Recent and upcoming Alaska books

...nickname "Picture Man." Margaret Thomas' book is part history, part biography, part photographic showcase. Thomas, of Olympia Wash., is a librarian and journalism instructor at South Puget Sound Community College."Attu Boy: A Young Alaskan's...
Washington state suspends operations of duck tour company

...Miami; Fort Lauderdale, Florida; and London. Tour companies in Boston and Miami said Monday that their vehicles are different from Seattle's and were not subject to the 2013 service bulletin.___La Corte reported from Olympia.
Nation and World
Seattle students start school with teachers strike suspended

...psychologists and other specialists."A lot of us (parents) are trying to take the energy from the strike and turn it toward Olympia," he said of the state Capitol, adding that they want to pressure lawmakers to find a consistent revenue stream.Matt Johnson...
Nation and World
Alaska Airlines fueled by boom in isle tourism the courts, saying the airport should not be included in the area covered by the new wage. The state Supreme Court in Olympia upheld the $15 minimum for airport workers Aug. 20. Alaska Airlines and others filed a motion Sept. 9 asking the court...
Sports On TV for Thursday, August 20

...Aalborg5:30 a.m., GOLF - Made in Denmark, first round, at Aalborg11 a.m., FS1 - USGA, second and third round, at Olympia Fields, Ill.11 a.m., GOLF - PGA, Wyndham Championship, first round, Greensboro, N.C.4 p.m., GOLF - LPGA...
Fenumiai, Staveland sign at Evergreen State College

...Staveland, a 2013 Thunder Mountain High School graduate, have signed letters of intent to play at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, for the upcoming season."They are a huge reason why we are so successful," Peninsula coach Alison Crumb...
Sports On TV for Sunday, August 23

...Championship, final round, at Greensboro, N.C.11 a.m., FS1 - USGA, U.S. Amateur Championship, final round, at Olympia Fields Country Club, Ill.1 p.m., GOLF - PGA, Boeing Classic, Champions Tour, final round, Snoqualmie, Wash.3...
Sports On TV for Friday, August 21 and Saturday, August 22

...Aalborg5:30 a.m., GOLF - PGA, Made in Denmark, second round, at Aalborg11 a.m., FS1 - USGA, quarterfinal round, at Olympia Fields, Ill.11 a.m., GOLF - PGA, Wyndham Championship, second round, at Greensboro N.C.2 p.m., GOLF - LPGA...
My Turn: Time flowing across the landscape near Seattle, and relocated to Utah before coming to Alaska in 1982. I followed four years in Ketchikan with five in Olympia, Washington. After arriving here, I lived in five different homes over the span of 14 years. It wasn't until 2004 that...
Juneau runners fare well at White River 50-mile

...8:19:45/10:0017 Keely Henninger, Boulder CO, 23, F (1/15, 20-29) 8:20:43/10:0118 Michael Hauser, Olympia WA, 24, M (4/20, 20-29) 8:22:50/10:0319 Patrick Sullivan, Tumwater WA, 23, M (5/20, 20-29) 8:23...


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