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Wed, 07/01/2015 - 9:10pm

They don't make words like they used to. Some of my favorite words not only convey meaning, but are fun to say and hear. Words such as flapdoodle, bumblepuppy and slubberdegullion excite the imagination and add color to otherwise flaccid intercourse.

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 3:18pm

Thirty-three years ago on June 4, 1982 a husband and wife - the Peralas - decided to take a walk one evening along one of the roads within the Swanson River Oilfield on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge.

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 3:18pm

BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine - I don't remember much about my climb up Mount Katahdin 25 years ago. I was young and fit. It was no big deal. But my second climb is etched in my middle-aged mind with twinges of pain, fear and a big dose of humility.

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 3:17pm

MEDFORD, Ore. - Build a trail from Mexico to Canada, and a trickle of hardy souls will see if they can cover it, pushing through parched desert, driving rain and sky-high fields of snow.

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 3:17pm

NEW YORK - Summer fun at Coney Island just got some new attractions in addition to the beach and amusement park rides. Now visitors can enjoy colorful murals and artisanal food vendors selling everything from truffle fries to hibiscus ice pops.

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 4:34pm

With plenty of sockeye salmon making their way up the Russian River, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game has upped the bag limit and opened the Russian River sanctuary area to salmon fishing.

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 7:08pm

Sockeye, also called red salmon, is known for its distinct, bright red flesh that retains its color even once cooked. It is prized for its firm, fatty meat, and its pronounced, yet versatile flavor.

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 7:08pm

King salmon, also known as "chinook," earns the title. The largest of the Pacific salmon, a single king can weigh more than 100 pounds, though typically they're landed at 20 to 30 pounds.

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 7:07pm

Bugs beware: there's more than just fish in the water! It's a very unassuming predator - you might even find it pretty.

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 6:30pm


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