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Living and growing: Relationships with our beloved dead

On a lovely October day, I sit by the fire at my father-in-law's favorite campsite in the Cascades near Leavenworth, Wash. I hear his delighted laugh on seeing the pile of puffball mushrooms his grandchildren have picked for supper. I...
Olejasz, Peter-Contesse wed

...Marie Olejasz and Fabienne Luzia Peter-Contesse wed Sept. 5, 2013 in the Enchantment Lakes Alpine Wilderness, Leavenworth, Wash., overlooking Perfection Lake with Prusik Peak in the backdrop, during a four-day backpacking trip...
Smith, Butler wed

Amber Adrianna Johanna Theresa Smith and David Allen Butler were married May 2, 2009, in Leavenworth, Wash., with a reception following on July 2 at Centennial Hall in Juneau. The ceremony was officiated by the bride's third-grade...
David G. Forchemer

...Forchemer died Nov. 11, 2008, in Leavenworth, Wash. He was 83. Born Oct. 29...Alaska until his retirement in 1988 in Leavenworth, Wash., where his commercial real...Monday, Nov. 17, at Mountain View in Leavenworth. Memorials may be made in honor of...
Accumulated fragments: Bird Man: From Juneau to jailhouse

...long after that, he was transferred to Leavenworth. Shortly thereafter, Stroud found...Marc was going to travel from Juneau to Leavenworth, Kansas to visit. When Marc arrived...Saturday and he was denied access due to Leavenworth's policy against Saturday visits...
Neighbors | 100 Anniversary
Alaska soldier to be sentenced in espionage case

...decided to plead guilty, Pennell said. Any prison time would be served at the United States Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., according to Pennell.The sentencing panel, to consist of five to 12 members, has a range of penalties it can...
Are we putting history in a moving van?

...abandoned Wal-Mart, let's consider other potential relocations of similar merit: The Liberty Bell from Philadelphia to Leavenworth, Kan. Inmates: "Let freedom ring." The Statue of Liberty from New York Harbor to "Area 51" somewhere in Nevada...
Two Alaska skiers win U.S. Nordic sprint titles

...the races, Flora held off Carl Swenson, a 1994 Olympian from Boulder, Colo., to win the men's sprint. Torin Koos of Leavenworth, Wash., was third. The victory was worth $1,200 and strengthened Flora's bid for a spot on the U.S. Olympic team...

...Icicle Creek fire fully contained LEAVENWORTH, Wash. - Firefighters have fully...that burned nearly 780 acres near Leavenworth. Crews declared the Icicle Creek fire 9 miles west of Leavenworth 100 percent contained around 6 p...
Former Mount Rainier ranger dies in Tibet fall

...cornice and died in a 1,500-foot fall on the 24,170-foot mountain, Labuche Kang. The News Tribune of Tacoma reports Puryear lived in Leavenworth and is survived by his wife, Michelle. He was a Mount Rainier ranger in the 1990s.
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