On the Trails: Frosty paradise

The trail through Cowee Meadows to the cabin and the beach has seen significant improvement (thank you, State Parks...flower head in the meadow was frost-flowering. Out near the beach, sweetgale twigs bore large frost tufts at the tip and every...
Alaska Writer Laureate Nora Dauenhauer finishes up two-year term

...was lost,adrift on an ocean of tearswith no solid placeto beach my boat."Dauenhauer pauses after reading, then says many...story told by Susie James, she writes:"As he walks along the beach / he staggers from side to side from hunger / he thinks about...
Sports on TV

...championship, teams TBD, at New York5 p.m., ESPNU - Marshall at Louisville6:30 p.m., FSN - Kansas St. at Long Beach St.MEN'S COLLEGE HOCKEY3:30 p.m., NBCSN - UMass-Lowell at Notre DameNBA BASKETBALL4 p.m., ESPN - Cleveland at...
Eagles, spectators soar to Haines

...past jagged towering snow-capped mountains, snatched salmon from the sea and puffed up their feathers as they rested on the beach."I got plenty of images, maybe two or three thousand," said Gary Presol, a self-described advanced amateur photographer...
My Turn: Real oil spill solution long overdue

...government have fallen short and have a lot of unfinished business.Today, thousands of gallons of Exxon Valdez oil remain in beach sediment, and that oil is almost as toxic now as it was 25 years ago. To address this lingering oil, in 2006 the governments...
Off the Beaten Path: Stories told in tracks

...Tracks smell. I was pretty surprised the first time I learned this. I was wearing an old pair of Xtratufs, hiking down a rocky beach in Glacier Bay, when I noticed a bear come around the corner and bumble my way. Hoping not to disturb its afternoon stroll...
Michigan man's WWII dog tag found in Nome

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - A man searching for sea glass along a western Alaska beach has discovered a Michigan soldier's World War II dog tag.Mario Gandolfo said he found the dog tag in Nome, Alaska, on Nov...
917 Glacier Ave: "Stick and Stones" by Dean Guaneli and "Playing with Oil" by Cristine Crooks

...m. "Stick and Stones" features sculptures, mobiles and stabiles made by Dean Guaneli, mostly from objects found on the beach. Cristine Crooks' show, "Playing with Oil," is 50 small paintings selected from the more than 100 she did this year studying...
Hunter kills 2 Alaska bears, 1 that mauled partner

...injuries in the brown bear attack Tuesday. Snowden and Jeff Ostrin of Camas, Washington, dragged a deer they had shot to a beach to be picked up and stopped for lunch. The bears caught wind of the deer. A sow came through the brush and attacked Snowden...
Homer residents look to stop local beach abuse

...dealing and trash on Bishop's Beach: It all adds up to a trend...from Main Street down to the beach. Over the years, vegetation...dramatic contrast to nearby beaches, noted Adele Person at the...The Beluga Slough area of the beach also has some U.S. Government...


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