Monthly Archives: September 2011

Five Things You Need to Know Today: September 30

Since I like things to come in fives (and tens), here are five things YOU need to know TODAY! 1. Georgia State Parks: ‘Leaf Watch’ Website Georgia State Parks plans to launch ‘Leaf Watch 2011’ on October 1 on the … Continue reading

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Local Agreements Keep Arizona State Parks Open

As Arizona State budget cuts peaked several years ago it seemed almost certain that the gates to numerous state parks would close and remain padlocked for the foreseeable future. When the Arizona Legislature swept $8.6 million from Arizona State Parks’ … Continue reading

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Out-of-Control RV Parking Restrictions

Communities across the United States and Canada are reviewing and in many cases tightening up by-laws that regulate the parking of recreational vehicles. These are the issues that affect all of us RVers—right where we live. Macomb Township, Michigan: Macomb … Continue reading

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RV Manufacturers Recall

Three recreational vehicle manufacturers—Tiffin, Jayco, and Carriage—have recently announced recalls. Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. Red Bay, Alabama-based Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2010-2012 Phaeton motorhomes with floorplans QBH, QKH, and QTH that are built with 2010 EPA-certified engines … Continue reading

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2012 Quartzsite Show Dates Announced

What is Quartzsite? Quartzsite is located in western Arizona, 20 miles east of the Colorado River on I-10. In 1856, settler Charles Tyson built a fort at the present site of Quartzsite to protect his water supply. Fort Tyson soon … Continue reading

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Newell Coach Partners with Airstream

Two iconic RV manufacturers—Newell Coach and Airstream—have announced a partnership. Miami, Oklahoma-based Newell is now an authorized dealer of the Airstream Interstate 3500 Class B touring motorcoach for customers in the South-Central U.S., according to a jointly-issued news release. Newell … Continue reading

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Quartzsite 2012 RV Show Dates Announced

Every January something happens that is hard to believe, unless you have seen it! According to the Arizona Highway Department, as many as 750,000 to 1,000,000 people, mostly in recreational vehicles, converge on the sleepy little desert town of Quartzsite, … Continue reading

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Keystone RV Commemorates 500,000th RV

Keystone RV Co. marked a milestone Monday (September 19) as the builder rolled its 500,000th unit off the assembly line through the manufacturer’s facilities in Goshen, Indiana and Pendleton, Oregon. Fittingly, the landmark RV was a Sprinter travel trailer, the … Continue reading

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Phoenix & Scottsdale Expand Land Preserves

The Arizona State Parks Board has awarded more than $40 million in grants to help Scottsdale and Phoenix cover the costs of acquiring lands for their respective land preserves, Arizona Republic recently reported. The cities have targeted more than 5,000 … Continue reading

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Prolite Introduces New Ultra Light Model

St-Jerome, Quebec-based Roulottes Prolite Inc. recently announced plans to introduce a new ultra-lightweight model to its product portfolio. According to the Canadian company, two floor plans will measure approximately 13 feet, 10 inches in length and weigh in at less … Continue reading

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