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My Turn: DIPAC, ADFG produce a 'silver' lining

...mouth of Salmon Creek itself is ok if you like snagging or fishing right next to other people. On a low tide, the outer sand bar at the Sheep Creek and Thane Ore House area offers nearly a quarter mile of safe, gentle beach, enough room for fly and...
Teen survives plane crash in mountains, hikes to safety

...the girl did what she could: She headed down the steep slope, following a creek to a river. She spent a night on a sand bar, where she felt safer. She drank small amounts of the flowing water but worried she might get sick if she drank more...
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On the Trails: Solstice at Cowee Meadows

...thought that the family of the dying cub had moved on.Along Cowee Creek a doe with two fawns come out of the woods to the sand bars. The doe was limping from a wound on a hind leg, but she was able to lead her fawns back into the thickets when she...
On the Trails: Cruisin' to Berners Bay

...and sea lions follow their prey up-river. It was quite a sight to watch a big bull sea lion humping hastily over the sand bars to reach deeper river waters and the up-running spawners.Birds come to the spawning run in droves. White clouds of...
Territorial Sportsmen and the Alaska Outdoor Council thanks Alaskan donors

...Mercantile, RH Development, Rie Munoz Gallery, Rodfather's Broiler, Ron's Apothecary Shoppe, Salon 907, Roger Sams, Sand Bar & Grill, Charles Schultz, DDS, Sentinel Coffee, Thyes Shaub, Shoefly Alaska, Skyline Sales & Service, SOLCO-Doug...
On the Fly: Be prepared to rip some lips this spring

...natal systems. This period is also when sand lance, a small baitfish, spawn by the thousands in sandy estuaries or sand bars situated along river mouths. Such massive congregations of spawning sand lances attract schools of large dolly varden...
Blowing the Whistle with the Lead Official

...the best challenges for us to make decisions. Because you cannot just focus on referring the defense. We have to focus on both players.Your favorite food at GM?Halibut & Chips at the Sand Bar.Final thoughts?See you all next weekend!
On the Trails: Early October

...ravens gorging themselves on stranded salmon carcasses in a slough beside the main river. Farther upstream, a broad sand bar had hosted a wolf party that apparently involved some dancing. One of the cavorting group had left enormous tracks in...
On the Trails: Beach watching

...crows, all head-down, busily poking about in a distant sand bar. The eagle then flew over to a mudflat and grabbed a very...After pulling off a few bits, the eagle hobbled over to a sand bar with the fish held in one foot. There it stood proudly...
State Briefs

...dawns a high fire-danger day. If a person cannot resist, fire officials recommend using fireworks in gravel pits or on sand bars along rivers. Fireworks are prohibited within Fairbanks city limits but are allowed within North Pole as long as they're...


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