NEW YORK - Her shadow was one of the last things she saw.
The groundhog that escaped Mayor Bill de Blasio's grasp during this year's Staten Island Zoo Groundhog Day ceremony died a week after the fall.
Just a few weeks ago, the Wilderness Act celebrated its 50th anniversary. Signed into law by President Lyndon Baines Johnson on September 3, 1964, the Wilderness Act established the National Wilderness Preservation System by designating 54 U.S.
While waiting for a bite the other day, it dawned upon me that the main reason I don't catch many fish is because of distractions.
For example, when people around me are catching fish, I find myself losing focus.
FORT BENTON, Mont. (AP) - Just down river from Fort Benton stands Signal Point.
The knob along the Missouri River is made up of glacier till, deposited during multiple periods in geologic history when much of the area was covered in glaciers.
Winter is coming. That is probably one of my favorite phrases from the Game of Thrones' character, Eddard Stark, Lord of Winterfell. As Alaskans, I am sure that the same phrase reverberates from our lips every September.
As the bumper sticker on my truck reads, "Compost Happens." Sometimes, however, it doesn't happen fast enough.
That problem usually can be traced to some limiting factor in what a pile is fed, or to issues of moisture or aeration.
SISTERS, Ore. (AP) - As first-time climber Adam Rosalez stood in the shadow of Oregon's third-tallest mountain on a perfect September morning, he couldn't help but wonder exactly what he was getting into.
Last summer, my boyfriend Bjorn and I went for a three-day sun-drenched kayak trip at Admiralty Island's Windfall Harbor. We squinted into the merciless horizon to see an orca with a hooked fin swimming slowly past us.