Rangers win AL West on final day

...Hamels stayed loose by throwing balls into a net in an area behind the dugout."What I normally do in the offseason when it snows outside," he said. "I start throwing against the wall."UP NEXTRangers: A day off Monday before working out at home Tuesday...
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Writers Weir: "Equinox"

...easy we were we, how clear things were to meOh, I hope it snows...And maybe you, maybe we, maybe she... I know I'll...the long dark nights; I came here to chase the iceOh, let it snow... I know I'll see you again after Breakup. Oh - it's...
My Turn: Reasons to be excited for ski season

As snow begins to fall across the Last Frontier...difficult for all when there isn't enough snow to make it accessible in the winter. The...infrastructure houses the ticket counter, the snow-sports school office, and the repair and...
Becoming Alaskan: The three degrees of an Alaskan

...their winter doings. The season now, whatever you may call it (shoulder season, rainy season, fall), is what separates the snow birds from the diehards; the spectators from the adventurers; the visitors from the Alaskans.As I am coming to discover...
Top ten ways to cope with the rain in the rain.#3: Lay bets on when the rain will turn to snow. Sure, everybody loves to get in on the Nenana Ice Classic...a more important milestone to put money on. The start of the snow means the end of the rain, and we're all for it. Bring on...
Dirt Girl: Pushing back fall

...harvesting before the cold really settles in. I'll try bringing them inside to see if I can have some fresh greens when it snows outside. If not, sprouts can be a wonderful winter treat. After feasting on fresh, local produce, it is hard to imagine...
Storm drops 11.2 inches of snow in Fairbanks

...socked the Fairbanks area and forced a grocery to store frozen food outside.The National Weather Service says 11.2 inches of snow fell in Fairbanks through early Wednesday.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that 15,000 Golden Valley Electric Association...
Permit holders able to park in Marine Park Plaza

...on a first-come first-served basis, and parking is prohibited between the hours of 2 a.m - 6 a.m., to accommodate snow removal needs.Direct questions to Parks & Recreation at 586-5226 Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Unsung heroes bring pigskin plays to life

...times generally start when the outdoor stadium lights come on, the wind blows off the Mendenhall Glacier, and rain, sleet or snow ride the gusts like tiny pellets of piercing fire."I honestly like it when the quarterback is right behind me," Naputi said...
Willow ptarmigan

...denser than summer plumage and that, together with a seasonally greater metabolic tolerance of low temperatures and the habit of burrowing into the snow blanket, helps keep them warm.? Mary F. Willson is a retired professor of ecology.


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