Alaska Science Forum: The lonliest camp on Earth

...the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. While there, he dug a pit to examine one of the few weathered signs of human occupation of St. Matthew.Called "the Pottery House," the site that dates to the 1600s is on a green hillside with a view of neighboring...
Bush tax returns: Big income, big taxes since 1981

...history," Bush wrote on the website.From 2007 to 2013, Bush reported nearly $29 million in total income. His primary occupation during that time was as a consultant, although he also made nearly $10 million giving speeches from 2007 through the end...
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On the Trails: Outdoor therapy

...with hang gliders.One day I sauntered around some muskegs with a friend, just seeing what we could see (a most enjoyable occupation!). Even though the ponds were mostly dried up, a few held some stubborn water striders, and the mud held evidence of...
US trained Alaskans as 'stay-behind agents'

WASHINGTON - Fearing a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska, the U.S. government in the early Cold War years recruited and trained fishermen, bush pilots, trappers and other...
Today in sports history

...Club stewards revoke Eddie Arcaro's license for one year after his display of "rough riding" aboard odds-on favorite Occupation in the Cowdin Stakes on Sept. 19, in which he attempted to injure a fellow rider during the race.1961 - New York Yankee...
Afghan warlord warns of Islamic State rise

...the leaders of the "mujahedeen," the forces that fought the military of the then-Soviet Union during its 1979-1989 occupation of Afghanistan, then battled the Taliban after they came to power in 1996.Herat, which borders Iran, was virtually his...
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On two fronts, Iraqi forces battle Islamic State for Tikrit

...ground forces, although the U.S. spent billions of dollars training and equipping Iraq's army during its eight-year occupation.The growing Iraqi impatience in many ways stems from concerns about the speed and success of the Islamic State's advance...
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On Writing: The existential keyboard

...from their freedom to choose not to move.(And Samuel Beckett knew this better than most of us. Living in Paris during the Occupation, he risked his life working for the Resistance, and although he dismissed his efforts as "Boy Scout stuff," the French...
My Turn: Israel working congress against Iran deal

...millions when he says the whole Iranian issue is a fig leaf, a distraction, to cover Israel's central problem - Israel's occupation of the Palestinian Territories. Congress knows Israel has nuclear weapons. Iran has none. They know Israel won't sign...
As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda

...HB89High school students are required to pass a U.S. government and history test to graduate. HB90Establishes the Protective Occupation Retirement Council to offer suggestions on police and firefighter retirement benefits. HB91If you drive slow, you have to...
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