caught on video dragged a backcountry skier into a Utah ravine and buried her in snow, but the woman survived because she deployed a special air bag and other skiers were able to quickly dig her out.

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Entertainment Outdoors
Freediving grows in popularity despite risks

Freediving grows in popularity despite risks

December 9th, 2013 3:25 pm by DANICA COTO, Associated Press

The recent death of a New York man while freediving in the Bahamas highlights the dangers of the sport, with some 70 freediving deaths recorded worldwide last year, up from more than 50 the previous year.

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Entertainment Outdoors
Palin to host outdoors show on Sportsman Channel

Palin to host outdoors show on Sportsman Channel

December 9th, 2013 3:23 pm by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer

The Sportsman Channel said Monday it has hired Sarah Palin to be host of a weekly outdoors-oriented program that will celebrate the "red, wild and blue" lifestyle.

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Business & Technology TriCityMom Outdoors
Cargo bikes the new minivan for cycling families

Cargo bikes the new minivan for cycling families

December 6th, 2013 7:53 pm by Associated Press

SEATTLE (AP) — One fisherman uses a bike to deliver hundreds of pounds of salmon to local markets. A mom who regularly shuttles her two kids around town once tried to haul a twin mattress home.

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Community Outdoors
Warriors Path Adopt-A-Tree  aims to plant future forests

Warriors Path Adopt-A-Tree aims to plant future forests

December 6th, 2013 12:34 am by Marci Gore

KINGSPORT — Marty Silver, park naturalist at Warriors Path State Park, estimates that at least a thousand trees are planted every year during the park’s Adopt-A-Tree event.

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News Local News Outdoors
'Downhill all the way' - Kingsport man hikes Appalachian Trail from north to south

'Downhill all the way' - Kingsport man hikes Appalachian Trail from north to south

December 4th, 2013 1:32 pm by Pat Kenney

Most A.T. through hikers begin their journey in Georgia in March or April and hike north to Maine. Because Kingsport’s Ryan Ankabrandt didn’t graduate from the University of Tennessee until May, his start was delayed and became problematic.

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Sports Live Outdoors
Nantahala salmon run an oddity for fly fishers in the Southeast

Nantahala salmon run an oddity for fly fishers in the Southeast

December 3rd, 2013 3:31 pm by staff reports

Kokanee salmon are the landlocked version of the Pacific sockeye salmon, stocked in Nantahala Lake in the early 1960s as forage for a population of northern pike.

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Sports Outdoors
Tenn. wildlife agency has new mobile app

Tenn. wildlife agency has new mobile app

December 2nd, 2013 8:41 am by Associated Press

The new app includes access to all hunting, trapping, fishing and boating guidelines.

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