'Nicest store in Alaska' gets some TLC in Tenakee

...recycled from the building's 1899 construction.The interior of the store and its offerings have been renovated, as well. Ken Merrill managed the store for a short time before he bought it in July of 2014. "Before, it was just chips, crackers and...
NSA will stop looking at old US phone records

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration has decided that the National Security Agency will soon stop examining - and will ultimately destroy - millions of American calling records it collected under a controversial program leaked by former agency contractor Edward Snowden.
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Porcupines likely Alaska's no. 1 roadkill

...lining the road."What you saw along the Sterling Highway is probably not unusual for that region," Fish and Game spokesman Ken Marsh said. "Over the last 40 years, I have also observed what sometimes seems to be a disproportionate number of road kill...
Trapper Creek man dies when plane strikes tree

...spokeswoman Beth Ipsen said no one else was in the plane.Responders traveled to the crash site on four-wheelers that evening, said Ken Barkley, deputy emergency services director for the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.Ipsen said state troopers were also there...
Official orca census: 81 whales, including 4 babies

...Researchers tracking the southern resident killer whales have photo confirmation of each whale and nobody is missing, said Ken Balcomb, a senior scientist with the Center for Whale Research who keeps the official census of Puget Sound killer whales for...
Today In Sports History for July 21

...tournament victories.1984 - Seve Ballesteros wins the British Open with a four-round 276, breaking the course record set by Ken Nagle in 1960 by two strokes. Tom Watson and Bernhard Langer finish two strokes behind.1990 - Nick Faldo wins his second British...
A correction and a clarification

...of the owner of Tenakee Springs' grocery store, Snyder Mercantile, was misspelled in the July 8 issue. It is Ken Merrill, not Ken Merrillo. CLARIFICATIONAn article on Tenakee Logging Company in the July 1 issue was accompanied by pictures of...
Clinton to make boosting wages key to plan the biggest economic debate, because they know the only way they can win the White House back is to somehow convince voters that what we have done didn't work."___Follow Ken Thomas on Twitter:
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Mary Elizabeth Pusich

...survived by her children Richard (Lois), Butch (Maria), Anna Margaret (John Rear), Mary Kay (Kelly Corrigan), Sharon (Ken Gill), Mike (Shannon), Pat (Maizie) and Lisa Pusich. Grandchildren Rick (Susie), Chris, Kelly Anne, Shane (Kercia...
No. 1 Djokovic, No. 2 Federer in final today

...Sunday - would raise his major title count to nine, one more than Andre Agassi, Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl, Fred Perry or Ken Rosewall.No one has won two Wimbledon championships in a row since Federer collected his fifth consecutive trophy in 2007...


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