In the stacks: New picture books

...Captain Jack sets her to work, first at swabbing the decks, then to cooking up grub in the galley, and finally up to the crow's nest to keep watch, but though Bea tries hard at each task, something inevitably goes terribly wrong. Set to walk the...
On the Trails: An ordinary walk at Crow Point

The walk around Crow Point near the Boy Scout camp and the Eagle River estuary is easy. Sometimes there is lots of wildlife activity, but on this...
Police & Fire for Friday, March 14, 2014

...Hospital Drive to transport a woman from BRH to her residence.? At 11:31 a.m. Wednesday, CCFR responded to a fire alarm on Crow Hill Drive. No fire found. Alarm caused by dust from construction.? At 1:53 p.m. Wednesday, CCFR transported a woman...
AFN Announces Honoring Our Children Day

...and celebrations for our children - something we are excited to practice with all Alaskans on April 26," said Liz Medicine Crow, President of First Alaskans Institute.Honoring Our Children Day is not a fundraiser, it is not affiliated with any political...
On the Trails: Winter wanderings

...ptarmigan ran, with long strides, from one thicket to another. There it nibbled on willow buds, leaving barren stems.? Crow Point near the Boy Scout camp: A porcupine trekked all the way across the wide meadow where geese commonly graze, from the...
Photo: Winter scavengers

Two bald eagles haggle over a scrap of food as a crow waits nearby looking for a morsel for itself in the Lemon Creek area on Tuesday.
Police & Fire for Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014

...JPD investigated a report of an assault in the 2200 block of Crow Hill Drive. Alcohol was involved.? At 11:48 p.m. Tuesday...m. Tuesday, basic life support care was given to a woman on Crow Hill Drive, and she was taken to BRH.? At 7:31 p.m...
Police & Fire for Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 of drug activity.Fire and medical? At 6:45 a.m. Tuesday, advanced life support care was given to a woman on Crow Hill Drive, and she was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital.? At 10:04 a.m. Tuesday, CCFR responded to a structure...
Off the Beaten Path: In defense of slogging trees and is the most targeted fur-bearer by trappers in the north. Trees gradually grew smaller and further apart. A crow-sized raptor whizzed by close enough to make me stumble. By the time I looked up, the bird was more than a 100 yards away...
Mayhem Poets to perform Friday

...CenterMembers of the kayak and bike expedition A Trip South will present photos and discuss their experiences.April 18: Gifts of the Crow: How perception, emotion, and thought allow smart birds to behave like humans, Egan LibraryProfessor and author John Marzluff...


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