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ESTES PARK, Colo. - No adjectives can do Rocky Mountain National Park justice. The jagged snow-draped peaks, rocky tundra, green valleys, and roaring waterfalls render exclamation points inadequate.

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 3:42pm

It's the final week of July, and on the central Kenai Peninsula, that means sockeye and king salmon.

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 8:10pm

Tom Pelfrey, Wasilla Pelfrey, and a group were dragging a cooler of sockeye salmon up the shore toward Cunningham Park after a guided personal use fishing trip.

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 8:10pm

Whether you enjoy lounging around listening to a babbling creek in Upper Skilak Campground, watching a colony of beavers collect logs for their lodge on Hidden Lake, or reeling in the biggest fish of your life out on Skilak Lake, the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge campgrounds can provide all of your...

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 3:48pm

All we needed were red knit caps. On a recent weekday tour of Kachemak Bay, I felt like one of the crew of Jacques Cousteau's famous ocean exploring boat, the Calypso. OK, at 28-feet long, Capt.

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 3:47pm

The story "Into the Wild" is one of the most wildly popular Alaskan stories out there.

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 3:22pm

In the grueling Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic, where contestants race unsupported through the wildest country of Alaska, just finishing can be an honor.

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 3:23pm

There are more salmon streaming into central Kenai Peninsula streams, but anglers may have to put in some time to catch their limits.

Wed, 07/15/2015 - 7:07pm


Wed, 07/15/2015 - 7:07pm

Earlier this summer as I walked the beach north of the Kasilof River mouth, I did a double-take as I passed a shrub that seemed out of place in this lush wetland adjoining the beach. It was a mayday tree, a.k.a. Prunus padus or European bird cherry.

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 4:09pm


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