Helen Marie Schanz

...she worked for the State of AK, Dept. of Transportation and was known for years as the "Tupperware Lady". She was a great cook, avid sports spectator for her children and grandchildren, liked crafting and berry picking, loved fishing in Alaska and was...
Are gun violence researchers becoming an endangered species?

...epidemic proportions."The line is: 'If it's not a public health issue, why are so many people dying?'" said Philip Cook, a Duke University economist who in the 1970s began studying the impact of guns on society.The CDC, the federal government's...
Nation and World
Split decision in water reservation case

...reservations at this time.Pac-Rim Coal LP, based in Delaware, has proposed the Chuitna mine project for the west side of Cook Inlet about 45 miles southwest of Anchorage. Plans call for strip-mining 300 million metric tons of coal over 25 years. Most...
NATO denounces Russia for violating Turkish airspace

...attention on finding a political solution," he said.___Isachenkov reported from Moscow. Lolita C. Baldor in Madrid, Lorne Cook in Brussels, Josh Lederman in Washington, Benjamin Wiacek in Tunis, Tunisia, and Edith M. Lederer at the United Nations...
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EU offers Turkey incentives to better tackle refugee crisis

BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union is ready to offer Turkey new incentives to better tackle the Syria refugee crisis, including money, the easing of visa restrictions and better intelligence sharing.
Nation and World
National Guard rescues 3 from Cook Inlet mudflats

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska National Guard rescued three people Friday who were stranded on the mudflats in Cook Inlet after their boat began to take on water.The guard says in a release that the rescue happened about six miles southeast...
Alaska tribal entities getting mold-elimination grants

...million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for efforts to eliminate mold in homes.HUD officials say the Cook Inlet Tribal Council is receiving $800,000, the Craig Tribal Association is receiving more than $553,000 and the Yakutat...
My Turn: It's time for Alaska to drive its destiny

...oil and gas, to fund our government. Thus, Alaska became an "owner state."With the discovery of hydrocarbons first in Cook Inlet and later at Prudhoe Bay, Alaska developed a state government that is largely funded by oil revenues from state and federal...
Fishing trade organization donates salmon to Kenai Senior Center

...program."It's lean, good in protein," said senior center cook Melissa "Missy" Bailey. "Gosh darn pretty much no hormones, no antibiotics, that sort of thing. Right out of Cook Inlet."She said she was considering a seafood stuffing or...
Falcons get 'Bulldogged' on senior night

...fell to SOHI in the semi's 44-6 and North Pole beat Kenai 47-14.As of last week Anchorage's Bartlett High School, a Cook Inlet Conference large school, is ranked first overall in the state with NLC medium school Soldotna second, CIC large school...


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