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Drifters head into the season, setnets to remain dry

...Wednesday evening storm, Thursday morning was relatively calm and that weather extended into the afternoon - though the blue sky was punctuated with several heavy, dark clouds. Catches, primarily of the sockeye salmon targeted by the fleet, will...
Time to be on high alert for wildland fires

With clear blue skies and temperatures reaching into the 60s, spring has sprung on the Kenai Peninsula.But those same conditions that have lured residents...
For solitude and fishing, try area lakes the surface of Peterson Lake rippled behind them and wind whipped smoke from their small campfire high into calm, blue sky. Judy Robertson and Gwen Preston sat nearby, while Sidney Robertson - an ancient cocker-spaniel - lay snoring near...
Skiers take on Fuzzy Predator race

Sunshine, clear blue skies and some freshly groomed snow delighted 16 skiers who participated in the Fuzzy Predator 10K ski race Sunday at Tsalteshi Trails...
The overblown drone

...anything. The only consumers left will be super-rich people like Jeff Bezos. So his drones, after all, may just be a blue-sky idea.Bob Franken is a longtime broadcast journalist, including 20 years at CNN.
Refuge Notebook: Lessons from across the Pacific

...mounting piles of burning waste, and tasted the pollution as it coated my mouth and burned my eyes, I longed for the blue skies of Alaska, for the casual moose passing through the yard and the timeless sighting of a fishing bear. From my apartment...
Outdoors Friday was bringing high winds to the city, but Walker remained optimistic they would die before Saturday morning's inaugural mass ascension."I'm hoping for 10 days of calm wind, blue skies and lots of soft landings," he said.
Nordic skiing off groomed trails evokes old days

...powder snow from a storm that had packed its bags, departed and left the mountain sparkling and surrounded by an imperial blue sky.Just a few dozen skiers had the wonderland to themselves."Every once in a while somebody else finds this trail and...
Poem: The Smile in Your Eyes

...until I pull in the drive. Just wanting to see you, I again feel alive. My heart filled with sunshine, I see only blue skies. Then finally I see you, and the smile in your eyes.
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Fishing at Deception Pass were already there, and more came later. Trolling among them would've been dicey in fog. The sun rose into a blue sky, but the here-again, gone-again fog had us wishing we'd worn more layers. What's more, we discovered that...


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