For Kobe, it is open season

...farewell tour in which the world learned nothing about him, planting him into the landscape as little more than a pinstriped monument.Kobe Bryant is only a couple of months into what could a two-year farewell tour, and he delightfully couldn't be more...
A century later, mythic thud of ball still heard

...unique mood of brotherhood that UEFA President Michel Platini plans to underscore on Thursday when he unveils a Christmas truce monument on the former battlegrounds known as Flanders Fields in western Belgium, scene of some of the most horrendous killing in warfare...
Today in history

...days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On Oct. 9, 1888, the public was first admitted to the Washington Monument.On this date:In 1514, Mary Tudor, the 18-year-old sister of Henry VIII, became Queen consort of France upon her...
Whale project gains ground

...William G. 'Bill' Ruddy. Ruddy, who worked as an attorney and boat captain, served on the committee placing the Lend Lease Monument sculpture in Fairbanks, and took pleasure in the thought of locals and visitors being able to see the breaching humpback whale...
Swimmers honor man by swimming laps

...Wappett said. "He may feel like he never really changed the world. He never completed his detective novel to leave as a monument to a life. But he did change all our lives at the pool in his constancy and kindness. No man was a stranger to Bob."This...
Navajo family fighting to stay on monument land

WUPATKI NATIONAL MONUMENT, Ariz. - Before an expanse of grassland...northern Arizona was declared a national monument, it was home to hundreds of Navajos...Navajo families left Wupatki National Monument too, either voluntarily or under pressure...
Sitka and Angoon Shoreline II public meetings

...are inviting the public to attend meetings and submit comments on managing outfitters and guides on the Admiralty National Monument, Hoonah, Juneau and Sitka ranger districts. The Sitka meeting will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on July 8 at the Harrigan...
My PFD Came One Day Early On Blackerby Ridge

...delights the unusually brilliant weather had to offer. The sky was so clear I could Mt. Fairweather in Glacier Bay National Monument, rising over 15,000 feet high and about 100 miles distant. The peaks of the Juneau Icefield looked close enough to touch...
National monument status urged for Arctic refuge

...Obama is being urged to bestow national monument status on the Arctic National Wildlife...Washington's birthplace in Virginia. National monument status could put an estimated 11 billion...wilderness and cultural resources." Pro-monument forces gathered in front of the U.S...
Prospectus for special use permits on Admiralty Island National Monument available

...Zoological Area on Admiralty Island National Monument. This prospectus is being issued to...VanOrmer, Admiralty Island National Monument Ranger (Attention Jennifer Berger...m. at the Admiralty Island National Monument offices at the above address. For information...


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