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DECEPTION ISLAND, Antarctica - Earth's past, present and future come together here on the northern peninsula of Antarctica, the wildest, most desolate and mysterious of its continents.

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:11pm

A consistently warmer than normal November and December, with scattered days and even nights above freezing, resulted in a mid-winter landscape exhibiting a dearth of snow and local rivers and streams open their entire courses.

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 3:49pm

According to WebMD, in 2014, new studies found that sitting for long hours is linked to worse mental health, a higher risk of death from heart disease and other causes, and a higher risk of being disabled.

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 3:49pm

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Once upon a time, going for a hike was a simple activity. Toss a few snacks, water and appropriate gear into a backpack, lace up your hiking boots, and you're ready to roll. That all changes once you have children.

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 3:48pm

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Bozeman's hottest up-and-coming winter sport, it turns out, doesn't have anything to do with mountains.

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 3:48pm

BEND, Ore. (AP) - First of all, I must admit that I have never snowshoed simply for the sake of snowshoeing.

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 4:12pm

From the warmth of my office, the view includes a magnificent stand of quaking aspens along the ridge near Headquarters Lake.

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 4:12pm

A couple of weeks ago, I had a dream about fishing. Upon awakening, I was smiling and feeling good, unlike my usual early-morning feeling. I stayed in bed for a while, trying to recall what happened in that dream.

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 4:11pm

JUNEAU (AP) - There was a collective sigh of relief as our group reached the Peterson Lake Trail parking lot. A few inches of crusty snow blanketed the area.

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 4:11pm

When it comes to how snowmobile use is managed, the Chugach National Forest is one step ahead of many other national parks around the country. On Jan. 27, the U.S. Forest Service issued a new policy mandating that all U.S.

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 8:36pm


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