Two men reach top of El Capitan in historic climb

...abiding, lifelong friendship, built over suffering on the wall together over six years," she said.President Barack Obama sent his congratulations from the White House Twitter account, saying the men "remind us that anything is possible...
Resolution Run in the pouring rain

...SAGA Connection AmeriCorps members on Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service observance, part of President Barack Obama's national call to service initiative, more than 30 athletes participated to raise funds for Juneau's Youth Parent...
King's work not yet over

...student can work their way out of a problem they've found themselves in."While Lt. Gov. Mallott and President Barack Obama serve as reminders of the progress made, the panelists were not at a loss for areas needing improvement. Closing the...
Sullivan sworn in as new US senator

...the country and for jobs and show that the U.S. is willing to move forward on a broader energy policy.President Barack Obama has said the project would benefit Canadian oil companies but would not be a huge benefit to American consumers. Sullivan...
Sealaska land bill passes through Congress

...Claims Settlement Act has passed Congress, a Sealaska news release announced Friday.When signed into law by President Barack Obama, the Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization and Jobs Act will transfer control of a little over 70...
Begich bids emotional farewell to US Senate

...saw the GOP regain control of the Senate. Republicans here as in other states made the race a referendum on President Barack Obama and Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid. Begich insisted the race was not about Obama but about the future of the state...
Today in History for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

...ended with a nonbinding accord to show for two weeks of debate and frustration; the deal was brokered by President Barack Obama, who attended the conference on its final day. A snowstorm paralyzed much of the eastern U.S. on the last holiday...
World Sports Briefs

...was feted with a parade and a visit to the major league World Series and the White House, where they met President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama.Janes said Wednesday that he doesn't know if the matter is closed permanently, and...
KSM moves forward

...decision. But she said it wouldn't stop opponents, who will keep fighting the project.Opponents are asking President Barack Obama's administration to pressure Canada to use more stringent permitting standards.
No DC gridlock for gay marriage, legal marijuana

...many liberal policy goals have proved elusive during Barack Obama's presidency, there have been dramatic advances for...achievement for progressives during the Obama presidency."Barack Obama has accomplished more progressive social change on gay...


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