Ballet director raises 'the barre'

...previous director departed.Roan said she has worked as a professional dancer all of her adult life, working in Oklahoma, New Mexico and also touring "all over" with her own company. She said she and her husband, Charles, are retired, but they saw an...
Police & Fire for Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

...undersized Dungeness crab were seized as evidence.? On Friday, Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited Patrick O. Aden of Peralta, New Mexico, for retaining a salmon he had snagged in the Thorne River on Prince of Wales Island. The citation carries a fine of $130...
Today in History

...number of U.S. representatives from 391 to 433, effective with the next Congress, with a proviso to add two more when New Mexico and Arizona became states.In 1937, during the Second Sino-Japanese War, Japan completed its occupation of Beijing...
Today in history

...William H. Bonney Jr., alias "Billy the Kid," was shot and killed by Sheriff Pat Garrett in Fort Sumner in present-day New Mexico.In 1913, Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr., the 38th president of the United States, was born Leslie Lynch King Jr. in Omaha...
Sitka Symposium returns

...fiction and essays.? Molly Sturges, a composer, performer and artistic director. She is the cofounder of Littleglobe, a New Mexico-based nonprofit.? Winona LaDuke, an American Indian advocate and author who formerly served on the board of Greenpeace...
Summer books roundup

...Alaska." PHOTOGRAPHY"Wilderness" by Debra Bloomfield, with accompanying text by Terry Tempest Williams. (University of New Mexico Press, January 2014)Photographer Debra Bloomfield spent five years accumulating the images for this book, traveling by...
Photo: 1975 State Little League Champs

...Northeast Garden Grove Little League 5-1, beat Utah's state champion Kearns International Little League 4-1, beat New Mexico's state champion Thunderbird L.L. 9-8 and lost in the fifth/sixth place game to Arizona's state champion Douglas...
US rig count down 6 to 1,860

...Pennsylvania each decreased by three while Alaska, California, Colorado and Oklahoma were down one apiece.Arkansas, Kansas, New Mexico, North Dakota, Utah and West Virginia all were unchanged.The U.S. rig count peaked at 4,530 in 1981 and bottomed...
Letter: thanks, BRH, for getting us ship-shape and back home

...My wife has a new right shoulder and a recovering left ankle fracture.The bright side of all of this is that there are still caring people and they are right there in Juneau. Thank you very much!Rich & Bonnie ShultzRio Rancho, New Mexico
Asians become the fastest-growing group in 2013

...Asians at 56.3 percent and native Hawaiians at 26.1 percent; Mississippi led the nation in blacks at 38.1 percent; and New Mexico led in Hispanics at 47.3 percent.The states change again when looking at the largest numerical increases of each race...
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