Watch out for bears, Washington officials warn

Washington state officials are telling campers not to fear bears they may encounter in the wild, but to be aware. According to the Yakima Herald, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife estimates roughly 25,000 to 30,000 black bears live in Washington, often roaming the same areas of the Cascades as hikers or other outdoor enthusiasts. Black bears are smaller... Read More

Ford recalls F-150, E-350 vehicles and others

Ford Motor Company is recalling 94,605 model year 2014 Ford F-150 and E-350, 2014-2015 Ford Escape, and 2015 Lincoln MKC vehicles in the U.S. Improperly manufactured bolts may have been used to install certain seats, seatbacks, seatbelt buckles, or seatbelt anchors on these vehicles. The improperly manufactured bolts may fracture. If a seat, seatback or seatbelt anchor attaching bolt fractures,... Read More

Keystone recalls some 2016-2018 Avalanche trailers

Keystone RV is recalling certain 2016-2018 Keystone Avalanche recreational trailers, model 370RD. The affected vehicles have an adjustment bolt for the kitchen slide-out that could contact the front tire. If the bolt contacts the front tire, the tire may suddenly fail, increasing the risk of a crash. Keystone has notified owners, and dealers will replace the adjustment bolt with a... Read More

Keystone recalls some Outback trailers

Keystone RV is recalling 910 model year 2016-2017 Keystone Outback travel trailers, models 220URB, 240URS, 250URS, 255UBH, and 293UBH. The affected vehicles were built with an incorrect drawbar installed to tow the travel trailer. Under certain stress conditions during travel the drawbar may bend, leading to an increased risk of property damage and poor vehicle handling. An indication of a problem... Read More