On the Trails: Lucky days

...move toward the trailhead, finding bear beds and bear trails above the beach.A few days later, Parks and Rec hikers headed out...Canal, several thousand years ago.When the temperatures soar above sixty-five or seventy degrees, most Juneau folks think it...
From gold rush ghost town to migratory delta

...mountain goats.We landed on a rocky dirt airstrip on the hill above Telegraph Creek, an old gold rush town, piled our things...GPS points.We surprised a curious brown bear on the banks above us and turned into a still, almost invisible slough also known...
Juneau area sport fish report for the week of May 28

...District 11.Regional Regulations for Southeast Marine Waters - outside of District 11Beyond the District 11 boundaries described above, Southeast regionwide regulations are in effect from 12:01 a.m. Friday May 1 through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, May 1...
Off the Beaten Path: Dear Patagonia, please hire me as a fashion designer

...getting frost bite on your nether regions has never been so hip. Why not take it a step further and make parkas that end above the belly button - it was cool in the 1980s and I'd be willing to bet with the right models we could reestablish the trend...
Nebraska abolishes the death penalty in landmark vote

...override vote - passed by the narrowest possible margin - drew a burst of applause from death penalty opponents in the gallery above the legislative chamber."Whenever anything historic occurs, it's never the doing of one person," said Sen. Ernie Chambers...
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About 1,100 people dead as temperatures soar in India

...hottest hours of the day.The Indian Express newspaper said the temperatures in the current heat wave were 5 to 6 degrees Celsius above normal, and forecasting service AccuWeather said it was the most intense heat wave in recent years.Hot, dry winds have also...
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Not a record - yet

...clouds stay away, keeping sunny skies above Juneau, temperatures have risen accordingly...averaged 52.9 degrees, 5.3 degrees above normal.May 2005 is the hottest on record...precipitation fell at the airport, almost a foot above normal.As a result of the year's damp...
Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city

...a retired engineer who lives on a bluff above the river, said the floodwaters left behind...surrounded by water. The Blanco crested above 40 feet - more than triple its flood stage...The Red and Wichita rivers also rose far above flood stage.___Stevenson reported...
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Two people chained to Shell ship

...Coast Guard. But he expressed concern for Rose's health and said she must be getting dehydrated and tired after her night above the water.Authorities spoke with the woman and asked her to remove herself. "There's no plans right now to do anything...
Conservative challenger Duda wins Polish presidential vote

...could herald a major political shift in the European Union's sixth-largest economy, a country that has been able to punch above its weight in Europe without belonging to the 19-nation eurozone. Poland's influence is underlined by the fact that one...
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