From gold rush ghost town to migratory delta

...the way.A few months ago, our friend Sandy Craig convinced her son Cal Craig, my...and our luggage caught a ride and Cal, Sandy and I cut toward the water through the...where the hot water bubbled up from the sandy ground. These hot springs aren't developed...
Around town for Thursday, May 28

...Support Group, 6:30 p.m., Fireweed Place, Parlor Room. All widows and widowers invited. Details: Sue, 586-6424 or Sandy, 789-0355.Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting, 7-8 p.m., Shepherd of the Valley Church. Details: 780-6294."We...
'Ugly' potential fallout from Supreme Court health care case

...invalidates the subsidies in those states, an estimated 8 million people could lose coverage. The results would be "ugly," said Sandy Praeger, a former Kansas insurance commissioner."People who are reasonably healthy would just drop coverage," she said...
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Past Triple Crown winners ready to welcome a new one

...Churchill Downs in Kentucky in between Triple Crown races, which surprises Turner, who believes training over Belmont's deep, sandy surface gives a horse an advantage in the race.Baffert plans to ship American Pharoah to Belmont early next week, but the...
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Photos: Running Girls

A slideshow for the 2015 Girls on the Run Spring 5K at Sandy Beach is now online at
High sails and high seas start at 9:30 a.m. off Mayflower Island in Douglas. Spectators can park at the Douglas Boat Harbor, Savikko Park or Sandy Beach and enjoy the action. The skipper's meeting will be held at the Harbormaster's office at 8 a.m. Saturday. There...
Slack Tide: Hey, Alaska: Go fund yourself! - namely all of them aside from public safety and prisons - not to mention the Governor's annual free hotdog cookout at Sandy Beach. And with the Division of Motor Vehicles closed, how will we tag our vehicles with indecipherable vanity license plates...
Oil spreads across 9 miles of Pacific, fouls beaches

...lose their habitat."The toll on wildlife was not immediately known, but biologists tallied dead fish and crustaceans along sandy beaches and rocky shores while rescuers were available to treat oiled creatures.The state Department of Fish and Wildlife...
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Celebrating self-esteem through running

...participated in Saturday's 2015 Girls on the Run Spring 5K at Sandy Beach were there for a common cause: Celebration."It helped...young women cross through the finish of the 3.2-mile run at Sandy Beach. According to Walker, GOTR started as a violence prevention...

...birds in the sky," he continued. "And I was going to write something here," he said, pointing to a sign he painted on a sandy beach in front of an abandoned tugboat. "'Keep off the wreck, Danger'."Frank Balogh and Victoria Godkin, who bought...


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