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Airport project would cost the taxpayers

...FAA.The new plan moves the SREF to a smaller, more jagged parcel of land near the end of the runway. Near the airport dike trail, it's called the northwest site and is a more suitable location, management argues.Another heating system would...
On the Trails: A visit to the wetlands reveals surprises, mysteries

Instead of the more usual approaches via the Airport Dike Trail or Industrial Boulevard, we went in via the public access off the Mendenhall Peninsula Road - down the slope through the bear-clawed...
Photo: Sunny weather and happiness

Mic McHugh and Colin Daniels, 2, watch as dogs Apollo and Alli chase a ball thrown by Colin along the airport dike trail on Wednesday. The National Weather Forecast for Thursday is for mostly cloudy. Highs around 51.
Off the Beaten Path: Going expedition-style on the Mendenhall wetlands

...resolved to see it through to the end. At the scenic "No Trespassing" fence, which marks the turnaround point of the Airport Dike Trail, I almost collapsed. MC promised to buy me a treat if I toughed it out and stopped whining.By the end of the walk...
Off the Beaten Path: Get off that iPhone and eat a worm

...getting outdoors.A campfire, a berry picking expedition, planting a garden, a few hours fishing or a walk on the Airport Dike Trail to look for birds is almost as easy as surfing the web or watching TV. Chances are it will be more enjoyable and...
Photo: Summer's still here

Maya Parish takes advantage of Monday's sunny weather to walk the Airport Dike Trail.
Tipster helps police recover stolen artwork

...the thief."He said he found it, which is pretty typical," Garza said. "He had a story about being out on Airport Dike trail and came across it just laying near the trees. He didn't think it was suspicious or anything. I mean, it was...
Bird Bits: Killdeer, the plover with two black breast bands

...Washington. Yet, I'm coming to grips with killdeer happily multiplying in wetter habitat, such as along the Airport Dike Trail, as observed by local birder Amy Clarke Courtney. In our area of steep, thick forests plunging into the water...
Photo: Black and white world

June Degnan's red jacket makes a bold statement in a black and white world of fresh snow and a falling tide along the Airport Dike Trail on Monday.
Photo: Fall view

Sherry and John Taber enjoy a view of the Mendenhall Wetlands State Game Refuge from a bench along the Airport Dike Trail on Monday.


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