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Oct 12, 2015

No deadline for county to repay Md. for kayak course loan

DEER PARK — The Maryland Department of Commerce is giving Garrett County no deadline for repaying a nearly $2.9 million loan that saved a manmade whitewater paddling course from financial failure. The Garrett County Commissioners are voting Monday night on a revised agreement allowing them to repay the loan with any cash left over from […]

May 17, 2013

World whitewater event coming to western Md.

MCHENRY — The world’s best whitewater paddlers are coming to western Maryland. Members of the U.S. canoe and kayak team are in McHenry on Friday to help promote next year’s canoe slalom world championships at the Adventure Sports Center International. The world championships will be held at the center Sept. 16-21 of 2014. In slalom […]

May 17, 2012

Garrett County boosts hotel tax

OAKLAND — Garrett County officials say a boost in the local hotel tax will help pay for the county’s recent acquisition of a manmade whitewater course in western Maryland. The Cumberland Times-News reports that the county commissioners voted Tuesday to raise the hotel tax from 5 percent to 6 percent, effective July 1. County Administrator […]

May 11, 2012

Western Maryland whitewater course opening for season

MCHENRY — A western Maryland whitewater course is opening for its first season under public ownership. Garrett County officials say the Adventure Sports Center International near McHenry will open Saturday. The county acquired the manmade course in March after the nonprofit developer defaulted on more than $3 million in bank loans. In a bid to […]

Mar 27, 2012

Garrett County in deal for manmade whitewater course

OAKLAND — Garrett County officials say they have struck a deal to pay off the debt of a manmade whitewater course near McHenry. The county commissioners said Tuesday in Oakland that two banks have agreed to accept $600,000 as full payment for more than $3 million in loans on which the nonprofit Adventure Sports Center […]

Mar 22, 2012

Week in review: 3/23/12

High court rules against Md. man A former court employee’s $1 million lawsuit has ended in the U.S. Supreme Court, which held that states cannot be sued under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act’s self-care provision. Daniel Coleman, once the executive director of procurement and contract administration at the Administrative Office of the Courts in […]

Mar 21, 2012

Garrett County to take over whitewater course

HAGERSTOWN — Garrett County will assume ownership of a manmade whitewater course near McHenry after the nonprofit developer of the western Maryland tourism and training site defaulted on more than $3 million in bank loans, county officials and the development group said Wednesday. The deal won’t affect the International Canoe Federation’s plans to hold its […]

Jun 21, 2011

Photo of the Day – Man overboard!

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