My enemy: the buzz of the bird

...Just sat around on the flowers, hanging out, sipping nectar until sunset. I became annoyed with the swarm of swelling bird bellies poking around my windowsill. They were so gluttonous.They barely even hummed anymore.One day, I didn't fill the feeders...
What's happening this week

...will feature Ed Ronco as Host, Owen Fulton as Announcer, and panelists Phil Burdick, John DePalatis, and Collette Costa and Belly Meat providing music. Tickets are on sale at Old Harbor Books. Details: www.thinkartthinksitkaor call 747-4821.
Off the Beaten Path: Camp-food for thought

Most folks take their bellies pretty seriously, especially when they're...several who even have nicknames for their bellies - The Incinerator, Lil' Worm,'s been a flop. My nickname for my belly is King Ralph, named after a long-ago...
Volunteers rescue 35 dogs near Soldotna

With bellies still swollen from a lack of food, 35 dogs are on their way to recovery after being rescued Aug. 11.The dogs are currently...
Bird Bits: Who is that masked bird?

The bandit-marked male common yellowthroat, along with family members feathered with pale yellow bellies and olive-colored backs, skulk low in dense tangles of wet vegetation and underbrush. These are warblers. The male sings...
A mod revue

...from performances past, including an homage to Alaska living that features a couple stuffed salmon with a surprise in their bellies. It's vastly preferable to find a pair of sequined heels in our sealife than the typical bits of discarded plastic. For...
Wildfire hits close to home for scientist

...a roof extension for his shed this summer, Scott Rupp heard a roar that almost scared him off the roof. Three planes with bellies full of fire retardant swooped low, then banked over the mountain behind his home."I looked up and saw this big smoke cloud...
"Wait Wait Don't Tell Me" returns to Sitka April 17

...will feature Ed Ronco as Host, Owen Fulton as Announcer, and panelists Phil Burdick, John DePalatis, and Collette Costa and Belly Meat providing music.Tickets are on sale at Old Harbor Books.For more information, visit www.thinkartthinksitkaor call...
Thanks, Juneau, for supporting the fight against breast cancer

...Shawna Patten, of the Alaska Halibut Bellies, would like to thank the following Juneau...Cities, Minn., and the Alaska Halibut Bellies in Denver to help raise awareness and...either Alaska Betty or Alaska Halibut Bellies and donate. Together we hosted a very...
Pure Sole: Sometimes, you have to accept help

...bacteria; mobile phones have 18 times more bacteria than toilet handles; researchers found 1500 new species of bacteria in belly buttons; bacteria mingles with sweat to produce body odor; a dollar bill has 3,000 types of bacteria; kisses exchange up...


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