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Unhinged Alaska: When does spring really arrive?

...crosses the celestial equator on its way north along the ecliptic. In the Northern Hemisphere, the equinox is known as the vernal, or spring, equinox, and marks the start of the spring season. These strict definition devotees also consider dusting off...
Two Soldotna police officers recognized for live-saving efforts

...Police as a K-9 handler for the United States Marine Corps in 1987 and also worked for the Uintah County Sherrif's Office in Vernal, Utah. Clary joined SPD in 2011 after serving as a police officer in Kellogg, Idaho for six years. The name of the man saved...
Witte, Chivers to marry in Anchorage

...employed at Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage. The future groom is the son of Gayle Erickson of Soldotna and Clay Chivers of Vernal, Utah. He attended Skyview High School but graduated in 1998 from Alaska National Guard Youth Corps. Derek is pursing a degree...
Enid LaMar Mertz Smuin

Enid LaMar Smuin Mertz, 89, born in Vernal, Utah to Hyrum and Idella Smuin on Nov...of fun and adventure. Enid grew up in Vernal, Utah but also made her home in Colorado...Edwards of Morgan, Utah and Joyce Boren of Vernal, Utah; a step son Zane Mertz of Florida...
Alaska gears up for aurora tourism

...far south as Mexico. If you compound that with the fact that aurora activity tends to become more common around autumnal and vernal equinoxes, the start of spring in March could be quite hectic for Fairbanks."Because of the buzz of the aurora blasts we...
The Sky Guy

...calendar, is based on the solar year. The date of Easter is computed by figuring out the beginning of spring, i.e. the vernal equinox, figuring out the following full moon and then the upcoming Sunday. That?s the basic computation to compute this...
Clay L Chivers

...63, died Friday, May 25, 2012 in Vernal, Utah.A memorial is planned in Clay's...Chivers was born Dec. 9, 1948, in Vernal, to Enid and Glen Chivers. A kind and...beautiful acreage in Dry Fork Canyon, near Vernal, to build the home of their dreams...
Weldon S. Chivers

...adventurous. Weldon was born Nov 11, 1942 in Vernal Utah to Glen Chivers and Enid Smuin. As an Oil...hour prior to services. Burial will be at the Vernal Memorial Park under the care and direction of the Blackburn Vernal Mortuary.
Ardin Gale Freestone

...Honorary pallbearers include Justin and Adam Freestone. Mr. Freestone was born March 2, 1964, to Lloyd and Frenna Freestone in Vernal, Utah, where he attended Uintah High School. He worked as an EMT for Uintah County and in the oilfield for Action Hot Oil...
Carol Ruth Berry Shinsel, baseball, football, running and other activities.Carol was preceded in death by her parents, William Sherman and Vernal Ruth (Pate) Shinsel, three brothers and numerous aunts and uncles.She is survived by her husband Robert Berry; sons...


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