Pure Sole: Road kill is art

...the U.S. Customs Stations.Leg 2 is 5.6 miles of the steepest part of the race with an elevation of 1,004 meters (or 1...Leg 4 is 13.1 miles through rolling terrain buffeted by steep mountains on one side and small lakes on the other.Leg 5...
Reading "Romeo" on his own turf

...the first month was out. Jans, who has been giving presentations all over the country, said this trajectory is by far the steepest of any of his previous 10 books."It's nice to be successful, of course, this is what I do for a living ... but the...
Personal income in Alaska drops 3.2 percent

ANCHORAGE - Alaska had the steepest recent fall of personal income of any state, according to a federal agency. The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis reported...
Anchor Point's assistant chief home on peninsula

...learn. Half the battle is figuring out how to get places, so I'm trying to figure out roads and how to get to them."As steep as the learning curve may be, Loshbaugh said he wouldn't miss "having to roll up hose at 50 (degrees) below zero. That's...
Keep an eye on avalanche dangers loose snow sluffs off of rocks, trees, and even simply by more windloading. Most of this slide activity is limited to steeper pitches and open areas. The deeper weak layers of instability appear to be gaining strength. As (Thursday's) winds die...
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As Tour enters Pyrenees, Rogers wins 16th stage

...climb, which is ranked 'Hors Categorie' because the ascent is so tough that it's considered beyond classification.In its steepest patch, the gradient reached 11 percent. Rogers was in a bunch of five riders that came together in the final descent, and...
Tour leader Nibali: Doping belongs to cycling past

...are the second toughest category in terms of classifying the difficulty of mountain passes. The second climb is longer and steeper - a daunting ascent of 18 kilometers (11 miles) with a gradient of 7.3 percent - and is known as an "Hors Categorie...
iPods and iTunes abound on Eaglecrest

On powder days at Eaglecrest, skiers and riders scour the slopes - down the steepest runs and gullies, over rollers and through the trees, ending with groomers in the afternoon when muscles are spent. A hike along...
Governor, lawmakers seek gas investigation

...Gov. Sarah Palin and two state senators are asking for an investigation into why Alaska's gasoline prices are so much steeper than anywhere else in the nation. They asked Attorney General Talis Colberg to look into why Alaskans are paying about 75...
Finding a way out of the wilderness

...majorities in 2006, we followed it up Tuesday night with even steeper losses in Congress. In January, Democrats will enjoy lopsided...defined in the public mind by the Bush presidency. We've got a steep hill to climb. Much of the backroom maneuvering and media speculation...


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