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Refuge Notebook: Eat your peas - just not the ones you find in the wild

...of what happened. And it's one that can be readily applied to our own backyards. The Eskimo potato, Hedysarum alpinum or alpine sweetvetch, is a hardy little plant that grows across Alaska and into northern Canada - including here on the Kenai National...
Homer's Schroer, Seward's Steinbrecher to enter Alaska High School Hall of Fame

...reaches back into the days before Alaska was even a state. Nominated this spring by the Homer booster club, Schroer coached alpine and Nordic skiing for 25 years, as well as a track and field. Sixty-two years after arriving in Homer as an eager young...
Police believe remains of four found in Kenai field to be a murder-suicide

...California Avenue. The bodies were discovered in March in a shallow depression on a privately owned field near Borgen Avenue and Alpine Drive, less than a mile from the apartment. After identifying the bodies, police would say only that they were pursuing the...
JIRPers start 68th summer on Juneau Icefield

...States Department of Agriculture; Tuesday afternoon, she was giving Van Dam, Rand-Lewis, and Keenan an introduction to alpine vegetation, like saxifrage. She did research for her PhD on the vegetation of nunataks - rock outcroppings or exposed ridges...

...some lawmakers say that the state is eliminating informed consent and trampling on parental rights.Sen. Joel Anderson, R-Alpine, said the measure should have had provisions in place for parents who opt to take their children out of school, rather than...
Tight Lines: the beauty of the belly boat

...themselves across the stillness of an alpine lake, the early morning sunlight just...those of us who regularly head into the alpine country in search of new fishing opportunities...especially those who like to head to the alpine country and who like to explore beyond...
Steinbrecher, Schroer make Alaska High School Hall of Fame

...Roger Steinbrecher, a former coach and administrator at Seward, were among the inductees.According to ASAA, Schroer coached alpine and Nordic skiing, plus track and field."He won ASAA state championships and inspired Olympians, but he was much more than...
Investigators find four bodies, a dog and a handgun in a Kenai field

...evidence pointing to another person being involved in the crime. The remains were found in a field between Borgen Avenue and Alpine Drive less than one-half mile from the apartment where Rebecca Adams, her two daughters Jaracca and Michelle Hundley, boyfriend...
Remains found near home of missing Kenai family

...around the Inlet Woods Subdivision in northern Kenai where the family lived. The remains were found near Borgen Avenue and Alpine Drive, according to the media release. Search teams had previously canvassed the area near Borgen Avenue. The area where...
Got goat's milk?

...dozen active herd-shares raising various dairy animals throughout Alaska. Cottonwood Creek Farm has Chinook Wind Registered Alpine goats, whose supply is spoken for year-round during the peak in the summer and slow winter seasons, she said. There is...


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