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Winter whites

...the snow).Only a few animals in the world exhibit a seasonal change to winter whites. Besides Siberian hamsters in central Asia, there are five genera containing species that turn white in winter: some hares, some weasels, one lemming, a fox...
Author, charity founder urged to come clean about his history

...mismanaged the charity he co-founded, Central Asia Institute. The allegations pushed...eventually underwent heart surgery. The Central Asia Institute lost most of its donors...questions, but that's exactly what Central Asia Institute wants. The organization...
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On the Trails: Purple mountain saxifrage

...the local rocky outcrops. This low-growing plant occurs in Arctic regions around the world and in alpine areas of central Asia, Europe, and North America. It's a tough little plant, quite resistant to drought and water stress. It forms...
My Turn: Dan Sullivan: An Alaska Marine

...half, where he spent substantial time serving in places like Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, the Horn of Africa and Central Asia. Having served in Iraq myself, I know the level of commitment it takes to leave your loved ones behind. It is a commitment...
Educating our way to a more peaceful foreign policy

...Qaeda and others would have happened if not for nearly seven decades of a failed U.S. policy in the Middle East, Central Asia, and the Muslim world more generally." And he concluded that if we would end our "self-serving policies" then...
Students raise money for the Central Asia Institute

...Galluzo's Advanced American History class at Juneau-Douglas High School are finding out as they raise money for the Central Asia Institute, which builds schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan for about $12,000, or 1.2 million pennies. The institute...
Around the state

...KC-135 refueling tankers are playing an increasingly larger role as the U.S. military forces mobilize for combat in central Asia. The Eielson Air Force Base tankers have been in such demand that 130 of the guardsmen who fly and service them have...
Councilman gives up long-distance seat

...Way, way, out of town. Councilman Sam Bergeron in April took a job as a site construction manager in Kazakhstan in central Asia. Under an ordinance passed in November, which allows members to participate in meetings by phone under certain conditions...
Russia still inconsistent

...strong objections from his generals to the establishment of a U.S. military presence in the former Soviet republics of Central Asia, which are still regarded by Moscow as part of its rightful sphere of influence. It could be argued that Putin had...
Name-calling doesnt' help

...bringing freedom and prosperity to the Iraqi people, perhaps not realizing that we support despots from Saudi Arabia to Central Asia. Instead of calling war supporters names, we on the other side should point out these mistaken beliefs as many times...


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