Archives for September 8, 2011

Sunny weather for the 3rd Annual Old Cullowhee Canoe Slalom

Whether you have experience with canoeing or not, join Western Carolina University’s Base Camp Cullowhee and the Parks and Recreation students to race along the Tuckasegee River on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 at 9 a.m. Students, staff, families, and kids are all welcome to watch or race near the bridge on Old Cullowhee Road on […]

Jackson County Get Fit Challenge

The Jackson County Get Fit Challenge kicked off August 29 and will continue with the first round through December 5. The challenge is to get Jackson County residents off the couch and have them put their running shoes on and be active.  For a segment on the radio Power 90.5 Dr. Randy Provost of Med […]

WCU marching band prepares for upcoming season

Official practice hasn’t even started and hundreds of students holding instruments are already drenched in sweat, wearing only what’s necessary to cover their bodies. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, this is the scene for the Pride of the Mountains marching band, working hard to make their half time show a success, something the band knows […]

When there is smoke, there is fire

Catamount Peaks Apartment building 331 was engulfed in flames on Tuesday night, Sept. 6,  producing smoke that could be seen throughout Cullowhee. According to students the fire was caused by lint build up in the dryer. Former resident, Danielle Lacroix, stated when she lived in the apartment, there were prior problems with the dryer. “We […]