Agency seeks public input on updated Stillhouse lake plan | News

BELTON — Chalk Ridge Falls, with its crystal-clear creeks, scenic waterfall and rocky cliffs, is a popular Bell County spot for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts.

The Stillhouse Hollow Lake park is managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which is updating its comprehensive land and recreational management master plan for the area. The plan, last updated in the 1970s, will guide the agency for the next 25 years, officials

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Lakeville Parks and Recreation programs set | Free

Following are programs organized by the city of Lakeville Parks and Recreation Department. Register at or call 952-985-4600.

Guided Adult Adventure Snowshoe Hike

Join EcoElsa on Saturday, Feb. 20, from 9 a.m.-noon at Ritter Farm Park, 19300 Ritter Trail. This class starts where the beginner class left off with an even longer hike allowing participants to practice different snowshoe steps and skills. Explore Ritter Farm Park never before with

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Ranches at Hamilton Ridge Pre-Construction Grand Opening Sale

Lone Star Land Partners announces their newest land buying opportunity, Ranches at Hamilton Ridge, being brought to market for the first time on Saturday and Sunday, February 20th and 21st, during the pre-construction grand opening sale. Buy a new barndominium shell* and 10 plus acres, for only $119,900.

This is an opportunity to start experiencing that pure Texas Hill Country lifestyle, with breathtaking, panoramic 25-mile Hill Country views, a gated

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The Day – Olde Mistick Village retailers learning to adapt during pandemic

Mystic — At R.A. Georgetti & Co., where they have been selling collectibles, fine gifts and jewelry since 1975, they had never made a sales pitch on a park bench outdoors.

But like so much else, the pandemic changed the way they do business.

When Connecticut’s governor forced retail venues to close their doors to indoor shoppers for two months last spring, Georgetti’s quickly beefed up its website for online

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Valley News – Out & About: Winter activities to get out in the cold

While we may be halfway through February, winter isn’t leaving anytime soon.

But even with snow on the ground, there are plenty of places in the Upper Valley to explore on your own terms, whether it’s with snowshoes, skis, spikes or skates. And there are also more targeted outings for winter enthusiasts looking for cold-weather adventures. Here are a few of them:

Hanover Conservancy: Love of Nature Trail Adventure


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Rare treats and big headaches as heavy snow blankets Seattle area

Nature delivered a rare treat to thousands of people across the Puget Sound region Saturday, sending them outside to cast aside pandemic gloom to play in a foot of snow.

At least that’s one view. The other can be seen from behind a snow shovel, while assessing the damage of a fender-bender, or trapped on a Metro bus going nowhere.

By late Saturday afternoon, with all that Seattle greenery buried

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Recreation Assistant (Community Rec) job with USAJobs



Performs a variety of duties in support of the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) Community Recreation program on Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, VA, that may include special events, recreation information/resources, command events, visiting ships or fleet support, community events, trips, tours, outings, party and picnic rental equipment, resale tickets, recreational green space management, bowling, Library, Liberty, grab-n-go, movies, and outdoor recreation.
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