Snowshoes and hiking poles make a journey to the Granite Basine a winter workout on Wednesday. Mt. Olds is shown in the background. Layered winter clothing, liquids, snacks, a cell phone, G.P.S. and a head lamp should be included in any day trip.
The following editorial first ran in the Ketchikan Daily News on Dec. 2:
The biggest shopping season of the year is also a prime time for scams.
Scammers will be out in force, trying to bilk money out of the confused and careless.
The holiday season is known for bringing people together, but that generally brings to mind bustling family dinners and children home for the holidays - for some, though, that means getting together to sing holiday standards.