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Empire Editorial: Don Young - Alaska's wayward delegate

...fallen Marine.Last year in Ketchikan, Young used a racial slur in a public radio interview when referring to Latino farm workers, and the ethics of his connections with some Washington-based lobbyists have been a source of concern. The House of...
Peter McKay

...working with rural peoples from Africa to Alaska. For several years he worked with activist Cesar Chavez and Chicano farm workers in central California. As a VISTA volunteer, he set up agricultural co-ops for the production of strawberries...
Glenn Bruce Frick

...Colebrook NH to Keene, a Boston Marathon runner, and Eva Frick. In 1945 the family moved west, working as migrant farm workers before buying a small farm in Forest Grove OR. Glenn graduated from Forest Grove High (where he was a champion wrestler...
Off the Beaten Path: The journeys we make

...Guinea tribe that still lived in a similar manner to the Stone Age, to Native American rights, to Cesar Chavez and farm worker's rights, to the Inuit and muskox of Nunivak Island, to Rachel Carson ... the list goes on. He is the only person...
US tourists swim for 14 hours after ship sinks

...probably the best and worst banana I've ever had," Dan Suski recalled.Some three hours later, they spotted a young farm worker walking with his white dog. He fed them crackers, gave them water and waited until police arrived, the Suskis said...
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Inmate makes plaques for elders

...previous record of drug possession. Branlund said he left an abusive home in California at age 12 and became a migrant farm worker with a sixth-grade education. During his months behind bars, he has earned his GED and decided he wants to set an...
PFD trims Alaska's income gap between rich and poor is Alaska's relative shortage of low-paying jobs. "We don't have a lot of migrant farm workers or a huge retail industry or service industry. Yes we have McDonald's and Wal-Mart, but not as many as in other...
Unwelcome herbicide

...significantly higher rates of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. It is the eighth most common cause of pesticide illness among farm workers in California. The surfactants which are the substance in Roundup that make it stick to plants have been proven toxic...
Songsmith Eaglesmith

...imaginative pull and resonance of short stories, such as "Carmelita," a song covered by the Cowboy Junkies, about farm workers in Southern Ontario. "Tinderbox," one of his Juno-nominated releases, sprang from a single line in the title...

...information call 586-5226. Himalayas focus of Fireside talk An elementary school teacher who volunteered last summer as a farm worker in the Himalayas is the subject of a Fireside Program at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center...


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