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FAIRBANKS (AP) - Tires flung mud in our eyes and rain soaked every layer of clothing. The descent made our brake rotors too hot to touch, the metal sizzling in the wet conditions.

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 3:49pm

People are screaming and sirens are wailing throughout the city. Children are lost, stumbling lone through the streets. Parents and guardians scramble to sift through the hordes of zombie-like children to identify their own.

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 3:49pm

For weeks, rainbow trout fishing on the Kenai River has been hot.

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 6:45pm

While anglers should be cautious with rising water on the Kenai River from the release of the Snow Glacier-dammed lake, the event does come with a silver lining: the pulse of water will raise what have been lower than average water levels for fall fishing. “Some sections of river were getting a li...

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 6:46pm

The first fishing how-to in print was Izaak Walton's "The Compleat Angler," published in 1653, and writers have been writing how-tos ever since. Writing fishing how-tos isn't done for love or fame, and it's definitely not done for money.

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 3:09pm

There's a saying in Alaska that when the fireweed stops blooming that the wildfire season is over. This seems to be valid for most but not every year.

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 3:09pm

It doesn't take massive flowerbeds to make beneficial insects happy - just a few pollen- and nectar-rich plants in a small area, a "pollinator pocket." Common areas such as roadsides, schoolyards and parks make good candidates for pollinator pockets.

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 3:09pm

Normally, the Kenai Peninsula seems to go straight from summer into fall. This year, however, summer has been lingering - and the fish in peninsula streams have been cooperating with anglers out enjoying the pleasant weather.

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 6:43pm

Is that expensive camera you bought last winter in hopes of becoming a professional photographer just sitting there collecting dust? Or did you just get a new smart phone and need an awesome background picture for it? No matter which device you prefer to capture pictures on, bring it out to Bear Mou...

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 2:35pm

For centuries, mankind has been the dominant species. We domesticated animals, locked them up, killed them for sport.

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 2:35pm


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