Gatlin wins 200 with fastest time ever at US championships fight back. It's time to work hard and bear that American flag with honor,'" Gatlin said.Spearmon returns to the Bird's Nest in Beijing, a place that doesn't hold pleasant memories. He captured bronze at the 2008 Beijing Olympics...
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Thank you from the Juneau Raptor Center

...the Juneau Raptor Center. Our ability to rehabilitate the birds is greatly assisted with your support. The community's...we do in rehabilitating not just the raptors but all of the birds we care for. We are very grateful to everyone. Dale...
Harmon honored at Gold Rush Days

...packs in the crowds for fun, food and festivities.Harmon came to Alaska in 1973 and met his future wife Beverly at the Bird Creek Park in Indian, between Anchorage and Girdwood."She lost her contact lens and I found it," Harmon said...
Hope restricts tents after bears ravage campground

...department sent to find them.Last week, they were suspected of crashing into a chicken coop there and eating some of the birds.The bears have been moving in a big circle around Hope over the last few days, said Tim Strebel, who answered the...
The fifth annual Yakutat Tern Festival kicks off May 28

...making presentations. Activities include:? Learn about the birds of the Tongass National Forest from Wildlife Biologist Brian Logan. This seminar will focus on the birds found in Yakutat as well as the status of songbird monitoring...
Rainy Day Reads: Words I do not know

...another Greek word meaning "without birds" because the crater gave off noxious fumes which theoretically killed all the birds that flew over it. The term avernus in ancient times became used for any location that gave off such poisonous vapors...
Oil spreads across 9 miles of Pacific, fouls beaches

...Yang, of Indianapolis, who was hoping to find cleaner beaches in Santa Barbara, about 20 miles away. "I'm sad for the birds - if they lose their habitat."The toll on wildlife was not immediately known, but biologists tallied dead fish and...
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Celebrate with us, Juneau

...Appreciation Day to the raptor center. Visitors riding the tram will also be able to see an educational presentation with the birds during the event.Flora noted that the tram's gift shop, Raven Eagle Gifts & Gallery, is offering a 20-percent...
'Singer in the stream' offers glimpse into the life of dippers

...dippers in Juneau.There are dippers out at Mendenhall Glacier, along Sheep Creek and many other places in Juneau where the birds can fish. Local naturalist Bob Armstrong also has videos of them foraging underwater on his website, www.naturebob...
Alaskans can help answer 'Where have all the rusty blackbirds gone?'

...are a great way to help answer important questions about the birds that flood back to Alaska each spring," said Beth Peluso...years, scientists have made great strides in understanding the bird's breeding and wintering ecology, some of the threats...


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