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05/31/08 – Geocaching In The NewsMay 31, 2009

It’s been a few weeks since we released ‘the news’ so we thought that in this issue we would focus solely on Geocachers in the news, and there’s a few of them! Grab a coffee, settle back and read about what your Geocaching buddies are up to. Read on!

Andy Smith, aka HeadHardHat of GeoCache: I’m NOT Obsessed blog fame is featured in this great article here. (We can say we knew him when :) )

Another blogger friend, Elin Carlson, from Geocaching with EMC fame along with John Cappi, Jeff Jost and Robb Boyle are mentioned in this article here.

Sally Smith and her husband Jim Leesburg, Virginia are mentioned in this article here.

Sioux Falls, South Dakota resident Dorin Hemmelman and his family are mentioned in this article here.

Donna Wester, Mary Lee Gunn and Bill Davies, Geocachers from New York are mentioned in this article here.

Nate Cushman of Washington is mentioned in this article here.

University of Florida student Will Dueease is featured in this article here.

Springfield, Missouri residents John Curtis and his wife, Jennifer and Paul Kelsay are mentioned in this article here.

Jim Cox and David Kuhn of Evansville, Indiana are mentioned in this article here.

Shawn and Tiffany Goddard from Snow Hill, Maryland are mentioned in this article here.

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04/26/08 – Geocaching In The NewsApr 26, 2009

Well, it’s been a few weeks since we did the news so there’s a lot of it! There’s quite a few cachers in the news, several bomb scares and a couple of great events. Grab a coffee, sit back and read on!

Dave Baumchen from Seattle, Washington area, who has 10,126 cache finds, is featured in this article here.

Jeff Zesch, Walter Guertin and Donna Siegel of Massachusetts are mentioned in this article here.

Denise Eickbush from Wichita, Kansas is featured in this article from KSN3 News.

Kathleen Fisher and Bob and Barb Fochtman are mentioned in this article about their caching experiences around Fort Gratiot’s Natural Reserve and Walking Trail in Port Huron, Michigan.

Amy Mills, from Central Iowa, is mention in this article here.

Nate Cushman, from the Everette, Washington area, is featured in this article here.

An introduction to Geocaching was held at The Indiana Dunes State Park recently which was well received. You can read more here.

Geocaching was also the part of the festivities of The No Child Left Inside event held recently in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. You can read more about this event here.

A Kelowna, British Columbia cache was recently mistaken for a bomb and the police are looking for the Geocacher so that they can ‘educate’ him. You can read more here.

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03/29/08 – Geocaching In The NewsMar 29, 2009

There’s lots and lots of Geocachers in the news this week! Plus, there are a couple of bomb scares, a story about a guy who almost follows his GPS off a cliff, a DVD release and more! Read on:

Eric and Therese Hostetter bring along a couple of ‘newbies’ from the Daily Sentinel in Texas for a Geocaching outing. You can read more here.

Michael K. Boensch and Khan V. Hollis from Saginaw, Michigan are mentioned in this article here.

Tony Papazian, his daughter Sierra, his son, Sage, his wife, Debra, and Ann Quattlebaum are avid Geocachers from Califonia who are featured in this article here.

Here’s an article about Tysa Royce and her son Robby, Darin and Susan Eaton Geocaching at Camp Floyd Stagecoach Inn State Park and Museum in Utah that you can read about here.

Dick and Susan Klocke from Nebraska are featured in this article here. Dick has logged over 4500 Geocaches in his six years of caching.

Philip Poe taught students about Geocaching during the March break in conjuction with the library in Louisburg, Kansas. You can read more here.

Jim Reeves, Michael and Jane Levine, Joe and Rita Kernan are featured in this article here.

Local cachers Bob and Wendy McDonald (ABCtrekkers) were recognized recently for their work on behalf of the Halifax North West Trails Association and other major conservation projects. Congrats! You can read more here.

There were a couple of Geocaching related bomb scares recently. You can read about one in Allouez, WI here and about one that shut down City Hall and Main Street of Winston-Salem, N.C here.

Wiggins High School geography students of Colorado learn about GPS and release Travel Bugs as a class venture. You can read more here.

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03/15/08 – Geocaching In The NewsMar 15, 2009

Here’s the latest in news about Geocaching! This issue has lots of Geocachers, events held, events coming up and the latest standings in the HooHaa Travel Bug race. Read on!

About a dozen Geocachers from Tri-Cities Geocachers including Joe Solomon, Dennis Mott and Jeff Hartman got together for a CITO event in Tennessee recently. You can read more here.

Denise Kleiner, founder of Old Braden River Historical Society in Florida, is mentioned in this article here. There’s a related article here.

Ann Quattlebaum, Tony Papazian, his daughter Sierra, his son, Sage and his wife, Debra and John Cahill, his wife, Barbara, and their son Kyle, and daughter, Kaelyn of California are mentioned in this article here.

Kelley Fullen, Larry Cunningham of the Central Ohio Geocachers explain their exploints in this interesting article here.

Here you can read about the fourth grade pupils at the Conover Road Elementary School in New Jersey that released Travel Bugs and are following its travels.

An introductory Geocaching event was held in Bemidji, MN that was quite well received. You can read more here.

Going to New Mexico any time soon? If so, here’s an article you may find interesting.

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