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Refuge Notebook: The chaga warriors

...others, I and the rest of my family have become chaga fans. Chaga's second use is as remarkably effective tinder. A friend of mine demonstrated this on Kenai Beach using only a hatchet, a stone from the beach, a chunk of dried chaga, some lichen...
Reeling it in: Who says you can't enjoy 'Home'?

...seeing one of those "Cars" spin-off "Planes" movies. They were junk, but everyone around me loved them and a friend of mine who's a pilot was going on and on about how cool it was that they had a movie from the planes' point of view and...
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Series preview: Brown Bears vs. Coulee Region Chill

...compete and they work hard."Beauparlant said his team is coming around."I had a really good conversation with a friend of mine who watched all four games we played against Fairbanks," Beauparlant said. "He's nobody that's associated...
What freedom of the press?

...the way of their pursuits. Another overzealous agent from the very same FBI accused Fox News reporter James Rosen (a friend of mine, by the way) of being a "co-conspirator," which is to say a criminal, while tracking down leaks of classified...
Kennedy, Huxley and Lewis than the one he describes in "The Chronicles of Narnia" as being "always winter, but never Christmas."A friend of mine once said, "Humility is so light a grace that once you think you've achieved it, you've lost it." In so many...
Great Alaska Quake shook up science 1960 - still the lone-recorded event larger than the Alaska earthquake - met the results with resistance."A friend of mine at Cal Tech said, 'If that's what happened (in Alaska), how come it's the only place in the world it happened...
Alaska has lots to offer in wintertime

...borrowing, since I don't own any) a pair of metal-edged skis and breaking trail through a foot or two of snow. A friend of mine wants to ski 150 miles from Anaktuvuk Pass to Wiseman in the Brooks Range, but I don't know if I'm ready for...
Focus on Fitness: Making - and keeping - New Year's resolutions

...workouts a week. Making a New Year's resolution is easy, but sticking with it is more difficult. Several years ago a friend of mine read in a runner's magazine that if you exercise everyday for two weeks you establish a routine you are more likely...

A friend of mine won't eat anything homemade and brought for a party or other social gathering."I've seen how women don't wash their hands...
Reader: More power to the voters!

...many voters that were not involved in the recent elections because the issues were so confusing. As an example, a friend of mine voted for whom he thought was the most qualified of the candidates (who was a long-term incumbent), but also...


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