It's not just about the cookies

...them have been in Girl Scouts since they were in kindergarten. When the girls were younger, they heard about a troop going to Europe, and ever since then they have wanted to travel abroad themselves. This year, they'll get that chance. The troop will...
Players withdraw complaint in Canada over World Cup turf

...Solo has been suspended from the U.S. women's national team for 30 days and won't participate in matches next month in Europe.U.S. Soccer did not specify the reason for the suspension, announced Wednesday night. It comes after the arrest of her...
Number of ships transiting Arctic waters falls in 2014

...Fewer ships sailed through Arctic waters in 2014.Thirty-one ships used the Northern Sea Route over Russia to sail between Europe and Asia and another 22 used part of the route, Alaska Public Radio Network reported. Last year, 70 vessels used the Northern...
Fish skin leather used to create art

...leather is appearing on high-end products from Prada, Nike, and Dior. Commercially produced salmon leather is made in mass in Europe and Chile, but in Alaska, it's still made by hand, one fish at time.Artist Joel Isaak slides his thumb along the body...
Hermes hits the big 100

...With her lifelong companion Avis Aamot, who died in 2001, she went to college at Moorhead State University in Minnesota, saw Europe, "did a lot of mental traveling" and finally made her way to Alaska.Both Hermes and Aamot were teachers, which provided...
My Turn: We need women in power to think like mothers

...Iceland, "are a thousand years' worth of emissions that would come from all of the vehicles, all of the manufacturing in Europe." Could it have been a gaffe that she's yet to correct, or is she choosing to ignore science? My worry is that even though...
Pioneering woman in politics reflects

...the system. After teaching in Chicago and Los Angeles, spending a summer in Wyoming on a ranch and others in New Jersey and Europe traveling with friends, Smith was certain she'd put down roots in California if she didn't move on. She pursued her childhood...
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Two men reach top of El Capitan in historic climb

...finger with a table saw in 2001.Jorgeson, of Santa Rosa, California, has an impressive list of climbs in the U.S., Europe and South Africa. He works as a climbing instructor and co-founded an advocacy group for climbers.John Long, the first...
My Turn: Where will Alaska and the US be in 30 years?

...alluded to earlier in this article, there is substantial potential to boost air and sea freight traffic via Alaska between Europe and Asia by switch-loading cargo.The fundamental conundrum for Alaska is to figure out what type and size of economy will...
Bustin' Out the new bras

...discovered in her 20s that nothing was wrong with her - salespeople had just been putting her in the wrong size. It took a trip to Europe to discover her true fit."The first time I tried on a properly fitting bra, it felt weird at first because it was tighter...


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