It was like a scene out of the movie "The Big Year" starring Steve Martin, Owen Wilson, and Jack Black. Several hotshot birding friends decided to make a run to Seward after a recent storm to see what interesting birds might have been deposited.
BEND, Ore. - They come in nearly every color scheme imaginable, from camouflage to bright pink. Most skiers and snowboarders on the slopes are wearing them, and if you're not, well, you are not just reckless, you are . GASP! . unfashionable.
I am fascinated by how plants and animals are named. Elodea, the first submersed freshwater invasive plant to infest Alaska, was named by the famous French botanist André Michaux. Michaux was first sent to the U.S. in 1785 by Louis XVI.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The first thing people notice: The tires, wider than the forearms of most grown men. Then, the inevitable first question: Where's the motor?
The fat bike - a seemingly typical mountain bike frame with tires ranging from 3.7 to 4.