(July 25, 2013) — MyFox Austin reports that a hit-and-run driver crashed into Bertha Haywood’s rental home, making it unlivable and leaving her with nowhere to go. But a MyFox viewer saw Haywood’s story and is offering to loan his camper to her for as long as she needs.
(July 25, 2013) — The Airdrie City View reports that on July 21, Airdrie Rural and Beiseker RCMP were dispatched to the Whispering Spruce Campground in Balzac after a trailer was reported stolen. The theft is believed to have occurred sometime the week before.
(July 25, 2013) — A powerful flash fire inside a camper injured one man, killed a dog and left two other animals injured in Toms River Wednesday night, reports the Asbury Park Press.
(July 25, 2013) — Families and couples wanting to get away on a well-deserved vacation without breaking the bank may consider weighing the costs of staying in hotels or motels along their chosen driving route versus traveling in an RV before they finalize their plans.
(July 25, 2013) — “Whether you choose to cook using a campfire, portable grill or stove, fires should only be started in safe, designated areas away from hanging branches, dry brush and leaves,” said Ross McRoy, president of Enviro-Log.
(July 25, 2013) — Police in St. Peters are sending out notifications through the mail to alert residents about vehicle code violations, reports KMOV.com. Soon, they will be writing tickets.
(July 24, 2013) — Financial technology company SMART Payment Plan is celebrating its 10th anniversary of helping consumers reduce their debt faster by launching its Debt Reduction Tour across the country in August, the company has announced.
(July 24, 2013) — On Tuesday afternoon, the Hotz family came back to Coralville Lake from a trip to the mall to find their camper burning, and knew their two dogs were inside, writes KCRG.
(July 24, 2013) — State police say an Accord man was electrocuted Wednesday morning after fallen wires electrified the camper he was staying in, reports the Times Herald-Record.
(July 24, 2013) — A Sudbury resident wants the province to reconsider its rules around Crown land camping after she was banned for the rest of the summer by the Ministry of Natural Resources, writes CBC.ca.
(July 24, 2013) — A man is in critical condition after he was pulled from Lake Erie this morning near Sara’s Campground, located just west of Presque Isle State Park, writes GoErie.com.
(July 24, 2013) — Multiple campers had batteries cut out of them over the weekend in Wahpeton, reports the Wahpeton Daily News.
(July 23, 2013) — Police say a woman reportedly pulled over to the side of the road in Logan on Friday and opened her camper door, at which point a propane tank exploded, reports KSL.
(July 23, 2013) — A Wisconsin woman had to be rescued from Porcupine Mountains State Park in Ontonagon County on Friday when she became extremely ill, reports WNMU-FM.
(July 23, 2013) — Over the past six years, youth participation in the outdoors has decreased by approximately 20 percent, according to the Outdoor Foundation. Eureka! conducted a survey of more than 1,100 Americans to determine their thoughts about this trend and garner their feedback on the main contributors to the steady decline.
(July 23, 2013) — This is by no means a complete check list of things to look for but, it illustrates the point about mileage. A coach could fail all of the above tests and have 1,000 miles on the odometer. Another unit could pass all these tests and many more and have 200,000 miles.
(July 22, 2013) — Diana Mendez and her husband, Miguel, live in Queens. But every weekend they escape to the Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in Woodridge, N.Y., where they have rented a seasonal campsite for the past 23 summers.
(July 22, 2013) — Seven people were injured Saturday afternoon when lightning hit a tree at a campsite in Wally World Riverside Resort in Loudonville, reports 10TV.
(July 22, 2013) — Six men are facing felony drug charges after Highway Patrol troopers discovered 907 pounds of pot and thousands of dollars in cash during traffic stops Wednesday. The drugs have a street value of more than $4 million, reports WKYC-TV.
(July 22, 2013) — Stuck in the woods with no way to charge your cell phone? Soon you may be able to solve that problem with your own urine, reports Gadling.