Donald Warren Bowthorpe

...the next on September 21, 2015 in Moab, Utah at the age of 78, after a long battle with cancer. Born April 26, 1937 in Holiday, Utah to Anders (Bud) and Donna Day Bowthorpe, The owner and operator of Don's Drywall known for his cheerful and professional...
Juneau Empire Obituaries - Juneau, AK | Juneau Empire

...Fact or Fiction Quiz It's that time of year again when we gather our mateys and say "Arrr!" Sept. 19 is the humorous holiday known as Talk Like a Pirate Day. But how much of what we associate with pirates is based on history? Take our true/false...
Portland to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day

...that it falls on the same date as the federal Columbus Day holiday, established in 1937 to commemorate Christopher Columbus' arrival in the Americas in 1492. Many Native Americans say the holiday is a painful reminder of oppression."Christopher Columbus...
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My Turn: Reasons to be excited for ski season

...holder this year is "Bring a Friend," which allows 2015-2016 pass holders to have someone accompany them for free on three holidays (New Year's Day, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Seward's Day), and allows those who bought a pass last year who...
Taliban tighten hold on Afghan city despite US airstrikes

...Taliban fighters had infiltrated the city during the recent Eid holiday, the biggest of the year when millions of Afghans move around...Kunduz Gov. Omer Safi was out of the country for the Eid holiday, and his current whereabouts were unknown.Kunduz and the...
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Colorado pot holiday saves growers big bucks

...reckoned a one-day marijuana tax holiday in Colorado had probably saved him...retailers said the day was akin to a busy holiday weekend.Still, shoppers and marijuana industry workers lauded the tax holiday as a needed break.In a statewide...
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Gastineau Apartment demolition pushed back ease contractors' worries about the conflicts inherent in such a job. "Time versus safety, construction noises versus holiday shopping; the extra time will smooth over these things," Watt said. That and it will yield better prices and more competition...
Over 700 killed in crush of hajj pilgrims

...Preparation needs to be year-round."The tragedy came as Muslims around the world marked the start of the Eid al-Adha holiday, a traditionally festive time in which livestock is slaughtered and its meat distributed to the poor.The mood in Mina was...
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Thanks to Brotherhood Bridge builders

...tourism activity, they have kept the traffic moving over the bridge. On occasion they have worked late into the night, on holidays and other times I would have thought they would be home with their families.Well done, folks. Thank you! I look forward...
Becoming Alaskan: Like mother, like daughter

...people were the biggest."A lot of people were my age, no family, and so you just did things together," said my mom. "Holidays, potlucks, and silly parties - like 'let's pretend like we're going to Hawaii,' where it was the middle of winter...


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