E-bike surge: Proposed DNR policy supports e-bike boom | GO

TRAVERSE CITY – At the Michigan Natural Resources Commission’s May meeting in Traverse City, the Commission will announce its decision on whether e-bikes will be allowed on 3,000 miles of non-motorized trails managed by the state park . “With the rapid growth of interest in e-bikes, many states allow their use, even on natural surface … Read more

In Senegal’s capital, Nicaragua is a hot ticket among travel agents as migrants try to reach US

DAKAR, Senegal – Gueva Ba tried to reach Europe by boat 11 times from Morocco, failing every time. Then, in 2023, the former welder heard of a new route to the United States by flying to Nicaragua and making the rest of the illegal journey overland to Mexico’s northern border. “In Senegal, it’s all over … Read more

Agave in the garden in Napa County

Have you heard the term “back season”? Sometimes it refers to times between resorts, when neither winter sports nor summer activities are available. Recently I have been thinking that it also applies to late winter and early spring in our gardens. Many plots of the home garden will be ready to burst with heat-loving crops, … Read more

California governor launches ads to fight abortion travel bans

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced an advertising campaign urging voters in several states controlled by Republicans to speak out against laws designed to ban out-of-state travel for abortions. February 25, 2024, 4:36 PM ET • 3 minutes of reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Governor Gavin Newsom on Sunday announced an advertising campaign to fight proposals … Read more

Citizens of Uzbekistan can travel to the UAE visa-free starting today

The protocol on mutual exemption from entry visa requirements between Uzbekistan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) entered into force today, after its signing on January 16 this year in Abu Dhabi, Azernews reports, citing the press agency Kun.uz. The agreement, signed by the Ambassador of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Akkulov and the Undersecretary of the Minister … Read more

Tips for success in the garden in Napa County

The harvest of last year’s summer and autumn crops is over. I harvested my veggies, elderberries, pineapples, guavas and pomegranates. I cleaned the garden and put away my tools. It was time to leave my garden of rest. We begin the new year with a renewed sense of joy and hope, and with the goal … Read more

U.S. Embassy in Armenia softens travel prohibition for its employees to travel to cities bordering Azerbaijan

BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 2. The US Embassy in Armenia has relaxed the ban on its employees traveling to cities bordering Azerbaijan, Tendency reports. Thus, the list of cities that are not recommended for embassy employees and their families to visit unnecessarily has been shortened. “U.S. Embassy employees and their families are prohibited from all non-essential … Read more

Midlands Humane Society weekly pet adoption column

Midlands Humane Society will receive a $40,000 grant investment from Petco Love in support of its animal rescue work in Pottawattamie County. Petco Love is a national non-profit change for pets harnessing the power of love to make pet communities and families closer, stronger and healthier. Since its founding in 1999, Petco Love has invested … Read more

Night travel should be minimised

The government has issued a cautionary warning to Kenyans who intend to travel to the country for the upcoming festivities. Government spokesman Isaac Mwaura, speaking on Sunday, highlighted the ongoing challenges posed by the heavy rains, making some roads impassable. In a travel warning for the Christmas period, Mwaura emphasized that weather forecasts indicate the … Read more

Man dies after flipping bike in Scott County | News

SCOTT COUNTY, Mo. — A man died Saturday afternoon after running off the road in Scott County. Douglas B. Murakami, 51, of Altenburg, drove off the west side of Route A about two miles east of Chaffee. Murakami’s vehicle crashed into a tree, causing it to crash and collide with a parked car. He was … Read more