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November 1, 2002 1:00 AM
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Its developers call it the "swiss army knife of vehicles," designed for the mid-size bus market. It's based on the Ford E 550 cutaway with a unique low floor chassis that slopes up toward the back, with the engine under the up sloped part of the back. Designed for the mobility impaired, it features easy, nearly step-less entry from the front. It...
November 1, 2002 1:00 AM
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As outlined in the November 2002 issue of Dirt Rider Magazine, the gang at Dirt Rider has once again teamed up with the BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC) to offer various "land-use activists" a chance to hang out with off-road legends such as Dick Burleson, Malcolm Smith, Chuck Sun, Danny Laporte, and Scott Harden at the 2003 24-Hour Test at Glen Helen...
November 1, 2002 1:00 AM
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ARRA Establishes Volunteer Opportunities Webpage In an effort to be a resource to supporters and to public lands managers struggling to recover from this year's devastating fires, Americans for Responsible Recreational Access (ARRA) has established a new Volunteer Opportunities section on its website. This new addition to the website will alert...
November 1, 2002 1:00 AM
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An environmental extremist in Butte, Montana has pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to stealing eight trees from the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest and damaging a beaver pond in the process of dragging them to the site of his log-home building business. Dale E. Fredlund pleaded guilty to six misdemeanors before U.S. Magistrate Robert...
November 1, 2002 1:00 AM
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Recently there has been a new Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) area that opened in South Dakota. The South Dakota South Shore Off-Road Area is located twenty miles northeast of Watertown, South Dakota, and came to pass with the help of several recreation activists. I had the opportunity to interview Steve Meikle, who spearheaded the project of creating...
November 1, 2002 1:00 AM
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A little over 20 years ago, Region VI of the Pacific Northwest Four Wheel Drive Association began an annual fundraiser with the proceeds dedicated to furthering and protecting access issues for OHV recreation. This early effort required cooking supper and breakfast for the participants of this event, which we fondly refer to as "Oregon Creek 'N...
November 1, 2002 1:00 AM
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We've hauled our motor home and bike/ATV trailer on 35 miles of dirt road over two remote mountain passes to the camp location on the South Fork of the Boise River. Joining us are 300 of our nearest and dearest friends from the member clubs of the Idaho Trail Machine Association (ITMA). It's the end of July and time for the ITMA State Ride, a 5-7...
November 1, 2002 1:00 AM
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* MONTANA WILDERNESS ASSOC. vs. U.S.F.S. (U.S. District Court--Montana & 9th Circuit) A three-judge panel from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral argument on this appeal on November 6, 2002, in Boise, Idaho. The case will be heard during the morning session beginning at 9 a.m. The identities of the panel members will be available...
November 1, 2002 1:00 AM
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The ITMA State Ride took place in the Smoky Mountains in the Fairfield District of the Sawtooth National Forest.
October 31, 2002 1:00 AM
BRADY SUPPORTS LOCKING UP IDAHO’S NATURAL RESOURCES AND PUBLIC LAND ACCESS There has been no discussion of public land access and resource issues during the current gubernatorial campaign. Because of this, Jerry Brady has avoided any discussion of his positions on these very important issues.

The BlueRibbon Coalition is a national non-profit organization dedicated to protecting responsible recreational access to public lands and waters. We want to keep your land open for use, whether you recreate on a mountain bike, snowmobile, motorcycle, personal watercraft, ATV, four-wheel drive, horse, or your hiking boots.

Today, the BlueRibbon Coalition is a respected national recreation group that champions responsible recreation, and encourages individual environmental stewardship. With members in all 50 states, BRC is focused on building enthusiast involvement with organizational efforts through membership, outreach, education, and collaboration among recreationists. [more]

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