My Turn: Sen. Begich serves with distinction should be for her role in promoting corrupt Republican politicians. Begich's election in 2008 was a breath of fresh air for Alaska - a new beginning, a new generation. I look forward to the reelection of Begich, whose work ethic is second...
'So We Read On?' an enlightening tribute to 'The Great Gatsby'

...a faculty meeting."This is not a book for such eggheads. Corrigan, known to NPR listeners as the book critic for Fresh Air, has produced an easy-reading combination of biography, literary history and memoir that's aimed at those of us...
Avian rescue at the Empire the Empire newsroom we often open the doors to let in a cool breeze - but this afternoon we got a little more than fresh air - we got a live bird.We often have crows perched along the railings of the two balconies with access to the newsroom...
Empire Editorial: The hidden truth behind the Legislature's extra days

...Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau could advertise a thrilling tour through Alaska democracy. Who needs sunshine and fresh air when you have the Alaska Legislature?It's sure to rake them in.? Empire editorials are written by the Juneau Empire's...
Opinion | AK legislature
New invention provides mobility for any ability

...Bob said. "But there's no reason they have to sit. ... People can use them to get out and enjoy the outdoors and fresh air, and still be stable, and able to get the exercise they need, get the movement their bodies need."His father, while...
Alaska Natives seek degrees at Haskell University

...Andrew misses most is his tribe's tradition of hunting and gathering - the camaraderie, the tundra and "taking that fresh air" he's appreciated since he was a child with his first gun."My dad taught me how to hold it and how to shoot it...
Pets without people spend Christmas among friends

...has worked at the shelter for four years, with a few years off in between. When she takes Jacques outside for a little fresh air, he lets his leash fall slack and positions his head along Snyder's shins. His milky pale blue eyes - as big as quarters...
State | Local
Bigs and Littles hit the slopes

...excellent Eaglecrest staff hosting made for an enjoyable bonding experience for Big Brothers Big Sisters matches. Exercise, fresh air, and a healthy dose of "trying something new" is good for everyone! Big thanks to Eaglecrest and especially Julie...
New wildlife refuge visitor center taking shape

...plenty of windows will let lots of daylight in and the ventilation system will let warm air out at night and bring in fresh air, he said."It is not only about conservation but about creating a pleasant work environment without spending lots of...
2013 ending on an up note

...Pope Francis that comes immediately to mind. From his humble style to his disarming words, Pope Francis is a breath of fresh air. Instead of revving up the divisive culture wars, he is shifting the global discussion toward issues that build on the...


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