Marine waives extradition from Alaska

...conducting Internet searches on human body disposal.Corwin was in the early stages of pregnancy when she disappeared on June 28.Her friend told investigators that Corwin and Lee were having an affair and that the unborn child might be Lee's.
Embattled Sen. Begich's secret weapon: Alaska

...The national policies are important," said Bill Popp, president of the Anchorage Economic Development Corp. and a longtime friend of Begich. "But the ground game of how you take care of constituents' needs in the state will be much more important...
Arts calendar

...legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune...
Recovery: A lesson in humility

...she still thinks about having a drink."Wine was my best friend, and I had to let her go. I still miss her sometimes...never thought possible, that I never knew existed."Some friends can't grasp that she is an alcoholic. They tell her...
On the Trails: Dredge Islands

...the islands are now capped with stands of vigorous spruces and cottonwoods. After careful consultation of the tide tables, friends and I set out to explore the eastern series of islands on a nice low tide. Although I'd previously visited the westernmost...
Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List

...Perlmutter5. Capital in the Twenty-First Century, by Thomas Piketty6. Tibetan Peach Pie, by Tom Robbins7. A Spy Among Friends, by Ben Macintyre8. Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?, by Roz Chast9. The Invisible Bridge, by Rick Perlstein10...
Author took time to decide ending of 'If I Stay'

...for in her few short years <0x2014> her family, friends, music and her relationship with Adam (Jamie on a tragic accident that took the lives of two close friends and their children. One of the children stayed alive longer...
Recovery: A lesson in perseverance

...she said.At that age, she didn't use drugs or alcohol a lot, but when high school came along in Ketchikan, fun with friends meant partying. It meant drinking and smoking pot. She tried acid and cocaine."I didn't feel that I was different from...
Empire Editorial: Thank you for voting

...voter initiatives including the legalization of marijuana and an increase in the minimum wage, your vote (and those of your friends) could be the thing that swings an issue.On Tuesday night, the first returns showed "Yes" and "No" on Ballot Measure...
Reading "Romeo" on his own turf

...wild animals, for their safety as well as your own. In most cases, Jans agrees."I don't think you can or should be friends on a normal basis with wild animals. I don't think this is a template. It's this complete anomaly, but still one that...


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