> Hi, I don't know of any regional handles except a local, > local one. I am lucky enough to live on the Russian River > which is a recreation area, very well known. We are called > River Rats! Cracks me up. "River Rats" seems to be a pretty common appellation. The gang kids in Edgewater, NJ are River Rats and the NJ Devils' minor league hockey team is the Albany River Rats. Last week, I wore my (Albany) River Rats t-shirt to a shop in Edgewater. I got several comments, and even more odd looks. P.