SPOKANE, Wash. - While most shooters would never walk onto an active gun range without ear plugs or muffs in place, hunters who use firearms tend to neglect precautions to protect their hearing.
In the heat of the hunt, it doesn't seem to matter.
Unless you're still hibernating, you've probably heard the story about the boy, 10, and his sister, 6, who the police picked up in Silver Spring, Maryland, because they were too young to be walking home from a park.
My dentist loves to fish. Like me, he also likes to talk about fishing, which he often does while he has me in a position where I can't respond. However, we recently squeezed in an interesting conversation about pain, and that got me to thinking.
For one Soldotna couple, climbing is more than just a business.
"It's like an art form," said Nic Larson, who along with his wife Natalie opened Redoubt Rock Climbing at their Soldotna home more than a year ago.