Today in History

...ceremonies were held in Athens, Greece, for the Olympic games.Five years ago: Funeral services were held in Boston for Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, who was eulogized by President Barack Obama; hours later, Kennedy's remains were buried at Arlington National...
Fall films worth looking forward to

...has him playing a has-been star of superhero films who struggles to revive his career with a Broadway play. Naomi Watts, Edward Norton and Zach Galifianakis co-star. It'll be dark, but will it be funny?? "Book of Life" (Oct. 17), produced...
Death notice: Lisa Sarabia

...Older Alaskans Commission, Cold Storage, and cooked on her husband's seiner. She is proceeded in death by her husband, Edward T. Sarabia, Sr. and daughter Barbara Elaine Sarabia Casey. She is survived by seven children.A service is planned at the...
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Jökulhlaup 2: Flood anew

...time Tuesday, the lake was just a tad above moderate flood stage, which is 10 feet, and still rising, said Meteorologist Edward Liske of the National Weather Service's Juneau Forecast Office. Liske told the Empire the lake was expected to crest at about...
Mormon church bucks the trend

...general, he said.Data show the Catholic church's number of adherents declining significantly over the last decade. Bishop Edward Burns, of Juneau's Catholic Diocese, doesn't think fewer people believe - he said in a phone interview that "people don't...
My Turn: What we can do about violent religious persecution

Earlier this week, the Vatican called on Muslim leaders to speak out against the "barbaric" and "unspeakable criminal acts" of the Islamic State in Iraq.
Alaska Editorial: Supreme Court decision expands tribal jurisdiction

...parents does not belong to the tribe is a landmark in the hotly contested issue of tribal sovereignty. In the case, parents Edward Parks and Bessie Stearman sought to overturn the Minto Tribal Court's ruling that their child should be placed in foster care...
Today In Sports History

...reign of the British Isles.1921 - At the annual Harvard-Yale vs. Cambridge-Oxford meet at Harvard Stadium, Harvard's Edward Gourdin becomes the first to long jump 25 feet. Harvard lists Gourdin's jump as 25 feet, 3 inches, but the official listing...
Historic Homer bar gets new life see it close, and then when this came up, it was too good to be true," Boling said.North, a financial adviser with Edward Jones, serves on the South Peninsula Hospital board of directors with Boling. The two would drive by Alice's."I said...
Summer Reading Program book review winners, week seven

...One fascinating part of this book is when Chip, Alex, Katherine and Jonah traveled back to the 15th century to save Chip/Edward V and Alex/Richard III from being murdered." Meghna Bathija, age 15, won a gift certificate to Rainy Retreat Books.She...


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