Sitka makes big plans for 150th Alaska Day

...the 1867 Russian claims transfer will be here before we know it - and Sitka had better...just in the nation - and it started right here," he said.Sitka Historical Society...said."And that people will want to come here again," Williams added. "We want to...
My Turn: Nimbus is a relic of the '60s and '70s input.There is an obligation here to provide the same services I render as...visual arts. Modern art did not begin here but it sat around and looked for a bigger...represent our citizens or buildings in the here and now, regardless of its value. This...
Jason Day rallies to win Canadian Open

...not even from Canada," Day said. "I'm looking forward to coming back and defending the title here next year because I know that when I get here next year it's going to be the same. It's great to feel like a Canadian for a week."Day made...
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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for July 27, 2015

...Petersburg has Scandinavian culture. Nome is devoted to the Iditarod. Ketchikan praises its "liquid sunshine" - rain.Here in Juneau, our soul is in debate and argument.That's not a bad thing. Democracy without debate is autocracy, and perhaps...
Busch grabs elusive Indy victory as comeback continues

...finished 42nd. He's retiring at the end of the year."It was disappointing," Gordon said. "I have had an amazing career here in Indy. The fans have been spectacular. I am not going to let a couple races overthrow the races that have gone well."Two-time...
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Mallott ejects elections director

...I want to listen to what those involved have to say," she said.Bahnke won't be new to the capital city. She worked here in the 1990s for two lawmakers. Bahnke is originally from Nome and, according to her bio on the City of Nome's webpage...
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3 pitchers, catcher enter baseball Hall as Biggio made the transition from catcher to second base.As he spoke, Biggio looked into the audience at Galante, a baseball lifer who was near tears before the ceremony even began."I'm not here without that man," Biggio said.
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Slack Tide: Construction, de-constructed

...really, that describes every season here - and Dry Season, which refers not to...things I both love and hate about living up here. True, it forces me outside my comfort...course in things many other people around here already seem to know, like how to replace...
City committee weighs in on proposed pot rules

...first or we forget about them. I think that's what happened here."Without requiring some form of public notice for all applications...regulations don't seem to be thinking about the tight quarters here in Southeast Alaska. The state is shutting some places out of...
A job with a view Southeast Alaskan pilot opens up from the cockpit

...comfortable, everybody is confident in you as the pilot and everyone feels safe," Kveum said. "It's really important around here for us to build relationships with the folks that fly with us on a regular basis. That takes a lot of work."Stedman said...


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