One last summer road trip for Troop 6

...and food, and gather at the opening campfire.Day 2 ? The crew checked out the first...ended with attendance at a hilarious campfire with skits and singing.Day 5 ? A steep...and store and then attended the closing campfire. They left for Juneau the next day...
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...
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...
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...
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...
'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...
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...
One of two area wildfires out

...the site Thursday and will continue to monitor it until it's out, he said.Both fires were likely started by abandoned campfires that were not extinguished properly, Thompson said. The fires then spread underneath the ground, in contrast to forest...
'Mind blowing' flames destroy homes in Washington state

...Commissioner Peter Goldmark has banned all outdoor fires on state land protected by the Natural Resources department, and campfires have been banned at state parks and on state-controlled ocean beaches.Railroad traffic in the area has been shut down...
'Slow bake': Hot weather hangs over far-north state

...relative humidity plummets as temperatures heat up, escalating the risk of forests igniting like torches from lightning or campfires."That really is a big player right now," Snider said.Two wildfires burning north and south of Anchorage already have...


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