Outdoors calendar, May 24

Published May. 24 2018

Soddy-Daisy chapter of Tennessee Trails Association hikes: Saturday, Lula Lake.

Tennessee to offer free guided hikes June 2

Published May. 23 2018

June 2 could be a good day for those who enjoy hiking in Tennessee.

Two local National Park 'friends' groups consolidate, rebrand

Published May. 22 2018

Two nonprofit groups dedicated to promoting national parks in the Chattanooga area are consolidating and rebranding to streamline operations in...


Area Sports Notes: Harrison's Jacob Wheeler 2nd, Dayton's Michael Neal 4th in fishing tourneys

Published May. 21 2018

Harrison resident Jacob Wheeler was the runner-up Sunday in the Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest on Lake Travis, earning $34,000 for...

Heather Jackson three-peats at Ironman 70.3 Chattanooga; Andrew Starykowicz wins men's race [photos]

Published May. 20 2018

Heather Jackson of Bend, Oregon won the Ironman 70.3 Chattanooga women's race for the third year in a row.

Group of men racing to raise prostate cancer awareness in this weekend's Ironman 70.3 Chattanooga

Published May. 18 2018

Men's Health Month may be two weeks away, but a group of men visiting the city for this weekend's Ironman...

Downtown Chattanooga trees infested with scale insects, suffer from high pH levels

Published May. 18 2018

More than 500 trees located in downtown Chattanooga are infested with a small insect and suffering from elevated pH levels...

Case: Don't let these crazy birds drive you crazy

Published May. 17 2018

I spit out the diaphragm call and rubbed two mosquitoes off my forehead. The gobbler had not made a sound...

Outdoors calendar, May 17

Published May. 17 2018

Introduction to mountain biking is May 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Greenway Farm.

Officials usher in final Ocoee River paddling season under old contract, celebrate new agreement [photos]

Published May. 15 2018

A coalition of private and public groups met along the Ocoee River on Monday to usher in the 2018 commercial...

Lula Lake officials outline reasons behind decision to raise rates [photos]

Published May. 11 2018

More than 900 people crowded into the Lula Lake Land Trust core property on one sunny March Saturday.

Hundreds of endangered fish hatch at Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute [video]

Published May. 10 2018

More than 450 endangered Laurel Dace fish recently hatched from eggs spawned at the Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute, according to...


Larry Case: To read Patrick McManus is to laugh out loud

Published May. 10 2018

Kingfishers are crazy birds. They fly erratically, have a call that can be described as a cross between an injured...

Monthly cycling calendar for May

Published May. 10 2018

Here's a new cycling listing that will run on the second Thursday of every month:

How to protect your pets and property from coyotes

Published May. 7 2018

As Virgil Marler headed toward the driveway to pick up the newspaper on an early April morning, Hansel, the 8-year-old...

Hincapies hopeful about Gran Fondo future after Chattanooga event [photos]

Published May. 5 2018

More than 1,100 people from 34 states and five countries officially rode in the first expansion ride of the Gran...

Gran Fondo Hincapie tests expansion with Chattanooga event Saturday

Published May. 4 2018

Three legends in the cycling world will wheel through Chattanooga this Cinco de Mayo as nearly 1,500 riders gear up...

REI to provide 2 days of free bike share use, Little Rock City access and more this weekend

Published May. 3 2018

Outdoor retailer REI is introducing itself to the Chattanooga market with a weekend of free outdoor events around town Saturday...

Chattanoogan Jamie Ann Phillips wins four-lake Arizona swim race

Published May. 3 2018

What if the three days before the Olympic open water marathon swim of 10 kilometers you had to swim 15.2,...

Chattanooga area outdoors calendar, May 3

Published May. 3 2018

Mountain to Town bike adventure: Friday & Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon, beginner-friendly Guild Trail to Tennessee Riverwalk in St. Elmo and...

Two new bouldering areas to open north of Chattanooga

Published Apr. 29 2018

A coalition of nonprofit organizations dedicated to climbing purchased two properties this month to create new bouldering opportunities and open...

Popular Chickamauga Lake boat ramp overhauled, new pier installed

Published Apr. 27 2018

One of the area's most heavily used boat ramps has received an overhaul thanks to the work of some union...

Chattanooga area outdoors calendar, April 26

Published Apr. 26 2018

New Cumberland Trail hiking series: Free guided hikes Friday (10 a.m.), May 11 and June 8.