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  • Alaskan cruise excursions: From glaciers to dog-sledding

    Davidson Glacier sounded practically familial to me considering my last name. So, when I was offered innumerable excursions on my Holland America Line Alaska cruise, my first choice was Glacier Point Wilderness Safari in Haines. The 41/2-mile glacier was named after the U.S. Coast surveyor George Davidson who, in 1869, was sent to Alaska to observe a total eclipse of the sun, which he had predicted, and, with the help of the native Tlingit people, extensively explored this dramatically beautiful area.
  • It's mushers helping mushers as Alaska wildfire tears through Iditarod country

    It's mushers helping mushers as Alaska wildfire tears through Iditarod country
    As the wildfire grew on Sunday, Lisbet Norris did what any third-generation musher in the dog-racing capital of Alaska would do. After seeing if she could help at the fire scene up the road, she returned home to pack up her 100 Siberian huskies and...

    Western wildfires: Blazes burn in 4 states amid hot weather

    Wildfires are chewing through parched parts of the West, where temperatures are rising Thursday. Here's a look at the latest hotspots and what crews are doing to control them. ___ ALASKA Two wildfires are burning outside Anchorage, one that tripled...

    Long-term weather trends affect climate change

    Last month was one of the coldest Februarys on record in the Lehigh Valley, prompting several letters to the editor with the this-proves-there's-no-global-warming theme. These letters reveal a common misperception about global warming. That is, that...

    Around Town: Veterans' brain symposium in Costa Mesa

    Around Town: Veterans' brain symposium  in Costa Mesa
    The 2015 Think Tank Brain Symposium will bring together health and veterans organizations on Saturday in Costa Mesa to raise awareness of treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury. Local health experts also will provide...