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For the past few weeks, dainty pink or white butterflies have been hovering above the bare soil in some of my clay flowerpots. They're not really butterflies, actually: They are cyclamen blossoms held aloft on thin flower stalks.

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 3:56pm

As I traverse through my daily mountains of permits, paper work, and visitor requests, there is never doubt in my mind that my days in the office at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge will always be an adventure.

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 3:56pm

You rarely find "fishing buddy" listed as a necessity in a how-to article about fishing, but a buddy is every bit as necessary as tackle or technique. Recalling all the times when patience and persistence paid off for me, a buddy was there every time.

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 3:55pm

It's not unusual in Alaska (at least anywhere on the road system) to round the corner and be struck by a scene that looks more like rush-hour Manhattan than a fishing paradise.

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:23pm

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) - Each stood about 15 feet tall or so, carefully engineered and built specifically for a singular purpose: launching pumpkins about 100 yards.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 4:01pm

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Jim Crabb looked every bit the expert recently as he guided three visitors through the history of the Miller family and its historic Jackson homestead on the National Elk Refuge.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 4:01pm

As the days get shorter, morning temperatures dip below freezing and termination dust starts to appear on the mountains, it's evident that fall is in full swing.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 4:00pm

After years of thinking that fishing was my favorite pastime, I now realize that I was mistaken. My favorite pastime actually is eating. Who knows where it all began? Some of my passion for food is probably hereditary, and some learned.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 4:00pm

BATTLE GROUND, Wash. (AP) - There's gold in them thar hills of Southwest Washington. And in our rivers and on our beaches, too. You just have to know how and where to look for it.

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 4:00pm

Recently, I and other researchers from the University of Arizona, Michigan State University, and the University of Washington visited the Kenai Peninsula to collaborate with biologists at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge to investigate tree mortality and how it affects microclimate conditions near...

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 4:23pm


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