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​Popular Science published its 31st annual Best of What’s New list of 100 innovations in 10 categories: Aerospace, Automotive, Engineering, Entertainment, Gadgets, Health, Home, Recreation,...

Employees at Savage Canada in Lakefield, Ontario are a giving bunch. When the holidays come around, they embrace the season of giving with donations of toys and gift cards for the Kawartha...

Things got a little messy for this year’s United Way campaign. Just ask CCI/Speer employees in Lewiston, Idaho and Bushnell employees in Overland Park, Kansas. The annual United Way food auction...

On Oct. 27, the Brookhaven, Mississippi community came together to honor two fallen officers, raise money for their families and show support for all officers. Corporal Zach Moak and Patrolman...

On a crisp Sunday this fall, the Anoka Nature Preserve served as the backdrop for the annual Waterfowl for Warriors hunting event. Federal not only provided the ammunition for the event, but...

November is National Military Family Appreciation Month. We extend a special thank you to our employees who serve or have served in the military and to the families who support them. Federal is...

In October, The Lewiston Tribune published a special section in their newspaper titled Pioneering Women. The piece took a close look at more women from north central Idaho and southeastern...

Federal employees take First Place for the third year in a row at a fundraiser benefiting Minnesota active military, veterans and their families. Not only did Federal take Team First Place at the...

A group of women with varied hunting experience got together for a Federal-sponsored pheasant hunt. Here’s an account of the event. Federal Project Manager Anne Beihoffer, provided the group’s...

Champion Range and Target have once again stepped up to show their support of youth education and training programs across the country and help introduce the next generation to shooting sports....

On a crisp fall weekend in September, 24 youth and their parents joined experienced hunters for the Youth Pheasant Hunt at Prairie Sky Lodge near Veblen, South Dakota. The annual event was hosted...

National Public Lands Day (NPLD), held annually on the fourth Saturday of September, is the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer event for public lands. The first National Public Lands Day was...

Safe Kids National Bike to School Day campaign reaches over 71K people For 25 years, Bell has led the way in safety by partnering with Safe Kids on awareness, education and advocacy programs to...

A trip to the ER leads to the gift of a Camp Chef grill and an outdoor “Thank You” party for the deserving first responders, paramedics, doctors and nurses. In her own words, Camp Chef...

Congratulations to Chris Metz, recently appointed to the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) Board of Directors. “As one of our long-time, supportive partners, we are honored to have...

Vista Outdoor has finalized the sale of our Bollé, Cébé and Serengeti brands, as part of our strategic transformation plan. This is the first step in getting back to our core brands of...

Vista Outdoor is excited to sponsor the 2018 Utah Outdoor Recreation Summit hosted at the Zermatt Resort, September 4-6! Don’t miss your chance to get involved and save $50 — the last chance...

What is Lollapalooza? Lollapalooza is an annual, four-day music festival that started in 1991. It has been hosted in Chicago’s Grant Park since 2005 and features artists and musicians such as...

Savage employee Debbie Yale is the focus of a feature story in the August 2018 issue of Gun World magazine. The article chronicles Yale’s illustrious 35-year career in the firearms industry and...

Earlier this month, Vista Outdoor employees and partners donated more than $146,000 for the Veterans Community Project (VCP) during the Hunt/Shoot Sales Conference held in Overland Park, Kansas....

We are proud to announce the recipients of the Vista Outdoor Learning for Life Scholarship Program. The seven $1,000 awards go to: Olivia Castonguay, daughter of David Castonguay, EHS Specialist,...

Federal Ammunition is pleased to continue its sponsorship and support of one of the largest and longest-running gateways to a variety of shooting disciplines—the National 4-H Shooting Sports...

Amanda Covington, SVP of Communications and Government Relations, was selected by her peers to serve as Chairman of the Department of the Interior’s Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee....

Take the 21-day challenge to eliminate disposable plastic from your home, car, work, gym bag, hunting pack … and replace with reusable alternatives like CamelBak! Single-use plastics, or...

Champion Range and Target, makers of interactive and challenging target systems, announced that it has awarded the 2018 Tom Knapp Memorial Scholarships. Nicholas Bohannon of Tekamah, Nebraska and...

