'Songs of vision and experience'

...Dauenhauer's poetry ranks among the greats, and is an aspect of his talent that is underappreciated."I see his poetry as a Gary Snyder or Robert Bly of Alaska," he said. "Equal to those achievements, just as heart-rending and at times risk-taking...
Echo Ranch celebrates a 50 year anniversary

...the camp has to offer - such a horseback riding, zip-lining, even laser tag. "Each director gets a day to speak," said Gary Lidholm, former director of Echo Ranch. Each director gave two presentations, one in the morning and one in the afternoon...
18 months for Wash. heroin dealer supplying Ketchikan

...Tuesday for supplying heroin to a Ketchikan drug ring in 2011 and 2012.Judge Timothy Burgess imposed the sentence for Wayne Gary Sherman, 43, during a hearing in U.S. District Court in Juneau.Prosecutors said Sherman provided heroin to drug dealers...
Today in Sports History

...the world record in the 110 hurdles with a time of 12.93 seconds in a meet at Zurich, Switzerland.1984 - Lee Trevino beats Gary Player and Lanny Wadkins by four strokes to take the PGA championship.1993 - Sergei Bubka wins his fourth consecutive pole...
Letter to the Editor: Vote 'Yes' on Tuesday

...year respectively. They both voted to lower their employer's taxes.Under ACES the oil companies were making huge profits and Alaska was making good money on its oil. People should be voting 'yes' on ballot measure one. Gary MillerJuneau
Empire Editorial: A vote on trust

...and earned the state $600 million in back payments - the state had claimed more than $900 million in missing payments.Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, likes to use a quote attributed to Alaska Supreme Court justice Walter Carpeneti, who said the state's...
My Turn: Alaskans can't fully trust Big Oil

...a fair price for their oil, then I encourage you to go to the polls on Aug. 19 and vote "yes" to repeal SB 21.? Sen. Gary Stevens represents District R in the Alaska State Senate. He served two terms as Senate President and was the 2013 National...
Today In Sports History

...Budapest, Hungary.1966 - Muhammad Ali knocks out Brian London in the third round to retain his heavyweight title.1972 - Gary Player wins his second PGA golf championship with a two-stroke victory over Jim Jamieson and Tommy Aaron.1978 - John Mahaffey...
State drops charges in car versus pickup case

...felony criminal mischief, a count in which a person deliberately causes property damage of $500 or more.Jara's attorney, Gary Stapp, afterward denied that the crash was a road rage incident and said it was an accident.Stapp says state prosecutors dropped...
My Turn: Maximum benefit to people or favored corporations?

...Republicans who voted for MAPA were either active conspirators or sleepwalkers. To their credit, two Republican leaders, Sen. Gary Stevens and Sen. Bert Stedman, voted with the minority in opposition to MAPA.Like chief executives of more than a few states...


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