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Author's note: The following story, edited slightly for brevity, was previously published in The Anchorage Times, Oct. 13, 1991. STERLING - Early October, 5:00 a.m. I'm in my warm bed, listening to wind-driven rain pound the roof like it wants in.

Thu, 10/24/2013 - 3:16pm

Plants you can walk on are attractive additions to pathways. These low-lying perennials can withstand heavy foot traffic, release pleasant odors when crushed, smother weeds, and cushion your step in the narrow spaces between bricks or flagstones.

Thu, 10/24/2013 - 3:16pm

In this Oct. 2, file photo taken by Tammy Webber, a scenic view on her way to Glacier Point trail in the Yosemite National Park, Calif. is seen. The National Park Service announced late Wednesday night Oct.

Thu, 10/17/2013 - 4:00pm

HANFORD, Wash. (AP) - The fall chinook that return to the free-flowing Hanford Reach of the Columbia River are renown for including a few gargantuan survivors in the 50- to 60-pound range.

Thu, 10/17/2013 - 3:59pm

ETNA GREEN, Ind. - Purt' near four dozen cowboys sauntered, 'n spit and shot their guns on a Saturday morning that had the overcast skies of Johnny Reb gray.

Thu, 10/17/2013 - 3:59pm

My recent column about proposals for regulating fish hooks generated some reader response.

Thu, 10/17/2013 - 3:59pm

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Chain saws are buzzing, axes are flying and let the wood chips fall where they may.

Thu, 10/17/2013 - 3:58pm

During the past few years, for reasons that remain largely unknown, king salmon returns throughout Alaska have been dismal. Desperate for a "fix," some fishermen propose that hatchery-raised king salmon are the answer.

Thu, 10/10/2013 - 4:04pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. - Grizzlies. Rocky Mountain elk silhouetted against the horizon. Humpback whales off the coast of California. A South Dakota sky full of snow geese in migratory flight.

Thu, 10/10/2013 - 4:03pm

Beautiful and sturdy with a flair for the dramatic, alliums are a graceful way to add color and architectural dimension to your garden.

Thu, 10/10/2013 - 4:03pm


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