FAIRBANKS - It took a while but now that winter finally looks like it's here to stay - that might be an understatement after the past week, eh? - it's time to unveil my annual winter list of outdoor things to do.
You know the routine by now.
Some people have the impression that fishing is doing nothing and getting away with it. I wouldn't be surprised if these same people believe that there are reasons to live other than fishing.
Fishing, it turns out, is good for your love life.
In the fall of 2012 when contractors cleared dead spruce trees from the Diamond Creek State Recreation Area, they not only provided firewood for local residents and mitigated fire danger, they also opened up land for possible future trails.
NEW YORK - For years, scientists have been dogged by this evolution question: Just where did man's best friend first appear?
The earliest known doglike fossils come from Europe. But DNA studies have implicated east Asia and the Middle East.