Route 66 News

Please don’t feed the burros

For years, tourists to the Route 66 town of Oatman, Ariz., have been allowed to feed the wild burros that wander through the streets. Many of Oatman’s merchants sell carrots for these critters, which are descendants of the animals that…

66 Bowl marks 50th year

The Oklahoman has a feature article about 66 Bowl in Oklahoma City, which is marking its 50th year. Owner Jim Haynes, 77, a former bowling supply salesman, bought the bowling alley in 1978. “I see people all the time out…

Twin Arrows namesake gets a face-lift

The famed giant arrows at the defunct Twin Arrows Trading Post east of Flagstaff, Ariz., recently were refurbished after years of deterioration and neglect. Longtime roadie Carol Major reported a few days ago to the Route 66 yahoogroup: … On…

Route 66 runner under scrutiny

Tellman Knudson, the Internet tycoon who plans to run barefoot on Route 66 and across the country next month for charity, has run into a thicket of questions from the attorney general’s office in his home state of Vermont. According…

Not in my Valle Vista, Part 2

The Guardian newspaper of London continues its series on retracing the path the Joads took in John Steinbeck’s novel, “The Grapes of Wrath.” Sunday finds the series in Valle Vista, a subdivision north of Kingman, Ariz., on Route 66. This…

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