Off the Beaten Path: The Bigfoot blues

...began in 1986, when legendary mountaineer Reinhold Messner encountered a strange, seemingly bi-pedal creature during a 1,200 mile walk across Tibet.The encounter is described in the Guardian as follows: "It was dusk; he (Messner) was climbing...
No family turned away

...wishes were granted."We went from no toys, not even one, to 200 families being adopted," Rena Sims of St. Vincent's said...purchasing gifts for their own families and children.Nearly 200 families in all volunteered to be matched for the program, and...
Photo: Tenth Street Trees

...Christmas tree business, 10th Street Trees, two years ago. Each year the family donates $1,000 to a different charity, and this year the siblings chose Housing First. All but six of the stock of 200 trees from Orting, Washington, have sold.
Police and Fire for Thursday, Dec. 25

...the middle of the night in the 9100 block of Glacier Highway. The damage to the door was consistent with someone trying to pry it open with a tool. No entry was made into the business. The damage estimate for the door is $200.
Smuggled turtles intercepted at Anchorage airport

...and Border Protection Service made an unusual discovery at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in September: more than 200 live baby turtles.Most of the turtles belonged to species that are protected from illegal poaching and export, according to...
Police blotter for Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

...Investigation continues.Welfare check? At 3:34 p.m. Saturday, a 66-year-old man was found dead in his home along in the 200 block of Franklin Street. The death is not considered suspicious and next of kin have been notified.
CSU-Pueblo wins Division II football title score."The Division II title game moved this year from its longtime home in Florence, Alabama to Sporting Park, the $200 million soccer-specific home of MLS club Sporting Kansas City - which looked just fine dressed as a football stadium for the...
La-Lafayette beats Nevada in New Orleans Bowl

...second time he'd passed for more than 2,000 yards and rushed for more than 1,000 in a season.But the Wolf Pack, who had 200 or more yards rushing in each of their previous five games, gained only 89 yards on the ground against ULL and failed to score...
High school clubs carry on holiday service tradition

...for about six years, they raced to build, pack and wrap about 200 boxes of food in one night, making a game out of it. This year...evening at the downtown Salvation Army store to race to build about 200 Christmas meal boxes in time for distribution Friday and Saturday...
Police blotter for Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

...Thunder Mountain Road.? At 5:07 p.m. Tuesday, an investigation continued into the report of a burglary/theft in the 200 block of Franklin Street.? At 8:09 a.m. Wednesday, an investigation continued into a reported burglary in the 3000 block...


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