Outdoors
web-posted Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Strontium is a trace element and a mineral people use to make glow-in-the-dark paints and toothpaste for sensitive teeth. In research for his college degree, Sean Brennan used strontium's unique qualities to track salmon in an Alaska river.
Some days, it's better to turn back
web-posted Wednesday, July 23, 2014
It's been sunny, so I've been hiking.
Southeast History: Kell Bay's Isolated salmon cannery
web-posted Wednesday, July 23, 2014
On the southwest end of Kuiu Island, in remote Kell Bay, a cannery was built in 1901 by a few Tacoma miners who struck it rich in the Klondike Gold Rush. One hundred years after the cannery was torn down and moved to Bristol Bay in 1904, husband Frank and I visited the bay in the Twinkle to see what remained.
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