Latest Tent Stories

2008-08-28 15:00:38

By Mary Anne Ostrom; Lisa Vorderbrueggen About 500 bloggers, from Berkeley's Daily Kos to Susan "the Neon Nurse" from Lamar, Co. (pop. 9,062), are crammed into what, it turns out, is a not-quite-big- enough tent to meet the crush of bloggers descending on Denver this week.

2008-08-11 18:00:36

By Alan McEwen Tents packed out for popular Meadows event THOUSANDS of people braved mud and rain at The Meadows to enjoy the Fringe Sunday extravaganza.

2008-07-28 06:00:45

Tread Lightly, a non-profit organization striving to enhance the outdoors experience for everyone, suggests 10 ways outdoors-types can be more environmentally sensitive, especially when camping on public land. This is, perhaps, more applicable to backpacking, but it is always useful.

2008-07-26 09:00:30

By Roger Cox MOST SUMMER MUSIC festivals make bold claims about their eco- credentials, but none comes close to Big Tent in terms of actively trying to make a difference.

2008-07-17 15:00:36

By DIANA GRAETTINGER; OF THE NEWS STAFF GRAND LAKE STREAM - Good food and music are among the highlights of the 14th annual Grand Lake Stream Folk Art Festival. The festival, opening at 10 a.m., will be July 26-27. Come early and stay the day, organizer Bill Shamel said Wednesday.

2008-07-09 00:00:00

By Susie Weldons.weldon@bepp.co.uk After the fun comes the clean-up. The revellers may have left Glastonbury on Monday, but 600 people are still on site cleaning up - and they will be there for at least three weeks.

2008-06-30 09:03:02

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) -- A 5-year-old was killed when strong winds blew over a row of tents at an Alabama air show during storms that stretched across the South on Sunday while severe weather caused airport delays in the East, officials said.

2007-06-18 21:00:00

An 11-year-old boy was dragged screaming from his family's tent and killed by a black bear during a Father's Day outing in the Utah wilderness.

2006-07-21 10:06:06

By James Mackenzie PARIS (Reuters) - French authorities are trying to clear Paris of hundreds of tents housing homeless people just as the annual "Paris Plages" event turns the banks of the Seine into an artificial beach.

2006-07-20 08:31:46

PANGANDARAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - Clothes, infant food and permanent shelters are among the most pressing needs for refugees in a camp in the hills above this tsunami-hit Indonesian beach town, survivors said.

Word of the Day
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.