Hamilton County swapping land with Alstom developers, will add new Tennessee Riverwalk trailhead

Published Jun. 24 2019

Hamilton County purchased land at the former Alstom site in 2013 to extend the Tennessee Riverwalk from downtown Chattanooga to...

Winchester's Gary Clouse wraps up time at bass fishing tournament

Published Jun. 24 2019

Gary Clouse of Winchester, Tennessee, finished 32nd Sunday.

Reflection Riding is leading the fight against invasive species, hoping you will join

Published Jun. 20 2019

Reflection Riding Arboretum and Nature Center is leading a local fight against invasive species through an effort to rid the...


'It's old, but it still works': Annual bat count helps agencies monitor endangered population

Published Jun. 20 2019

Nearly 30 people gathered Wednesday evening outside a cave situated on Nickajack Lake.

Fresh Air Calendar: June 20-26

Published Jun. 19 2019

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Evi the bobcat recovering from wounds; nature center employees recall moments during frantic week

Published Jun. 18 2019

Evi's caretakers are thrilled to have the bobcat home, but their work isn't done. They have to nurture the animal...

Enterprise South Nature Park to add sought-after cycling trail thanks to anonymous donation

Published Jun. 17 2019

Enterprise South Nature Park will expand its road cycling trail network, adding a sought-after loop, thanks to an $850,000 anonymous...

Americans eat tens of thousands of microplastic particles a year, and that could have major implications for Tennessee Valley residents

Published Jun. 17 2019

Americans are eating a minimum of tens of thousands of particles of microplastics every year, according to a first-of-its-kind study...

Area sports notes: Michael Neal, Jacob Wheeler in top five in points

Published Jun. 16 2019

Dayton Boat Dock operator Michael Neal is third with 424 points in Major League Fishing's 2019 Bass Pro Tour standings.

Lula Lake Land Trust launches music festival to celebrate 25th anniversary

Published Jun. 13 2019

Lula Lake Land Trust will put on a music festival in August to celebrate it 25 year anniversary.

Area sports notes: Chattanooga State's Noah Fitzgerald an All-American

Published Jun. 12 2019

Chattanooga State shortstop and pitcher Noah Fitzgerald is a 2019 NJCAA Division I third-team baseball All-American.

Case: Daisy helps young hunters bloom into responsible shooters

Published Jun. 12 2019

"The beginning is the most important part of the work." — Plato

Fresh Air Calendar: June 13-19

Published Jun. 12 2019

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Teachers spend summer break learning about biology in Chattanooga area watersheds

Published Jun. 11 2019

Fourteen teachers from five states spent the beginning of their summer break doing the darter shuffle through the cool waters...

Tennessee boating registration fees expected to see first increase in 12 years

Published Jun. 10 2019

Tennessee owners of an estimated 264,000 boats may want to race to renew their boat registrations before July 1 in...

Rock/Creek wins The North Face's first national award for Specialty Retailer of the Year; winnings donated to Mountain Creek project

Published Jun. 10 2019

Rock/Creek is the recipient of a new national award created by outdoor gear and apparel company The North Face to...

Photos: Official start of whitewater rafting season on the Ocoee River

Published Jun. 6 2019

Rafters paddled through rapids on the Ocoee River on the official start of the whitewater season on Thursday, June 6,...

Fresh Air Calendar: June 6-12

Published Jun. 5 2019

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Chattanooga Trail Dames get a taste of backpacking

Published Jun. 5 2019

A local group of seven women decided to observe the recent National Trails Day by going backpacking — some for...

Sewer project could pave way for permanent paddling access on South Chickamauga Creek

Published Jun. 4 2019

A makeshift gravel road leading to South Chickamauga Creek from Shallowford Road has temporarily given paddlers a long-sought-after put-in along...

Case: Finding new hunters and anglers isn't just kid stuff

Published May. 29 2019

You could have knocked me over with a feather — if I had any, that is. The way this turkey...

Fresh Air Calendar: May 30-June 5

Published May. 29 2019

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Tennessee's state parks offering free, guided hikes in June

Published May. 28 2019

Tennessee's state parks are offering free hikes guided by a ranger next month, in honor of National Trails Day.