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Keith Powell is the publisher and sales director of RV West magazine which is part of the Koocanusa Publications group.

Keith Powell is the publisher and sales director of RV West magazine which is part of the Koocanusa Publications group.

Keith Powell

Keith Powell is the publisher and sales director of RV West magazine which is part of the Koocanusa Publications group.

Family sitting at campfire in daytime, with fifth-wheel trailer in background.
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14 questions & answers about towing a trailer over 4,600 kg

Thinking about getting a recreational trailer? Check out these common questions about towing before you do. 

Large group of festival goers at night, with lit-up Ferris wheel in background and large, colourful illuminated butterfly sculpture in foreground.
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Shadow Hills RV Resort still has vacancy for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

The resort, which normally is sold out for Coachella by mid-January, offers RV and tent sites as well as vintage travel trailer, tipi and park model RV rentals. 
by Jeff Crider
Voyager RV staff holding large cheques.
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Voyager RV launches $100K fundraiser as part of 35th Anniversary

Voyager RV Centre has announced the launch of the Voyager Cares fundraising initiative, with the goal of raising $100,000 for local charities.

Carnival with ferris wheel, lit up at night.
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RV Destination Discovery: May is for Marathons, Museums and Live Music in Costa Mesa

Costa Mesa has an abundance of fun, healthy and interactive ways to keep families entertained. 

Man golfing with ocean vista in background.
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Attention Snowbirders: Eco-Friendly Golf Resort Taking Shape at Rancho San Lucas

Rancho San Lucas has embraced the destination's emphasis on environmental stewardship by implementing sustainable regulations and developing eco-friendly projects.

Fort Steele Heritage Town.
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Fort Steele builds on its success

The historic townsite is significant as a time capsule of settlement and the changing fortunes of a pioneer community in the 19th century. 

Mountain range with snow, pink sky background.
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New land added to B.C.’s parks and protected areas

Approximately 107 hectares of new land will be added to six existing Class A parks in British Columbia.  

Group of kids standing on 'mock' iceberg, with AR Orca showing on big screen along with kids.
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The Core goes wild bringing a brand new augmented reality experience to downtown Calgary

The CORE Shopping Centre in downtown Calgary hosts a free Augmented Reality experience through April

The Summit Trail Makers Society will be improving access to Azure Lake with support from Columbia Basin Trust’s Trail Enhancement Grants.
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Get outside! Basin trails to see improvements

The Trust increases recreation opportunities with $484,000 for 29 trail projects 

Coachmen RV's first-ever Adrenaline Fifth Wheel, outfitted with innovative products from ASA Electronics.
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ASA Electronics® products featured on debut Coachmen Adrenaline fifth wheel

Adrenaline Fifth Wheel owners will be able to take full advantage of Smart RV technology with control and monitoring functions for everything from motorized slides and awnings to Climate Control to battery voltage

Main building at Verde Ranch RV Resort.
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Verde Ranch RV Resort, nestled in the heart of Arizona, set for August opening

Reservations are already being taken for Verde Ranch’s 400+ premium full hookup RV sites and well-appointed vacation rental cabins

Cavco park model RV
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Cavco to showcase the nation’s first smart park model RV at RVS in Salt Lake City

The futuristic unit envisions what park model RVs could look like in 2030. 

by Jeff Crider
A spectacular view of Yosemite Falls.
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A heavy snowpack means California’s waterfalls will be flowing this spring and early summer

California has more than 100 significant waterfalls, many of which are close to campgrounds and easily accessible on foot. 
Petro-Canada EV fast charger located in Milton, ON.
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Petro-Canada to provide EV drivers with Canada’s first coast-to-coast network of fast chargers

More than 50 EV stations will be located along the Trans-Canada highway at strategically located Petro-Canada stations from Nova Scotia to British Columbia.

California poppies in field.
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Winter rains are expected to bring lots of spring wildflowers

California’s state parks have some of the best locations for wildflower viewing, but the most popular campgrounds tend to book up weeks or months in advance.

The 2019 edition of the Camp California! RV guide.
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The 2019 edition of “Camp-California! The camper’s guide to California” is out

In addition to highlighting California’s “quaint, quirky and downright adorable small towns,” the free guide features unique road trip ideas for both California and parts of Nevada.