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My Turn: Old school goes column No. 2.I was walking around Thunder Mountain earlier this year when I noticed a display citing historical leaps in technology. On display were a rotary telephone that I swear had been in my parents' bedroom when I was growing up and a...
Living and Growing: Nick, the barber, says trust God first, then your doctors

...studying, questioning and reflecting demand a leap of faith. But it won't be a blind leap. It will be a wide-eyed 'Here I go, for-better-or-worse, for-richer-or-poorer' kind of leap. Do these words remind me of another leap? Yes...
From lost to law school

...back home to speak with the Empire last week, tired from the long hours of study at his new school, but without regret for the leap he had made into the world.Although his schedule is grueling, Hozid hasn't given up on his volunteer efforts."Last semester...
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A bear leaps gracefully off a downtown fence; a child jumps for joy during a Juneau Jazz & Classics concert; an intent election official scrutinizes...
On the Trails: Eating lichens

...introductions of reindeer (Eurasian caribou) to St Paul Island in the early 1900s. From just a few animals, the population grew by leaps and bounds, and they ate up virtually all the edible lichens, so their population crashed dramatically. They truly ate themselves...
Today in sports history for Tuesday, Feb. 17

...Gilbert Arenas and Dirk Nowitzki in the 3-Point Shootout. Boston's Gerald Green caps All-Star Saturday with an acrobatic leap over a table to win the Slam Dunk contest.2008 - Ryan Newman snaps an 81-race winless streak, using a huge push from teammate...
Today in sports history for Sunday, Jan. 25

...Seagren sets an indoor pole vault record in the Millrose Games at New York's Madison Square Garden. Seagren's world record leap is 17 feet, 4 1/4 inches.1972 - Eddie Woods of Oral Roberts grabs 30 rebounds in a 109-95 victory over Louisiana Tech...
Alaska Science Forum: Northern Alaska joins the cryosphere

...their temporary occupation of the spruce. The kinglets, warblers, thrushes and even the lagging juncos have made their final leaps from northern branches.Now, one hears only the locals on the North Campus: redpolls, pine siskins, chickadees, grosbeaks...
My Turn: Alaska's budget: A history made in one fell swoop but will instead be incremental - budget cutting is a very painful process and there are no great leaps forward in whacking away at the budget.3. Resource development projects that generate both jobs and revenues for the treasury...
Fall Arts Preview

...Composition By Juxtaposition with Caroline Goodwin (location TBA)In this hands-on workshop, writers will explore the leaps between juxtaposed images often found in poetry. Workshop leader Caroline Goodwin was born and raised in Anchorage and moved...


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