Art in Unusual Places: Black and white edition

For this week's edition of Art In Unusual Places, contributors were asked to focus on black and white imagery. Here's what they came up with.The CCW welcomes reader-submitted images of art in unusual or...
Dr. George Yost Harry Jr.

...friends. In 1970 George and Evelyn then moved to Michigan where he was the Director of Fisheries Research at NOAA with a specific focus on the Great Lakes. In 1970 they moved to Bellevue, WA where George worked again for NOAA as the Director of the Marine Mammal...
Letter: Dispatch publisher holds secret meeting with President

...historic occasion: A President dining in the home of the state's major publisher - an investment capitalist whose portfolio focus is the Arctic.To be clear, this was a private two-hour meeting between the world's most prominent politician and the...
US stocks plunge after bleak Chinese manufacturing report

...down 1.2 percent. The index has lost 38 percent of its value since hitting a peak in June.The Chinese economy has been a focus for investors all summer, and the concerns have intensified in the last three weeks. China devalued its currency, the renminbi...
Nation and World
'Concussion' director says no compromises made for NFL

...released, Jeff Miller, NFL senior vice president of health and safety policy, said the league is "encouraged by the ongoing focus" on player safety."We all know more about this issue than we did 10 or 20 years ago," said Miller. "As we continue to...
Not For Web
Supporters of Iran deal near key vote total to back up Obama

...they were not authorized to preview the speech by name.They said the speech, a week before Congress returns to work, will focus on how the deal makes the U.S. and its allies safer. Kerry will also attack what the officials called a "mythology" of...
Nation and World
New Alaska Moose Federation Director to reign in budget

...executive director of the Alaska Moose Federation says he will focus on reigning in both the organization's finances and mission...survived past the first year.Dyer said the federation will focus on rebuilding credibility by trimming their programs to roadkill...
My Turn: The changing Arctic presents opportunity to thrive, if we act now

...when President Barack Obama arrived this week to address a conference on Arctic issues. While he has signaled his intent to focus on climate change, an important issue that affects us all, it should be one of many dimensions to our nation's Arctic strategy...
Alaska-bound, Obama renames America's tallest peak improve conditions for Native Americans.Yet the primary focus on the trip is global warming.By showcasing thawing permafrost...north to Kotzebue, a regional hub in the Alaska Arctic, to focus on the plight of rural, native villages threatened by encroaching...
Obama heading up melting glacier in dramatic push on climate

...Obama is counting on Alaska's exquisite but deteriorating landscape to add urgency to his message on climate change, the focus of his three-day tour of the state. He opened the trip Monday night by painting a doomsday scenario for the world if steps...


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