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...Beard Grows Lengthy 'Neath These Waves By John Randall Dodd, Soldotna My beard grows lengthy 'neath these waves of north atlantic deep. It's been far too long since I felt the cool razor slide from stem to stern, the sting of spirit'd salt...
'Hurricane hunter' helps track winter storms with the goal of improving weather forecasts for the United States - an idea born after winter flights over the North Atlantic improved storm forecasting in Europe.Data gathered by the high-altitude Gulfstream IV, or Gonzo, typically used...
Unalaska officials head to Iceland

...for their part of the trip. U.S. Sen. Lisa Mur-kowski, R, Alaska, is sending a member of her staff. The North Atlantic island nation is powered and heated by geothermal energy. Hladick said volcanic hot water could be used to heat Unalaska...
Whale of a calving season off southeast U.S. coast so far

...summer feeding grounds off New England and Canada to give birth and nurse their young in warm, calm Southern waters. North Atlantic right whales are among the most endangered large whales, with only an estimated 400 remaining. But even that figure...
On the water, then and now One hundred fifty years ago, we might've died a watery death while carrying a load of lumber across the North Atlantic to England by schooner, or by trying to sail a ship around Cape Horn. Now we might die because we don't wear a...
Fishing | Outdoors
Bering Sea offers hope for right whales be a separate species from right whales in the North Atlantic or the Southern Hemisphere. The findings, reported...under the federal Endangered Species Act. In the North Atlantic, where northern right whales number fewer than 300...
Students find ways to serve veterans from several branches and eras of service. World War II veteran Roy Gordon spoke about traversing the North Atlantic with the Merchant Marines and how sailors had to put pillows around them in their bunks to keep from banging into...
Strength for all seasons

...have tumbled," said the father, explaining that their son had been swept overboard while standing fog watch in the north Atlantic and wasn't found. My responsibility was to comfort them; to give them hope; a seemingly impossible task but their...
More Lobster in the New Year

...his lobster. He also remembered my endless gushing about the quality of lobsters coming from the cold waters of the north Atlantic, so he splurged on the best of the best -- firm-textured, sweet-tasting, snow-white lobster tails from Maine...


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