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      Published on 06-30-2010 04:49 PM

      The third annual Ride for Semper Fi, is a philanthropic bicycle ride that begins in Scottsdale, Arizona and ends three days and 430 miles later at SeaWorld in San Diego.

      PHOENIX, Arizona - When 50 cycling enthusiasts pedal from Phoenix to San Diego this October, they'll not only test their endurance, they'll be on a mission to make a difference. The third annual Ride for Semper Fi, which begins Oct. 13th, is a 430-mile, three-day cycling adventure to raise money for injured Marines. ...
      Published on 06-25-2010 08:56 AM


      LEMARS, Iowa....The NTCMA is preparing for their 35th festival of old-time rural country and bluegrass music, and according to Everhart, 'We even include some other musical art forms in our umbrella of rural music. Folk music is quite different today than it was during the time of Woody Guthrie, but we still have a large interest in the folk music that came from the upper Midwest. We also include ragtime music, which drifted up ...
      Published on 06-25-2010 08:42 AM

      Taos Ski Valley, Coolest Place to be in Summer as one of 'Highest Settlements in U.S.'

      TAOS, NM - On top of being the coolest place to go in the summer, Taos Ski Valley is also one of the highest permanent settlements in the United States that is occupied year round. At its highest point, Taos Ski Valley sits at 12,606 feet and is inhabited at over 9,200 feet at the village level. Because of it's elevation, maximum temperatures rarely exceed a cool 75 degrees. Taos Ski Valley is quickly becoming a hot commodity ...
      Published on 06-25-2010 08:32 AM

      Sun Worshippers, Music Lovers Expected to Come in Droves to 'Solar Music Fest' in Taos, June 26 & 27

      TAOS, NM - After a year-long hiatus, the Taos Solar Music Festival (Solar Fest) will shine brighter than ever, with thousands anticipated to come Saturday, June 26 and Sunday, June 27 for a weekend of diverse music, art, and green living. ...
      Published on 06-24-2010 01:17 PM

      Some favorite lighthouse sites, rich in both history and wildlife.

      Travelers the world over love America's lighthouses, reminders of the country's seafaring past. Today, the lights that once kept sailors off rocks and shoals have a second mission: providing safe harbor for nesting seabirds and a broad variety of other wildlife on federally protected land. The role has become established over the last few decades ...