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Photo feature: Flower express

Traffic zooms past lupine growing wild alongside Bridge Access Road last weekend. Many wildflowers are in full bloom.
Photo: 'Zoom Tube'

To hear the piece flutist Tomoka Raften played for Soldotna High School students, click here.
An Outdoor View: The king of Alaska's rivers

...about the Kenai River, in which I wrote:"The Kenai River is many things to many people. People float down it in rafts and zoom up it in motorboats. People build houses on its banks. Some people get married on it. Others spread the ashes of their departed...
Poet's Corner: Wheels keep turning

...bikes Peddling fast all day til night ATVs stir up the dust Annoyed dogs bark like they must Motors take us farther yet Cars zoom by just like a jet Over mountains and fields they go Even faster are trucks you know Time goes on we drive no more A chair on...
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Business News starting and operating a specialty food business in Alaska. The five-session webinar will be offered across Alaska via Zoom, an Internet-based videoconferencing program. Sessions will run from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. The instructors...
AKDOT budget cuts limit winter road clearance

...Although DOT employees are familiar with the priority system from the internal manuals, the map allows members of the public to zoom in on their streets and determine whether it is the state's responsibility or the city or borough's responsibility to clear...
Wildfire watching: Rangers in towers are out, cameras are in unpopulated areas where they can burn several hours or even days before anyone reports them. The cameras with pan-tilt-zoom capability provide a 360-panoramic view with infrared night vision and specialized software to track smoke."Basically we...
Reeling it in: Fascinating story carries 'The Woman in Gold'

...ended up on display in the Belvedere Palace, having been "bought" from Nazi Germany by the Austrian Government in 1941. Zoom ahead to 1999 and the Austrians, in a goodwill gesture, established a commission to provide restitution to those whose lives...
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Photo feature: Slippery slope

Alexia Franklin, Cory Lupsin, Gabrielle Franklin and Michael Franklin zoom down the sledding hill at the end of Forest Drive on the bluff in Kenai last weekend. The three siblings and their friends had...
Alaska SeaLife Center recognized

...habitats," she said. "If we're teaching about intertidal animals, we're right there at the touch tank with the camera, it zooms into the water as we touch the animals, interact with them while we talk to the kids about their adaptations." Shildmyer-Heighway...


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