Loretta Garner

...Sivertsen (Ron), her grandsons; RJ and Justin Sivertsen all of Juneau.Sister Linda Rattie (Pete), Brother Ralph Bache of Olympia Washinton. Brother Fred Bache (Jenny) of Aberdeen, Washington. And many nephews, nieces, and friends. We love you mom...
Young farmers help keep land in production's an alternative. So it's not run of the mill. It's about the earth," said Nate Lewis, a 32-year-old farmer in Olympia, Washington, who is senior crops and livestock specialist for the Organic Trade Association.In places like New York's...
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Alaska renames Columbus Day National Indigenous People's Day

...followed similar changes in cities across the country, including Albuquerque; Portland, Oregon; St. Paul, Minnesota; and Olympia, Washington, according to an Associated Press report.South Dakota renamed Columbus Day as Native American Day in 1990...
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 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...
More cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day least nine cities for the first time this year, including Albuquerque; Portland, Oregon; St. Paul, Minnesota; and Olympia, Washington.Encouraged by city council votes in Minneapolis and Seattle last year, Native American activists made a push...
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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...
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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.
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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...


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