Ketchikan shipyard to raise totem

...Rowan of Klawock, is the start of a change to how people frequently think about shipyards, said Vigor Alaska General Manager Mike Pearson."There's a place for art and color in a shipyard. We're moving away from a 19th and 20th century notion that...
Local Sports Calendar for Wednesday, July 29

...two players who passed in 2014. A plaque will be created in their honor. The remaining proceeds will go to the family of Mike Lindsey, a local youth sports coach who lost his battle with late stage kindey failure on July 26.SPRINT TRIATHLONHome, Sign...
Walker discusses decision to expand Medicaid

...there's a vote by members, that would immediately trigger Walker's ability to pursue his plans, the committee's chair, Rep. Mike Hawker, has said.The administration submitted its plans July 16, and has targeted Sept. 1 for the expansion rollout.Hawker...
Anchorage artist plans suicide awareness sculptures

In October 2013, at the end of the school day, Anchorage science teacher Sarah Davies felt a familiar darkness closing in on her.
Obama calls GOP criticism of Iran deal 'ridiculous,' 'sad'

...often sidestepping the names of specific candidates.But the president's unsparing criticism Monday - targeting candidates Mike Huckabee and Ted Cruz, as well as Trump - underscored his sensitivity to efforts to scuttle the Iran accord, which he hopes...
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Prayers at Ketchikan Assembly meetings continue

...not in America," White said. "We shouldn't be 'allowed' to pray; it should be something we do."Assembly member Mike Painter opposed an official prayer in 2014, but said he supports prayers being offered during public comment."For the most...
A job with a view Southeast Alaskan pilot opens up from the cockpit

...said, adding that as a child he would often take similar flights, sitting behind a pilot who would later become his boss.Mike Stedman, a co-owner of Alaska Seaplanes, said he still remembers Kveum as one of his passengers with his family. The fact...
Jason Day rallies to win Canadian Open""It's a matter of time," fourth-place Jim Furyk said. "There are so many good Canadian players. I feel bad Mike Weir never won this golf tournament. But Graham DeLaet, David, there are a bunch of fine young players, so I'm sure it's...
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Replacement for No Child Left Behind passes U.S. Senate

...remove ourselves from an accountability model that has inaccurately labeled Alaskan schools," said state education Commissioner Mike Hanley at the time. "In its place we will implement a system that will incorporate data that includes but goes beyond test...
Rainball Softball Awards

...participants during its awards presentations Sunday. Jeff Hansen, Mike Truax, Bob Sims and Linda Taylor each received JSA Pioneer jackets...Valuable Player - Kenny Carley (House of Liquor).All Tourney- Mike Bartaloba, Brynn Calhoun, Kris Pearson (House); Beau Damian...


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