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FISHING REPORT:  Winter blast throws curve to area anglers

FISHING REPORT: Winter blast throws curve to area anglers

February 13th, 2015 12:00 pm by George Thwaites

Daytime temperatures were recently nice enough to coax quite a few fair weather fishermen onto the water. But as of this moment, angling is once again the province of the strong-willed.

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TWRA Safe Boating Course coming up this month

TWRA Safe Boating Course coming up this month

February 6th, 2015 7:35 pm by clarke Lucas, community contributor

Again this year, the Tri-Cities Boating Club (Johnson City Sail & Power Squadron) is hosting the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency's Tennessee Safe Boating Course.

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FISHING REPORT: The bugs of summer are wintering on the South Holston tailwater

FISHING REPORT: The bugs of summer are wintering on the South Holston tailwater

February 6th, 2015 11:00 am by George Thwaites

Sulphurs are the classic summer mayfly hatch on area trout tailwaters, But darned if the sulphur mayflies haven't continued to hold out this winter - particularly on the South Holston.

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Watson's Marine service department unscathed by fire, business expects to be fully functional ASAP

Watson's Marine service department unscathed by fire, business expects to be fully functional ASAP

January 30th, 2015 9:00 am by George Thwaites

"Over the last few days I've confirmed that I live in the best part of the country surrounded by the best people in the country," said Rex Pendergrass, referring to the outpouring of community support following Sunday's fire.

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FISHING REPORT: Unresolved Boone Dam timetable has anglers worrying and wondering

FISHING REPORT: Unresolved Boone Dam timetable has anglers worrying and wondering

January 23rd, 2015 12:00 pm by George Thwaites

The worst-case scenario is by no means a sure thing. But the more time elapses, the best-case scenario seems equally remote.

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Two men reach top of Yosemite's El Capitan in historic climb

Two men reach top of Yosemite's El Capitan in historic climb

January 14th, 2015 7:04 pm by Associated Press

Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson used ropes and safety harnesses to catch themselves in case of a fall, but relied entirely on their own strength and dexterity to ascend by grasping cracks as thin as razor blades and as small as dimes.

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Bug battle: New firewood restrictions for Smokies

Bug battle: New firewood restrictions for Smokies

January 11th, 2015 2:55 pm by Associated Press

Beginning in March, Great Smoky Mountains National Park campgrounds will allow only heat-treated firewood that has been certified. The policy aims to slow the spread of invasive, tree-killing insects.

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Second Yosemite climber completes grueling segment

Second Yosemite climber completes grueling segment

January 10th, 2015 2:12 pm by Associated Press

Kevin Jorgeson, 30, and Tommy Caldwell, 36, are two weeks into what is billed as the first free climb of the vertical Dawn Wall to reach the 3,000-foot summit of Yosemite's El Capitan.

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Judges rule against environmentalists on lead bullets

Judges rule against environmentalists on lead bullets

December 24th, 2014 5:00 pm by PETE YOST, Associated Press

A federal appeals court has ruled against environmentalists who are trying to force the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate spent lead bullets and lead shot used in hunting and shooting sports.

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Destructive zebra mussels muscling their way into Cherokee Lake

Destructive zebra mussels muscling their way into Cherokee Lake

December 23rd, 2014 7:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

State officials are asking area boaters to help stop the spread of a destructive mussel species which was discovered in Cherokee Lake for the first time last month.

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