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Hagel says nations must avoid conflict in Arctic

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia - The U.S. will assert its sovereignty in the Arctic, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Friday, even as Russia, China...
Bright moments of 2013

...which often take a humorous look at historical figures, though she also does delightful comics about her family in Nova Scotia. I hadn't been familiar with Campbell's work, but he was such a gregarious guy and his Great Showdowns...
Carol Ann Dickerson

...Dec. 9, 1950, in Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada, to Francis "Frank...Ontario, and James Gillis of Truro, Nova Scotia; and her stepfather Michael Gillis of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.As she requested, Carol's...
15th annual Yukon River Quest ready to row, or paddle when just tandem canoes were allowed, and this year's field should be highly competitive. The Faro, YT/Nova Scotia combination of Tim Lynch and Dave Lewis gave a run at the record last year and missed it by eight minutes...
A supertanker voyage through the Northwest Passage

...and other professors needed to teach their fall classes, Helfferich was soon gasping in wonder at a dock in Halifax, Nova Scotia. There, he saw the giant ship he was to ride all the way north to Prudhoe Bay.The largest ship ever to fly an American...
Juneau locals earn points at bridge tournament

...19 from the Yukon, and 17 from Juneau shuffled, dealt and played. Attendees arrived from such varied places as Nova Scotia, Arizona, Dawson City and Anchorage. ACBL tournament director Roger Putnam of Redmond, Washington oversaw tournament...
Research at Bokan sheds light on rare earth formations

...significant economic growth," said lead author Dr. Jaroslav Dostal, with Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.To determine how these deposits formed at Bokan Mountain, Dostal analyzed the granite using geochemistry and isotopic...
New nonfiction titles for kids

...wartime explosion, but this time it was accidental rather than an act of aggression. In 1917, Halifax Harbour in Nova Scotia was a hub of shipping activity - ships loaded with supplies moved in and out constantly, supplying soldiers in Europe...
2012 Yukon River Quest Awards

...Abby Lewis / Bev Lewis, BC/Nova Scotia (50:19) 2- #39 MIAPAT...Tim Lynch / Dave Lewis, Faro/ Nova Scotia (43:18) 2- #57 Crazy Heart...Tim Lynch / Dave Lewis, Faro/ Nova Scotia (43:18) 2...
Bokan Mountain mining plans discussed at Capitol

...representatives and others on topics of interest to committee legislators.Ken Collison, chief operating officer for Nova Scotia-based Ucore Rare Metals Inc., talked about his company's plans to mine for rare earth metals at Bokan Mountain...


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