December 23, 2017 RSS feed / Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

After we finished all of our usual pre- Christmas rituals, I decided to take my camera for a walk up on the hillside that guards her deer so well. That hill keeps beckoning me.  Once a great fan of winter, I no longer relish this time of year. More...

ELK WATCHER'S JOURNAL

Another impressive Pa. elk hunt

There has not been a rush of publicity of the 2017 Pennsylvania elk hunt. That’s probably because the Game Commission’s controlled hunt is no longer a newsworthy phenomenon to many in the media. More...

Meeting on tree cover Jan. 2

A public program on efforts to restore trees to protect and enhance water quality and fish habitat will be held at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, Jan. More...

JA needs volunteers

Junior Achievement of Cameron and Elk Counties is seeking volunteers to continue the organization’s mission of preparing young people to succeed in a global economy.  JA, which provides business and economic education to students, and has More...

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Chilly temperatures didn’t deter residents and visitors from celebrating Christmas in the Wilds in downtown Emporium last weekend. Breakfast with Santa at the firehall kicked off the annual affair. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Coyote numbers rise despite open season

Soon the newspapers will be reporting plans for coyote hunts held each winter by the Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Assn. and the Mosquito Creek Sportsmen’s Club. Both are scheduled for Feb. 16-18. More...

Winter hunting seasons opening

Hunters have opportunities to pursue small game, deer, waterfowl and furbearers during the Pa. Game Commission’s winter season. Rabbit, squirrel and pheasant seasons are open until Feb. 28. Deer hunting returns statewide Tuesday, Dec. More...

Seneca cited by DEP

Pa. Dept. of Environmental Protection has cited Seneca Resources Corp. More...

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A new alpaca products shop has opened at the Big Oaks Inn in east Coudersport. Owners and operators Tracie and Stewart Gordnier have been raising alpacas for the past several years at their property off Rt. 872 between Coudersport and Austin. More...

Pickup crash on Rt. 155

Minor injuries were reported for Emporium’s long-time barber after his pickup truck slid off icy Rt. 155 in Keating Township Sunday morning.  The vehicle operated by Ed Nolder rolled over before coming to rest on the driver’s side. More...

On dean’s list

Two Emporium have been named to the dean’s list at South Hills School of Business & Technology in State College. More...