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Buckeye Trail Biggest Day Hike

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June 4th, 2022 will be the Buckeye Trail Association’s third annual Biggest Day Hike, hosted on National Trails Day. National Trails Day, which occurs on the first Saturday of June each year, recognizes federal, state and local trails that provide recreation and access to nature. The Buckeye Trail Association is encouraging everyone around Ohio to… Read More

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Coal Towns Were Counting On Tourism For New Jobs. Then Coronavirus Hit.

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On a recent sunny weekday, Bill Currey proudly walks among 30 neatly stacked, brightly colored plastic kayaks. Birds chirp merrily, and the soothing sounds of the meandering Coal River permeate the background — nature’s version of a white noise machine.  For the tanned Currey, who also owns an industrial real estate company, being here, on… Read More