Sergia Obiscuro Sablada centered upon being a nanny, housekeeper, chef, and at times bartender for American families in the Philippines. Her courage and adventuresome nature inspired her children to emigrate to the United States. Sergia followed her children to Alaska in...

...HainesAlcoholics Anonymous, call for information, Gateway Building second floor conference room. Details: 766-2046. Ketchikan Courage to change Al-Anon group, 6 p.m., Wednesday, Presbyterian Church, 2711 2ndAve. Details: 821-0740.Just for Today...
My Turn: Negotiating the rapids of Arctic, Alaska oil and natural gas reserves

"You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore". - Christopher Columbus "In the afternoon they came unto a landIn which it seemed always afternoon...
Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian dies in Vegas

...hospitalized Monday with an infection and breathing difficulties - fought health problems for the last six years with the same "courage and tenacity" he showed throughout his life. His death came just days after the death of another Hall of Fame coach, North...
Alaska Editorial: Continent's highest peak should reflect its heritage

...exceedingly cautious about upsetting the delegation of a large state, so there's not much reason to expect it to act with courage now.This year's Keep-it-McKinley bill was introduced two weeks ago by Ohio Rep. Bob Gibbs.Sen. Murkowski and Sen...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Jan. 19, 2015

...reminds us that America's greatness didn't come automatically - it was the product of hard work and determination, of courage and tenacity.There was a time in the United States when being an American meant you - tacitly or overtly - supported slavery...
JPD awards three officers for bravery, saving lives

...November.During the quarterly awards ceremony at the JPD station, JPD Chief Bryce Johnson praised the officers for their courage.He said Bartlett and Dooley responded to a call on Oct. 25 in which a man was reported to be distraught and possibly in...
It's not just about the cookies

...when they can help make their community better. Girl Scouts gives girls the chance to be confident, provides character and courage, and those are three out of seven characteristic for building resiliency in youth which they need in order to succeed...
Ceremony welcomes whales returning from Alaska

...of Kapaa told a story of wanting to swim with whales in the Dominican Republic, but being afraid.Finally, she found the courage to wear a vest and float in the waters while others in her group swam farther out toward a mother whale and her baby."It...
Letter to the Editor: A 'warrior' doesn't dodge his opponent's challenge

...several of his ads and even says he'll be warrior for Alaska in one. Last time I checked, being a warrior meant having the courage to show up to a fight and look your opponent square in the eye.So why does Sullivan keep declining invitations to debate...


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