NEW YORK - A big, bad pair of hiking boots and the bloody hurt they inflicted on Cheryl Strayed's feet were co-stars in her book "Wild," as they were for Reese Witherspoon in the popular movie adaptation that earned the actress an Oscar nomination.
Author's note: This column first appeared in the Clarion on May 23, 2003.
For years, most anglers fished for halibut in Southcentral waters with the same bait and technique: a chunk of herring on either a "c" hook or a "j" hook, fished on the bottom.
ANCHORAGE (AP) - Alaska State Troopers are looking for your selfies - those ubiquitous self-portraits, usually snapped with smartphone cameras, that make up countless Facebook profile pictures and online avatars.
If you're staying indoors a lot this winter, here are some ideas for staving off cabin fever. The best times and places, as well as the best guides, lodges and cabins, usually are booked months in advance. Plan carefully, but book your trips now.
After 17 years of service, Doug Newbould retired from the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge will feel this loss as Doug has contributed substantially to the management of the fire program and multiple wildfires over the years.
CORVALLIS, Ore. - It's a cold and wet morning and Oregon State University student Alex Funk is hiking through the woods when he comes upon fellow student Molly Stiebber lying on the muddy forest floor after breaking her leg.
FAIRBANKS - A cheap plastic sled, some fresh snow and gravity make for refreshingly simple fun.
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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. - American rock climber Tommy Caldwell was first to pull himself atop a 3,000-foot sheer granite face in Yosemite National Park, followed minutes later by his longtime friend Kevin Jorgeson.