Alaska farmers want prison-run slaughterhouse kept open

ANCHORAGE - Farmers across Alaska are fighting to keep a state-run slaughterhouse open after lawmakers announced plans to shut down the facility...
Young farmers help keep land in production

...route to profits because farmers can fetch higher prices. Premiums paid to organic farmers can range 29 to 32 percent...That means an organic farmer can make a living on...Lewis, a 32-year-old farmer in Olympia, helping fledgling farmers. Groups have built a...
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Vast forest fires in Indonesia spawn ecological disaster

KAMPAR, Indonesia - For farmer Achmad Rusli, it was a season of smoke: Ten weeks without sunlight...Indonesian law bans clearing land by burning, except by small-scale farmers who are allowed up to 2 hectares.All told, nearly 50,000 fires...
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Juneau swimmers prepare for state

...TMHS 2:06.6717 Mostoller, Sarah SAHS 2:07.77 Alt. 18 Farmer, Melinda SHS 2:08.32 Alt.EVENT 4 BOYS 200 FREESTYLE...Cvancara, Ruth DHS 1:11.348 Snelders, Millie PHS 1:11.609 Farmer, Melinda SHS 1:13.0510 Mattson, Alexis COLHS 1:13...
Browns' Manziel to start for injured McCown against unbeaten Bengals know if can be their long-term solution at quarterback, but general manager Ray Farmer feels the 22-year-old can develop into a quality starter.Farmer said Manziel's off-field issue last month hasn't changed his belief."I would...
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Ohio vote leaves pot's future in question

...marijuana in Ohio is still going to be a part of the public discussion," said Joe Cornely of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.Farmers who would have been shut out of growing opportunities under the plan had joined business groups, children's hospitals...
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What's happening this week, Nov. 11-17

...soups, pottery, tea, stained glass, dry mixes, jams, jelly, syrup, stocking stuffers and more. Free. 2nd Saturday Farmers and Crafters Market, 10 a.m.?3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 14, Airport Shopping Mall. Monthly market with local foods...
Future uncertain for rare white deer at weapons site

...the year to one or several buyers. All offers will be considered, he said, noting that the greatest interest has been from farmers who would graze cattle and grow crops.Seneca White Deer has launched a fundraising drive in hopes of buying at least 2...
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Warning signs for both parties in state and local elections

...victory five years ago.Bevin wasn't the only outsider who won this week. In Mississippi, Republican poultry and cattle farmer Vince Mangold made his political debut by ousting Democratic House Minority Leader Bobby Moak, who had been in office for 30...
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Helen Marie Schanz

...moved to Juneau, AK the fall of 1983 to live closer to their daughters and pursue a new adventure. Helen was a homemaker and farmers wife, then later in Juneau she worked for the State of AK, Dept. of Transportation and was known for years as the "Tupperware...


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