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Alaskan earns an Athens trip

...She has a new racing uniform, she has signed some papers and is beginning to make travel plans. Diane said she has made travel plans of her own. "Yes, I did buy my plane ticket," she said. After nearly nine years of work, Borgman can finally...
Crossing the Icefield

...lower Mendenhall Glacier easier. Snow still filled the crevasses and provided good footing, but a breakable crust made travel difficult. The additional weight of skis on the pack, traveling as a rope team, and an uncertain route added to the...
Fairweather flap pinches school travel

...activities budget, and we have to weigh the educational effects," Haines activities director Charlie Jones said. "It has made travel much more difficult and much more expensive." When the Fairweather was running, Jones said Haines students could...
'Off the charts': 133k Somalia famine child deaths

...but that other factors contributed as well, including a corrupt Somali central government and general insecurity that made travel in Somalia dangerous.Thousands of Somalis walked dozens or hundreds of miles to reach camps in Kenya, Ethiopia and...
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Economist predicts Juneau to avoid major unemployment

...Alaska. "Over the last few years Americans stayed closer to home," Price said. The declining value of the dollar made travel to Europe or Asia more expensive. "A cruise up the Alaska coast will still be more attractive than a trip to Europe...
Alaska moose relocation program gets $1.5 million being struck by vehicles. The moose were drawn to roads and rail lines because especially deep snow this winter made travel along established moose paths more difficult.The additional state money allows the Alaska Moose Federation to expand...
New ferry schedules may boost service to Bellingham

...cost-saving measure. That resulted in ferries traveling nearly full, but limited the number of visitors who could come and made travel less convenient for Alaska residents as well. Ferry system spokesman Roger Wetherell said the vehicle deck on the M...
State and local briefly

...village of Chicken. Winds from the southwest shifted the blaze to the east and helped clear up some of the smoke that had made travel treacherous along the Taylor Highway. ``Travel's a lot easier now than it was over the weekend, but we're still...
'Accident' of Juneau pastor's name leads him to Phil Campbell, Ala. to rebuild, meet namesakes

...50 folks with a similar signature to attend. A few decided not to come after the storms, he said, but just as many made travel plans after hearing the horrible news, including namesakes from not just the U.S., but also England, Scotland...
Update: Juneau school board votes to ban middle school athletics travel

...voted 4-3 Tuesday to adopt a policy change that bans middle school athletics travel. Previously, individual schools made travel decisions on a case-by-case basis."It's important we focus and turn our attention to budget issues," said...


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