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Are you interested in working at one of the premier wildlife refuges in the nation this summer? The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge has a few challenging, yet rewarding, job opportunities for summer 2014.

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 4:23pm

The Homer Cycling Club's Big Fat Bike Festival is today through Sunday. Events include beach bonfires, a group ride from Anchor Point to Homer, burger and brew, silent and live auction, obstacle course and much more.

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 4:23pm

MCCALL, Idaho (AP) — You’ve probably seen these in a bike shop, in a bike rack, or even hanging from the ceiling of a bar or restaurant and wondered, “What the heck is that?” They’re known as “fat bikes,” rather than “fat tire” bikes, which was an early nickname for all mountain bi...

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 4:22pm

NEW YORK - A tenacious New Yorker who has been trying for nearly a decade to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean, but has been plagued by bad luck, shipwreck and maybe a little early naiveté, has embarked on his fourth attempt at the epic journey.

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 4:22pm

NORTH CONWAY, N.H. - Allison Willette's first few skiing lessons left her with a sore butt and aching knees but not a lot of skills. But one day's worth of terrain-based learning made all the difference.

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 2:14pm

There are 1,786 plant and animal species known on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. That's extraordinary biodiversity for this latitude with perhaps another 3,000 species, by my estimation, yet to be found.

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 2:14pm

Like your first kiss, you never forget your first king salmon. I was born in 1937, and raised in Sedro-Woolley, Washington, within walking distance of the Skagit River. In the 1930s, the Skagit became world famous for its large king salmon.

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 2:14pm

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Man against nature. The theme is as old as time, or as old as man has existed in time.

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 2:13pm

PARADISE, Wash. (AP) - It seems simple enough: strap, stand, step - one foot in front of the other. But synchronizing your steps atop snowshoes is an art - one that was practiced well before its rise in popularity as a winter recreation.

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 4:26pm

Imagine you are at the controls of a Piper Super Cub flying at tree-top level 150 feet above the ground.

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 4:26pm


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