Start your mountain adventure in St. Paul, Virginia, which is located right on the Clinch River, the top Bio Diverse River in the nation that offers easy paddling.Get out on the waterBring your own kayak or canoe to Clinch River Adventures to arrange a float trip on this wonderful river. If you are an angler, meet with Clinch Life Adventure to set up a guided fishing trip on the Clinch River.Visit Pathfinders Outfitter in Norton to rent kayaks and SUP for multiple rivers and lakes. The Pound River at Pound offers events for kayaking and stand up paddle, with 56 miles of great water. In Scott County, Dungannon and Duffield have access points ready for paddling. Visit the Russel Fork River near Haysi and Breaks Interstate Park. October weekends offer Class V rafting when the John Flannagan Reservoir is released. For complete lakes, rivers and fishing information visit their website.
Categories: Letters to the Editor, Opinion There’s a Native American Proverb: “We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” Perhaps that’s what Chevrolet was thinking when it wouldn’t allow Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to make his announcement on the rollback of emissions standards in front of its headquarters. For me, it was a sign that a shred of decency still exists among the rapacious capitalists. Applauding the rollback of air emission standards and fuel mileage requirements for automobiles just looks bad.As Pruitt turns the EPA into the “Environmental Polluting Agency,” my thoughts turn to another man, Donald Trump. Eighteen women have accused that man of sexual assault. I don’t remember even one such accusation for his predecessor.I will admit that Trump threw back the curtain to reveal a corrupt government. But instead of draining the swamp, he’s arrived to feed the beast.The definition of “cynical” is to show contempt for accepted standards of honesty or morality. In this cynical Trump era, I applaud Chevy for refusing to engage in the farce of our EPA administrator. I only wish Mother Earth could also shun Scott Pruitt. Instead on “Earth Day,” she will cry out “Me too.”Deborah KrolFultonhamMore from The Daily Gazette:EDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motoristsCuomo calls for clarity on administering vaccineEDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the censusEDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationGov. Andrew Cuomo’s press conference for Sunday, Oct. 18 read more
Crystal Palace star Jason Puncheon has revealed to talkSPORT he may become a regular visitor to the stands after he was spotted celebrating among fans during Sunday’s FA Cup victory at Tottenham.Video footage captured the forward, who is currently out with a hamstring injury, joining in with supporters as Martin Kelly’s first-half strike saw Alan Pardew’s team into the quarter-finals.Puncheon hasn’t played for Palace since the February 2 defeat to Bournemouth, and the 29-year-old told fans to keep their eyes peeled as he may visit again during his absence from matchday action.“I would do it again, definitely,” the Eagles forward told talkSPORT. “I really enjoyed it from the moment I walked in there to the moment I left.“I was going mad [when the goal went in], as soon as we scored you just felt the place erupt.“Palace fans can carry you through a game as a player, so I just thought I wanted to experience that myself to see what it was like. It was a wonderful experience, it was great.” read more