The best fisherman I have ever known

There were surely fishermen who caught more fish than Skeet and bigger ones, perhaps with better techniques; but no one loved fishing more.

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Chugiak-Eagle River Historical Society wishes to widen its community reach

Chugiak-Eagle River Historical Society (CERHS) members expressed a wish to expand membership and integrate itself more fully in the community

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Time for the toilsome trash tirade

This year’s Citywide cleanup is April 27 to May 4, and I strongly urge everyone to get out and clean anywhere you see garbage.

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Winter’s resurrection: What a difference five days make!

According to NWS records dating back 65 years for the Anchorage area, only 13 snowfalls greater than eight inches are recorded for April.

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Mining Ruins Tell Us a lot About Alaska’s Early Pioneers

If you’ve hiked in our state’s backcountry you’ve probably found the ruins; decaying artifacts from Alaska’s golden age of mining.

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Low water on Eagle River lends itself to gravel bar hiking

The sun was bright and the air warm April 14 of this year as we hiked the three miles from the Eagle River Nature to Echo Bend.

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Science Requires Knowledge, but That Requires Education

Bradner concluded that science requires knowledge. Knowledge arises from education--an area being whacked by Governor Dunleavy’s budget axe.

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Would You Sign Your Work?

In all the jobs and countless tasks that you’re assigned to do; Would you sign your work to let folks know the work was done by you?

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Hemisphere Hopping for Year-Round Summer

On an assignment in Argentina for the oil and gas company, BP, several years ago, we included the southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia.

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Caribou Creek: Third Time’s the Charm to Reaching Canyon Icefall

Brent Voorhees and I were pleased to find a recently made snowmachine trail as we skied north on Caribou Creek.

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