Going once, going twice - sold!

...seconds to survey a storage unit and decide what it's worth. After decades on the job, he can usually guess within $50-100 what things will go for, though there are start, and it's anyone's guess what will be inside. Brobst said more experienced...
Running Wild: The good and bad of food

...I am asked most often about running is what diet do I believe is the best for a runner...runners who pay almost no attention to what they eat, and somehow seem to be very...the timing of when we are eating it, and what we are looking to get out of it.An example...
Off the Beaten Path: The mysteries of Yakobi Island, part I

...haunted the periphery of my thoughts for much of the spring and summer. What would it be like to hike through its maze of rainforest? What views would its mountains offer? What would I discover if I gave myself to the island? I had the suspicion...
Dog-loving lawmakers address pet custody

...Gruenberg, D-Anchorage, a family practice lawyer, has had judges sign off on agreements between divorcing couples about what to do with their animals, including who kept a cat, and joint-ownership of a sled dog team.Now, he and Rep. Liz Vazquez...
State | AK legislature
Remembering the Vikings - 'iron slicks' of the muskegs

...type of muskeg, which is dominated by sphagnum moss. Depending what botanist you ask, this single genus (Sphagnum) contains anywhere...look out for iron slicks, remember the Vikings, and think of what else might be buried under your feet.
For MLB, steroids cloud remains

...said. "The NFL has got some problems. You know what's going on in cycling, what happened in the Olympics. The overall issue of...has moved in the right direction."The truth of what was going on in baseball has been long exposed...
Not For Web
Lecture: Solving mysteries from SE to the Arctic

...out salmon to the important role of cod in the rapidly changing Arctic Ocean. The speakers will share their discoveries about what is causing declines in the size of halibut and how to estimate the number of fish that survive in the ocean each year. They...
On the Trails: April - the cruelest month

...small organisms, and the gull nabbed one after another. At what age do they learn this mode of foraging?? There was goose scat...We wondered how they choose the sites for placing their eggs - what are the cues that indicate a potentially good place?? Mary...
My Turn: The brokenness of Alaska's legislative priorities

...influenced by their friendships and business relationships. U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez's bribery case is an extreme example of what's really broken. The U.S. Justice Department charged the New Jersey Democrat with accepting expensive gifts from Dr. Salomon...
Opinion | AK legislature
Alaska Science Forum: Discoveries at Serpentine Hot Springs

...hunters.Those buried points made the Serpentine site special. Stone spear points that have flat grooves that run up the face - what archeologists refer to as "fluting," are not found everywhere. The delicate technique, used to streamline the rock, is...


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