Alaska Science Forum: A float down the Tanana River

...water as the Arkansas River, but in half the length.Though the sky is dark with rain clouds, smoke softens the hills and makes...30 miles. The terrain pancakes to boreal forest beneath big sky. Here, we float over what seismologists call the Minto Basin...
Massive blazes across dry West drain firefighting resources

...remained under mandatory evacuations.On Tuesday, smoke was thick in the air of downtown Chelan. Particles of ash fell from the sky. Some residents wore surgical masks as they walked through town.The firefighters sleep in the woods, get up every morning...
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Writers' Weir: Two Ravens

Two ravensangry,fall out of the sky. Underneath my feet,tumbling undaunted,a rollingmortal combatinto the ditch. Feathers flying,sharp beaks divinginto the...
Sky airs Froome data as Tour nears Alpine finish

...On the Tour's second rest day, Team Sky presented the figures after comments on...said his team wants to address doubts about Sky's performances with the release of his...and transparent as possible," he said.Sky performance analyst Tim Kerrison presented...
Sky protects Froome's Tour lead as Majka wins Stage 11

...on Wednesday, Armstrong acknowledged to British broadcaster Sky News that he bore some responsibility for the spotlight now being...calling me a doper on the way way back to the bus," tweeted Sky's Richie Porte, a key mountain guide for Froome in the race...
Death toll at 50 in massive explosions at Chinese port

...explosion. There was the huge fireball in the sky with thick clouds. Everybody could see...microblogs showed a gigantic fireball high in the sky with a mushroom cloud. Other photos on...outlets showed a sea of fire that painted the sky bright orange, with tall plumes of smoke...
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...Xavier Wallace, Juneau resident"Sixteen. I miss it."Ashley Adams, Job Coach at REACH"I would be REALLY, REALLY old. I feel like everybody gets to be young, but not everyone gets to be old." Jeste Burton, Owner of Pie in the Sky
Westmoreland, Sierra wed

...who attended and helped to celebrate their special day, with a special thanks to wedding photographer Klas Stolpe; Pie In The Sky Bakery, which made the wedding cakes; and all the friends and family who helped with the wedding and reception planning.
Meteor shower likely to be good, but not the greatest in Juneau

...percent around 9 p.m. The chance of rain increases to nearly 50 percent by 11 p.m. and stays that way until morning. The sky show is pieces of Comet Swift-Tuttle hitting Earth's atmosphere at more than 133,000 mph and burning up. ? The Associated...
The second strangest story ever told

...the ridge and should be able to sight the half moon lake from high up."Early in the morning we paddled to shore beneath blue sky. Most of the Patterson and Muddy River valleys had been logged between the 1940's and 70's, somewhat compromising the mysteriousness...


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