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My Turn: Clarifying air quality

...across the state regarding cruise ships and air quality that our skies were blanketed with smoke and our air wasn't fit to breathe. However, air quality over our coastal cities is not an issue despite the thousands of port calls made by cruise vessels...
Georgetown players stage 'I Can't Breathe' protest

WASHINGTON - The first major "I Can't Breathe" protest from college sports would naturally come from short-sleeve T-shirts with the words "I CAN'T BREATHE" in bold white letters.The players wore the T-shirts during...
Report: Big problems in DOC

...that he heard Mr. Kobuk yell several times that he couldn't breathe," the report states. "Three of the correctional officers involved said Mr. Kobuk told them he couldn't breathe."Kobuk subsequently fell unconscious and died.In August...
Listening to the landscape of Breathe Owl Breathe

In lyrics that are at once vivid and obscure, Breathe Owl Breathe sings of mastodons and glaciers, toboggans and boats, evoking landscapes through their music that would be easy enough to imagine were formed right here in Southeast Alaska. However...
Letter: Forcing employees to breath toxic chemicals

...when some American workers were forced to breathe toxic chemicals. These chemicals caused...28 years, if I wanted to work I had to breathe thick second-hand smoke for four or...businesses to force their employees to breathe asbestos. We should not allow them to...
Park hosts outdoor yoga on Wednesdays

Breathe in the fresh air, feel the grass between your toes and say 'Namaste,' Juneau.Yoga in the Park is here for the first time...
In Hoonah cop slayings, did darkness fall where light shone?

...shooting deaths of two Hoonah police officers who were gunned down in the street, it felt as if no one in the courtroom dared to breathe.Listening to the story of how Hoonah Police Department officers Matthew Tokuoka and Anthony Wallace died was just as horrifying...
Over 700 killed in crush of hajj pilgrims

...trampled to death in the worst disaster at the hajj in a quarter-century."People were climbing over one another just to breathe," said Abdullah Lotfy of Egypt. "It was like a wave. You go forward and suddenly you go back."The hajj, which drew...
Nation and World
Becoming Alaskan: Surviving the Klondike Road Relay

...section. I'm in the "out of doors," but there's little athleticism in my endeavour. There's only me, the struggle to breathe and a passive-aggressive inner monologue between the real me and the me who wanted to be a runner.Last year a friend asked...
Fire crews eye weather as heat, wind build in parts of West

...northern Washington that firefighting aircraft were grounded before resuming operations Tuesday."It's been a nightmare to breathe," Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers said. "You couldn't see nothing with the smoke."Conditions were improving and...
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