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A Family Owned Lake Resort

There are lake resorts all across this nation…but it’s not everyday that you encounter a family owned operation that has been in business for over…

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Campbell’s Resort

Today we have another installment of our American Countryside Café feature.  Although today’s feature is as much about a hotel as it is the restaurant…

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The Largest Hydroelectric Dam in the Nation

It is the largest hydroelectric dam in the nation…spanning just a few feet shy of one mile across and over five hundred feet high…yet this…

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Overnight A U.S. Naval Ship

You can visit a lot of retired Naval ships in the U.S.  But here you can get a very rare tour, because the experience is…

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The World Series That Wasn’t the World Series

It was a world series, that wasn’t the real world series.  Then again, maybe it was, for the biggest names in baseball were a part…

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A Well-Known Craft in the US Navy

It was one American president and his connection to one particular ship that made this a well known craft in the U.S. navy.  It’s still…

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Living In a Chicken Coop

Sometimes cities grow so quickly, it’s hard for people to find a place to live.  Here the rush was so great, some began living in…

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A Tour of Naval Vessels New and Old

If you drive to this town, you’re likely to see many vessels, both new and old, from the U.S. Navy.  The reason for that goes…

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The King of Smokejumpers

You might be a little crazy to jump out of an airplane and fight a fire.  So what does it mean if you’ve done it…

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Smokejumpers

When a forest fire flames up in a remote area, it may be Dan Ryan’s crew that is called in to fight the blaze. This…

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A Career of Jumping Out of Planes and Fighting Fires

Imagine a job that combines jumping out of airplanes and fighting fires.  Now imagine you want to make it your career.  We visit with one…

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The Race to Alaska

It’s called the “Race to Alaska,” a trek for teams from Washington state to Alaska.  Winning the contest will earn you a big prize, second…

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A Kinetic Sculpture Race

You’ve likely never heard of a kinetic sculpture race.  Neither had I and I had no idea what it was, but it’s just one of…

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Protecting A Critical Waterway

These forts were designed to protect a critical waterway in the U.S.  While they never had to fire on an enemy, when they did fire,…

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A Story of Boom and Bust

You could say it’s a story of boom and bust.  But while the fortunes of this city did sour over a century ago, it was…

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The Large City of the Pacific Northwest

We’ve all heard of Seattle, Washington, but in the mid 1800s, it was this town that was to be the large city in the Pacific…

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The City That Was Last

This is a city that was last.  And in this case, being last isn’t all that bad, for what came here last made this museum…

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The Grandest of Homes in the Most Remote of Towns

It was the grandest of homes in one of the most remote towns in America.  But there’s a good reason this house was built in…

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An Unusual Town Name

It’s one of the more unusual town names in the nation and it has an equally interesting history to boot.  We venture to a place…

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The Very Last Round of the Vietnam War

Many of you listening to our broadcasts lived through the Vietnam War.  No doubt, some of you fought in that conflict.  Today we meet a…

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