Photos: Big check

...Twin Lakes. The money is from the bank's Community Grant Program. "We look towards organizations that support the well being of our commuinity, that could be housing or education," said Anderson. The facility is to open this summer.
Help protest money's influence on politics

...and welfare of Alaska be realized, its financial solvency be maintained, if electioneering models establish the avoidance of being seen a worse choice?A key problem is that, while super PACs and fundraising committees are expected to report donations on...
Pipeline bill sets up showdown with Walker

...allowed the AGDC money to be spent without knowing how it was being spent.The bill stemmed from an opinion piece in which Walker...proposal as a backup.Details of the alternate project are still being fleshed out. At a recent meeting, the AGDC board directed...
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Writers Weir: Poems by Sarah Williams and Rai Behnert's have becomeor, by and by, are becoming...But which gets nudged along todayof all that crowd her winding road to being?Is it this one or that one,or perhaps those othersor just a little of each?It doesn't really matter, does it?All...
Kaelke helps Team Alaska earn silver

...time," Kaelke said. "I wanted to be on the ice and I was always on the ice. I have grown a lot as a hockey player and just being able to get onto the ice when ever I need it or want it has really helped me grow as a player."Kaelke will play next season...
Short-handed Miami rallies to beat Temple 60-57 in NIT semis

...teammates made contributions in plenty of other ways."The first half we played kind of passive," McClellan said. "Wasn't being as aggressive as we normally are, and second half we came out and played more aggressive."Ja'Quan Newton was steady at...
Michigan State's Izzo emulates Krzyzewski but is still playing catch-up

...wanted his program to be like Duke: consistently competitive, a defined philosophy, by the rules."I guess I appreciate, being here as long as I have, someone who has been in the same place even longer," Izzo said. "That isn't easy to do, either...
Police: Response to vandalism of refugees' cars fell short

...Darfurian community, said people should imagine fleeing a region where villages were regularly burned, wells poisoned and people slaughtered. She said someone in that context being told to "get out" could see that as a threat of death.
On Writing: Omitting needless words

...but I didn't need to get into the weeds; I just needed to describe what it does and in language that was simple without being insulting. I wrote:Without going into the details of statistical analysis and model-building here, we can say that, as...
Budget cuts cut vulnerable populations the deepest

...from parents who talked about how much they needed the program. Some legislators claimed parents don't need assistance in being parents, but studies seem to show that support provided to parents and children in those early, formative years go a long...


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