Alaska House names 20 Native languages "official" for state

...14 each year as Dr. Walter Soboleff Day.Soboleff, who died in 2011 at age 102, was the first Alaska Native Presbyterian minister and a powerful campaigner for Native rights and cultural education."This is an acknowledgement from the Alaska Legislature...
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KSM part III: 'A perfect storm' for mining push?

...tailings facility, wrote in a November 2013 letter to Canada's Minister of the Environment that "the timelines imposed by the EAO...back. In 2012, hundreds of Canadian scientists wrote Prime Minister expressing concern about the removal of habitat protections...
KSM Pt. 2: A river runs through it, and that's the problem

...mine in B.C., Canada, or indeed, the world," the Gitanyow Hereditary Chiefs wrote in a Nov. 2013 letter to Canada's Minister of the Environment."It's amazing one of the biggest mines in the world is basically going unnoticed," Koch said.Rivers...
U.S. relationships with Asia-Pacific region: A confluence of imperatives for Alaska

...stretches in an arc all the way from the Indian Ocean- including India-to Northeast Asia. President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, in a bilateral summit held in late 2013, reflected on the transformation of United States-India relations...
Today will be golden

...have a sense of humor and you love basketball, then I suggest leaving church early.Better yet, ask your local pastors, ministers and lay persons to bring the whole congregation to the hard wood floors of Juneau-Douglas High School.With Travis Dybdahl...
Don't judge a book (club) by its cover

...favorite biography," Mike Ricker said. He chose to talk about Paul Revere. Higgins chose Golda Meir, the fourth Prime Minister of Israel, who lived for many years in Higgins' hometown of Milwaukee, Wisc. Abraham Lincoln came up - at least 10 minutes...
Today In Sports History

...semifinals. It's the second incredible turnaround of the night in Dayton. With President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron watching, Western Kentucky comes back from a 16-point deficit in the final 5 minutes to beat Mississippi Valley...
In the Stacks: New adult nonfiction

...Australian Youth Climate Coalition, is worried about people like Nick Minchin, a climate change skeptic and former science minister for the government who has the power to sway legislation his direction. Having seen first-hand that individuals can make...
Russia awards cars to its Olympic medalists

MOSCOW - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has given a Mercedes-Benz to each Olympic medalist from the host country of the 2014 Sochi Games.Medvedev reportedly...
Minister charged with distributing child porn

ANCHORAGE - A 57-year-old Anchorage minister has been charged with possession and distribution of child pornography.Ronald Paul Rathbun Sr. was arrested Nov. 26 at his...


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