Forest Service asks campers to totally extinguish campfires

...Sines, a fire management officer with the Tongass National Forest, is asking recreationists to exercise a extra caution with campfires, especially in the northern half of the Tongass. Southeast Alaska has had an average summer with fair amounts of moisture...
Firefighters battle two Juneau wildfires

...still-smoldering, abandoned campfires, officials say.The fires...thought it was probably a campfire but realized it was something...different kind of smell than a campfire," he added. "It's kind...firefighters found evidence of a campfire on a scenic point overlooking...
'Deadliest chef' brings Alaska cred to TV pilot

...cooked his way from one adventure to another, in institutional kitchens, in swanky private ones. Atop wood stoves and over campfires. On oil rigs, boats and trains. He's fed 'em all - drillers, miners, construction crews, firefighters, cannery workers...
Pancakes that bring the campfire to breakfast

...vacation that generally ended every evening with s'mores by a campfire, I decided to sort out a way to start every day with them, too. Except that I didn't want to build a campfire quite that early. And if I could do it without all the sugar-induced...
Long, winding road to Europe turns messy

...baking in a region-wide heat wave and free to sleep under the stars. Now they're without shelter and struggling to keep campfires burning, highlighting the inadequate support provided by several European governments at each border crossing.Conditions...
Nation and World
HomeSkillet Fest: A 10 Year Retrospective

Eleven years ago this summer, a few musicians sat around a campfire on a Sitka beach, playing their guitars and pondering the idea of a locally-grown music festival. At that time, the small...
Putting up your own fish, part V

...the counter and says, "fillet."Magazine short lists of quintessential "Things Men Should Know" - like how to start a campfire, throw a punch and connect jumper cables - include how to fillet a fish. The funny part is, a lot of how-to guides of...
Empire Editorial: Put it 'cold out'

...send Alaskans outdoors. This means more campers and more campfires that, if not tended to properly, can start a forest fire...boat, plane or land, depending on the location. Although campfires are allowed in our region, it is criminal to leave fires...
Officials: Be fire safe this Memorial Day weekend

...weekend. The holiday weekend traditionally leads to a number of new accidental or negligent wildfire starts from escaped campfires, all-terrain/off-road vehicle usage, debris burning, fireworks, target shooting and other recreational activities...
Pure Sole: My vertical feet are best left horizontal

...twice.In some areas, it is posh to stand around a campfire and announce the latest "sixteener" you crossed off your...last fall. Ate among the clouds. Saw God."Around other campfires, the verticality of ski resorts visited will be announced...


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