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Man arrested in deadly Soldotna shooting

...with the death of 23-year-old Brendan McGee. KTUU-TV reports troopers say they surrounded a trailer home in the Backpacker Trailer Park Friday, and Ludvick surrendered after a short period of negotiations.
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Reduce, reuse and recycle to save the Pacific Ocean

...alternative. The production of paper bags takes much more energy, plus it involves cutting down trees. According to the Backpacker's magazine (September '07), using canvas bags will lower the carbon dioxide output by 5 pounds per year per...
Alaska Digest

...Affairs. There were no injuries. The backpackers were trying to walk across United States. Pierre said the backpackers carried a satellite phone and...helicopter from Nome picked up the backpackers. BP brings Northstar field back...
Juneau Empire Online Frontiers: This is roughing it? 8/23/98 pain has gone the way of the canvas tent. SALT LAKE CITY - Suffering used to be a source of satisfaction to the backpacker. Aching shoulders, sore feet, lousy food, getting wet clean through - ah, roughing it! ``I remember going...
Search for missing women in Denali Park yields no clues

...could be maid of honor in her sister's wedding. The backpackers' jump-off into the wilderness was the Savage River...downstream where the river breaks into shallow channels. The backpackers had a permit to camp in the Mount Healy wilderness...
'Into the Wild' pilgrimages increase

...offered by Alaska Travel Adventures, which this summer is noting the "Into the Wild" connection. Also up are the backpackers tramping past a cooking camp where safari riders stop for a wilderness meal, said manager Nick Prosser. Many hikers...


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