Photo: Taking down the crane

The 130-foot-tall 316 Liebherr crane that has hovered over the Alaska State, Library, Archive and Museum project on Willoughby Avenue is dismantled by crews on Thursday. The SLAM is scheduled to be open in spring of 2016.
Alaska is beating drunk driving

...crime was up slightly.Assemblywoman Karen Crane's attention was drawn to another statistic...drunken-driving arrests had fallen. Why?Since Crane asked that question, the Empire has been...declining in Alaska, but that doesn't answer Crane's question: Why?There was no magic...
On the Trails: Out and about in mid-June was seemingly so fascinated. The cap is red, but that doesn't seem to signify. On the front is a picture of a crowned crane, which has a big white cheek patch (like a chickadee) framed by black (like a chickadee), and we wondered if that could...
Wildlife Spy: A gathering of cranes

...enjoyed the spectacle of sandhill cranes at the Tanana Valley Crane Festival at Creamer's Field State...numbers and letters. Several studies of crane migration have banded cranes over the years. The crane viewing station had a reference book...
Ketchikan inmates' paper cranes take flight

...WISH, said they would use the cranes to form a mobile for that building's...said they would place the cranes throughout the hospital in order...had a hard time visualizing a crane, and she looked forward to showing the seniors what the paper cranes look like.After each visitor...
Lentfer to read from 'Faith of Cranes' tonight

...fall, an estimated 10,000 sandhill cranes flew over Gustavus in a single morning...into his house.The natural history of cranes frame Lentfer's recently published memoir, "Faith of Cranes," which traces his journey of deepening...
Of paper cranes and peace

...Fourth of July parade with large paper cranes folded from paper taken off school bulletin...We will be in the parade with peace cranes again this year. Everyone is welcome...together. For more about why we carry paper cranes, please read Eleanor Core's book Sadako...
Naturalist, writer to share thoughts on sandhill cranes at Fireside Lecture

Hear the captivating call of sandhill cranes with Hank Lentfer, naturalist and writer...Learn how Lentfer's affection for cranes led him to the very thing he was trying to avoid. His newest book is "Faith of Cranes: Finding Hope and Family in Alaska...
Photos: Cranes check out Anchorage

A few cranes were seen Tuesday in the mudflats in downtown Anchorage.
Soaring overhead: Southeast Alaska's sandhill cranes

...subspecies of sandhill cranes. (It depends...Canadian sandhill crane is counted as its...lesser sandhill crane subspecies...Florida sandhill cranes. The other from Kachemak Crane Watch, followed the cranes as they moved around...


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