Brandon Lee West

...WA.Growing up, Brandon loved playing the bass guitar with his make-shift band in the family garage; shredding the snowy hills of Eaglecrest every chance he got, tinkering with car engines & hanging out with family and friends. Brandon was funny, laid-back...
Welling runs strong at state championships

...throughout the season," Welling said. "You kind of just have to go into it knowing that it is going to be tough. A lot more hills."When Welling did cross the finish line, her first thought was not relief or celebration, but determination."After cross...
Violet Cope Dapcevish of her life except for a brief time in San Francisco in 1958 and 1959. Her greatest memories were of growing up on Starr Hill in a large family. She passed away on August 21, 2015 shortly after her 85th birthday.Vi was proudest of her family, her...
Letter: Vote out incumbents and recall the rest

...income earners. Example: I can afford a $12,000 car and pay the sales tax cap limit of $600. My rich neighbor on Blueberry Hill can afford to buy a $30,000 car and pays the same $600 sales tax cap. My other, richer neighbor can afford a $60,000...
Patrick Lennon

...of the station wagon window to ride on the roof, and taught himself to ride a bike by taking one to the top of a very steep hill and just coasting down...all by the age of 3. Alaska was his upbringing but Park City, Utah was his heart, pushing the...
Scramble to fill top jobs in House after Boehner exit

...special House Republican meeting was scheduled for Tuesday evening to discuss the way forward. Conservatives on and off Capitol Hill served notice that they would not settle on the status quo from their leaders even as Democrats and some more moderate members...
Nation and World
No shutdown: Bill OK'd to keep gov't open

...all of the opposition coming from conservative Republicans.Longtime lawmakers bemoaned the chronic dysfunction on Capitol Hill and the collapse of the annual appropriations process that is supposed to be wrapped up by now. Democrats demanding a new budget...
Nation and World
Prison worker who helped killers escape gets up to 7 years

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. - A sobbing former prison worker who helped two murderers escape from a maximum-security lockup said she regretted her "horrible mistake" as she was sentenced Monday to up to seven years behind bars as part of a plea deal.
Nation and World
Wood bison finding home in Alaska

...south as the Kuskokwim River."But then they did a big loop back," he said. "They were just exploring. Now they know the hills, the flats, where the good vegetation is."The quiet country where the Innoko runs next to the Yukon is now home to bulls...
Fishing trade organization donates salmon to Kenai Senior Center

...arrived at the center Wednesday, The Peninsula Clarion reported.The salmon meal was originally suggested by Kenai senior Howard Hill, who secured the donation from the Salmon Alliance, said senior center director Rachael Craig."Some people say it helps...


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