Month: February 2016

  • 4 Montana parks will cater to bicycling tourists

    Article from The Misoulian 2/26/2016 VINCE DEVLIN  Updated Feb 26, 2016  When people on bicycles show up at a Montana state park looking for a campsite, they’re always accommodated, according to Tom Reilly, assistant administrator for the agency that oversees the parks. After all, it’s not like campground managers have to squeeze in an…

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  • Amtrak Inspection Tour Crosses Gulf Coast

     Gulfport Article (Biloxi Below) Mississippi Gulf Coast residents welcome Amtrak at depots in three counties during a trial run on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016.Tim Isbell BY PAUL HAMPTON GULFPORT — Retired teacher Jackie Bond last rode a passenger train when she was a teenager. “I came from Kansas City to New Orleans on the Kansas…

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  • MS Considering Gas Tax Increase

    Mississippi lawmakers may look at raising gas tax (Photo: Melinda McGrath, MDOT Executive Director) Special to the Clarion-Ledger Some state House and Senate lawmakers said Wednesday the time is right with low gas prices to consider a gas tax hike or other methods to pay for state road and bridge improvements. The Mississippi Department of…

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