Off the Beaten Path: Alaska blueberry tales

The other day I made an expedition into the Alaskan wilds in search of the wily and sometimes dangerous blueberry. I rounded up Fenrir, an eight-week-old female golden retriever my...
Local Sports Calendar for Monday, Aug. 3

Wednesday, August 5RUNNINGHome, 6 p.m., Wild for Conservation (Empire Cup Race) 5K at Airport Dike Trail. A fundraiser for the Southeast Alaska Land Trust. Race starts...
Cowboys' Bryant has prolonged incident with teammate at camp and Bryant responded by yanking off Patmon's helmet. Patmon threw a punch and backed away, and Bryant came back with a wild left hook before teammates separated them. The Cowboys posted video of the exchange on their website.Tight end Jason Witten...
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Post 25 moves on to Utah

...Klein walked, Tod Baseden walked to score Cunningham, Markovich scored on a wild pitch, Tanner walked, Bryce Swofford walked to score Klein and Baseden scored on a wild pitch.In the top of the sixth inning, Thibodeau caught a line drive for...
Mushers sign up for 2016 Yukon Quest of their careers. I have lots of confidence in them."Rookie Meghan Luke will also run a puppy team from Sass' kennel, Wild and Free Mushing. She has worked as a handler in the past."For me, it's kind of like the Mount Everest of dog mushing...
Juneau Major All-Stars top Dimond West at state tourney

...Brock McCormick single and scored on a wild pitch for a 1-0 lead.In the bottom...Curtis struck out and Dolan scored on a wild pitch. Ludeman replaced Olin Rawson on...Curtis walked, Berntsen scored on a wild pitch and Jenkins reached on an error...
Local Sports Calendar for Sunday, August 2

...Baseball state tournament at Sitka, Game 5 (if needed) in best of five series.Wednesday, August 5RUNNINGHome, 6 p.m., Wild for Conservation (Empire Cup Race) 5K at Airport Dike Trail. $15 pre-registration, $20 day of. Information at 586-3100...
Pot is now legal

...growing and possessing marijuana becomes legal in America's wildest state today, thanks to a voter initiative aimed at clearing...officials are still discussing a proposed cultivation ban for the wild Kenai Peninsula. But far to the north, in North Pole, smoking...
Author Andy Hall to speak Friday at UAS

Alaskan writer Andy Hall, author of "Denali's Howl, The Deadliest Climbing Disaster on America's Wildest Peak," will make a presentation Friday, March 27, at 7 p.m. in the Egan Library at the University of Alaska Southeast as...
Arctic research vessel Sikuliaq prepares for final trials

...laboratory four decades in the making has arrived at its home port and stands poised to begin unlocking mysteries of one of the wildest places on Earth.The 261-foot Sikuliaq next month will leave Seward, sail around the Aleutian Islands and tuck into sea...


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