Peggie Joan Ward in business/computer science. She loved to travel and visited many countries in Europe, Africa, South America, and Asia. During her life she worked for the First National Bank of Ketchikan, the State of Alaska, Department of Revenue, Division...
What's in Bloom: Rogersia

...heat. These dramatic plants are members of the Saxifrage family and all hail from the cool, moist woodland streamsides of East Asia. The flower spikes can grow to 6 feet tall with Astilbe-like blossoms and the highly textured, palmate-leaved crowns can...

...before a Republican-controlled Congress paved the way for an Asia-Pacific trade pact at the center of the president's international...standard political scorecard in order to get support for the Asia-Pacific trade pact. While Republicans are largely supportive...
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US chides China but avoids clouding cooperation

...WASHINGTON - The United States voiced deep concern Tuesday over state-sponsored cybertheft and tension in the disputed seas of East Asia but did not let the sharp disagreements with China on pressing security issues cloud the outlook for cooperation between the...
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Senate vote moves Obama's trade agenda to brink of enactment

...agreement, a keystone of his effort to expand U.S. influence in Asia. The trade pact would be a high point in a foreign policy that...assertiveness on world trade will lessen China's influence in Asia and elsewhere. Obama says China could eventually join the Pacific-rim...
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Current exhibits at the Anchorage Museum

...for his explorations of the South Pacific, Captain James Cook also braved the frozen Arctic searching for a northern route to Asia. This exhibition focuses on his journeys in the northeast Pacific during 1778 and 1779. It includes artifacts, art and hands-on...
1000-year-old artifact shows prehistoric Alaska, Asia trade

...Bridge National Preserve have confirmed a second piece of evidence in four years that points to Northwest Alaska's trade with Asia dating back 1,000 years.The Alaska Dispatch news reports University of Colorado researchers have spent the last year tracing...
Ice age camel bones found in Yukon redraw the species' lineage

...that the animals are more closely tied to the camels inhabiting Asia and Arabia."For us, the gold is the fossils because it's...into two main branches of animals found in Arabia, Africa and Asia, and llamas and alpacas found in South America, said Zazula...
What's in Bloom: Oriental poppies

...will provide carefree color for years to come in our damp climate, which is quite interesting as they are native to Central Asia where summers are long, hot and very dry.? "What's in Bloom" is a regular feature that runs during the year's warmer...
Juneau author delivers wild ride in new novel

...and "The Army of the Republic," all of which draw upon his extensive travel experience. (He imports silks and wools from Asia and South America and owns a Juneau retail store named Invisible World Trading Company.) According to his promotional materials...


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