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Aid pours in amid aftershocks after Nepal quake kills 1,865

...thought his family could return indoors by evening. But the jolts kept coming, and they felt safer outdoors."It's cold and windy so we are all sitting in the car listening to the news on FM radio," he said. "The experts are saying it's still not safe...
Cooperation drives Frozen River Fest

...marked the first of what we hope is an annual event at Soldotna Creek Park. Even though Mother Nature gave us the coldest, most windy week of the winter, the Frozen River Fest was successfully introduced without a hitch. Sure, there were minor issues and...
Get an early start on wildfire preparedness

...human-caused - which also means most wildland fires are preventable. Many property owners have yard debris to burn after recent windy days; remember that burn permits are required beginning April 1. Permit information and details on fire conditions may be...
Forrest claims Kenai Open title

...however, noticed a difference. "The first day was worse, but I guess I just play better in the rain," he said. "It was windier (Sunday). I'm not a good wind player." Lucky for him, then, that the sun didn't show it's face until late in the...
Woman?s guide to ice fishing

...and the wind is howling (reverse that). Pray again. With certain fervor request that your spouse not pick the coldest, windiest, most miserable day since the ice age to go fishing. 8:00 a.m. Witness husband rise, look out of the frost-painted...
Gone with the wind

...power down the line. "It was windier than usual to have this many...Southwest, and it just got really windy," he said. "It was quite a bit windier in Kenai than it was in Homer...On average, Alaska's windiest weather occurs in the Aleutian...
Pioneer Potluck: About the American and Alaskan Flag

...years ago we had a very tall "lonesome" pine swirl in tiny circles at the top in wind storms, for years. One day during a windy day - it twisted off at the base and fell down the hill. It was hollow inside. Our first flag flew on the pump house at the...
Tight Lines: Ice fishing can be cool winter fun

...of ice shelters - tents, really - that can quickly be assembled and equipped with a heater to provide a cozy fishing spot on windy and excessively cold days. There are even cameras that can be lowered for a peek beneath the ice. Whether with just the basics...
Perils of Polly: What a view -- just don't look down

...but a long day in dust and bumps. We were glad to finally find a campground with the ironic name of Puerto Tranquillo. This place turned out to be the windiest yet!Check back next week for the next installment of Polly's perils.
Shantatalik Creek fire bodes well for peninsula wildlife

...Currently, the 1987 prescribed burn in Skilak Loop and the 1994 Windy Point burn on the southwest end of Tustumena Lake are severe...reduce the risk of a future, more dangerous fire under drier and windier conditions. You can see photos and videos of the fire on the...


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