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It’s salmon season in Alaska, and many people will opt to can their catch rather then freeze it. While vacuum-sealing and freezing fish is a good option, not everyone has the freezer space....

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An uninvited wild black bear at the Alaska Zoo caused a closure until early afternoon Wednesday, when it decided to leave on its own accord.

Zoo-goers were turned away at the main entrance while the wild bear was inside...

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In the summer of 1983 I rode to Rockaway Beach in Queens, New York, in my friend's muscle car. We blasted Mötley Crüe’s "Too Fast For Love" and were feeling like we owned the road. I was 14. That autumn saw the release of Mötley Crüe’s most renowned album, "Shout at the Devil," and the occasion of my very first rock concert...

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Aging heshers, thrashers, punk rockers, professionals and middle-aged parents with their kids line up in front of the venue Thursday evening, awaiting the return of the glory days of glam metal. There’s excitement in the air. The fans are ready to rock their faces off....

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KVICHAK BAY -- Last summer, after all the other fishermen had gone home at the end of the Bristol Bay salmon season, Corey Arnold stuck around Graveyard Point. A photographer and commercial fisherman, Arnold described the scene at the old cannery as eerie and empty....

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Bristol Bay is home to numerous abandoned canneries that once thrived during the 1930s, '40s and '50s...

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Photographer and commercial fisherman Corey Arnold has made it his life’s work to document fishing culture....

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Photographer and commercial fisherman Corey Arnold has made it his life’s work to document fishing culture....

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KVICHAK BAY -- Last summer, after all the other fishermen had gone home at the end of the Bristol Bay salmon season, Corey Arnold stuck around Graveyard Point. A photographer and commercial fisherman, Arnold described the scene at the old cannery as eerie and empty. When the people left, grizzly bears showed up, a sure sign that it was time for Arnold to leave.

The bears just added to the run-down, barren feel of Graveyard Point, the abandoned salmon cannery that serves as home base for about 120 fishermen for six short weeks each summer. They spend their days catching hundreds of sockeye, or red, salmon near the banks...

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The Brooks Falls Wildlife Viewing Platform at Brooks Camp offers visitors to Katmai National Park and Preserve a rare glimpse of brown bears close up in the wild....

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