Biking and hiking Kennecott's abandoned mine

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.

Reeling it in: 'Compton' captures art born of frustration

...group and go off to successful solo careers. Eazy E also goes solo and maintains a strained relationship with Heller. Along the way, we are introduced to the rise of such famous and infamous characters as Snoop Dogg, Tupac Shakur, and Suge Knight...

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Widman takes second in Resurrection 50-miler

...up a runner-up finish at the grueling Resurrection Pass 50-mile race Saturday, breaking the old course record along the way.Alaska Pacific University coach and two-time Mount Marathon women's champion Holly Brooks claimed the win in...

Back to School

...vision of excellence. I am confident that we will continue with that vision in the coming year. We'll have bumps along the way but we'll continue to grow and get better at what we do and that's credit to the staff that takes a great deal...

Live small to live large: Vintage campers inspire bartender

...want to try camping in a tiny trailer.On the back of Matilda, Wohlgemuth painted: "Live small to live large."Along the way to seeking a simplified life, Wohlgemuth scaled back her career, too. For years, she had worked long hours in corporate...

A snout-to-tail history of the humble pig

...but it fits ? especially since we then head styward to see how hogs have fell into and out of favor with humans. Along the way, Essig fattens up his narrative with little bits of asides; for instance, the first Arnold Ziffel on TV's Green...

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Reeling it in: Tiny superhero a huge surprise

The early reviews for this week's latest Marvel Comics outing, "Ant-Man," were decidedly mediocre. Looking at sites like MetaCritic or Rotten Tomatoes you saw a lot of critics dismissing the film, and even those that liked it couched their opinions with caveats. "I liked the film, but ..."

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Bumpy track creates interesting evening at Twin City Raceway

A capacity crowd showed up Saturday night at Twin City Raceway in Kenai under clear, sun-drenched skies to watch some good ol' boys sling some dirt, and the drivers did not disappoint.

Watermark: Art show about inspiration, collaboration

...the daily lives of two artists."Working with the same inspiration with water, Kachemak Bay, and just sharing it along the way," he said. "Even if it's just sitting on the couch or the dinner table or driving up to Anchorage, we would...

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Refuge Notebook: Legacy of a tiny leg-banded bird found on the refuge

...Oilfield on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. The Peralas were living there for the season as facility watchdogs. Along the way they found a small unidentified bird lying dead in the road apparently struck by a passing vehicle. Then they noticed...



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