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...78 seconds at the European Swimming Championships in Berlin. She betters the mark of 2:05.81 set by Australian Susan O'Neill in May 2000.2007 - Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees becomes the youngest player in major league history to hit 500 home...
Good Reads: Summer vacation edition

...Arts and Humanities Council: I just took "Shop Class as Soulcraft" by Matthew Crawford to Skagway for the weekend. Amy O'Neill Houck, writer, currently traveling in Cordova:I'm reading "The Goldfinch" (by Donna Tartt) right now, also the latest...
Coleman pedals to seventh at Kluane

...Silvertips, Johnstone, Kelowna X8 10:25:5219. Totally Tubular, Labesky, Skagway F8 10:29:1420. Cruz Control, O'Neill, Whitehorse F8 10:36:1321. Peddling for the Peel, Clark, Whitehorse X8 10:36:1722. Are We There Yet?, Henney...
A conversation with Alaska playwright Arlitia Jones

...downtown along with Emily Wall and Ernestine Hayes. Amy O'Neill Houck sat down with Jones at The Douglas Cafe this week to talk...playwright. Here are some excerpts from their conversation. Amy O'Neill Houck: Can you tell me how you got started writing "Rush at...
What became of the Yukon kings? An in-river look perspective. To me, you wouldn't expect any other result from the management that was taking place."? Dan O'Neill is the author of three books: "The Firecracker Boys," "The Last Giant of Beringia" and "A Land Gone Lonesome." He can...
State | Local
Empire wins 12 Alaska Press Club awards

...Sharing the award with Lowell is Peninsula Clarion reporter Rashah McChesney, and Molly Dischner, Andrew Jensen and Dan O'Neill of the Alaska Journal of Commerce.Wrote the judge: "Much the same as the first place winner, this series wins second place...
Anchorage-based 49 Writers announces spring classes, two in Juneau

...Development and Revision" with Amy O'Neill Houck and "Characters: Real And Imagined" also with O'Neill Houck.49 Writers was formed in January...Characters: Real And Imagined" with Amy O'Neill Houck, Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m...
A conversation with Marcus Gardley and Nakissa Etemad

...hope this play can be a gift for the people who live here because they have given me a gift with their kindness.? Amy O'Neill Houck is a writer and knitwear designer living in Juneau; she blogs at and goMarcus...
'Elysium,' sci-fi straight from the news headlines

Neill Blomkamp may be well on his way to becoming the only sci-fi writer-director who matters. And if "Elysium" is more an evolutionary...
49 writers events scheduled in Juneau, Anchorage this weekend

Anchorage-based 49 Alaska Writing Center has organized a writing workshop with author Amy O'Neill Houck in Juneau this Saturday, March 23. The workshop, "Characters: Real & Imagined," will be held from 10 a.m. to 1...


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