RV mural is public art in Kent, Wash.
Speaking of art ... This larger-than-life-size mural featuring equestrians, their pickup truck, camper and horse trailer, was painted in 1999 on the side of TL Central, the  Tork Lift International shop, across the street from the Kent Station Transit Center, 301 Rai
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Force India unveils swanky 'motorhome' at Spanish Grand Prix
For the latest in Formula 1 glitz, check out the newest 'motorhome' on the European tour--Force India's new owner, billionaire tycoon Vijay Mallya, expressed pride in his team's new motorhome at the Spanish Grand Prix.More a "venue" than a motorhome, this triple decker
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Monaco Coach cuts 600 jobs
On the heels of Winnebago stopping production for a week, Monaco Coach announced Friday (April 25, 2008) that it is cutting 600 jobs at its Coburg, Ore., and Indiana plants.The layoffs represent about 12-percent of Monaco's workforce and take effect immediately. In a
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All quiet on the Winnebago front
Dan Piller, business writer for the Des Moines (Iowa) Register, reported that Winnebago Industries Inc. told its workers last Friday that almost all production lines will be shut down this week, "as recreational vehicle sales suffer from rising fuel prices and tighteni
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National forests are RVers obsession
Kitty Bean Yancey writes in USAToday about a couple of RVers who vow to visit in every mainland U.S. national forest with a developed campground.Suzi and Fred Dow of Bisbee, Ariz., plan to finish their 14-year, 153-campground adventure this August."We'll end with Ala
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Singer, songwriter Antsy McClain loves the 'trailer lifestyle'
 Singer, songwriter Antsy McClain favors no-frills RVing. "My wife, two little kids and I go camping quite a bit in our pop-up trailer," says McClain. "It is small and compact and enables us to get into the more primitive campgrounds that we like."Listen to Antsy Mc
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Argentina by motorhome
In a recent entry on TravelPod.com, "Traveling in Argentina by Motorhome," R. Macy and his wife give insights from their 47-day RV adventure in that South American country. "My purpose with this blog is to share some of things I learned, sometimes the hard way, abo
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Politicos rift on RV plates
Jeff Mapes of The Oregonian newspaper in Portland wrote recently in his 'Mapes on politics' blog:"I guess if you rent an RV or bus, you'll never know where it comes from. Back in September (2007), House Speaker Jeff Merkley got dinged for using a motorhome with Washin
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Barbara Karcher shares her fulltime RV lifestyle on blog, audio stream
"My RV Life" is written by  fulltime RVer Barbara Karcher. She says: "The world is my home. I live in a 32 ft. Winnebago RV. I love having a beautiful new front yard wherever I go! I live life one day at a time waking up each day without an alarm clock hearing the soun
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Tribute: Memories of my quiet, unassuming sister - Nancy Jean Grandin Butler
Nancy Jean Grandin Butler made her transition from this world today, April 12, 2008. This is a simple, loving tribute to a shy, quiet, unassuming woman who walked lightly on this earth. I remember my sister for two main things--for being a compassionate, profe
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