'Gnarly' downhill mountain bike course opens in region [video, photos]

Published Jan. 28 2018

Eleven rugged men equipped with pick axes, shovels and a chainsaw made an arduous descent down the extraordinarily steep slopes...

Young Tennessee racer debuts on the small screen

Published Jan. 27 2018

Carter Davison made history at Lonesome Pine Raceway in 2017. Now fans have a chance to follow the young Elizabethton...

Environmental education course gets kids out of the classroom [photos]

Published Jan. 27 2018

About a dozen Ivy Academy students gazed across a thriving ecosystem in a shallow marsh near a pull-off on the...

New hiking trail to open in Chattanooga area this weekend

Published Jan. 26 2018

A new hiking trail climbs the eastern edge of Prentice Cooper State Forest, ascending more than 1,000 feet with two...

Disabled Air Force colonel from Cleveland, Tenn., gets to ski again

Published Jan. 25 2018

In the early 2000s Shawn "Norm" Pederson was the lead pilot for the Thunderbirds, the spectacular precision flying team of...

Chattanooga area outdoors calendar

Published Jan. 25 2018

Winter Workshop Series: Wilderness First Aid part 2 is today from 6-7:30 p.m.

Dalton, Ga., man to be featured on Discovery Channel

Published Jan. 24 2018

John Hitchens has lived an eventful life and one that producers for a Discovery Channel show want to highlight.

Government shutdown won't close National Parks

Published Jan. 19 2018

National Parks and other federal public land will primarily remain open even if the government shuts down tonight, according to...

Case: Taking a shot at the 1911 vs. Glock debate

Published Jan. 18 2018

Some people like to argue. You know this is true, and you know people who do it. Maybe you are...

Chattanooga area outdoors calendar

Published Jan. 18 2018

Winter Workshop Series presents Wilderness First Aid today and Jan. 25.

Norfolk Southern says oil spill cleanup complete, but Hamilton County commissioner demands more

Published Jan. 17 2018

Cleanup of a spill that dumped more than a thousand gallons of oil into Citico Creek is complete, according to...

Group believes budget cuts will hurt Superfund cleanup in Chattanooga

Published Jan. 17 2018

A group of small business owners in Tennessee is questioning the Trump administration's commitment to Superfund cleanups and raising concerns...


Dozens of Chattanooga homes are sitting on toxic properties

Published Jan. 15 2018

James Wood sat on the porch of his East 17th Street home on one of the first warm days in...

Officials, company still don't know what caused oil spill in Citico Creek

Published Jan. 14 2018

State and local officials, and the company allegedly at fault for the incident, said they still don't know how more...

Chattanooga one of four cities bidding for 2020 Olympic Trials marathon

Published Jan. 12 2018

Chattanooga is one of four cities to submit a bid to host the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials marathon.

Chattanooga area outdoors calendar

Published Jan. 11 2018

The local Tennessee Ornithological Society meets today.

Citico Creek oil spill could have significant impact on ecosystem [video]

Published Jan. 10 2018

An oil spill that dumped more than 1,000 gallons of fuel into Citico Creek, much of which flowed into the...

More than 1,000 gallons of fuel spill into creek running into Tennessee River

Published Jan. 9 2018

More than 1,000 gallons of fuel spilled from Norfolk Southern Railway's deButts Yard into Citico Creek on Monday evening, with...

Chattanooga site proposed for list of country's most toxic places

Published Jan. 9 2018

A local site composed of residential properties, including areas used by children, has been proposed to be put on a...

Broken flume leads to extra paddling season on Ocoee River

Published Jan. 8 2018

While people across the U.S. take shelter during a bitterly cold winter, paddlers in drysuits are flocking to the Ocoee...

Two Chattanooga Superfund sites are in flood zones, but EPA says there's no risk

Published Jan. 6 2018

Trucks squeeze through narrow roads as steam pours from a nearby plant in Alton Park. A man walks out of...

Case: What will the new year bring for outdoors enthusiasts?

Published Jan. 4 2018

I'm not really sure how we got here. How could it be a new year?

Chattanooga area outdoors calendar

Published Jan. 4 2018

Soddy-Daisy chapter of Tennessee Trails Association hikes hosts a strenuous 5 miles in, 5 miles out hike Saturday at Roaring...