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Updated Jul 28, 2015 at 11:12 AM

Ely, Nevada — located about 240 miles from Las Vegas — is much like the mines that made it, nearly broke it and partially sustain it today: It doesn’t look like much on the surface, but scrape away the dust and the dirt and you’ll uncover more than a few gems.

Updated Jul 28, 2015 at 11:05 AM

The feeling had been nagging at me for years, the urge to ride a bicycle along the Pacific Ocean in North County, that area north of San Diego.

Updated Jul 20, 2015 at 11:27 AM

So you‘re traveling for two this summer, even if your traveling companion doesn’t yet qualify for a reduced-fare children’s ticket.

Updated Jul 14, 2015 at 10:10 AM

Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park comprises a unique geological area, the gorgeous sands colored by iron oxide from the eroding Navajo sandstone found throughout Utah’s color country.

Updated Jul 12, 2015 at 8:41 AM

The CVB recently released the results of a study designed to give them a better understanding of how Southwest Louisiana community leaders, visitors and residents perceive the area.

Updated Jul 6, 2015 at 2:36 PM

Summer vacation season is in full swing, and you’re excited about spending a few days in an exotic, far-off locale.Are there any health precautions you can take that would help make your vacation memorable for all the right reasons?

Updated Jul 6, 2015 at 11:20 AM

You’ve been friends for years. Great friends. You’ve eaten enough dinners out together and seen more shows and concerts and movies than either one of you can remember. You’ve taken countless shopping trips and had enough café lattes and Pinot...

Updated Jul 2, 2015 at 11:08 AM

I still remember my first glimpse of Lake Tahoe, more than a decade ago. I’d lived all my life in the East and South, and whenever anybody talked about Lake Tahoe, their descriptions tended to begin and end with “It’s beautiful.” It seemed pretty...

Updated Jun 26, 2015 at 12:15 PM

Summer is in full swing and families are planning vacations and weekend getaways while the kids are out of school. The Louisiana State Parks system has plenty of options for families in Calcasieu Parish to travel a short distance and experience...

Posted Jun 13, 2015 at 8:00 AM

Claire Hebert, Director of Economic Development for Cameron Parish, shared interesting facts about the parish with the West Calcasieu Chamber of Commerce Thursday, June 11.

Updated May 26, 2015 at 10:40 AM

Driving back and forth between Maine and Florida twice a year, as we’ve done for more than a decade now, you get a small chance to take the pulse of America on a regular basis, or at least the Atlantic Seaboard slice of it.

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