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Hundreds flee Interior wildfires

...state fire crews. One of the fires originated in the Yukon Territory but crossed the border Wednesday, stopping at the far bank of the Yukon River 500 yards from the village. The other fire was about nine miles from Eagle, a town with a summer...
Outside editorial: A worm to blame for Iran's nuclear setbacks?

...guarding against intrusion, compliance is voluntary and some industry leaders have fiercely resisted efforts to go further. Banks and power companies have business interests to defend against cyber threats, but that's not enough assurance that...
Groups move to stop Alaska wolf 'bounty'

...Service puts the number at between 6,000 and 7,000 animals. "I think the numbers have been knocked down pretty far," Banks said. "Now they are really scraping the bottom of the barrel to find more wolves where they are becoming so scarce...
On the Trails: Mallard mayhem and other observations

...then arrived and began feeding. He was right to be wary: I had found more than one duck skeleton in the woods on the far bank.On a quieter note: On the Dan Moller trail recently, we noted a low-hanging hemlock branch that sported a nearly complete...
Observing Southeast Alaska's young animals in July

...continually for at least two hours, and I finally went out - to discover a sorry little pile of down under the trees on the far bank. I suspect a goshawk had found its lunch. The female went on fussing for another hour or more before accepting the new...
DOT should think of neighborhood

...saws and mechanical brush cutters to clear the vegetation from the edge of Sunny Point's Sunny Drive to, in and up the far bank of the drainage ditch that runs in front of the homes along the drive. This will then be followed by cleaning the ditch...

...take a deep breathe. I inhaled the air that dinosaurs must have found. This is a prehistoric place after all.On the far bank, seemingly bemused by me, a white wolf plopped down, yawned, and stared at me.Another darker wolf poked his head...


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