Editor's note: Due to a technical issue, the Refuge Notebook was not published in Friday's Clarion.
Short days and little to no snow - not a pleasant combination for most Alaskans who treasure their winter outdoor recreational pursuits.
After a 60-year hiatus from building model airplanes, I'm doing it again. Please bear with me while I explain what this has to do with fishing and hunting. A few years ago, I bought a 1/72-scale model airplane kit.
PIEDRA HERRADA, Mexico - More Monarch butterflies appear to have made the long flight from the U.S. and Canada to their winter nesting ground in western Mexico, raising hopes after their number dropped to a record low last year.
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.