My Turn: DIPAC, ADFG produce a 'silver' lining

On Labor Day weekend as I walked the shoreline of the beach behind the former Thane Ore House, a joy of salmon abundance overwhelmed me as if...
Pittsburgh says: 'Give it a go, Joe'

PITTSBURGH - Hearing chants of "run Joe, run," Vice President Joe Biden marched in Pittsburgh's annual Labor Day parade on Monday as speculation swirled about a potential late entry into the Democratic presidential campaign.The vice president...
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Courting unions, Obama pushes paid sick leave

BOSTON - Courting unions on Labor Day, President Barack Obama denounced...Air Force One as he flew in to mark Labor Day. He said Republicans who claim the...economy for a long, long time."The Labor Day gesture to workers' groups came...
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Labor Day picnic for union members, retirees and families

The Juneau Central Labor Council and local unions are hosting their annual Labor Day picnic in recognition of the unions and their members' contributions to Juneau's community and economy.The picnic will be...
Ferry dock breaks loose on Kenai River

...Russian River Ferry is operated through a contract with Alaska Recreational Management Inc., and usually only runs through Labor Day each year, Conner said. An ARM employee followed the dock in a raft and found it lodged on an island in the river...
Today in sports history for Sept. 2

...fifth-set deficit to defeat 24-year-old Aaron Krickstein, 3-6, 7-6, 1-6, 6-3, 7-6. The fourth-round Labor Day match lasts 4 hours, 41 minutes.1995 - Frank Bruno wins a heavyweight championship in his fourth attempt registering...
Seattle utilizing Sherman as nickel corner

RENTON, Wash. - The text message arrived to Richard Sherman's phone late on Labor Day, just six days before the Seattle Seahawks opened the season.The message sent? Sherman needed to start immediately learning...
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Slack Tide: Let's get chopping

...firewood. The towering storage racks I built this past summer to accommodate the multiple cords I promised to stockpile by Labor Day? Empty. You know, not counting some rusty old gutter sections, a bunch of glass recycling and a broken snow blower...
Two pairs of lost hikers located over Labor Day weekend

Authorities performed two successful searches for lost hikers on Juneau-area trails over the Labor Day weekend.In both cases, the out-of-town visitors were located and escorted back to familiar ground by search parties coordinated...
Seattle teachers strike on first day of school today

...have worked hard over the past months and practically round the clock in recent days putting in marathon hours over the Labor Day weekend," the school district said in a statement. "We are hopeful talks can resume and agreement can be reached to...
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