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Mount Redoubt's ash, uncertainty irritates residents

ANCHORAGE - Mount Redoubt is getting under the skin of Alaska, and it's not just the irritation caused by volcanic ash. For residents of Alaska's largest city, living near an active volcano means sometimes wearing air-filtration...
On the Trails: Herbivores and their plants

...effects of a stem-galling sawfly that parasitizes arroyo willows; the gall is produced by the plant in response to the irritation by the sawfly. Female sawflies insert their eggs into young shoots and the larva feeds on the resulting gall tissue. When...
Is local woman missing or avoiding police?

...comment from Spaulding's Facebook handle reads in part beneath a news story on her disappearance.The comment expressed irritation at the press coverage and explained the situation was a misunderstanding. Then, the comment was deleted along with all the...
No harmful bacteria in shots given to UAF students

...began in March after students in the Community and Technical College medical assistant program complained of pain and skin irritation after they injected each other with the solution.About 30 students received the solution, which is not approved for human...
UAF investigates injections given to students

...I'm heartsick over it."Students complained of burning sensations immediately after the injections; some also had skin irritation. The university is reviewing the effects, but Rogers told the newspaper that no health problems have been definitely linked...
Living and growing: A few moments on patience

...none of my coupons worked. I snapped at her and my kids called me on it in the car later. Impatience causes irritation, irritation disconnects us from others and instead of helping each other become more human we destroy a bit of one another...
On the Trails: Gold Ridge in seasonal transition

...placed in a different genus). True buttercups are generally poisonous (even the flowers) if eaten and often cause skin irritation if rubbed, so I wonder if this is the case for Cooley's buttercup too. If so, then ptarmigan may have physiological means...
The right to remain silent is still golden that it no longer poses the threat that police and others once feared it would, but it remains a source of political irritation to conservatives. That's hardly the only example of people putting ideology over common sense in today's America, but...
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Off the Beaten Path: Living in wolf country

...starving or if there's a lot of deer near a residential area, they may come to the edge of a town. Out of desperation or irritation, they'll occasionally turn to attacking dogs.In North America attacks on humans are very rare. You're more likely...
What city cuts mean

...deliberations signify for the average Juneau resident ranges from the possible irritation of getting voice mail when you call the city attorney to the possible irritation that you'll have to pay for fire protection you were getting for free in...


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