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...Stadium. He simply had a way of reaching and relating to people that was unmatched. That's what made him such a national treasure."___DEREK JETER, FORMER SHORTSTOP, NEW YORK YANKEES"To those who didn't know Yogi personally, he was...
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91-year-old vet wants photos to remain vivid

...lithographer who made print advertisements. But his World War II pictures have won him fans."He's nothing short of a national treasure," said Brent Jones, an Astoria enthusiast whose great uncle was a crewman. "Herman's a genuine man who did...
My Turn: Bristol Bay Salmon - Alaska's chance for an enduring resolution

...and spirituality for a people and are the foundation of a vast ecosystem and abundant wildlife. Protecting such a national treasure by putting fish first allows us to pass it on to the next generation undiminished. This is a noble cause and one that...
Conserving the Kenai king is a mandate for board, ADFG

...fisheries. If they do, Alaska's constitutional mandate that the fish resources shall be utilized for the "maximum benefit to its people" will be well served.Whatever methods are used, preservation of this national treasure is a mandate.
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A bridge between generations: Cyril George remembered

...intellectual property, these stories from before the time of the ice, into the next generation. This man was a national treasure."George's Tlingit names were Khaalkhaawu, Kaatdaa, Khaakaak'w and L.atkadu.een. He was born in Hood...
Local | Art
We need new ways to fund our national park system

...the agency in charge of them, they overlook the most significant threat to our successful stewardship of these national treasures. Those who believe the federal government should expand its land ownership rarely acknowledge a critical truth...
Legislation introduced would prevent drilling in ANWR

...million acres of land in the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness. "The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a national treasure that must be preserved for future generations to experience and enjoy," Cantwell said in a statement. "I'm...
Outside editorial: Bush plan hardly the road to forest progress of Republican President Teddy Roosevelt, the federal government has been the agency best suited to preserve national treasures. The current White House occupant apparently feels otherwise, though the official language being used to tout...
My Turn: Choose a better future

...areas would be damaged, adding further burdens to the struggling commercial fishing industry. An irreplaceable national treasure that belongs to every U.S. resident would be whittled away into smaller and smaller scraps. Wildlife habitat...
Empire editorial: Keep working hard to shape Tongass' future

...perhaps chasms to bridge, but we wish the participants well and salute their efforts and sacrifice as they represent their diverse communities and interests while helping to shape the future of this unique and irreplaceable national treasure.


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