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I saw the moon for the first time this summer. Waking up at 2AM brings a new perspective to the seemingly perpetual daylight of Alaskan summers.

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 6:02pm

The recent Kenai Peninsula wildfire gave me a better understanding of wind. I've known since my years in Kid World that fires like wind.

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 4:23pm

Since I was a little boy, I've been interested in exploring the underwater world. My favorite TV show was the Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau.

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 4:23pm

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. - Merrill Mann had always been intrigued when she saw people on standup paddleboards tooling around on area lakes, so when she found a coupon for a rental, she decided to give it a try. Now she's hooked.

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 4:23pm

Some good will come from the recent wildfire on the Kenai Peninsula. You might not see it right now, looking at 200,000 acres of dead, blackened snags, but the good is there.

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 3:40pm

I flew over much of the Funny River Horse Trail Fire this past Monday. Almost three weeks after the fire was first detected on May 19, 60 per cent of the perimeter has now been contained.

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 3:40pm

SPOKANE, Wash. - In the field of RV camping, Susan and Larry Dach are pros. Since retiring in 2008, the Dachs have made a fifth wheel their full-time home in campgrounds across the USA.

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 3:39pm

FAIRBANKS - This year, it's going to be all about multi-tasking.

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 3:39pm

For almost two weeks a steady stream of sockeye have been visible in the clear, low water of the Russian River — the dark grey shadows moving by the hundreds in a long line headed southeast toward the Russian River falls and spawning grounds at the end of the Upper Russian Lake. Anglers finally go...

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 9:41pm

The massive wildfire that recently engulfed a good chunk of the local landscape may look like a bleak, uninviting place for some time, but regenerative ecological forces are already at work.

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 11:24am


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