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January 1, 1999 1:00 AM
(Normal Story)
(ISMA President)
The Public Affairs Committee of the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association is continuing its testing of snowmobile engines. While conducting their analysis on snowmobile emissions, the manufacturers reviewed a report by Charles Emmett, a California specialist whose findings have been quoted in a number of publications. Upon review of...
January 1, 1999 1:00 AM
(Normal Story)
(Former BRC Executive Director)
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Celebrating it's 10th Induction Anniversary, the International Snowmobile Hall of Fame (ISHOF) will honor Kay Lloyd, Volunteer from Washington State, Jack Welch, Volunteer/Club Organizer from Colorado, Coley and Kate Findlay, Adventurers/Volunteers from Wisconsin, Larry Koch, Club Organizer/Pioneer/Dealer/Volunteer from Minnesota and Jack Schultz...
January 1, 1999 1:00 AM
(Normal Story)
(BRC Board Member)
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We all know that planning is critical to the success of an event. You've written a beautiful plan, anticipated every contingency, and arranged all logistics requirements. You even have a step in the plan that says, "get media coverage," but that's all it states. So, how do you get media coverage for your event? How To Get Media Coverage For Your...
January 1, 1999 1:00 AM
(Normal Story)
(BRC Western Representative)
After receiving numerous calls from BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC) members in various states requesting assistance in developing projects to be funded by the Recreational Trails Program (RTP), Clark Collins and I contacted virtually all the state RTP directors to check the vitality of motorized grants. Many state RTP program directors responded with a...
January 1, 1999 1:00 AM
(Normal Story)
(BRC Senior Policy Advisor)
Just over a year ago, the BlueRibbon Coalition, together with many other California OHV groups, appealed the Stanislaus National Forest's Motor Vehicle Travel Management Plan and Forest Plan amendment. One of the most important issues addressed by our appeal was the Forest's decision to move the entire forest year-round to a "closed unless posted...
January 1, 1999 1:00 AM
(Normal Story)
(BRC Western Representative)
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Gathering information and photos on well managed federal off-highway vehicle (OHV) programs to share with various groups throughout the country is just one of my tasks, but what makes it more fun is when I get to tour an area with a BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC) member organization. On November 12-15, I had the pleasure of touring over 200 miles of...
January 1, 1999 1:00 AM
(Normal Story)
(High Rock Trekkers)
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With a new governor and many new legislators taking their seats in California's legislature, the off-highway vehicle community recently gathered their forces on the steps of the State Capitol in Sacramento to tell their story and show off some of their shiny rigs. Organizations participating in the one-day exhibit included the California...
November 10, 1998 1:00 AM
(media)
West Yellowstone, Montana: The ongoing legal disputes between snowmobile enthusiasts and environmental extremists was the topic of a meeting here last week between a group of local business leaders and representatives of the Blue Ribbon Coalition.
November 1, 1998 1:00 AM
(Normal Story)
(BRC Board Member)
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The weekend of October 24th and 25th was scheduled to be a last good weather fling in the Black Hills of South Dakota before snow settled in for winter...and oh what a fling it was. We've all heard about "Road Rage." but have you heard about "South Dakota Rock Rage?" Rock rage occurs when surfing in South Dakota on big rocks that tend to move...
November 1, 1998 1:00 AM
(Normal Story)
(Rally Organizer)
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On October 31, at the School House Mountain in Island Park, Idaho, the people made known their dissatisfaction with the road closures in the Targhee National Forest by the U.S. Forest Service. Hundreds turned out to show their support and let their voice be heard in opposition to these closures. The rally drew media attention from around the...

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