Interim CEO steps in fill in for the former CEO, who resigned abruptly earlier this month.Rob Allen arrived last week from Deerfield, Massachusetts, where he has been living. Allen was raised in Sitka and makes several trips a year to the Southeast Alaska town.Allen's...
Hotel hopes guests head home with a rescue dog

...The guests love it. It shows up on guest reviews and consumer surveys," Kavanagh said.Caren Ferris of Amherst, Massachusetts, and her husband certainly did. The couple were staying nearby when they met a 4-year-old terrier mix named Ginger...
Aviation company inspires rural Alaska students

...interested in flying helicopters at the age of 5, when her "kindergarten boyfriend's" family began a long move out of rural Massachusetts. The family's car hit a patch of ice, and the car's airbag deployed, severing the thumb of her young beau's brother...
Today in sports history leading Carlisle (Pennyslvania) Indian School past nationally ranked Harvard 18-15 before 25,000 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.1939 - Texas Tech and Centenary play to a 0-0 tie in a torrential downpour in Shreveport, Louisiana. There are an...
My Turn: Gratitude

...S. tradition compares the holiday with a meal held in 1621 by the Wampanoag and the Pilgrims who settled in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Our grade school history books recounted the generosity of the Wampanoag and the gratitude of the Pilgrims.While over-commercialization...
Mitt Romney rallies support for GOP

...riff on a Romney comment from 2012 that he had "binders full of women" as candidates for Cabinet positions when he was Massachusetts governor.But the focus of the event was on Sullivan, who is challenging Democratic Sen. Mark Begich in a race that could...
Murkowski ready to lead Senate Energy Committee

...than a dozen seats, Democrats were stunned by their party's losses in governor races in stronghold states Illinois, Massachusetts and Maryland."It is a wave, and I think it's a positive wave for our country, positive in what we can achieve for...
Obama meets with newly elected governors

...don't have time to be ideological because people expect them to deliver," Obama said.Newly elected governors from Alaska, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island also took part in Friday's meeting.
Slack Tide: There's more to Thanksgiving than football and antacid

...Virginia, undoubtedly looking for their share of the lucrative Thanksgiving tourism market. Ever been to Plymouth, Massachusetts? That place is like Disney. Okay, Euro Disney. More contentious still, while Abraham Lincoln officially designated...
GOP Congress to weigh legal pot in DC

...Other legalization advocates plan a big push for similar initiatives on 2016 ballots in California, Arizona, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada, Nadelmann said.Legalization opponent Kevin Sabet, the president of Smart Approaches to Marijuana, said...


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