(April 8, 2016) — The Caravan Club allowed the BBC to film its ‘Caravanner of the Year.’ Six top enthusiasts, (all Club members) battled it out across two highly charged weekends to win The Caravan Club’s inaugural competition and the coveted title of ‘Caravanner of the Year’. It’s the caravanning world’s “Great British Bake Off.”
Day: April 8, 2016
(April 8, 2016) — The state Department of Environmental Quality has filed suit against Resources Northwest Inc. and Kenneth Hick, the owner of the troubled Sunset Lake Resort & RV Park, to make the company immediately lower sewage flows and replace a failing septic system by September.
(April 8, 2016) — The RV Assistance Corporation (RVAC) recently contributed $7,000 to the Mike Molino RV Learning Center, bringing its total contribution to $52,000. RVAC is the for-profit subsidiary of RVDA that develops member benefits for the association.
(April 8, 2016) — In February, as sales of RVs hit a 39-year high with 35,929 units sold, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published a proposed rule in The Federal Register to revise the definition of an RV as “designed only for recreational use and not as a primary residence or for permanent occupancy.”
(April 8, 2016) — Recreational vehicles, boat trailers, trailers and commercial trucks with exposed storage racks, more than four wheels or exceeding a Gross Combination Weight Rating of 12,000 pounds cannot be parked in the housing areas for extended periods.
(April 8, 2016) — Dethmers Manufacturing Company, dba Demco, along with its affiliate brand name Maurer, and Thurston Manufacturing Company announced that an agreement has been signed for the sale of the Circle R Side Dump Trailer line along with the Circle R brand name.
(April 8, 2016) — People who know someone who has made consistent and outstanding contributions to the RV Dealers Association and its members are encouraged to nominate that person for the 2016 James B. Summers Award, RVDA’s highest honor.
(April 8, 2016) — Employees can only be classified as independent contractors if they meet specific guidelines. Issues such as whether they’re on the company payroll or have use of company property, and the permanency of the relationship come into play.
(April 8, 2016) — The Silver City Ranger District is looking for a volunteer campground host at the Gomez Peak and Little Walnut Day Use Area, approximately six miles from the town of Silver City. The host position extends from March 31 through March 31, 2017.
(April 8, 2016) — Kielder Campsite is hosting its popular People’s Star Party and Star Camp in October for both experienced and novice astronomers.
(April 8, 2016) — The proposed £1,277,500 development could act as a ‘welcome to the Cairngorms’, providing a cafe, retail area, activity hub and free exhibition promoting the area’s natural and cultural history, along with a reconstructed Pictish longhouse and campervan pitches.
(April 8, 2016) — The Boston Globe found put together a list of campgrounds that the whole family can enjoy.
(April 8, 2016) — Nitehawk Adventure Park is one step closer to being in charge of operations of the South Bear Creek campground and par three golf course in Alberta.
(April 8, 2016) — A cross between wilderness camping and ‘glamping’ – that’s what a new campground setting up on Pictou Island, Nova Scotia, aims to offer.
(April 8, 2016) — $860,000 dollars may seem pricey for a bath house at a campground but in Two Harbors Mayor Randy Bolen told us this campground will ultimately be paying for itself and then some.
(April 8, 2016) — U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar said a plan to classify a public campground in Arizona as a historic site deceptively thwarts the state’s economy and simultaneously prevents the development of a valuable copper mine and the creation of jobs associated with the mine.
(April 8, 2016) — The National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, so what better time to experience Colorado’s four national parks?
(April 8, 2016) — A minor incident fire that started on the Arizona side of the Colorado River moved quickly into Pirate Cove due to the excessive strong winds, a release from Pirate Cove stated.
(April 8, 2016) — Thor Industries has tried to be at the forefront of innovation in that space. The Elkhart, Ind.-based maker of motor homes, travel trailers and fifth wheels has been able to tap into a younger consumer who wants access to the outdoor lifestyle while meeting the needs of the more-seasoned campers.
(April 8, 2016) — Command Electronics Inc. announced Cressy Marketing, based in Mishawaka, Ind., is its new partner and manufacturer’s representative.