Movie guide

...Peter is spirited away to the magical world of Neverland, where he finds both fun and dangers, and ultimately discovers his destiny -- to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan."The Martian" (PG-13) Synopsis: During a manned mission...
My Turn: It's time for Alaska to drive its destiny

...Without it, however, Alaska runs the risk of never monetizing our natural gas resources and worse, never controlling our own destiny.With the passage of a reserves tax, the probability of an Alaska gasline being constructed will be vastly improved.It...
Off the Beaten Path: The most dangerous thing in the wilderness

...monsters stood in the way of settlers bringing God's light to the continent. Untrammeled nature was a threat to Manifest Destiny, the dogma westward expansion lived by. Not only was wilderness evil, but it was also one's moral duty to conquer it...
Election season opens

...appropriate district.The seats occupied by Mayor Merrill Sanford and school board members Andrea Story, Phyllis Carlson and Destiny Sargeant are area-wide - anyone in the CBJ may run for those seats. To run for office, a candidate must have the signatures...
Will a statue of William Seward be a reminder of Jim Crow in Alaska?

...Russians came along and claimed land and resources that were never theirs to take or to sell. History calls this "Manifest Destiny." Merriam-Webster defines it as theft.I believe the Seward project is a prime example of institutionalized racism. I...
My Turn: A man to be remembered

...bear garden" would surely have prevented the purchase.Like many expansionists, Seward was imbued by the spirit of Manifest Destiny - an idea Americans were destined by God to govern the North American continent. It was not a call for territorial expansion...
Pure Sole: Polarizing

...would be or where the batter stood in the box. At the beginning of his career, he was a shy kid but now he controlled his own destiny."I liked pitching in the state championship," Nunez said. "I liked the sportsmanship Ketchikan had, and I really enjoyed...
Miller's contract extended to 2018

...qualitative needs, regardless of quantitative access."Most people run their households on zero-based budgets," board member Destiny Sargeant said, explaining that the system of essentials over a wish-list would be well understood by members of the community...
Only incumbents file for open seats

...continue to work on having a statewide budget plan for our district."The terms of board President Phyllis Carlson and Destiny Sargeant, who chairs the board's facilities committee, also expire this year. Neither Carlson or Sargeant have filed with...
Football destiny for JDHS and TMHS

...are playing their last opponents of the regular season tonight.Juneau-Douglas is at Fairbanks, in charge of their own destiny as far as staying home for the playoffs or traveling north. Thunder Mountain is home ready to honor their graduating seniors...


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