Search for stolen bike uncovers stash of parts

...Officers let him take Norman's bike frame home.Norman lamented that she's still missing her bike's handlebars, front forks, both wheels, the gears, pedals, shifters and brakes."So pretty much everything except the metal frame itself," she...
Finding a way to thrive

...can't hike alone because sometimes she's too weak to stand from a crouch. And some days the simple task of picking up a fork can be a challenge. But in general, she likes to think of herself as someone who is thriving - not surviving - after cancer...
Maxine Lois Savland Johnson

...after a brief battle with cancer.Maxine was born to Melvin and Ethel Johnson in Grand Forks, North Dakota on March 19, 1931. She graduated from Grand Forks Central High School in 1948. In January of 1948 after the early death of her father...
North Fork Katlian River area closed to mountain goat hunting

SITKA - Biologists have called for an emergency closure of the mountain goat hunt on the North Fork of the Katlian River a portion of the Unit 4 registration goat hunt (RG150), effective on Tuesday, Dec. 24. In a release...
Alaska Science Forum: Mystery of the South Fork wolf

...reluctant team over it. Now covered with snow, the frozen animal is a few steps away, beneath small spruce trees near the South Fork of the Chena River. The only exposed part of its body - a bushy tail - points to the sky.Since the musher discovered the dead...
Alaskans invited to stake land for remote recreational cabin sites

...Southwest Alaska and the Interior. The five staking areas are East Fork Pass, on the Nome-Council Road; Tatalina II, on the Elliott...outside of Dillingham; and Dillinger River II, along the South Fork of the Kuskokwim River.Alaska residents may submit applications...
Southeast Adventure: Observation Loop

...on what seemed, much of the time, to be straight up - another thing Blackerby doesn't have is switchbacks. Some of its forks are also a bit confusing, as both potential paths are sometimes flagged, so I recommend you either go with someone familiar...
From field to plate, get tips on processing, storing game

...Introduction to Deer Hunting, is on Oct. 4; the second, Field to Freezer Meat Processing, is Oct. 11, and the third, Freezer to Fork Wild Game Cooking, with Chef Jeste Burton, is Nov. 1. The first two classes are from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and cost $20...
Bird Bits: The larger, local cousin: Northern goshawk

...Northern Goshawk starts nesting a snowy month earlier than the Sharp-shinned Hawk. The goshawk builds a flat stick nest in the fork of a tall tree in mature conifer or mixed forest. The original name for this raptor comes from the Old English word for goose...
Fire destroys historic roadhouse

ANCHORAGE - The Forks Roadhouse in Petersville, a relic of of the history of the area, said The Forks, as locals called it, was one of the...a roadhouse in Talkeetna and built the Forks Roadhouse for the horse and wagons that...


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