Intentional balloon releases banned in Maryland September 30, 2021 New state law will reduce plastic pollution that degrades waterways and threatens animal life Maryland DNR picture The Maryland Department of Environment (MDE) and Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) remind Marylanders that a new state law prohibiting intentional balloon releasesRead More →

New Mexico State Police officers guard the gondola at the scene of the fatal balloon crash in Unser and Central SW on June 26, 2021. (Adolphe Pierre-Louis/Albuquerque Journal) Copyright © 2021 Albuquerque Journal The family of a hot-air balloon passenger who crashed and killed five on Albuquerque’s West Side inRead More →

Fortnite has launched an event in honor of its fourth anniversary where players can complete challenges and earn rewards. There are also returning items from previous celebrations, such as disposable birthday gifts. One of the challenges of this event is to collect resources from balloon decorations. However, Fortnite players willRead More →

By Julian Grace, WRAL presenter/reporter Raleigh, North Carolina – Raleigh Balloon Glow lit up the sky Friday night. The three-day balloon festival is sold out and could mean more upcoming festivals bringing more traffic and tourist dollars to Raleigh. About 1,000 people filled Dorothea Dix Park for the balloons. OrganizersRead More →

Hot air balloon crash in New Mexico kills five Four people died at the scene and a fifth person died later after a hot air balloon she was riding hit power lines in Albuquerque, NM (June 26) PA The pilot of a June hot air balloon crash in New MexicoRead More →

by Brooke Wolfenberger | published on September 9, 2021 Artwork by Jess Edwards Balloon Ritchie is a recognizable statement on campus. It can be seen at many campus events. Sometimes he appears during the summer during the Colleges and Careers weekend, but orientation is one of the best times toRead More →

One of the most influential new voices in blues music will headline the 2021 Natchez Balloon Festival. Festival organizers have released a list of artists and bands who will entertain crowds at the festival site overlooking the Mississippi River on the grounds of the historic house, Rosalie. Christone “Kingfish” IngramRead More →

NATCHEZ – Natchez Balloon Festival 2021 poster and t-shirt artwork contest winner Debora Novarini says her first opportunity to attend the balloon festival was last year during a pandemic . Although there were no carnival rides or concerts on the typical festival grounds outside of Rosalie, as there would beRead More →