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Maine mountain climbing

...climb, regardless of age, here's my hard-won advice. Bring a headlamp for lighting up the dark. Wear hiking boots or trail runners; our sneakers were slippery on the rocks. Wear sunscreen, bring water and food, and be prepared for rain...
Refuge Notebook: Know the regs for black bear baiting season

...residence, including your own home. Additional Federal regulations prohibit bear bait stations within ΒΌ mile of roads or trails, and within 1 mile of campgrounds and dwellings on the Refuge. The Refuge will provide a map with those boundaries marked...
I'll take the Lycra

...middle-of-the-pack-in-my-age-group finish. I want to be in good enough shape that when friends organize a ride on roads or trails, I'm fit enough to tag along, but I realize that a solo breakaway in the Tour de France is out of my league. Over...
Officer discusses computer, cell phone safety

...Digital Dossier" by Youth and Media's Digital Natives project about how people's lives are logged as digital dossiers or trails of information. For the world's newest generation, digital dossiers are forming before birth with parents posting...
Cook Inlet Tribal Council to share culture, educate youth through video games

...remember the grade-school educational video games "The Oregon Trail," "Treasure Mountain," "Math Blaster" and "Where...digitalize board game, Benz said. Since the days of "The Oregon Trail" and "Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego...
Bear baiting on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

...residence, including your own home. Additional regulations prohibit bear bait stations within one-quarter mile of roads or trails and 1 mile of campgrounds and dwellings. The refuge will provide a map with those boundaries marked for each person receiving...
Bear aware: Fish and Game warns residents to remove trash

...deep snow, and it would be easy for a jogger or dog walker to come up on a bear protecting its meal just off the road or trail. "I know people like to jog with iPods to get through exercise, but I would recommend not doing that, especially near...
Trappers rally needs balance

...on private property are not required to have any identification on the traps. No minimum setback distance from roads or trails is required. These regulations need to be changed to conform with the more reasonable requirements for trapping on the...
Trapping experience saves dog this time

...public camping areas and boat launches. Avoid situations where you might catch a domestic dog or cat, such as near homes or trails that are frequented by hikers, skijorers, dog mushers or others. Michael Paul Sterling
Get out and enjoy the spring weather -- safely active on the Kenai Peninsula. With warmer days and increasing daylight, we can't help but want to hit the road or trail or water. In the rush to get outside, don't overlook basic safety precautions -- it's all fun and games until someone...


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