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A Bishop's Perspective: Seeking peace in a world of violence

...few moments, almost three hundred people had lost their lives.Our days seem to be so defined by news of wars and natural disasters, of conflict and terrorism, that a tragedy such as the deaths of the unfortunate passengers on that airliner will...
Native Plant Conservation MOU Renewed in Coordination with Western Governors' Association

...year America suffers significant losses of its native plants and wildlife due to fire, drought, flood and other natural disaster damage," BLM Director Neil Kornze said. "The MOU we are signing today calls attention to our need as Federal...
Keep quiet Dad

...federation said some lost their homes and relatives in the tragedy. The floods are considered one of Brazil's worst natural disasters.At the time, Brazil's training camp was used to help authorities in the logistics to search for those missing in...
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Alaska's ACA enrollment nears 13k

...enrollment period. Other complicated cases that may qualify for special enrollment include facing a medical condition or natural disaster that didn't allow for enrollment during the open period, misinformation or misrepresentation from someone assisting...
Fairbanks schools seek 180-day requirement waiver

...always what we do is ask the district to make up the time," Fry said.The commissioner has granted waivers when natural disasters have occurred at the end of the school year, Fry said. With so much time left in the semester, the department...
A Bishop's Perspective: Acts of compassion uphold human dignity

...the urgent needs of those who have suffered from natural disaster or those confronted with personal loss, our hearts...toward widows in Afghanistan or those who experience natural disaster is rooted in two convictions: 1) That the greatness...
Empire Editorial: Hope for best, prepare for worst

...magnitude 9.2 earthquake rocked Alaska and officials found their nuclear war survival plans didn't account for natural disasters. Whether it's cold-weather generators to power hospitals, mobile communications vehicles, or simple shelters...
Alaska First! It's time

...and uniting to correct the ill-fated course we are on.This crisis is not as tangible as an historic battle or natural disaster. It is more insidious and often disguised behind ribbon cuttings, picnics, bill signings, photo-ops, pre-taped...
Strongest typhoon of the year slams Philippines

...history," he said.The storm later will be a threat to both Vietnam and Laos and is likely to be among the top five natural disasters for those two countries, Masters said. The storm is forecast to barrel through the Philippines' central region...
Alaska books roundup 2013

...assistant professor of history at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, examines history through an unusual lens, natural disaster, and how avalanche danger and management shaped emerging communities in the West. (University of Washington Press...


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