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Bid to shut Guantanamo roils Pentagon, White House, Congress

...visits to the Navy Consolidated Brig in Charleston, South Carolina, and the United States Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas triggered immediate outrage from lawmakers and governors there.Republican Govs. Nikki Haley of South Carolina...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
Symphony conductor candidate #3 to lead concerts

...Washington Idaho Symphony Orchestra in Pullman, Wash. He's previously held positions in Berlin, Wenatchee Wash. and Leavenworth Wash. This week, he's in Juneau to present a concert with the Juneau Symphony Orchestra as conductor candidate No. 3...
Today in History

...England.In 1911, Carrie (sometimes spelled "Carry") A. Nation, the hatchet-wielding temperance crusader, died in Leavenworth, Kansas, at age 64.In 1934, the first Walt Disney animated cartoon featuring Donald Duck, "The Wise Little Hen...
Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

...provides biographical sketches. Ninety photographs."The Impulse Society" by Paul Roberts. Roberts, a critically praised Leavenworth author, ("The End of Oil," "The End of Food"), makes the case that our society's demands for instant gratification...
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...
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...
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