My Turn: GMO labeling is justified for more than just salmon

...lawmakers with regulating the food we eat. What's really behind this bill is big business' money. In America, that speaks louder than "we the people." Not so in the European Union. They've had mandatory labeling for foods containing GMOs since 1997...
New boat guidelines near glacial fjords

...evening, keep 500 yards (1/4 mile) from seals if able to do so safely, avoid abrupt changes in course or engine pitch, avoid loud noises, avoid traveling through areas with more than 50 percent ice cover, and avoid creating wake.At Disenchantment Bay...
Who is loudest? Regional tournament will decide

Loudest is best.According to a Juneau-Douglas High School pep band member, that makes cross-town...bad-shooting team that has everything roll in during a game can be pretty amazing.And pretty loud.Welcome to Region V tournament basketball.
HIGHER EDUCATION: The local option

Back when voters were considering Ballot Measure 2, one of the biggest arguments against the measure (and the one heard loudest in rural Alaska) was the fact that local communities couldn't opt out of legalization.That's because of Ravin v. State...
Rose, 3 other Reds honored at All-Star Game

...cheer, and the boos for Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina were louder, as well.Even so, Rose acknowledged it was emotional...Joe Morgan Street. It's named for Rose."It was nice and loud but when Pete went out there, the decibels went up a whole...
Mysterious blast at Rhode Island beach knocks over woman

...other injuries were reported.A witness reported hearing the loud noise seeing the woman get knocked over a few feet from him...the Journal there was no evidence of a device that caused the loud boom."I can tell you there was definitely a ground disturbance...
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Car bombing kills 17 civilians near US base in Afghanistan

...civilians, two of whom were in critical condition Sunday night, and that the death toll could rise."The explosion was so loud and strong that almost all of the city of Khost was shaken by the blast," provincial police chief Gen. Faizullah Ghyrat said...
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Police: Cause of Rhode Island beach blast may never be known

...her beach chair into the rock jetty on Saturday, according to Danise's family members. Witnesses told police they heard a loud bang.Danise suffered two fractured ribs and bruising, her family said. She was released from the hospital on Sunday.Police...
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A long road together

...gesture they hope to hear less of is the car horn - "In an open car, that scares me," Joe said. "They don't realize how loud it is, but I can't get too upset - they just want to say 'I like that car.'"It's a hit whether they drive it around...
Alaska teen brings home national poetry prize

...April to compete in the national Poetry Out Loud Competition."I didn't think I'd...confidence to sign up for the Poetry Out Loud competition sponsored by the National Endowment...techniques for analyzing poets. And Poetry Out Loud is an excellent program. Once a student...


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