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Brown bear killed at Sterling residence

...and started to walk back toward him.Both Landess and his son shot a couple rounds off and the bear scattered back into the woods."We went back inside assuming this was just a routine of scaring off another bear as we do almost every summer...
Birch Ridge Golf Report

It's raining extraordinarily hard while I write this. Which is great for ducks but not golfers. Old Folks Golf Earl "The Pearl" Mathis shined Monday morning at senior play, increasing his stature within the golf community.
Singletrack minds: New trail takes shape at Tsalteshi

Mountain bikers have a new trail to shred on the central Kenai Peninsula. After three weeks of cutting through moss, roots and fallen trees, volunteers have finished a mile-long singletrack through the woods at Tsalteshi Trails.
K-Beach resident still waiting for answers drink their well water? There are open pit toilets being used. There are homes with gray water being routed out into the woods. There are people who do not have the means to relocate and who love their land/homes... who have trusted you...
Pioneer Potluck: The olden days in England

...they could use them for quite sometime as a bowl. Trenchers were never washed and a lot of times worms and mold got into the wood and the old bread. After eating off wormy, moldy trenchers, one would get "trench mouth." Bread was divided accordingly...
Bear with sweet tooth crashes children's party

...bear spray from the neighbors. It was only after Merrill sprayed the mace in its vicinity that the bear meandered into the woods.The same bear?There's no way to know for certain, but Alaska Department of Fish and Game Management Coordinator...
Adams' family remains positive despite search effort yielding few results

...resident Dennis Gifford heard his niece Rebecca Adams, two daughters and boyfriend were reported missing he went out into the woods near their North Kenai residence and yelled out their names. Despite the swarm of mosquitoes that pestered Dennis...
After the burn

...bonkers, fire pokers and walking sticks. One of my grandkids had great sport using one to bat rocks from my driveway into the woods. For years, I used a burn pole as a ridge pole to suspend a tarp over my boat in wintertime. I used the same pole...
Supply personnel keep firefighters fit to fight Funny River wildfire

...needed. Tanner lifted the handle of a World War II-era canvas and wooden-frame packboard used for carrying gear out into the woods. The black-ink stamped board dated to 1944. "In a lot of cases, the equipment for a wildfire hasn't really...
Kasilof man arrested in hit and run

...Poston fled the scene without stopping, but troopers later located the pickup. After chasing the suspect on foot into the woods, troopers apprehended Poston.The driver of the SUV, Jaqueline Dederick, 50, of Kasilof, did not suffer any injuries...


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