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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.

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

SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) - Researchers are putting the spotlight on reclusive creatures in the Inland Northwest, ranging from slugs and frogs to lynx and wolverines.

Thu, 03/07/2013 - 12:48pm

If you were asked to name the tools that have most impacted human civilization and helped shape the course of history, what would you choose? In 2005, Forbes.

Thu, 03/07/2013 - 12:48pm

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - On the afternoon of Jan. 15, 1986, Julie Eckman kissed her daughter goodbye for the last time.

Thu, 02/28/2013 - 5:05pm

By powerfully voicing an opinion, the minority can easily drown out the opinion of the majority. This fact stresses the importance of finding a way to hear everyone's opinion when there are decisions to make that affect the entire community.

Thu, 02/28/2013 - 5:04pm


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