Bird Bits: The larger, local cousin: Northern goshawk

The Sharp-shinned Hawk I described in the Aug. 15...bigger than her mate and than a crow. The Sharp-shinned Hawk's diet favors small birds...starts nesting a snowy month earlier than the Sharp-shinned Hawk. The goshawk builds a flat...
Heritage coffee stand robbed

...pointed a weapon at her and told her to open the cash register."He was standing there with a shank-y sort of tool, like, sharp kind of tool, pointed to my face and he said, 'I'm sorry ma'am, open the cash register,'" Solberg recounted in an...
Summer Hikes: Part II

...quickly organized my gear after breakfast and went in the garage to grab my water bladder for my pack when I stepped on something sharp with my bare foot. Dang! I must have gotten a splinter or maybe a little piece of glass in the ball of my foot. I ran in...
Bird Bits: Bullet of a hawk

...Long talons pierced the prey and the sharp-shinned hawk carried the warbler to a...are the main meal for these hawks.The sharp-shinned hawk, whose name comes from...boulders in Class IV or V water.Get a sharp-shinned hawk in your binoculars and you...
Brita recalling children's water bottles

...a possible laceration hazard.The company said Tuesday that the lid of the hard-sided bottles can break into pieces with sharp points.Brita has received 35 reports of lids breaking or cracking. No injuries have been reported.The recalled bottles...
Today in Sports History

...victories leading the Washington Senators to a 7-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians.1952 - 74-year-old Bion Shively drives Sharp Note to victory in the third heat of the Hambletonian Stakes.1982 - Speed Bowl wins the Hambletonian Stakes in straight heats...
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

...Ramunas Navardauskas, Lithuania, Garmin-Sharp, same time.4. Andre Greipel, Germany...Johan Van Summeren, Belgium, Garmin-Sharp, same time.Also27. Alejandro Valverde...Alex Howes, United States, Garmin-Sharp, :57.128. Benjamin King, United States...
Nibali wins Stage 18, closes in on Tour victory

...Benjamin King, United States, Garmin-Sharp, 19:01.51. Matthew Busche, United...Alex Howes, United States, Garmin-Sharp, 31:01.121. Danny Pate, United States...Benjamin King, United States, Garmin-Sharp, 2:35:03.92. Matthew Busche, United...
McIlroy wins, goes back to No. 1

...No. 1 in the world during his torrid stretch at the end of 2012."This is better," he said. "Mentally, I'm really sharp. I didn't start to think about score. I didn't think about where I was in the tournament. I just playing shot after shot...
A family affair

...filing some hooks as he waited with his daughter, Anna, for a fish to bite a few miles away from Auke Bay."Gotta keep 'em sharp," he said.Gregovich said the area was a prime fishing spot."Traditionally, there are a lot of fish here," he said...


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