When’s the last time you paid 50 cents to get into anything? Well in 1963 the James S. McDonnell Planetarium in Forest Park charged just that. Now you can take part in the celebration and hands on activities all week in honor of 50 years at the Planetarium and the best part, is you can [...]
Lindsay Smith readies her Surly bicycle to continue her travel to Seattle, WA.
Thought about just taking a break from the every day and doing something that others wouldn’t think to do? Lindsay Smith has quit her 10 year profession of environmental education to overcome physical and mental challenges and further her knowledge in [...]
Its been over 100 years since the peregrine falcon has called the Alton area home. Thought to be extinct in the area due to heavy usage of pesticides some decades ago, the bald eagle and the peregrine falcon are sharing the same story. These birds of prey are making a come back to the bluffs [...]