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Bear bites biologist's leg

KODIAK - Kodiak fisheries biologist James Jackson had to miss a day of work and he's got a new scar on his leg, but he considers himself lucky after a close call with a Kodiak brown bear along a salmon stream."It was an experience...
The NFL's abuse problem

The NFL shield is unrecognizable.It is pockmarked with the black eyes of battered women. It is stained with the bleeding scars of abused children. It is filled with the crocodile tears of apologists who excuse all the nonsense.And where are you Roger...
The scars are permanent

...nerve and she later had surgery to repair the damage."It's still not fully recovered," she said.The two deep, small scars on her forehead "made me look like Harry Potter," Nelson said jokingly. The scarring has faded with time, although it will...
Alaska Science Forum: Maverick red aspens in a world of gold

...threshold, cork-like cells develop where leaf meets stem. This abscission layer, which later reveals itself as a handsome scar, is an ever-clogging pipeline that restricts the flow of sugars from leaf to tree.As the tree informs its solar panels their...
Bruce, Josephine and the sea

...once more, just to be sure they had the halibut secured. She's now got a ring of cuts around her hand and wrist."I got scars," she said. "He got me pretty good."They slipknotted the tail. Then, flashing to images of Ernest Hemingway's novel...
Alaska Science Forum: Bowheads rise, Barrow sinks, fire scars the tundra

...certain areas of northern tundra and found two other immense burn scars on the North Slope. Jones, of the USGS Alaska Science Center...burned sometime between 1810 and 1920. He also mapped a fire scar from a smaller-but-still-significant 123,000-acre...
On the Trails: Beaked whales

...upper jaw when the mouth is closed. Some specimens have healed jaw fractures, suggestive of intensive fighting. Parallel scars in a related, tusked species suggest that fighting may include striking each other with the snout so the tusks cut the opponent...
A trade convention for marijuana in Tacoma Dome

...selection of booths, from the one selling TrimPal ("The gentle alternative to hand trimming") to the Elite Security Commandos at SCAR Security, from Envirotech Greenhouse Solutions (heating and dehumidification) to the folks at Subzero Scientific, with their...
JSD's response to high school hazing assaults raises questions

...victims. 'What they did to my son was a violent crime, and I don't think justice has been served.' 'They left behind scars that are permanent,' she added, before Sorenson asked her to stop."District ability to file police reportsIn a June 17...
JSD boots hazers from football

...this. I can guarantee that at least four of the victims will not be paddling underclassmen when they are seniors. The mental scars will not leave them, however, and one kid is really struggling right now. And for them to be afraid, as freshmen, to attend...
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