Off the Beaten Path: Dogs of our lives me to be petted. The next hour of hiking passed in strained silence until we unexpectedly bumped into Reid, my little brother, coming down the mountain. We spoke briefly about the yellow lab pup he and his wife are excitedly awaiting, then...
More than bows and tiaras

...getting their hair curled and having the chance to dress up for fun. But most of all they enjoyed watching their little brother perform in his age division after they were done competing. "AJ, our brother, was between 2 and 4 when he competed...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down

...going too far. We're already pressed by Big Brother's invasion of privacy through warrantless wiretapping, and Little Brother shouldn't get a free pass.Thumbs up to the approach of ski season. Season passes for Eaglecrest Ski Area are...
In the Stacks: New young adult fiction

...thoughtful all at once. "The End Games," by T. Michael Martin. Up in the mountains, 17-year-old Michael and his little brother, 5-year-old Patrick, are playing a first-person shooter game with a real gun, real bullets, and real monsters...
Off the Beaten Path: The flux and flow of caribou

...vacation is wandering around caribou country, hoping to tag along on a migration. I took it as a good omen when my little brother married a Newfoundlander who happens to be a member of the Yalipu clan. I suggested they honeymoon in the Arctic...
In the Stacks: New chapter books

...keep her spirits up and is rewarded at the end."Legend of the Ghost Dog," by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel. Tee and her little brother, Jack, are spending two weeks of spring break in Nome while their dad is doing research, when they come across...
A donation from distant neighbors

...concluding the U.S. government "would have been better off to leave people in their homes."Judy Zacharoff's little brother died and was buried at Funter Bay. He was a year old.While many returned to the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands...
Alaska lawmakers agree on increasing per-student funding, but not on amount

...Galvin said. "These inflation-caused cuts are hurting me. They're hurting my peers, they're hurting my little brother and they're hurting the future of Alaska."Galvin testified with fellow Anchorage junior Nora Herzog, who cautioned...
State | AK legislature
The needs of Christmas

...visit you?' "And the king will say to them in reply, 'Amen, I say to you, whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me.'" (Matthew 25:34-40)Thus, through what we have come to call the "corporal works...
National restaurant chains expand into Anchorage

...months of television commercials, appearances by Ronald McDonald and a closed street for the grand opening."My little brother and I were very excited, probably by being brainwashed from so many commercials," recalled Jay Barrett, now the...


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