Cook Inlet commercial fisheries winding down

...fish. Farther north in Cook Inlet, other sockeye goals will likely be met, although counting is still underway at certain lakes, and aerial surveys have not yet been flown. Shields said it wasn't as robust a year for Susitna sockeye, and every goal...

Packrafting sees boom in popularity

...said.For most backpackers, lakes and creeks are barriers, said...be able to cross rivers and lakes dates back to native cultures...but they were designed for lakes and weren't durable enough...after her son took one of those lake-designed packrafts on a river...

Tail of the Bear Regatta rowing results

...Club held its third annual Tail of the Bear Regatta Saturday on Bear Lake, about seven miles north of Seward. The 5-kilometer course took rowers on a single loop of the lake.Results:Women's 2x - 1. ARA-Curran, 21:04.2; 2. KCRC-Swann...

Wilderness lakes offer escapes from masses

...located directly across Cascade Lakes Highway from Elk Lake Resort's entrance. After...encountered a week earlier at Horse Lake.The Six Lakes Trailhead is located about...mother lode of backcountry lakes: the Mink Lake Basin. There are numerous...

Fly away to wilderness fishing

...checking out: Big River Lakes, Kustatan River and Crescent Lake, all within the Lake...trip to Big River Lakes or Kustatan are...flight to Crescent Lake and River is $475...found in Crescent Lake. With Bench and Johnson lakes close to each other...


...park-and-ride shuttle lot is near the Bear Lake trailhead. We chose a roughly 6-mile (10-kilometer...steep and gravelly in spots, past serene Nymph Lake, covered in lily pads, and up past Lake Haiyaha - a must-see climb over huge boulders...

Pioneer Potluck: About birthday parties and starting traditions

...grandson, 3 months 1 day, Bralyn, his Mom Jewel and his Grandma Gail. Neighbors, Cathy, Dan and Chase and neighbors across the lake Ginny and Kevin also attended. Grandma Susan with camera clicking and Grandpa Porter and Great Grandpa Bob, both who love to...

With changing seasons, embrace what is to come

...there is a season..." I recently had the fun of watching the children of our church splash heartily and with abandon in the lake waters where our church was having its annual picnic. All I could muster was a sigh that was resignation to the fact that I...

Planes: Fire & Rescue

Now Playing Synopsis: Adventure flies higher than ever before in this sequel that finds championship air-racer Dusty Crophopper (voice of Dane Cook) beginning an exciting new career fighting forest fires. In the wake of another successful racing season, Dusty returns home to Propwash Junction to resume his training. But a debilitating injury forces Rusty to consider a new career path. Before long Rusty is training with the Aerial Fire Fighters at Piston Peak Air Attack Base. Becoming a Single Engine Air Tanker (SEAT) is no simple task for an injured plane, but with the guidance of seasoned fire-and-rescue helicopter Blade Ranger (voice of Ed Harris), fearless leader of the Piston Peak Air Attack team, Rusty is soon soaring through the clouds once again. Meanwhile, as Rusty gets up to speed, his presence in the unit catches the attention of Dipper (voice of Julie Bowen), a cargo hauler-turned-water scooper capable of skimming lake water to combat raging fires. A major racing fan, Dipper can hardly contain her excitement at the prospect of working alongside Rusty, and meanwhile wise, heavy-lift helicopter Windlifter (voice of Wes Studi) has never encountered a fire he couldn't conquer. In no time Rusty has made a whole host of new friends at Piston Peak, including hulking transport plane Cabbie (voice of Dale Dye), the brave grounded firefighters known as the Smokejumpers, the Secretary of the Interior (voice of Fred Willard), and Nick "Loop'n" Lopez (voice of Erik Estrada), a helicopter cop with an illustrious past. And though learning the secrets to dousing forest fires is sure to take time, Rusty is a fast learner, and eager to pitch in. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Dane Cook, Julie Bowen, Ed Harris, Curtis Armstrong, John Michael Higgins, Hal Holbrook Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review


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