Federal Ammunition announced Marsha Womack as the recipient of the 2017 International Hunter Education Association-USA (IHEA-USA) Volunteer Instructor of the Year Award during the 2018 IHEA-USA...

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) elected Vista Outdoor SVP for Communications & Government Relations Amanda Covington to its National Executive Board at its annual meeting in May. She will also...

Federal Ammunition was recognized by the Anoka (MN) County Board of Commissioners for its economic contributions to the state and local communities, and for its role in the Hunting Works for...

Vista Outdoor employees at CCI Speer in Lewiston, Idaho, volunteered their time to help with the Twin County United Way’s Annual Day of Caring. The event is a community-wide day of service for...

Due to the introduction of new high-density HEAVYWEIGHT Tungsten Super Shot (TSS) loads, Federal Premium is working with a number of U.S. states to legalize the use of .410 shotguns and smaller...

In May, we posted photos of employees who work the third and fourth shifts at our manufacturing and warehouse locations. We are following up with photos from the day shifts at Rantoul, Illinois;...

How do Hunters Help With Wildlife Conservation? Hunters and anglers help fund a range of conservation programs through the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act, or more commonly known as the...

BLACKHAWK!, the leading manufacturer of high-tech holsters and tactical accessories, was recently presented with the 2017 Montana Manufacturer of the Year Award at the Manufacturing and...

Nearly 30 bipartisan Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) Members put politics aside and joined members of the sportsmen’s conservation community for a day of trap, skeet, and sporting clays...

Our manufacturing and distribution/warehouse employees form the backbone of the Vista Outdoor brand portfolio. The work they perform year after year has given our brands and their products a...

Last year’s fires in northern California destroyed homes, businesses and acres of public lands. Some CamelBak employees and their families were also affected by the fires. Dense smoke clouds...

Amanda Covington, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Government Relations, is a member of the newly created Committee by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke. The “Made in...

In April, Vista Outdoor received the 2018 Genius Award for the Top Trademark Registrant, with a total of 43 trademarks filed in 2017. Utah Genius recognizes the creative people and companies...

CamelBak, along with 19 other participating member companies from the outdoor and craft brew industries, will direct a portion of sales in April to The Conservation Alliance. Proceeds from...

On a sunny day in February, Giro employees, along with their family and friends gathered at the Emma McCrary Trail in Santa Cruz, California for a Dig Day Party. Volunteers worked beside members...

The BLACKHAWK! maintenance team of Chris Rivenbark, Russ Price and Bob Kolp along with Brian Flack recently completed one of four planned energy efficiency projects. The Phase 1 Lighting Upgrade...

The sponsorship will help bring home the gold during the 2020 Summer Olympics! Federal Premium recently announced it is the official shotshell ammunition sponsor and supplier of USA Shooting....

Conservation Award Given to Vista Outdoor Ryan Bronson, Director of Conservation & Public Policy at Vista Outdoor, along with six other conservation professionals were recently awarded the...

In frigid February, Federal Premium’s Team Shockwave took the plunge for Minnesota Special Olympics athletes during the 7th annual Anoka County Law Enforcement Polar Plunge. The Plunge took...

On March 20, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced more than $1.1 billion in annual national funding for state wildlife agencies from revenues generated by the Pittman-Robertson...

CCI and Spear sponsored the “Eyes of Freedom Lima Company Memorial and Silent Battle” exhibit in Lewiston, Idaho March 2 – 4. The premiere of the statue “Silent Battle” was in Lewiston...

Employees at our Lakefield, Ontario, Canada facility spent January and part of February collecting canned goods and cash donations for the Kawartha Food Share. Kawartha provides support to county...

Across our global workforce, we drive an environment of collaboration and creativity while respecting the cultural norms of the regions in which our employees live and work. Our competitive...

It’s National Engineers Week and in their honor, and we’ve tallied up some pretty impressive numbers. Visit the News Releases section of vistaoutdoor.com and chances are you will see the word...

Kids & Clays’ mission is to help critically ill children and their families win the fight of their lives. The organization is coming up on 20 years of supporting Ronald McDonald House Charities...