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Andy Hall attempts to clear up Denali's history

...climb to Mount Rainier in Washington. The trip was riddled with contention and discord amongst the members. While clear blue skies and light wind carried the second summit team to the top, after a successful bid by three members of the team the previous...
Semi-Southeast Adventure: Paddling the Nisutlin River

...north and do a week-long paddle on a Yukon river in September, when the trees are turning, the moose are rutting and blue skies are an especially welcome sight.This year we decided on the Nisutlin River.After a ferry ride to Skagway, we drove...

...nicest weekend the Kenai Kennel Club has ever had since they began hosting dog shows in 1970. Thursday and Friday clear blue skies and gentle breezes made for perfect canine performances at the Skyview campus and ideal camping conditions for the 500...
Kenai: Easy of the water

...time of year that causes us to lose ground," City Manager Rick Koch said. This time of year, with warm weather and blue skies, many Kenai residents consume a lot of water to keep lawns green, wash cars or clean driveways, he said. But when...
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...
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...
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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Kenai water pinch lifting, but dry times not over

...watering yards, washing cars, cleaning driveways.Although it is a problem most years, this summer's dry weather and blue skies exacerbated the water shortage, City Manager Rick Koch said. Before Kenai requested that its residents restrict their...
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.


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