Becoming Alaskan: Winter means trying new things

...better run - that's a moose behind you!"Only in Alaska is this a realistic threat of motivation for a workout instructor (and in Canada - all of Canada).I was in one of those step aerobic workout classes, which I thought died out...
2 Americans among 5 killed in rare Jordan police shooting

...Jordan - A Jordanian police captain opened fire Monday on instructors at an international police training center in Jordan's...Police Training Center in Amman, where Jordanian and foreign instructors, including Americans, have trained thousands of police...
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Ravenstail Weaving Project Finishing scheduled for Dec. 7-12 in Ketchikan

...up two weeks before the start of class to receive a discount on your registration fee.The discount deadline is Nov. 23.For more information on Native Arts Studies Program classes and instructors,
Local teacher takes home top prize

...lesson in the art of teaching while watching a fourth-grade instructor inspire excellence. Now, almost 40 years later, Meiners...said of her fourth-grade Glacier Valley Elementary School instructor. "Mrs. Cesar brought in elders for storytelling, we beaded...
Juneau Construction Academy to offer information session

...building trade unions will talk about apprenticeship opportunities. Employers in construction will be present. Additionally, instructors from the University of Alaska Southeast's construction technology and career center will attend.For more information...
Mongolia, between big neighbors, seeks permanent neutrality

...the country has been de facto neutral, despite close relations with the U.S. that have seen it dispatch troops and instructors to Iraq and Afghanistan.Neutrality imbues a country with protection for its territory and people as long as it refrains...
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Photo: Wilderness navigation in a nutshell

Instructor Dave Zungia, with the U.S. Forest Service, teaches Floyd Dryden Middle School sixth-graders Brittany Johnson and Mackenzie...
Photo: Outdoor leadership

University of Alaska Southeast instructor Forest Wagner, left, leads Casey Burkert, center, and Makaila Olson across Auke Lake in pack rafts during his Outdoor Leadership Class on Wednesday.
Mixed-level cedar bark weaving to be offered in Ketchikan

...over the phone or via mail. Call the Totem Heritage Center at 225-5900 or email StaceyW@city.ketchikan.ak.usFor more information on Native Arts Studies Program classes and instructors, visit
Nunchucks make comeback for Calif. cops

...agencies."The Taser slowed everything down," he said.He provides three days of training and certifies officers as instructors to teach others in their agencies how to use nunchucks.Orcutt said he hopes to spark renewed interest in the weapon now...
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