• Trail Blazin'

    Trail Blazin' is an outdoor blog edited by Pete Thomas.

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    oliver theess

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    "The Surfing Program began at "Aviation High School in Redondo Beach", California, 90278. The surf team at Aviation High School , which took the championship in 1982, against Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach, California , 90266. We know Oliver Theess was on the championship Team. The surf was about 4 to 5 foot in Manhattan Beach. This created the program which in the South Bay schools started even way before that time. It just was reinstated. " For the KOOKS that didn't know" No Bozos."

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  • Alaskan fishing village tries to adjust after wolves kill schoolteacher

    Residents of the remote Alaskan fishing village of Chignik Lake are are still trying to cope and adjust in the wake of a March 8 incident in which a local schoolteacher was mauled to death by wolves.

    Candice Berner, 32, a special education teacher, was attacked as she jogged in late afternoon on a road outside of the town, which is located on the Alaska Peninsula about 475 miles southwest of Anchorage.

    In a story posted today (with video) on the MSNBC website, Virginia Aleck, 66, said of the town's atmosphere: "It's scary. People are afraid. It's just something we're just going to have to adjust to, but the sense of trust with a wild animal is totally going to be different."

    The two wolves believed responsible for the attack were tracked and killed Monday by state wildlife experts. Residents, meanwhile, are keeping close tabs on children and carrying rifles. People are perplexed because wolves generally do not attack people.

    In fact, the attack on Berner was the first fatal wolf attack in Alaska, and only the second documented case of a wild wolf killing a human in North America. That might seem surprising considering there are more than 60,000 wolves in North America, and more than 7,000 in Alaska.


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