Elkhart RV Manufacturers Hiring Thousands of New Workers

Elkhart RV Manufacturers Hiring Thousands of New Workers

As the RV industry continues to boom, Elkhart Country Indiana is looking for workers to fill thousands of jobs.

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National Park Service Extends Comment Period for Fee Increase

National Park Service Extends Comment Period for Fee Increase

The National Park Service and the U.S. Department of the Interior have announced that the public comment period for proposed fee increases at 17 national parks has been extended to December 22nd. Under the proposal, the peak season entrance fee for a seven-day pass to each park would be $70...

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New Teardrop-Like Hybrids You Can Stand up in from Aliner

New Teardrop-Like Hybrids You Can Stand up in from Aliner

A cross between a conventional travel trailer and a teardrop, the Ascape trailers are light enough to be towed by many SUVs, yet some still retain amenities like showers, toilets and a standing height of 6’4″.

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Check Your RV’s Fire Extinguishers — 37 Million Recalled Dating to 1970s

Check Your RV’s Fire Extinguishers — 37 Million Recalled Dating to 1970s

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a recall of 37.8 million Kidde brand U.S.-sold fire extinguishers, manufactured as early as 1973. All fire extinguishers with plastic handles or push-button Pindicator fire extinguishers can fail to activate during an emergency due to clogging or detaching nozzles. 2.7 million units are also...

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Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show Set for 88th Year

Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show Set for 88th Year

Chicago’s massive McCormick Place convention center will again host the Progressive Insurance Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show, now in its 88th year. For RVers that are interested in the boating world, it’s a particularly good place to — pardon the expression — get your feet wet. The 2018 show...

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The National Park Fee Increase Doesn’t Add Up

The National Park Fee Increase Doesn’t Add Up

The proposed 180% increase in fees at national parks is not going to do what the administration says it will. There’s no way it can. We took a look at the numbers, and how they only add up to using our national parks as political pawns.

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Massive Fee Increases Proposed for National Parks in 2018

Massive Fee Increases Proposed for National Parks in 2018

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke – photo by Gage Skidmore The National Park Service and U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced today plans to increase entrance fees during peak season at many of the nation’s busiest national parks by up to 180%. The proposed new entrance fee...

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Camping World Makes Big Move Into Outdoor Gear With Purchase of Uncle Dan’s

Camping World Makes Big Move Into Outdoor Gear With Purchase of Uncle Dan’s

Over the past six months, Camping World has acquired certain assets of the now-defunct Gander Mountain, Overton’s, a leading retailer of boating and marine accessories, and TheHouse.com, an online retailer specializing in bikes, sailboards, skateboards, wakeboards, snowboards and outdoor gear. 

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Billionaire Warren Buffet Acquires Pilot/Flying J

Billionaire Warren Buffet Acquires Pilot/Flying J

Berkshire Hathaway (Billionaire Warren Buffet’s investment company) and Pilot Flying J jointly announced today that Berkshire has made a significant minority investment in the Company, which will convert to majority controlling interest of the company in 2023. The Haslam family will continue to own a majority of Pilot Flying J...

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