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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...
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...
Final teen sentenced for rock throwing

...Toribio, was sentenced for felony assault in connection to the July 2012 incident."Being in jail is not as bad as having a scar on your face for the rest of your life," Toribio, who turns 19 next month, told Juneau Superior Court Judge Louis Menendez...
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...
Thinking of Sharon

...I was worried that maybe I was rushing it and shouldn't try so hard. She calmly explained that the damaged muscles form scar tissue that needed to break loose, and that is what was probably causing some of the pain. Of course! I'd forgotten that...
Slack tide: The driveway from Hell... when Hell freezes over

...driveway is long, steep, twisty and unpaved - you need 4WD to negotiate it in the middle of summer. The guardrail bears many a scar of those who've failed to heed this warning, from Priuses to taxis to pizza delivery guys to the several-ton roofing truck...
Dying sex offender's family pleads for mercy

...father had done, but said it doesn't benefit anyone to have him in jail."What happened was and is a tragedy. It has left a scar on all our hearts. But what you might not be aware of is that our father was not always of unsound mind," Strickling's 25-year-old...
Whitman shines light on a 'dark chapter' of Alaska history

...during Friday's presentation.Slim Birch was particularly bad news. Missing a pinky finger on his right hand, and with a scar on his nose, Slim stared out at the Alaska State Museum audience from a historical photo as if daring them to judge him. Slim...
Suspected rock-throwers charged with felony assault

...vehicle's broken back window lacerated the victim's cheek. The laceration required 17 stitches, but will still leave a scar, documents stated. The boy also had glass removed from his eye.The boy suffered a total of three facial fractures and injured...
Slack tide: Home office, sweet home office - getting up for more coffee or to relieve the inevitable result of all that coffee. Look closely, you can still see the scar. Now, this office - where I also hung my clothes and stowed our camping gear - had a window. Don't get excited. This window...


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