(Aug. 1, 2013) — After completing the study, Wright discovered that exposure to artificial light at night and a lack of sun during the day actually contribute to some people’s sleep problems and morning grogginess.
(July 31, 2013) — Owning a recreational vehicle is getting more expensive for some Iowans, writes The Gazette. RV prices aren’t going up, but the state is getting tougher on collecting registration fees.
(July 31, 2013) — A family grieving the loss of their cat is hoping their tragedy can save other furry family members from meeting the same fate, writes the Prince George Citizen.
(July 31, 2013) — Kurt Veer of Lethbridge likes going camping, but he believes the future of camping in Alberta needs to balance the rights of random and registered campers, writes the Drayton Valley Western Review.
(July 31, 2013) — What do the WIT Club grand national rally and the historic Apollo lunar landing have in common? They both first happened in the summer of 1969. Winnebago Industries will celebrate the 45th anniversary of both events with an “Out of This World” rally that will “blast off” July 16 and run through July 20, 2014.
(July 31, 2013) — Matt Evans wanted a vehicle that he could use to take his family on long road trips, but he couldn’t find one he liked. So he decided to make his own, reports In-Forum.
(July 30, 2013) — An American lawyer camping in Canada was seriously injured after being gored by a polar bear in Torngat Mountains National Park on Wednesday, reports the Straits Times.
(July 30, 2013) — As Tennesseans pack up and head out to their favorite campsites, officials with the State Fire Marshal’s Office urge campers to be aware of carbon monoxide dangers in and around tents and recreational vehicles, reports the Claiborne Progress.
(July 30, 2013) — Their 2002 Thor Residency motorhome was “kind of an ugly” with faded, oudated decals until Jema thought of a way to spruce it up and make a statement. She entered her project into the 2013 Artprize international art competition. The event offers a grand prize of $200,000 awarded to the artist whose project earns the most public votes during the show in Grand Rapids, Mich., Sept. 18 to Oct. 6. Here’s the catch. If Inspire to Inspire wins the competition, she must give up the RV.
(July 30, 2013) — Horry County police have arrested a Williamston man suspected of peeping at young men inside one of the bathhouses at Ocean Lakes Campground in Myrtle Beach, reports MyrtleBeachOnline.com.
(July 29, 2013) — Steve Clement, from Quebec City, Canada, is the owner of the Nomad Airstream, a nearly 40-foot camping trailer that’s being featured on the Travel Channel show ‘Mega RV.’ Some are calling the tricked-out trailer a ‘camping mansion on wheels,’ writes AOL.
(July 29, 2013) — WECT writes that most people have driven behind a car or truck hauling something with a trailer, or done the hauling themselves. But whatever the situation, WECT hopes all drivers will take extra precaution after hearing one Minnesota family’s story.
(July 29, 2013) — Three of 16 cats seized from a woman at Hidden Valley Campground in Brooksville last week have been euthanized, but eight are now available for adoption, reports Hernando Today.
(July 29, 2013) — The Kingston Daily Freeman reports that an 11-year-old boy riding a bicycle was injured Saturday when he struck an SUV being driven by a 15-year-old boy at the Yogi Bear Campground in Gardiner, according to the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office.
(July 29, 2013) — Lakota Corporation is recalling 49 model year 2014 CX9-BBX18 (Charger and Bighorn) recreational trailers. Due to a design change in the power awning motor assembly, the motor assembly screws may unknowingly shear.
(July 29, 2013) — Keystone RV Company is recalling 239 model year 2013-2014 Laredo fifth wheel vehicles, models 270SRL, 280SBH, 290SRE and 293SBH. The battery box has inadequate support for the battery and the box may fall out of position during travel.
(July 29, 2013) — RVs circled the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines early Sunday morning. The goal is to turn the corner into the fairgrounds at 6 a.m. on the dot, when organizers allow campers who don’t have a reserved camping spot to start lining up, reports DesMoinesRegister.com.
(July 26, 2013) — On Wednesday, a Brooksville woman was charged with animal neglect after deputies found her living in deplorable conditions in a tent with her cats at the Hidden Valley Campground, reports Tbo.com.
(July 26, 2013) — The Mail Tribune writes that Jackson County Sheriff’s Department detectives found items taken in a string of recent recreation vehicle break-ins while they were searching for evidence in a separate case Tuesday.
(July 26, 2013) — An Edmonton family is thankful after they escaped unscathed from a crash that nearly sent their 28-foot motorhome into Wood Lake Thursday afternoon, reports the Kelowna Capital News.