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.
For those of you who don't know it, Marmot Day is on February 2. Celebrated in many lower 48 states as Groundhog Day, the name change was recognized by the 26th Alaska State Legislature as an official holiday.
Earlier this week, billionaire Bill Gates announced on his Internet blog that a new kind of sewage-treatment plant, an “Omniprocessor,” had been built that can turn feces into pure water and provide enough electricity to run the plant, with some to spare. On a YouTube video, Gates can be seen dr...