DAWSON CITY, Yukon—It’s a whopper.
A Yukon hunter has bagged a world record-breaking behemoth of a bull moose, according to an initial measurement of its antlers in Dawson City.
After a two-month waiting period, the antlers of the almost 600-kg moose that Heinz Naef shot in late September were given an antler score of 263 and one-eighth points.
EDMONTON—The federal government has revealed details of a last-ditch plan to save an iconic prairie bird from vanishing from the grasslands, but officials acknowledge an emergency order to protect the sage grouse isn’t enough on its own.
“There’s going to have to be a number of measures,” David Ingstrup, regional director of the Canadian Wildlife Service, said yesterday.
LOS ANGELES — Wags and barks speak volumes when it comes to understanding what a dog is saying, but there are also clues in a dog’s eyes, ears, nose or the tilt of its head. Are humans getting the right messages?
NEW YORK — Orchid is growing on us: A version of the purple hue is Pantone Inc.’s colour of the year for 2014.
It follows this year’s pick of emerald green.
TORONTO, Ontario — A new international study ranks Canadian students among the top of the class in key subject areas, but there has been a noticeable decline over the years in math and science scores among the country’s pupils.
TORONTO — ‘Tis the season of the office holiday party, a time when the combination of awkward mingling with co-workers plus alcohol creates a social minefield.
But, experts say, one faux pas can easily turn bad behaviour into a legal mess.
PITTSBURGH — The price of lords-a-leaping and ladies dancing has spiked this holiday season, but other items mentioned in the carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas” still cost the same as they did last year.
NEW YORK — Turkey isn’t just for Thanksgiving, says Butterball CEO Rod Brenneman.
Whether it’s turkey sausage for breakfast, turkey medallions on salad for lunch or roast turkey and gravy for dinner, Brenneman says he eats the bird at least once every day.
NEW YORK — So long, dingy sweatpants.
Workout clothes for women, once relegated to the back of the closet, are moving to the front of the fashion scene.
Yoga pants are the new jeans, neon sports bras have become the “it” accessory and long athletic socks are hipper than high heels.
YORK, Pa. — A 50-year-old comic book featuring Superman’s alter-ego, Clark Kent, as President John F. Kennedy in disguise was sold at an auction for $112,015.
Curt Swan’s original cover drawing for Action Comics 309 sold at auction last week in York County, the York Daily Record reports (http://bit.ly/1dufwxC).