On the peak of Mount Juneau, 37 yoga students rested after what was, for most, a first time up the roughly 3,576 foot massif.
There are still only two important things in politics, as the 19th century's own Karl Rove, a Republican fundraiser named Mark Hanna, once said: "The first is money, and I can't remember the second.
This Tuesday, I turn 38. It's not much of a milestone, as far as birthdays go - although it does mean I've successfully kept myself alive for yet another rotation of the Earth around the Sun, and that's not exactly nothing.
The 4-H Juneau Nordic Development Team had a visit from four-time U.S. Winter Olympic competitor Nina Kemppel during a recent practice at the Montana Creek Campground. Kemppel is the CEO and president of the Alaska Humanities Forum.
John Carlos took a stand for human rights during the Mexico City Olympics that resonates to this day. Almost 45 years ago, Carlos climbed on the medals podium along with Tommie Smith. Each thrust a black-gloved fist toward the sky.
This week's list of Five Good Reads was submitted by Brian Wallace. Wallace is a fisherman, freelance photographer, world traveler and history buff who reads any and all history books on World War II, spy novels and adventure books.
BOSTON - Generations of New Englanders are preparing. Practically no one alive can remember seeing such an event unfold: The Boston Red Sox could win a World Series title on the celebrated green grass at Fenway Park. Ted Williams never did it.
NEW YORK - One is a party luminary who draws intense political speculation wherever she goes. The other is the vice president of the United States, harboring his own higher ambitions.
Today all the extreme far-right, tea party and religious fanatic Republicans are preaching that if you are not a Christian, support the right to carry a semi-automatic weapon, refuse women's right to a medically safe abortion, that rape isn't really rape and deny gays equal protection under the law, then you are not a true American and most definitely not a Republican.
Seated anxiously, sweaty hands gripping their knees as if ready to pounce, the eyes of the Togolese crowd are fixated on the screen with almost magnetized gazes.
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