Photo: Ram watch

Yukon sheep often descend Sheep Mountain, along the Alaska Highway west of Haines Junction, during winter. This ram was on an outcropping not 25 feet from the road.
Discarded Dall ram dubbed an oddity

...hunters are lucky to bag a legal Dall sheep ram during the fall hunting season. They hike...spotting scopes in hopes of spotting a legal ram much less a trophy. Sound off on the important...whole, dead, trophy-class Dall sheep ram along the Old Nenana Highway south of Fairbanks...
Got unwanted musk oxen? Try bear urine to ward them off

...with pets.In June, two of the musk oxen were run off by a homeowner chasing them with a pickup after the animals tried to ram a dog pen.Wildlife officials have tried shooting rubber bullets at the musk oxen and setting off fireworks, but the only thing...
Police & Fire for Wednesday, April 23, 2014

...taken to LCCC.Vehicle trespass? At 3:47 p.m. Monday, a 34-year-old man reported two iPods, a backpack and avalanche equipment were stolen from his unlocked Dodge Ram in the 36000 block of Glacier Highway.
Philosophy and writing well: what's bad about bad writing

...using more common words like "use":We utilized a battering ram to knock down the door.Why not "use"? Because they're...something for an unintended purpose: "We didn't have a battering ram, so we utilized our heads." If we had used our heads-i...
Brazil Beat

...break a bone. But any time anyone takes a running jump at the small of someone's back with their knee raised like a battering ram, physical damage is likely, predictable and so also avoidable.At best, Zuniga was reckless. We would call police and personal...
Letter: Alaska doesn't own oil companies

...ACES shamelessly, with some legislators who worked for oil interests refusing to recuse themselves from voting. They had to ram Parnell's alternative through before the new oil fields coming on line would put the lie to their "lack of incentive" story...
Jury deliberates in federal wildlife trial

...since 1969, was also charged with smuggling Dall sheep horns into the U.S. from the Yukon, where Katzeek legally hunted a ram in the Kluane Wildlife Sanctuary. Collins pointed out that they were Katzeek's own horns, and Katzeek's friend brought...
In the Stacks: New nonfiction books for young readers

...including toilets), Macaulay discusses the kinds of attacks that an uninvited enemy might try, including using a battering ram and catapulting diseased animals over the walls. Happily for the residents, Macaulay's castle is sturdily built and its foes...
Usain Bolt recovers to win the 100 meters at Diamond meet in London

...Initially, I was excited to come out because I knew it was going to be a big crowd. But when I got out there and I saw that it was ram-packed and the energy was still like the Olympics, it was just wonderful, so I was slightly nervous but I loved the energy...


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