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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.

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 4:21pm

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.

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 4:22pm

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.

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 4:20pm

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.

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 4:22pm

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.

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 4:18pm

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.

Thu, 03/21/2013 - 9:29am

(Author's note: With fishing season just around the bend, it's time to get in the proper frame of mind. This piece, edited here for brevity, first appeared in Fish Alaska magazine in 2011.

Thu, 03/14/2013 - 2:22pm

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.

Thu, 03/14/2013 - 2:22pm

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - U.S. Army veteran Nick Watson jabbed an ice pick into a frozen waterfall and started up an ice-climbing route in Hyalite Canyon on a recent Wednesday afternoon.

Thu, 03/07/2013 - 12:49pm

I used to love watching Boston Legal on TV, in which William Shatner plays Denny Crane, the loony head of a law firm who occasionally claims to have mad cow disease.

Thu, 03/07/2013 - 12:49pm


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