Snowmobile enthusiasts thrive on the cold
When living in the snowbelt of the Laurel Highlands, it’s easy to understand why people become snowmobile enthusiasts.
'Club is a good testament to a great group of people'
Chickaree Ridge Runners Snowmobile Recreation & Rescue Club in Vinco stands for more than fun in the snow.
Snow riders | Club members maintain trails, tout camaraderie
Snowmobiling in the Laurel Highlands is revving up. The first day for legal snowmobiling on state forest lands is Dec. 15, and Jan. 15 for game lands.
How to tell a deer's age and weight
Two things many hunters want to know about almost any deer they take are its age and weight.
Bill OK’d to end back-tag mandate for hunters
The requirement that Pennsylvania hunters wear back tags will soon be a thing of the past.
Oh deer | Big game animals at top of most hunters' lists
Hunting in the Laurel Highlands is a bear and deer market. The two big game animals are at the top of most hunters’ lists, whether they are brought down by a bow and arrow or rifle.
On target | Sighting in rifle provides maximum accuracy
Nearly one million hunters will hike into Pennsylvania’s woods Nov. 28 for the first day of rifled deer season. The majority of this army will be shouldering rifles equipped with scopes.
Fate of Sunday-hunting bill still unclear
The sponsor of a bill to permit hunting on Sundays in Pennsylvania said Thursday its fate is uncertain because of staunch opposition from the state Farm Bureau.
Local skiers can get a free pass
Skiers who frequent Somerset County's Seven Springs Mountain Resort and Hidden Valley Resort can make their dollar go a bit further – and farther – this winter.
Rough riders | Area's ATV parks offer miles of trails for users
Four-wheeling fun in the Laurel Highlands is centered on ATV parks in Cambria, Somerset and Indiana counties.
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