Historic Ocoee River paddling agreement moves closer to finalization

Published Dec. 12 2017

One of the last steps to finalize a 15-year agreement that would allow rafting to continue on the Ocoee River...

Case: Pheasant hunt in Kansas was a delightful lesson

Published Dec. 7 2017

Dave Miller is sorting shotguns. This requires a lot of sorting because he is looking at a lot of shotguns.

Chattanooga area outdoors calendar

Published Dec. 7 2017

Interscholastic Climbing League: Saturday, Tennessee Bouldering Authority, third of six meets for grades 6-12 for 2017-18 season.

Two-word change to Georgia water regulation sparks debate

Published Dec. 6 2017

A two-word change to a more-than-40-year-old water regulation in Georgia would have harmful implications for the health of all of...

Two runners with Chattanooga ties qualify for Olympic trials

Published Dec. 5 2017

Two runners with local ties qualified Sunday for the United States trials for the 2020 Olympic Games.

Chattanooga climbing league for students continues growth in fifth season

Published Dec. 4 2017

Chattanooga is to climbing what Vail, Colo., is to skiing, or so the saying goes, and a growing league for...

Rare fish only found in area may receive federal protection

Published Dec. 3 2017

The slender, bug-eyed trispot darter swims through area rivers, staying close to the edges of waterways, with its pale undersurface...

Federal grants now available for historical sites

Published Dec. 2 2017

A new round of federal grants is available for nonprofit groups and local governments looking to preserve historic sites.

Local half marathon named one of the best races in U.S.

Published Nov. 30 2017

A local half marathon was recently named one of the best races in the U.S.

Chattanooga area outdoors calendar

Published Nov. 30 2017

The Soddy-Daisy chapter of Tennessee Trails Association is hosting a strenuous 8-mile hike...

Will the region ever host another major pro cycling stage race?

Published Nov. 27 2017

Lance Armstrong challenged riders up the daunting Brasstown Bald to Georgia's highest point in the 2004 Tour de Georgia. Cycling...

Chattanooga students build electric cars for competition [photos]

Published Nov. 26 2017

Students at seven Chattanooga area schools are building electric vehicles for a spring competition aimed at teaching them design and...

Winter is a popular time for outdoor activities in Chattanooga [photos]

Published Nov. 26 2017

As the air gets colder and people bunker down inside until spring, many Chattanooga-area residents will head outdoors to enjoy...

Rodney Stoker, Dylan Hassett win Turkey Trot 8k race

Published Nov. 24 2017

While Rodney Stoker was making a triumphant return to the Turkey Trot road race Thursday morning in Chattanooga. Dylan Hassett...

Case: Finding peace is a deer hunter's dream

Published Nov. 23 2017

He never liked walking to his stand in the dark. It had nothing to do with fear of something unseen.

Outdoors calendar

Published Nov. 23 2017

The Grateful Gobbler Walk is today at 8 a.m. at Coolidge Park...

Thanksgiving is a popular day for runners

Published Nov. 22 2017

Before families come together at dinner tables to give thanks and ingest large Thanksgiving meals, more than 1 million people...

Burra Burra Mine site in in Ducktown, Tenn., to undergo major restoration

Published Nov. 20 2017

The historic Burra Burra Mine site in Ducktown, Tenn., will receive more renovations thanks to a public-private partnership and some...

New technology allows TVA to inspect dams faster, cheaper [photos]

Published Nov. 16 2017

The new equipment not only saves time and money but allows dam inspectors to get a more thorough look of...

Outdoors calendar

Published Nov. 16 2017

The Soddy-Daisy chapter of Tennessee Trails Association will...

What impact will Trump's environmental policy have on the region?

Published Nov. 12 2017

Proposed national environmental policy rollbacks could have major implications for local residents, ranging from contaminated water to limited assistance on...


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Jake Gillette, Kaye Starosciak win Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon

Published Nov. 12 2017

Jake Gillette's first marathon in Georgia became his 39th victory at the 26.2-mile distance. Only 31 years old, he's won...

Legislators try once again to pass Tennessee Wilderness Act

Published Nov. 11 2017

Federal legislators are trying once again to designate nearly 20,000 acres of the Cherokee National Forest as wilderness area.