On the fly: Practicing your fly cast for a winter warm up fishing. The start of the casting stroke is when the rod bends in a meaningful way so that it contributes to the fly cast...the cast inappropriately so that the rod tip suddenly dips and bends in the middle of the casting stroke then what we see is a tailing...
Off the Beaten Path: Going expedition-style on the Mendenhall wetlands

...looking boxers! What a friendly lab!" MC said. "Don't take me out of my adventure narrative," I said. We rounded a bend and a bald eagle, a symbol of wildness, hovered above. The remains of a small buck lay scattered along the edge of the trail...
Ketchikan man making replica sail for museum ship

...dinghy sails or good boats," he said, adding "I was taught handsewing ... and anytime I found an old-timer, I would bend his ear and say, 'How'd you do that?' They would tell me because I was a kid - they didn't care. I had good teachers...
Anniversary: Steve and Monica Brandner celebrate 30th

Steve and Monica Brandner were married in Bend, Oregon on Feb. 23, 1985 at the Nazarene Church. They will be celebrating their 30th anniversary.Most of Monica's family...
Wildlife Spy: The scream you can't hear

...Although feathers may shift and flex, the wing itself only bends at the shoulder, elbow, and wrist joints.Bats, the only...the extraordinary flexibility of their wing structure, can bend and twist their wings as they flap so they can generate lift...
Death Notice: Sadie A.A. Rosenberger

...survived by: Janet Rosenberger, Jerome Rosenberger, Donald Rosenberger, Diane Fields, Leo John Rosenberger and Debra Lerten. A memorial service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2550 NE Butler Market Road, Bend, Oregon, at 4 p.m.
Death Notices
Empire Editorial: A striped pig may visit Juneau on Feb. 24

...will.We are naturally suspicious of those who seek those holes. If they are willing to bend these rules to their advantage, might they also be willing to bend others? In Skagway and Dyea at the turn of the 20th century, those who operated illegal...
Off the Beaten Path: To extinction and back, the shaggy saga of the muskox

...of a lost world.My next muskox was a year later on the Noatak River. One evening, with two companions, I floated around a bend. On the red and yellowed willowy hillside was a herd of muskox."Let's camp here," a buddy suggested. We stashed boats...
Off the Beaten Path: Part 2: The Ghost of Allen Hasselborg

...and fed along the tidal flats. I followed an old set of bear tracks up Mole River toward Hasselborg's homestead. Around a bend, a large "No Trespassing" sign was nailed to a tree. Half concealed in the brush beyond was the cabin of the current owner...
Margaret Germain

...1944 from Kent High School. Following her graduation from Seattle University in 1948, she taught school for one year in South Bend, Washington and then moved to Olympia where she did social work for the State of Washington. In 1952 she married Win Germain...


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