Percy Sledge, who sang 'When A Man Loves a Woman,' dies

...heard him singing while working and recommended him to record producer Quin Ivy.In the 2013 documentary "Muscle Shoals," Sledge...didn't get to sing but one line," recalled David Johnson, a producer on some of Sledge's recordings and an organizer of the benefit...
Not For Web
Haines distillery's gin wins gold medal

...countries.Double gold is the highest award given at the competition, which is one of the leading competitions for liquor producers.The award is the second this year for 50 Fathoms Gin. In April, it received a gold medal at the American Craft Spirits...
Celebrating clean water

...Southeast Alaska Conservation Council recently formed "Inside Passage Waterkeeper," which communications director and film producer Daven Hafey says focuses exclusively on clean water in the Inside Passage. It's part of the International Waterkeeper Alliance...
House passes fuel tax by a hair, although the exact amount used is proprietary information, said Mike Satre, spokesman for the Council of Alaska Producers, the trade association of the state's large producing metal mines.He said the mines near Juneau - Greens Creek and Kensington...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Alaska LNG project

...including participation of the North Slope producers and the state - for real success, as soon...Who will ship gas, if one or more of the producers remain engaged in Alaska LNG? If all three producers are not partners, how will the state determine...
My Turn: Southeast Alaska's wood product industry is world-class

...pianos? The finest concert pianos in the world are made from our forests. Viking Lumber is actually the largest piano stock producer in the United States, and our Sitka spruce trees are made into 40,000 Steinway, Yamaha, and Kawai pianos each year through...
A prophet for the masses

...another venue to get his message out.LeBeau, and Point Loma University teammate Tyler Mutton, the shows co-creator and producer, are visiting multiple schools and locations in Alaska.The show is a platform that will bring disadvantaged youths or victims...
Hyder mayor: Canada silent on border road closure

...ambassador asking that the road remain open.Hyder residents were planning to protest the closure Wednesday morning, and a TV producer from Los Angeles - who has produced programs for the History and National Geographic channels - will be on hand to film the...
State | Local
On the Trails: Dung fungus, wha?!

Animal dung has many uses, both to its producers and to other organisms. I've written about some of these before: Beavers and many other rodents recycle some of their dung...
Today in history for Tuesday, Mar. 10

...Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters) is 62. Producer-director-writer Paul Haggis is 62...Magician Lance Burton is 55. Movie producer Scott Gardenhour is 54. Actress Jasmine...Jeff Ament (Pearl Jam) is 52. Music producer Rick Rubin is 52. Britain's Prince...


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