Denali: New name, same park

...a multi-animal thoroughfare and a brown bear expressway. The Sable Pass sign post has nails protruding full of brown bear hair that remind you this scratching point is off-limits.If on a bus remember that, for many, this is their once-in-a-lifetime...
On the Trails: Learning to see the natural world more deeply notice the little things I frequently write about - a trail of a small beast in the mud, an odd excrescence on a twig, hairs caught on tree bark, a bee sleeping among goldenrod flowers. Well, that is easily answered: I am interested! And that is...
US weighs more security, withdrawal for Sinai forces

...established between Israel and an Arab state. And it risks putting the so-called Multinational Force and Observers in the cross-hairs.Armed primarily with light weapons, armored personnel carriers and similarly limited materiel, the forces lack the capacity...
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Wolf hunt is on in Idaho - for now

BOISE, Idaho - Gray wolves were back in the cross hairs of hunters on Tuesday, just months after they were removed from the federal endangered species list and eight decades since being...
TMHS girls lose close one at West Valley

The Thunder Mountain High School girl's basketball team continues to give head coach Tanya Nizich grey hairs as they fell for the third straight night in Fairbanks by nine points or less, this time to a strong West Valley Wolfpack team...
Every rodent has its thorns

...It was really small; head and body together maybe reached seven inches, and it was very dark, without the yellowish guard hairs that adults have. Young and small, yes, but it had all the normal defensive reactions of turning its back and flaring its...
Puppet masters

...The time-consuming, labor-intensive process is made up of thousands of tiny elements, some as small as the individual hairs on a puppet's head. For Georgina Hayns, puppet fabrication supervisor for the recently released stop-motion film "Coraline...
Vertebrates counter plants' defenses

...the world's animals eat plants, and plants have evolved a spectacular array of defenses against being eaten. They produce hairs and hooks, tough coverings, sticky traps, gooey sap, compounds that reduce digestibility, and a startling variety of toxins...
Police blotter for Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 the 5500 block of Alsek Street. He is described as standing 5'11", weighing 175 pounds and Native American with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and gray shoes.Attempt to serve? At 2...
For cemetery director, death is a part of life

...solemn smile. "And if we don't get it right the first time, we haven't really done our duties."With close-cropped gray hair, a neat mustache and the earnest enthusiasm of a soccer coach, Jones is the good-natured steward of the Anchorage cemetery...


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