Editor's note: Polly Crawford was a reporter and associate editor of The Peninsula Clarion from 1985-1988, when she wrote "Perils of Polly." She also has written a series of "Peril" columns about Australia, Asia, Central and South America.
Benjamin Franklin's original daylight saving concept centered around the idea that humans could be more productive if only we had more daylight in which to get tasks done. Remaining productive in the winter, as any Alaskan knows, can be challenging.
Fishing is one of several things that I don't do as often now as I did when I was younger. What's more, I've become increasingly finicky about the who, when and where part of my fishing. It's not without reason that I've become reluctant to go fishing.
DENVER - Jeff and Dorenda Bell threaded their way through a majestic fleet of Berkshires and Charlestons, as well as the more modest Ever-Lites and Grey Wolfs earlier this month.
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BOISE, Idaho - In just a few weeks, Tracy Wasden will lace up her shoes to run the Boston Marathon.
The 43-year-old mother of four has participated in the famous race before, but this will be the first time she runs it as a guide for a blind runner.
The countdown to the 20th annual Winter King Salmon Tournament, sponsored by the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center, has begun.
With online registration available, fishermen are already making clear their intentions to catch the winning fish.
Snowshoe hares, especially during years of high populations, like those that have occurred here over the last couple of years, can have significant effects on vegetation that both hares and moose feed upon during winter.