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...time of year again when we gather our mateys and say "Arrr!" Sept. 19 is the humorous holiday known as Talk Like a Pirate Day. But how much of what we associate with pirates is based on history? Take our true/false quiz and see if you can separate...
Charlie Sheen says he is HIV-positive, bad boy days are over

...Charlie Sheen said his bad-boy days are over and, with Tuesday's declaration...inspiration to others."My partying days are behind me," Sheen said in a letter posted online. "My philanthropic days are ahead of me."The manifesto was...
Nation and World
Kenneth Scott Willis

...of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he served a mission in Montreal...skills by practicing mere minutes every day. He taught himself juggling, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 5100 Glacier Highway in Lemon...

Today is Wednesday, Nov. 18, the 322nd day of 2015. There are 43 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History...paralyzed the Buffalo, New York, area on a wintry day when temperatures fell to freezing or below in all...
Not For Web
Walter Soboleff retrospective

...honor of the second annual Walter Soboleff Day, obersved Nov. 14, speakers including...people shared during the Walter Soboleff Day Retrospective on Nov. 13: Sasha Soboleff...Alaska Native suicide and alcoholism one day, Kookesh said. "I asked him 'When you...
Searching for a murderer, motive

One day after a local couple was found murdered inside their home, Juneau police are...not, and we're still looking into it," he said. "This happened just a day ago, so we're still at the beginning stages of our investigation. We're...
First snow tallies show effects of winter storm: 5 inches downtown, 10 in Valley

...and more continued falling throughout the day."We have just around 10 inches of snowfall...settled to reduce the official end-of-day tally.Lam said the snow has been intermittent - snow fell Wednesday during the day, but slacked off in the evening and night...
Search on for Wrangell fisherman

Alaska State Troopers and the U.S. Coast Guard are searching for a Wrangell boater who embarked on a five-day fishing trip on Nov. 5 and hasn't been seen since.Trooper spokeswoman Beth Ipsen said the family of Kenneth Trammel reported...
Veterans Day around the United States

...greatest conflict the world had ever seen. Armistice Day became Veterans Day in the 1950s and now commemorates the spirit of all U.S. military members. A look at how the day is being observed across the country:Parades of prideParades...
Nation and World
My Turn: A dissenting view of Veterans Day

Another Veterans Day has come and gone. The parades are over, and so are the countless...Presidential Proclamation that changed the holiday from Armistice Day to Veterans Day. Dwight D. Eisenhower asked Americans to "solemnly remember the...


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