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Refuge Notebook: The chaga warriors

"Seeking the name of person who cuts chaga from private property and trails established by locals. Blatant disregard for posted signs and trail cameras.
Reeling it in: Who says you can't enjoy 'Home'?

Whenever I go to see a kids' movie, especially one that my own kids enjoy, I feel a kind of pressure to like it. And when I don't, I feel kind of like the Grinch. Why do I have to rain on everyone's parade?
Arts & Entertainment
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...
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...

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...
What freedom of the press?

Will somebody please explain why a reporter is not allowed to impersonate an FBI agent, but it's OK if an FBI agent impersonates a reporter? It's obvious why no one should be allowed to dishonestly pass him- or herself off as a law-enforcement official, but it also should be apparent why any cop, federal or local, should not be pretending to be a newsperson. It undermines our credibility, and given the sloppy performance of too many in our business, we don't have a lot of credibility to spare.
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...
Alaska has lots to offer in wintertime

FAIRBANKS - It took a while but now that winter finally looks like it's here to stay - that might be an understatement after the past week, eh? - it's time to unveil my annual winter list of outdoor things to do. You know the routine by now.
Kennedy, Huxley and Lewis

Three famous men died on Nov. 22, 1963. The one getting the most attention, understandably, is John F. Kennedy. Less so the other two: Aldous Huxley, author of the futuristic novel "Brave New World," and Clive Staples Lewis.
It won't be long now ...

A friend of mine recently returned from a hunting trip at his secluded and highly classified spot somewhere above the Arctic Circle and had an all...


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