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Caves of Pocahontas County

Roy B. Clarkson History of Pocahontas County -1981   Any consideration of caves should stress two major aspects: 1. Caves are extremely fragile systems of great geologic and biologic interest. They should be entered only by persons who...

Compass for Fall 2017

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Compass for Summer 2017

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Outdoor fun and volunteer opportunities abound at Watoga State Park

David Elliott Watoga Foundation   Watoga State Park Naturalist Chris Bartley has hit the ground running with a great list of events at the park this season.  Also, the Watoga State Park Foundation continues monitoring and maintaining...

Elk River Ramblers – life, music and a day job

Convey – to cause to pass from one place or person to another. – Merriam Webster Dictionary As we travel this road of life we often come in contact with unforgettable sights, sounds and voices. Someone...

‘You get a line and I’ll get a pole’ – Ice Fishing at...

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   When the seasons change and the air gets cooler, anglers put away their tackle boxes and fishing poles and wait for the winter thaw so they can, once again, go fishing. At Watoga...

Juanita Fireball and the Continental Drifters

More than music When Juanita Fireball and the Continental Drifters take the stage, you know you are in for a fun, foot-tapping time. This group has become one of the most popular and most visible...

Cass to host Christmas-themed Elf train

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   The Cass Scenic Railroad State Park usually closes for the season after its Halloween train in October, but due to high demand for seasonal trains, Mountain Rail Adventures is hosting a special...