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...
Photo: Aurora hunters

Paul Gloe uses the light of a campfire to adjust the settings on his camera as he takes pictures of the aurora borealis near Skaters' Cabin at Mendenhall Lake in Juneau on Saturday.
'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...
University of Alaska Fairbanks to host forest fair

...individuals participating in various competitions.UAF officials say there will be contests in such skills as log rolling, campfire building and ax throwing.The competition is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. at the Fairbanks Experiment Farm. At about...
Homer residents look to stop local beach abuse

...camping.Landowners also can prohibit partying or making campfires on their property. One family, the Vanns, put logs and...Street, with signs that say "private property" and prohibit campfires. They also built a pedestrian trail from Main Street down...
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...
10 questions: Overby Family Band

...fiddle and mandolin.What made you want to start a band versus keeping it around the campfire, so to speak?Well, I still feel like we are more around the "campfire" than we are a "band." Most of our playing is done at home. My sisters and...
Around Town for Friday, Oct. 31

...10 p.m., The Canvas. Halloween events for all ages. From 2-6 p.m., a Halloween Carnival , from 6-7 p.m., "Campfire" stories by local storyteller., and 8 p.m., a showing of "Nightmare Before Christmas."Creepy Cave and Library Labyrinth...
Halloween happenings

...Halloween Carnival featuring mad scientists, face painting, oreo races, Halloween themed carnival games and more. Scary "Campfire" Stories by local storytellers will be presented between 6-7 p.m., and at 8 p.m. there will be a showing of "Nightmare...
Guest artists to play AFF main stage, dances

Some of the best things in life happen around a campfire. The formation of Bonsoir, Catin is evidence of this; ever since one special fireside jam session was held in 2005, the group...


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