Letter: The Southeast way of life must be protected

...economies that sustain our communities to the traditional and subsistence lifestyles we lead, filling our freezers and our bellies with delicious and nutritious wild foods. The thriving and productive waters and forests of our state are part of our Alaskan...
Willow ptarmigan

...resplendent in a plumage of rich brownish red, with white legs and belly. He was overseeing the foraging efforts of his mate and chicks...brown of the male spreads over the chest and back, leaving the belly (and most of the wings) white. That is why these birds are...
Off the Beaten Path: The most dangerous thing in the wilderness

...with a 300 pound nearly naked logger covered in tattoos. He was wearing a tiny pair of shorts, invisible under his gargantuan belly. He was heartbroken; his wife had left him a few months earlier, after he'd been laid off. His two wiener dogs were asleep...
On the Trails: Early September observations

...up-beach without bothering to lower the second leg-which of course was fully functional but resting comfortably up in the belly feathers. I'm not sure the birds even came fully awake-they seemed to go right back to sleep.Signs of autumn were everywhere...
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...
Putting up your own fish: Part VI Brining and Smoking

...fair question to ask if they pare off the bellies. Some places do and don't send them...There's a lot of meat and fat on the bellies, the good kind, Omega 3's. With smoked collars and bellies selling for more than steak it's worth...
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...
'Identity through Pride': Festivities on Prince of Wales Island unite Alaskan Haidas

...resource program."The Haida take pride in our own natural resources. It's our wealth, it's what keeps us healthy with big bellies and smiling. So, our ability to gather and harvest that resource to share with a larger population at Culture Camp is a testament...


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