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My Turn: Southeast Alaska's wood product industry is world-class

...Our lumber is also used to make a host of other top-notch products. Our red cedar becomes the building materials for Cape Cod-style cottages. Our hemlock boards are used for doors and window frames across the Northwest. At the end of the day...
Falcons' Tompkins setting hoops sights on Division I play

...Tompkins began hour-and-a-half training sessions in the morning on the east coast while staying with family in Cape Cod, Mass., and played against strong male competition in open gyms."I got dunked on at one point," Tompkins said...
My Turn: The refuge and the road

...irreparable harm to habitat and the species that the wildlife refuge was established to protect."Years ago, when Cape Cod had more birds than it does today, author Henry Beston lived there and wrote, "We need another and wiser and perhaps...
The warmth and darkness of a mezzo-soprano

...performed at vocal recitals all over North America, but said Juneau is one of the most interesting places she has been. "Cape Cod was neat, and New York is always thrilling, but it's been incredible here," said Fedkenheuer. "It's beautiful...
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In the Stacks: New fiction at the public library includes tale of a mountaineer

...the Juneau Public Libraries. Sound off on the important issues at "The Widow's War," by Sally Gunning. In 1700s Cape Cod, widows became the property of their nearest male relative, and so when Lyddie Berry's whaler husband drowns in the...
Gustavus author to present reading the downtown public library. Lesh and her husband, Jack, and their eight children left Falmouth, Mass., on Cape Cod, in 1960 and settled in Gustavus. Lesh wrote: "At the time, more and more people were pouring into the Cape, chiefly...
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This Day in History

...In 1959, a new state minimum wage of $1.50 per hour took effect, a 25-cent increase. In the nation: In 1602, Cape Cod was discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold. In 1886, poet Emily Dickinson died in Amherst, Mass. In 1911...
Crustacean invasion: Beware the green crab

...looking for more volunteers to keep an eye out for the four-inch, formerly European crustacean. The crabs came to Cape Cod nearly 200 years ago, probably in the hulls of European ships or on rock ballast. They were blamed for crashes of clam...
Touching the game Alaska style

...the producers of "Touching the Game, The Story of the Cape Cod League," and it takes "a fascinating look at the Alaska...ABL came up after the success of their movie about the Cape Cod League in 2003. "We had some pretty good success with...
This Day in History

...Fitzgerald, was first published. In 1963, the nuclear-powered submarine USS Thresher sank during deep-diving tests off Cape Cod, Mass., in a disaster that claimed 129 lives. In 1997, a federal judge struck down the Line-Item Veto Act, a law...


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