The Soldotna girls basketball team held off Bartlett 35-31 to win in the first round of the Maroon Tournament of the Lady Lynx Prep Shootout on Thursday. Also in the Maroon Tournament, the Kenai Central girls fell to Chugiak 36-32.
ANCHORAGE — A preliminary investigation into the massive die-off of common murres, one of the Northern Hemisphere’s most abundant seabirds, off Alaska’s coast is revealing gaps in basic information on North Pacific waters and the wildlife that inhabit them....
Scientific research is something all of us were exposed to in school and something we hear routinely in the news. Most know that the hallmark of good science is to have findings published in a peer-reviewed science journal.
Author's note: This column previously appeared in the Clarion June, 6, 2003. I've edited it for brevity. - LP
I have a theory that some people prefer to fish in seclusion because they can't bear to watch what other anglers do.
Beyond the pulses of music at the Main Street Tap and Grill Tuesday, local fishermen sat hunched over fishing flies in various states of completion, carefully winding string around their soon-to-be finished lures.
WEST YELLOWSTONE, Mont. - It's 17 degrees outside and I'm lying on my stomach in the snow with my cheek against a rifle, focusing through concentric circles on a small black dot 50 meters away.
I take a deep breath and squeeze the trigger half way.