SAUGERTIES, N.Y. - Peter Duvaloois' rat rods are way cooler than your car.
The fast machines, pieced together from vintage parts and scrapyard finds, also are rumblier, rustier and turn more heads on the highway.
Throughout fall and early winter, a short-tailed weasel has been making my afternoon schedule more interesting. As I wait for my son to finish his day at elementary school, I have lucky days where I see the weasel working the edges of the parking lot.
Despite its funny name, pickleball is getting serious attention around the Kenai Peninsula.
In Sterling, Nikiski and Kenai, more and more people are participating in what NBC Nightly News calls "one of America's fastest growing sports.
Rumor has it that mulching your garden beds or trees and shrubs could starve your plants. It's a rumor that has circulated for the past 40 years or so, ever since mulching surged in popularity as a way to quell weeds and conserve water.
Invasive plants are now well known as a threat to ecosystem integrity across the Kenai Peninsula. We've watched the not-so-slow march of invasive species down the road system, dispersing seemingly faster each year.