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Fire burns Nikiski home

...the fire, out of fear it would spread to the trees in close proximity to the house. "It had the potential to get into the woods," Burnett said. "With as dry as it is, I didn't want to take a chance." Wade Armstrong, the owner of the...
Golf is not a walk in the park for this amateur

...time to learn," I said. "Most middle age men invest a fortune in golf equipment before giving up and tossing it into the woods. When that time comes for me, I won't lose anything but free clubs."And look at these little pockets in the...
Investigators find four bodies, a dog and a handgun in a Kenai field

In a shallow depression, just 45 feet off of a wide and well-traveled path, Kenai police found a handgun, the remains of four people and a dog.
Sterling woman accused of assaulting a child sees trial delay

...jail ma'am," he said. Lee was charged on Oct. 1, 2014 after Alaska State Troopers allege she forced a minor into the woods near the Sterling Highway and sexually assaulted him. She was charged with first-degree sexual assault, kidnapping...
Mama used more than aspirin to treat her kids

When I was laid up recently, all the infections, medicines and bad mojo led to something called thrush in my mouth, which amounted to fungal sores that made even bland hospital food taste too spicy to eat.
Troopers find man who fled from Kasilof traffic stop

...across the Kenai Peninsula before crashing and fleeing into the woods on the Seward Highway, has been captured. Andre Tanner...of the Seward Highway. While troopers initially went into the woods to find the man, they have since pulled back and will...
Snowshoeing offers solitude - if you can find snow a busy place in the winter, but one advantage of snowshoeing is the ability to dodge the crowds and escape deep into the woods, as groomed trails or ski tracks are not required."You can go weave through the trees if you want," Jaggard says...
'Into the Woods' where Granny resides

"Into the Woods" Disney Enterprises 2 hr 5 minutes There are musical people and then there are people who can handle a level of "musicalness...
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Alaska troopers encourage selfies for backcountry travelers

...carried.The selfie is an added tool, Ipsen said, and the snapshot should be taken and texted right before you head into the woods. It can show details the form can't: the design of a helmet or jacket, decals on a snowmachine or other identifiers...
Giving thanks

...we all went to my great-grandmother's house in Oregon. We didn't have football on TV. All the kids went out into the woods and ran around." - Dale Werings, Sterling "That I'm upright, walking around, talking to friends. My favorite...


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