(July 17, 2012) -- Neighbors of the proposed 11-acre Ben Hur Lampman Campground in Gold Hill aren't too happy with the plans, reports the Mail Tribune.
(July 17, 2012) -- On Monday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced it will provide $250,000 in grants to five states affected by debris from last year's tsunami in Japan, reports the Huffington Post.
(July 17, 2012) -- Industrial production in the United States rose 0.4 percent in June 2012, thereby beating market expectations for a 0.3 percent increase. Canadian manufacturing sales unexpectedly dipped 0.4 percent in May 2012 to mark a second consecutive monthly decline after a 1.1 percent drop in April. June consumer prices were unchanged in the month, although this represented moderation from the 2.3 percent recorded in April and a first-quarter 2012 average increase of 2.8 percent.
(July 17, 2012) -- CBC.ca reports that the Alberta government will spend $24 million this year to modernize several of its campgrounds to keep pace with the growing number of people using holiday trailers instead of tents.
(July 17, 2012) -- New York State Police are investigating a reported July 10 camper trailer burglary at the Ferenbaugh Campgrounds in Hornby, reports the Corning Leader.
(July 17, 2012) -- At a time when California state parks are struggling for funds, a state park scandal, involving unauthorized big vacation buyouts and hundreds of thousands of dollars, has come to light, reports abc7.com.
(July 17, 2012) -- The Red Bluff Daily News reports that the debate over whether or not RV parks should be subject to Transient Occupancy Tax fees could be left up to Red Bluff voters to decide.
(July 17, 2012) -- WBIR-TV reports that Abrams Creek Campground reopened on Saturday, more than a week after a deadly storm swept across the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
(July 17, 2012) -- After Ron Vitkun installed a new swimming pool at his Yogi Bear Jellystone Park near Williamsport, new governmental requirements forced changes to the pool. But by working closely with his bank and the U.S. Small Business Administration to use the SBA's loan guarantee program, Vitkun succeeded in getting a loan to make the changes, reports The Herald-Mail.
(July 17, 2012) -- Live Insurance News writes that some of the most common reasons people have to make claims on their RV insurance is that they forgot to take simple but crucial steps to prevent problems from happening along the way. The online publication offers an RV insurance claim avoidance list.