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Empress of the North owner fined for grounding

...District Court judge on Friday fined American West Steamboat Co. $50,000 under...assigned to watch," he said. American West Steamboat, which operates as...for any pattern of problems. American West was sentenced in federal court...
An Alaskan Light

...died. There I first glimpsed the American West, a place of immense spaces and...vicarious, in the great myths of the American West - a delusion necessary to empathize...its myths inside you. In the American West, you need a horse. Here in Southeast...
Fairbanks man keeps pushing for local rink

...roller skating. In the next decade, he worked as a cook and dishwasher in Fairbanks in national parks throughout the American West, including Yellowstone, Kings Canyon and Death Valley.In recent decades, Terry's interests include square dancing...
In the Stacks: New fiction on CD

...of conversations and uses them to help set his stories in place and time, and Baker reads beautifully, evoking the American West in a time of change. "Lunatics," by Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel, read by the authors and Mark Thompson, Sean...
Five Good Reads for Earth Day

...Institute "Cadillac Desert" by Marc Reisner (1986)This is the definitive, and most fun, book on water in the American West. Reisner has terrific sense of irony. He gets into the minds of dam builders and dam haters like nobody else. His...
Miracle On Ice to grace Treadwell Arena

...tournaments.MacSwain has been a professional coach in the U.S., Canada and Europe and is also a scout for the American West Hockey League (AWHL) Glacier Nationals (Mont.) team.The JDIA is hosting the Steve MacSwain Hockey Camp this...
Sternwheeler scheduled to stir up SE waters in 2003

...his river pilot's license. American West Steamboat of Seattle has contracted...Henry Hillman Jr., president of American West Steamboat, said the United States...vice president of marketing for American West Steamboat. The tentative date...
Collection of prose and poetry honors women of the American west

...Woman Creek is such a collection, assembled by three editors who wished to demonstrate the ways in which women in the American West sustain their communities-and are in turn sustained. In 153 pieces of prose and poetry, we learn how a woman chooses...
Playwright Sam Shepard's 'Fool for Love' portrays a surreal West

Like many of Sam Shepard's plays, his 1983 "Fool for Love" includes a very real depiction of the American West with a surreal twist. Sound off on the important issues of the week at Mae is a wind-swept survivor...
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...Columbia - Starvation seems the most likely cause of death for more than 100 gray whales found dead along the North American West Coast, a Canadian agency says. After months of testing samples from the whales that washed ashore last summer, experts...


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