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HUEY

Huey is a Master Hunter. James Ohlinger had always wanted a bird dog, but growing up there wasn't money for an expensive dog.

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Heat beaters flock to Eklutna Lake

On July 7th, a scorching hot July 4 weekend day, hundreds flocked to Eklutna Lake to find some relief along its shore and frigid waters.

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4th of July in Seward: It hardly gets any better

Having grown up in the seaport city of Seward on the Kenai Peninsula, the 4th of July celebration in that community is close to my heart.

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Horsin’ Around

For almost 40 years Jon and his team have offered year-round horse-drawn carriage rides, hay rides in fall, and sleigh rides in winter.

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The March of the Dandelions!

Though dandelions have been around a lot longer than me, their reach in southcentral Alaska has expanded dramatically during my lifetime.

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You Can Never Go Home Again, Or Can You?

I have returned to my home many times over the years to rediscover the subtle magic I knew as a child. That place is the town of Seward.

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All in the Family

In 1999 the Rempel Family Farm became one of the first Organic Farms in the State of Alaska and helped form the Alaska Organic Association.

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Gradual trails offer an Rx for troublesome knees

I find low-angled trails that would still take me into the mountains. Here are some relatively easy trails for summer and fall hiking.

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Strengthening Exercises for Your Core

Whether you realize it or not, your core plays an essential function in daily life. Sitting, standing, turning sideways, nearly any movement.

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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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Good Night’s Sleep Linked to Optimal Physical, Mental Health

Few things can mentally affect your day more than the lack of a good night’s sleep. But, the lack of sleep has real physical consequences.

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Five Exercise Myths for People 55 and Older

When it comes to exercise for the 55-and-older population, plenty of myths drive people’s actions – or inactions – when it comes to health.

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