Peggie Joan Ward continued throughout her life. It made no difference if the meal was prepared on a boat, in a home or on a beach over a campfire. The presentation and the flavor were always world class.After divorcing in 1973 Peggie lived in Hawaii and Anchorage for...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for June 29, 2015

...mosquitoes and at least one disgruntled bear in the Kenai Peninsula. They've worked long hours, turned their clothes into campfire-scented air fresheners and abandoned their beds for spruce boughs. Here in Southeast Alaska, where mist and fog are more...
Police & Fire for Sunday, June 28, 2015

...accidentally set off by a cockatoo on Glacier Highway, a call to assist another agency on Glacier Highway, a report of a smoldering campfire on Glacier Spur Road, a call that was cancelled en route and a public service call to respond to a disabled vehicle on Egan...
Wildfires blister Alaska with increased frequency, intensity

...fuel for fires, especially if snow disappears early, as has been happening lately. So when a blaze starts from an untended campfire or a lightning strike, "these fires can extend for a very long period of time," Rupp said. "That tends to be the pattern...
Pure Sole: My vertical feet are best left horizontal

...from a cliff with nightfall approaching.Been there, done that ... twice.In some areas, it is posh to stand around a campfire and announce the latest "sixteener" you crossed off your list."Yep, did my monthly sixteener-plus last fall. Ate among...
Smoke on the water

...compiled Monday by the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center had only two: One north of Juneau and caused by an unattended campfire and the other just north of Ketchikan. Both were all but extinguished and only made the list because firefighters are monitoring...
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...
From gold rush ghost town to migratory delta

...where we would consume too many French fries and walk up Mount Dewey, a hill on which John Muir once climbed a tree and made a campfire in a storm.But in the meantime, we had an evening to wander around Garnet Ledge, watch the most beautiful sunset of the...
Gov. declares April 11-17 as 'Wildland Fire Prevention and Preparedness Week'

...general public includes: ? Prevent: Remember, it only takes one spark to start a fire, whether it's from an unattended campfire or debris burn, a trailer chain dragging on the roadway, a faulty exhaust system on an ATV, or a discarded cigarette butt...
Pure Sole: I mushed, for a quick moment

...the rebounds and who never got to play but was still a part of our neighborhood gang just the same."He once stepped into a campfire to warm his feet."The tales blossomed into myth when retold in the drug store, where tellers took our 50 cents for bubble...


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