Mildred Post Boesser

...the family considered with delight! Whatever, they knew that Mildred is still with us, and always will be. As a favorite author, Barbara Brown Taylor, described in her book The Luminous Web, we are "part of a web that is pure relationship, with energy...
Dee Longenbaugh wins "Contributions to Literacy" award

...formerly of Barrow and now of Anchorage, and Barrow author Debby Dahl Edwardson, author of "My Name is Not Easy." Also honored was The...books to students in schools statewide, brings the author to the schools, and uses social media and public...
Missing teens strayed from planned route into open ocean

...unknowns, anything remained possible.Laurence Gonzales, the author of "Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why," said...People will constantly surprise you," said Gonzales, an author of four books on survival whose own father was a World War II...
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Author celebrates magic of 'Bewitched'

...about it.James, a Fairbanks-born author and actor now living in Prince Edward Island, Canada, is the author of "The Bewitched Continuum: The Ultimate...characters."It's BewitchingOf course author Adam-Michael James has some favorites...
What Lee's 'Watchman' reveals about racism which "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee depicts Atticus as a staunch...century America," Charles J. Shields, author of the biography "Mockingbird: A Portrait...sociology at the University of Connecticut and author of the book "The White Savior Film...
Empire Editorial: Foundation plans to censor Ted Stevens' legacy

...than the Juneau Federal Building.Unfortunately, Stevens' legacy now appears in jeopardy.Earlier this month, historian, author and Alaska Dispatch News columnist Dermot Cole revealed that Stevens' family and the Ted Stevens Foundation are pulling the...
Becoming a dad? Expect to gain 3 to 5 pounds, study suggests

...said Tom Wadden, director of the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Weight and Eating Disorders.The study's lead author - Dr. Craig Garfield of Northwestern University - said he could only speculate about what's behind the extra pounds."For...
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Welcoming literary citizens: An interview with 49 Writers' new director Erin Hollowell

...not yet a sure thing. Suffice to say, if you've read this author's gorgeous novels, you will be very excited.)"It's...reading and online book discussion in Haines, with visiting author Melinda Moustakis."The more good writers there are in Alaska...
Japan's secret campaign against the U.S.

...widespread fires.Last week, the Empire organized an online Q&A with Ross Coen, a University of Alaska Fairbanks professor and author of "Fu-Go: The Curious History of Japan's Balloon Bomb Attack on America." The Q&A took place on the social networking...
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Juneau author delivers wild ride in new novel

...character-driven novel that takes readers deep into the lives of the three main and several secondary characters. It's a tribute to the author's skills that while none of the Harringtons are particularly likeable - the corrupt, unrepentant Peter is especially repugnant...


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