Vets plan to summit McKinley in tribute

...nation."On that one day, the message often gets lost by the mattress sales and the used car sales," he said. "We're trying to get the focus back on Memorial Day."___Online:
Watershed moment for gay marriage

...rights advocates stood nearby. One sign held aloft read, "Don't like gay marriage? Don't get gay married."A decision is expected in late June.___Follow Mark Sherman on Twitter at .
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US lowers fluoride in water; too much causing splotchy teeth

...toothpaste for children under 2 unless recommended by a dentist; use only a pea-sized amount of toothpaste for children 2 through 6, and avoid fluoride mouthwash.___Online:CDC on fluoridation:
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Former students read letters from past

...Service."I feel like I went in a completely different direction than what my letter said," Possenti said. "It's not a disappointment."___Information from: Fairbanks (Alaska) Daily News-Miner,
Airlines soar to record profits

...flight.American Airlines shares rose $1.67, or 3.3 percent, to $53.12 in afternoon trading. Its shares are up more than 42 percent so far this year.___David Koenig can be reached at
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Local USFS camp sites no longer accepting cash, check

...May 1, and Mendenhall Lake Campground, which opens May 15.In 2015, all campsites need to be reserved and paid for through Reservations and payment may be completed at the address above or by or calling 1-877-444-6777...
JGC to host Creative Garden Design Workshop

...professional horticulturist, is an award winning garden designer, writer and speaker. Find out more about Goetz online at guest speakers include Ed Buyarski, of Ed's Edible Landscaping, who will add ideas...
Local organizations invite public to wetlands clean-up event

...Sally Rue. This event is supported by Discovery Southeast, Southeast Alaska Land Trust, NorthStar Trekking, Alaska Geographic, Alaska Brewing Co., and Litter Free Inc. RSVP for the event at
Summer science camp open for Southeast educators

...collaborate, and network with other Southeast Alaska teachers. For more information contact: Ellen Hannan:; or Cheryl Bobo: Sign up using link:
'Find your gift,' Pillars speaker says in talk of overcoming obstacles speaker, former NBA player Walter Bond, will present on Wednesday, April 29, with lunch served at 11:30 at Centennial Hall. For more information, visit Glacier Valley Rotary's website at


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