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William Howard Ahrensfeld

...the weather. He enjoyed music and dancing, hiking and traveling, including trips to Atlin, British Columbia, Seattle and Finland. He brought his family to visit Russia in the early 70's when travel to that country was being promoted through tours by...
US, Canada, Sweden, Finland in semis

...intriguing matchup, top-seeded Sweden faces Finland in a rematch of the 2006 Turin Games final...both teams," Toews said.Sweden and Finland, neighbors in Europe, also are not fond...tournaments like this we're disrespected," Finland forward Olli Jokinen said.
Russian ban on flights to Egypt will last months

...Putin's chief of staff, Sergei Ivanov, said the flight ban will last for at least several months. Speaking on a visit to Finland, he said it would be impossible to radically revise Egypt's security system in a short time, according to Russian news...
Nation and World
Battle shaping up in European Union over migrant quotas

...and they do not want to be registered in Denmark, said police spokeswoman Anne Soe. Many want to go to Sweden, Norway or Finland, because they have relatives there or believe that conditions there for asylum-seekers are better.Under EU rules, people...
Nation and World
Finnish film 'Le Havre' a delight

Buster Keaton isn't dead, he's alive and well in Finland, where under a new identity he pursues his own particular...traction with American audiences. But "Le Havre" - which is Finland's foreign-language Oscar nominee though it's in French...
Kikkan Randall Tops Strong USA Weekend in Ruka

KUUSAMO, Finland - Anchorage's Kikkan Randall turned in another strong performance Sunday to wrap-up the Ruka Triple 10k classic pursuit behind...
Empire Editorial: Icebreakers: Save the old ones, build more new ones

...Every nation with a claim is pressing that claim. Russia announced in July it would send troops into the far north, joining Finland, Norway and Sweden, which already have troops stationed to defend their interests. Countries are hungry to explore for mineral...
Alaska editorial: Arctic Energy Summit hosted circumpolar nations for issues discussion

...its challenges.Meeting with the Alaska delegation were representatives from Iceland, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia. In discussions over the course of the conference, they detailed the issues particular to their countries. Limited...
Baby Box program to be launched in Juneau

...used as a bed that helps protect babies from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and to provide safe sleep. For 75 years, Finland's expectant mothers have been given a baby box, helping it achieve one of the world's lowest infant mortality rates...
Mines protest briefly interrupts luncheon

...Niemi, who also participated in the Capitol rally, not the luncheon protest, said both his grandfathers were immigrants from Finland who worked at what is now known as the Berkeley Pit in Butte, Montana."It's so acidic that it kills the birds when they...


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