On Writing: Style, part 3: Writing in Bad Faith deciding that I'm going to use a hammer simply because I like to think of myself as the kind of guy who uses hammers - even before looking at the problem...I see someone walking around with a hammer just hitting things at random. I know...
Alaska Editorial: Time for Alaskans to engage in budget process

...the "Priorities" tab on the governor's web page, Legislature needed multiple special sessions to hammer out a compromise to fund state government for the current fiscal year, which began July 1. Next year's budget is going to...
Slack Tide: Construction, de-constructed

...know, like how to replace a lighting fixture without shocking yourself or not to hold the nail for a seven-year-old with a hammer. Good lessons, both hard-learned. But the problem doesn't necessarily rest in my skills; they're simply outstripped...
Pot legal, but finances remain in black market

...millionaires being made overnight in other states. But banks are risk averse. They last thing a banker wants is to be under the hammer of the federal government for money laundering."The biggest snag is federal insurance, which puts banks and credit unions...
Froome uses mountains to control Tour

...couldn't have asked for it to go any better."For his rivals, it couldn't have been much worse."Froome has landed a hammer blow on the Tour," said Nibali, the Astana team leader now a whopping 6:57 behind Froome overall in 10th place. "I have...
Carpenter Training Center growing to accomodate industry demand

...the hardest one for us to teach because we have those people that have 15 years experience all the way down to never touched a hammer before, never seen a tape measure before; we have that wide of a range," he said.With four instructors for each class...
Pope asks pardon for church's 'offenses' against indigenous

...threatened to be overshadowed by President Evo Morales' controversial gift to Francis upon his arrival: a crucifix carved into a hammer and sickle.Both the Vatican and the Bolivian government insisted Morales wasn't making a heretical or political statement...
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Juneau man hasn't lost his love for Lego

FAIRBANKS - Every great artist has his or her preferred medium. Whether it be watercolors, a chisel and hammer, oil paints or clay on a turning wheel.For Ty Keltner, a man who grew up in Fairbanks, it's Lego bricks.The garage of...
Alaska State Museum Awards $105,600 in grants to institutions

...Historical Society, $2,000; Fairbanks Community Museum, $1,663; Friends of the Tanana Valley Railroad Museum, $8,176; Hammer Museum, Haines, $2,000; Hope Sunrise Historical Society, $2,000; Juneau Douglas City Museum, $9,898; Kawarau...
Today In Sports History for June 22

...the U.S. Track and Field Championships. Jones wins the 200 in 22.24 seconds.2002 - Lance Deal wins his ninth U.S. hammer championship. He joins Hal Connolly as the only nine-time winners in the event. Deal's winning throw of 244 feet, 5 inches...


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