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...
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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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...
State | AK legislature
Trial begins for Ketchikan fisherman charged in diver death

...not due to factors listed by prosecutors."You're going to find out that ... this type of diving is the most dangerous occupation possibly in the world, and certainly in Alaska," he said. "The big issue here deals with this compressor, and we're...
My Turn: Dedicated, committed women at the service of others

...had already founded two hospitals in New York State that welcomed all patients, regardless of their ability to pay, their occupation or their religious or ethnic heritage. In the 1880s, she and a small group of her sisters accepted the invitation to travel...
Recent Alaska books

...journalist Andy Hall, son of the park superintendent at the time, investigates the tragedy."Kiska: The Japanese Occupation of an Alaska Island" by Brendan Coyle (University of Alaska Press, September 2014). Author Brendan Coyle, of British...
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...
New Alaska books

...visit NONFICTION"Kiska: The Japanese Occupation of an Alaska Island" by Brendan Coyle (University of Alaska Press, September 2014)Author Brendan Coyle, of British Columbia...
SHI staff begin moving in to Soboleff Center

...third floors continues, with a formal opening date set for May 15.During a brief ceremony Friday afternoon to mark SHI's occupation of the building, staff members Donald Gregory and Frank Katasse, who are of the Raven and Eagle moieties respectively...
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