Finding winter at Peterson Lake Cabin

...summer after a hard downpour. When we spotted the lake, the sun was just setting on the horizon. One half mile later, we obtain extra water in winter. Morning came late with the sun rising around 9 a.m. Long crystals of hoar frost covered all...
Today In Sports History for Thursday, Jan. 29

...Minnesota North Stars.1988 - Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson breaks his own world indoor best in the 50-yard dash at the Toronto Sun Challenge. Johnson's time of 5.15 seconds erases his previous mark of 5.20 seconds, set two weeks earlier.1994 - Julio...
Super Bowl, Tiger make Phoenix the center of sports universe

...of 63,225 packed the Sunday night event.This will be the third Super Bowl for the Phoenix area. The first was in 1996 at Sun Devil Stadium on the Arizona State University campus in Tempe. In 2008, the game was played at University of Phoenix Stadium...
Sailing to Alaska to relax, but learning a little on the way skies a few days later in Ketchikan, which gets 13 feet of precipitation annually.Nature: the best show on earthThe sun in Ketchikan spotlighted an amazing phenomenon on land: Hordes of salmon fighting the currents in Ketchikan Creek to return...
Glacier Swim Club tops Senior Region XIV Great Alaska Open

...Team, 331; Wasilla Waves Swim Club, 322; Ketchikan Killer Whales, 185; Soldotna Silver Salmon, 133; Fairbanks' Midnight Sun Swim Team, 127; Sitka's Baranof Barracuda Swim Club, 117; Anchorage's Aurora Swim Team, 57."I feel pretty good about...
Alaska Science Forum: Tidal stresses and giant earthquakes

...close to slipping, the tides can trigger small tremors. Solid ground also responds to the gravitational pulls of the moon and sun. Joe Tan is looking at the combined effects of ocean and Earth tides.A Japanese researcher has studied the relationship between...
Photo: Snagging a glimpse of sun

Boats moored in Don D. Statter Harbor bask in the glow from a break in clouds Friday in Auke Bay.
Girls on Ice accepting applications

...Pacific Northwest girls ages 16 to 18. The Alaska expedition runs from June 19 to June 30 and girls sleep under the midnight sun while exploring an Alaska glacier. The second, the Girls on Ice North Cascades expedition, is geared toward girls from all...
In Kake, sun provides light at the end of the tunnel

...equipped with mechanical devices that track the sun across the sky so that the panel is always...especially in the evenings, when the sun would otherwise be on the back side of the...that use electric "eyes" to watch the sun can be confused by cloud.Hunter said if...
Photo: Early morning glow

A pedistrian walks along Egan Drive as the sun rises to clearing skies on Wednesday. The National Weather Service calls for a mix of rain and snow Thursday and Thursday night with a high temperature of 36 degrees.


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