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RVers Cringe, Others Smile Over Island's Fate

Property owners on Crescent Bar Island in southern Washington state got the news Monday: Their monthly payments could increase more than 1,000% if Grant County PUD commissioners agree to extend their leases by 11 years, according to The Wenatchee World. The news hit...

Cavco's Virginia Plant Ships 1st Kamping Lodge

For 14 years, roughly 80 employees at Fleetwood Enterprises Inc.’s 135,000-square-foot factory in Rocky Mount, Va., produced nothing but manufactured homes. And while most of them retained their jobs after Phoenix, Ariz.-based Cavco Industries Inc. acquired the...

Ocean Lakes Sets Campground Recycling Standard

Ocean Lakes Family Campground has become the first resort along the Grand Strand in Myrtle Beach, S.C., to dedicate a truck and manpower to haul its own recyclables to the Materials Recycling Facility in Horry County, according to WMBF-TV, Myrtle Beach. The effort is...

General Coach Canada Offering Lease Program

General Coach Canada has anounced it joined hands with Nationwide Leasing, a division of Nationwide Hotel Supply Inc,. Richmond, British Columbia. The two companies signed an exclusive leasing and financing program for rental cabins being produced by General Coach...

WCM Examines Alcohol Use at Campgrounds

Intoxicated campers. Most public and private park operators have run-ins with them from time to time. Despite posting rules and regulations warning that intoxicated and unruly guests will be thrown out, of course, they still show up, regardless of whether a park sells...

Park Owner Fears Sewage Plant Going in Next Door

The owner of an Ontario campground that abuts the property South Bruce Peninsula has designated for a sewage plant in Sauble Beach is appealing a municipal zoning change to the Ontario Municipal Board, according to the Owen Sound Sun Times. Tim Cosstick, the owner of...

County Awaits Decision on Park Funding Request

The Jackson County Board of Commissioners in Jackson, Mich., on Friday (March 26) unanimously approved a grant application intended to help fund improvements at Swains Lake County Park and Campground near Concord, Mich., according to the Jackson Citizen Patriot. They...

Texas Reprises Outdoor Family Program

For less than the price of a hotel room, a family of up to six can experience the great outdoors through the Texas Outdoor Family Program. It offers overnight outings to various state parks throughout the state and supplies the tent, stove, a lantern, cooking pots,...