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Becoming Alaskan: Surviving the Klondike Road Relay

...exhaustion had deprived my brain of the concept of distance); one of anything couldn't be bad at all.Hurtling around the bend I spotted two volunteers in chairs next to another sign. This was it! Everyone else had packed up and headed on but...
Mother and son find wooly mammoth tusks 22 years apart

...children in the river. He had caught just one coho salmon in two hours so he decided to look for tusks.They arrived at the bend where his mother had found the tusk. Almost immediately, Harrelson saw the base of another tusk, covered by a stump...
Off the Beaten Path: The ghost of Allen Hasselborg

...a light drizzle and my kayak was all that upset the mirror-like surface of the ocean. A small brown bear rounded the bend, trudged along the shore, hardly giving me more than a passing glance though less than 30 yards separated us. Deer...
Wolverine: the Mad Max of the wilderness

...half-eaten moose lay on the river ice and the aurora danced green at night when the clouds cleared. I was skiing around the bend of the river when a large wolverine came loping from the opposite direction. Not more than 10 yards separated us. I...
Alaska Natives seek degrees at Haskell University

...550, takes about 15 minutes to reach in a bush plane, Andrew said. A slower, wintertime-only option is maneuvering the bends and curves of the ice road, a frozen river with snow plowed to the side.With groceries expensive and hard to get...
Living and growing: Relationships with our beloved dead

...mushrooms his grandchildren have picked for supper. I imagine his easy contentment watching the water sparkle around the bends of Icicle Creek. When the late afternoon sun glows golden in the leaves, it seems like a bright farewell, both painful...
On the Trails: Deep divers

...potentially lethal condition known as "the bends." That name comes from the common...marine animals don't seem to get the bends, or so it has been thought. Why...symptoms of decompression sickness or the bends. But the extent of the problem and...
Lumiansky, Ireland wed

...from Juneau-Douglas High School.The groom is the son of Marla and Rick Ireland of Gresham, Ore. He is employed with the Bend Fire Department.Macaen Ireland attended the groom. Annika Lumiansky was the flower girl and Braedon Lumiansky was the...
Proposed Auke Bay roundabout moved uphill from DeHart's

...meets Glacier Highway at a bend in the latter road, and drivers wishing to turn left onto the highway must look around the bend while stopped on the decline to clear both lanes of traffic.Drivers turning left out of either of the two entrances...
Green Plastic:

...two shows. Radiohead was already a popular band after its first two albums, 1993's "Pablo Honey" and 1995"s "The Bends," but "OK Computer" came out in 1997 and was astonishingly more complex and layered. It was hailed as one of the...
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