Alaska Science Forum: Spillways of an ancient Alaska lake

...hill at Gorilla Fireworks is one of them). In between the ridges are Beaver, Meadow and other lakes oriented like salmon swimming upstream."I don't know another mechanism that could create these forms other than flowing water," Wiedmer said.He...
Sewage spill prompts closure of famed Hawaii beach spew from manholes, said Lori Kahikina, Honolulu's director of environmental services. "Now's not the time to go swimming," she told reporters.It could be a couple of days before the ocean is clear enough for people to enter, Kahikina said...
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Twin Lakes again closed

The City and Borough of Juneau has again closed Twin Lakes to swimming due to a high fecal bacteria count.The closure was announced in a Wednesday email sent by the CBJ Parks and Recreation Department...
On the Trails: How young dippers learn

...and then a good deal of practice.Swimming skill may develop gradually. It may...preen their feathers properly, so that swimming and especially diving can be done without...wet bird is less buoyant when surface swimming. Preening is thus an important activity...
Some US rowers fall ill at Olympics test event

...sailing, triathlon, canoeing and distance swimming in the waters around Rio."You don't...demands.Smith said the rowing, sailing, swimming, canoeing and triathlon federation could...Rodrigo de Freitas, and triathlon and swimming off Copacabana Beach.Peter Cookson...
DIPAC area closed to king harvest

...they're all right next to the sidewalks. It's really easy for the anglers to pick those kings off." When the chum salmon are swimming up the ladder, king salmon don't seem to want to, Prestegard said. They'll hang out around the shore instead, making...
Experts: Long-term risks from mine spill

...concentrations, the higher the cost of removing heavy metals. And unlike some other Native American tribes, the Navajo are not swimming in casino cash."This new water coming in was the avenue to creating new development and creating long-term sustainability...
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Alaska Science Forum: A float down the Tanana River

...Fairbanks Folk School's Week on the River, 30 miles downriver from the city. There, we taste evidence of invisible life swimming upstream.Jenna Hertz, co-leader of the Week on the River with her partner David Jonas, is searing chum salmon in a cast-iron...
Sjostrom, Hosszu set world marks at swim games

...women are getting it done at the world swimming championships.Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden...records set in the first two days of pool swimming - and all by women."Unbelievable...get broken. It gets more people behind swimming so that's awesome."Sjostrom first...
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Dog doo returns, Twin Lakes closes again

City officials announced Twin Lakes swimming area is closed again due to another high fecal bacteria test...rainwater could have been contaminated by dog droppings left near swimming areas before running into the lake. The city will test the...


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