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2011-07-21 15:04:00

Yellowstone Would Spend $700 Per Visitor Facilitating Risky Travel Through Avalanche Zone for Fewer than 500 Individuals a Year WASHINGTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lacking adequate funding to protect America's most precious natural and cultural resources including historic artifacts, threatened plants and animals and deteriorating visitor facilities, the National Park Service is nonetheless proposing to spend a third of a million dollars each winter in Yellowstone...

2011-05-10 08:57:00

MINNEAPOLIS, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota and Polaris Industries today announced the launch of a three-year partnership to promote the safe use of ATVs through education and outreach programs. The goal of the co-branded safety awareness campaign is to reduce the number of ATV injuries and deaths among children under the age of 16 in Minnesota by 10 percent by 2014. Polaris will provide financial support for the campaign, slated to launch in...

2011-02-10 14:00:00

VALCOURT, QC, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ - BRP will invest over $15 million in the next three years to transform its outboard engine facility in Sturtevant, WI and become the heart of the Evinrude brand. Evinrude product development, marketing and sales functions as well as customer service will be consolidated under one roof. In so doing, all employees from the Waukegan, IL facility will be regrouped in the Sturtevant campus. There will be no job terminations resulting from this move....

2011-01-19 07:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardo Systems, Inc., the world's market leader in wireless Bluetooth communications for helmet headsets, announced today the availability of its new wireless scala rider G4 PowerSet with corded rather than boom microphones and intercom system specifically designed for snowmobile riders. Now snowmobile riders can speak by intercom with their friends riding on other snowmobiles. The corded scala rider G4 PowerSet is a set of two pre-paired...

2011-01-16 00:22:53

A new interactive online Snowmobile Safety Course is now available in Iowa through Fresh Air Educators. SnowmobileCourse.com features a fully narrated, interactive course that allows students to obtain their Iowa Snowmobile Safety Certificates online. Des Moines, IA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 15, 2011 The Iowa Department of Natural Resources now allows snowmobile safety education on the Internet, through http://www.SnowmobileCourse.com. This online course, developed by Fresh Air Educators, Inc....

2011-01-06 00:01:48

Fresh Air Educators, Inc - leader in online outdoor education - is announcing a new Internet-based course for snowmobile safety education students. SnowmobileCourse.com includes a fully narrated, interactive online study guide, as well as snowmobile safety certification exams in several states. (Vocus/PRWEB) January 05, 2011 Snowmobile safety education has been increasing across the United States and hands-on training classes are having trouble keeping up with student demand. As a result,...

2010-12-09 14:06:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's forest and park system is the perfect place to enjoy cold-weather outdoor fun, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources said today. "We already have a great cover of snow in the northwestern part of the state, giving outdoor enthusiasts an early start to the season in some of our state parks and forests," DCNR Secretary John Quigley said. "Find a steep hill at a nearby state park and take your sled for a...

2010-02-25 14:47:00

MichCanSka 2010 Benefits the Diabetes Research Institute SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Winter Olympics aren't the only snowy weather events taking the spotlight in Canada right now. MichCanSka 2010 is an international snowmobiling charity ride from Michigan to Alaska (through Canada) that benefits the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), a world leader in cure-focused diabetes research. Participants from several states started out on February 15th with a...

2010-01-19 11:39:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, Mystik Lubricants is the official lubricant sponsor of the 27th Annual Iron Dog® event in Alaska. The off-road snowmobile race, starting Feb. 19, 2010, stretches 1,971 miles and is the longest and toughest off-road race in the world. During the 9-day event, racers can face temperatures ranging from minus 20 to minus 50 degrees Fahrenheit, putting their snowmobile's core parts to the ultimate test. As the best...

2009-04-02 14:16:21

A Wisconsin woman said her GPS navigation unit left her stranded miles into the woods on a snowmobile trail in Langlade County. The woman called 911 at 10:44 a.m. Tuesday and told the operator that her GPS had instructed her to turn down a snowmobile trail while she was traveling to Laona, Wis., from the state's White Lake area, the Antigo (Wis.) Daily Journal reported Thursday. The woman said she stopped about four or five miles down the trail, but was unable to turn her Pontiac Grand Am...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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