On the Trails: Magpies

...birds sail across the roadways, check out roadkills and dead salmon, raid some kinds of bird feeders, and fossick about the edges of wetlands and woods in search of something edible. Magpies can eat almost anything, be it animal or vegetable. Sometimes...
Review: The sad beauty of 'Cabin, Clearing, Forest'

...creaking the darkening wood that grew ever closer upon the cabin. The children held each other, centered in the darkness at the edge of the world."The wilderness - often portrayed in Alaskan fiction as being frightening in its vast emptiness - is in...
NHL roundup for Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 for high sticking, Corey Crawford stopped Kyle Palmieri's shot from the left circle. But Kalinin was alone at the edge of the crease and slipped the rebound in the net.Adam Henrique and Palmieri scored in the second to put New Jersey ahead...
On the Trails: Early fall observations

...This one bore a small set of antlers, and he was accompanied by a female. They moved off, very gracefully, into the edge of the forest. Aha-a consorting pair-it's the mating season. Moose are seldom seen along our road system, but...
Russia shows military might in Syria, also pushes diplomacy

...reporters to view a day's worth of fighter jets roaring off a runway in dozens of sorties as helicopter gunships patrolled the edges of the sprawling facility.Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet...
Nation and World
House votes to keep highway spending level, ignores warnings

...long-term funding bills in about a decade.Since 2008, Congress has kept the federal Highway Trust Fund teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, unwilling to raise the federal 18.4 cents-a-gallon gasoline and 24.4-cent diesel taxes. The...
Nation and World
Israel: 4 Palestinian attackers shot dead in latest violence

...neighborhoods caused massive traffic jams, with some frustrated motorists saying they had been waiting for several hours. On the edge of the Issawiyeh neighborhood, drivers honked their horns at a group of Israeli police and paramilitary border police...
Nation and World
Suicide mars AFN conference

...police officers surrounded the body with black curtains, the Dispatch News reported. Security also put panels around the edge of the balcony. The newspaper reported that police and security evacuated people from the first floor of the convention...
Falcons underdogs but overachievers

...quarterback Dylan Simmons (6-foot-2, 200-lbs) doesn't run much, but they will use him at key times to get the edge. SOHI doesn't pass a lot, but will turn to the air if the running game gets stalled or if the opposing defense is...
My Turn: Healing the collective trauma of 9/11

...tone extremely troubling and think the claims made about the people seeking refuge from Syria's civil war were beyond the edge of exaggeration. But I also think it was an editorial that needed to be published. Whether this was the opinion of one...


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