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Off the Beaten Path: The metaphysics of mountain madness

...I don't even have to leave my sofa! I just needed to change my knee injury story a little - not lie, just exaggerate a tad. Something like I was being chased by a pack of rabid wolves, through a burning building, when I leapt from a seven-story...
State vague on update for cleaning Fairbanks air

...program, work to bring natural gas to the interior Alaska and an education program on how to properly use a wood stove."I'm a tad more than frustrated here," Assemblyman Karl Kassel said at the end of the meeting. "I'm so frustrated with the lack of...
On the Trails: Rambling

...creature revisiting the earth? As I said, November can be a rather slow time for little explorations, so imaginations went a tad wild.The real excitement was in Auke Bay (and I wasn't there): a friend recorded a gang of orcas attacking a couple of...
Director Fincher the right fit for 'Gone Girl' adaptation

...story's phonier constructs and less plausible supporting characters, such as Amy's boarding-school sweetheart played (a tad archly) by Neil Patrick Harris.Like the novel, the film will frustrate a certain percentage of customers who'd prefer the...
Polar bears disappearing from region shrank to a low scientists had not expected or seen before. Sea ice levels dropped even lower in 2012 and have recovered a tad since."There is definitely a relationship here between what's happening to the bears and what's happening to the ice...
A tad miffed

...conclusions about the economy of the region, as well as Alaska's political leadership. I'd guess some Alaskans might get a tad miffed about his "ugly American" approach to presupposing his aesthetic concerns outweigh their need for year-round employment...
On the Trails: Where to put freshly laid eggs

Most people would answer: In a nest, of course! But it is a tad more complicated than that. For instance, there are some mammals in Australia and New Guinea that produce milk to nourish their...
The good, bad and ugly of hosting houseguests Sarah Palin, I find it hard to choose an absolute definitive among, you know, all of them), but this quote seems a tad off. For one, with today's refrigeration technology, fish stays fresh a whole lot longer than three days. We just pried...
Juneau Empire Online Opinion and Letters: Mixed messages about motherhood 8/18/98

Tuesday, August 18, 1998 By ELLEN GOODMAN Forgive me for sounding a tad ungrateful. After all, the citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts have just been granted a Small Necessities Leave...
Jökulhlaup 2: Flood anew

...the Mendenhall Glacier has caused Mendenhall Lake and River to rise once again.At press time Tuesday, the lake was just a tad above moderate flood stage, which is 10 feet, and still rising, said Meteorologist Edward Liske of the National Weather Service's...


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