Half of Columbia River sockeye dying due to hot water to Ice Harbor Dam on the Snake River. An average year is 70 percent."Right now it's grim for adult sockeye," said Russ Kiefer of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. He said sockeye will often pull into tributary rivers in search of cooler water...
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Rocco, who played Moe Greene in 'The Godfather,' dies at 79

...Jr. in Cambridge, Mass., Rocco studied acting under Leonard Nimoy on his arrival to Los Angeles. His first role was in a Russ Meyer film, 1965's "Motor Psycho."Nimoy helped rid Rocco of his thick Boston accent, and the actor would forever after...
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Alaska's pilots are its lifeblood

...we're getting. Might as well be on the moon."The pilots who fly Alaska's skies today may not be Noel Wien, Joe Crosson, Russ Merrill or Carl Ben Eielson, but they're far from bus drivers. No bus driver was ever so important.Alaska has six times...
An ocean of change: Warm gulf leads to unusual happenings, worried scientists

...they've never seen it "to this extent and not in Tongass Narrows," he wrote.University of Alaska Fairbanks professor Russ Hopcroft studies how plankton interact with their environment, as well as how they respond to climate change. Last year, he...
Last words from slain Marine to girlfriend: 'ACTIVE SHOOTER'

They were four people charged with the safety of others, gunned down in a place where the nation's defense is the paramount mission for those who pass through its doors.
Alaska's 'most controversial sculpture' gets a new home

...stages of the sculpture's restoration, and to help position it at its new home.Welders Sherman Johnson of Acme Welding, Russ Shivers of T&S welding, and Carlton Shorey were integral to the restored product, said Deputy Director of Alaska State Libraries...
Murder charge dropped against woman who induced abortion

...estimated Jones was about 5 ¬? months pregnant.A phone number for Jones was not accepting incoming calls Thursday and there was no answer at the address for her listed on the police report.___Russ Bynum reported from Savannah, Georgia.
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Hey batter batter batter, swing batter!

...his smile and grip on the baseball spoke volumes.Rangers player Ashtyn Stevens, 5, was perched atop the shoulders of father Russ, waiting to take the field and searching for her grandmother.Ashtyn has been waiting for this season, practicing in the family...
Heather Mary George

...heavenly paradise here on earth"Heather's unwavering faith in our Lord could be seen through her walk in love.She married Russ 1/10/2004 and made their Castle at the base of Thunder Mountain.July 26, 2013 her life changed suddenly. After waking...
Budget crunch idles Guard units across US

...Vermont; Christopher Sherman in McAllen, Texas, and George M. Walsh in Albany, New York, contributed.___Contact Dan Sewell at and Russ Bynum at


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