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A couple weeks ago, a small flock of Steller's Jays flew across the Sterling Highway as I drove past the Welcome to Soldotna sign. Their dark bodies, crested heads, rounded wings, and long tails make them fairly easy to identify from a distance.

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 2:40pm

Fishing and writing have taken me on trips to the wild places I imagined as a kid while reading stories about British Columbia and Alaska. A fly-in trip to the Kamishak River comes to mind.

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 2:40pm

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - It's the skinny skier's version of venturing off-piste at Mount Spokane's Cross-Country Ski Park. Unannounced by signs, a discrete series of orange diamonds leads into the forest off the groomed Nordic trails.

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 2:40pm

While a few of his former teammates were competing for gold, silver and bronze, Sean Busby was rounding out a set hardly any Olympian can dream of.

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 2:39pm

NEW YORK - The dinosaurs are ready to roar across America again - but they're sporting a new look. "Walking with Dinosaurs, the Arena Spectacular" is coming back to the U.S.

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 2:41pm

Up from the icy ground adjacent to the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters in Soldotna, a building has grown.

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 2:57pm

My wife and I and another couple were all cranked up and ready to go king salmon fishing out of Homer Monday morning, but an ill wind blew, and our trip was cancelled.

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 2:57pm

COLUMBIA, S.C. - In 1960, Simon Bouie - a black student at Allen University - was arrested for the only time in his life while leading a sit-in aimed at integrating a lunch counter in South Carolina.

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 2:57pm

MADRID (AP) - The train in Spain is more popular than the plane. The National Statistics Institute said Thursday that more people travelled domestically by high-speed train than by plane in January for the first time since monthly records began.

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 2:57pm

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Google has taken its all-seeing eyes on a trip that few experience: the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon.

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 2:56pm


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