Over the years, my hands have been sliced, burned, frost nipped and beaten with all sort of tools, sophisticated and not -- hammers, sledges, axes, logs and rocks used to drive stakes of wood. I am by no means alone in this regard.Craig Medred
Racing dogs spend their summers hanging out in the dog yard in preparation for the coming season, either lounging on or in their houses or going for short runs to stretch their legs. Working dogs earn their keep driving tourists on short runs along wooded trails or on top of pristine glaciers.
In 1947, the RKO movie company arranged to send a camera crew with Bradford Washburn on his second ascent of Mount McKinley. His wife, Barbara, accompanied him. On June 6 of that year, she became the first woman to reach the summit of North America’s tallest peak. Mike Dunham
On Oct. 8, the moon will pass through the shadow of Earth for a total lunar eclipse. "Sky watchers in the USA will see the moon turn a beautiful shade of celestial red and maybe turquoise, too," according to Science at NASA.
On Alaska's most urban military installation, wildlife conservation officers quietly keep the peace between human residents and the menagerie of beastly neighbors that also call the base home.Sean Doogan