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Pure Sole: '3022 ft.' is above normal

...say, "Because I am not all there."There are numerous reasons why people sweat to achieve a summit or relish the battle scars from that endeavor:? Fitness.? Competition.? A dare.? Depression.? Being on the lam.? In-laws visiting...
World mayors urge 'bold climate' pact

...Mexican women who were victims of modern-day slavery.Ana Laura Peres Jaimes showed the mayors photos of some of the 600 scars she suffered as an indentured servant, forced to iron for hours a day without food, water or even a bathroom. She said she...
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'Hunting in Wartime': Vietnam War veterans from Hoonah tell their stories

...opens up a dialogue about the issues many veterans of all wars have to struggle with, such as substance abuse and the invisible scars of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)."A lot of these guys hadn't opened up about these situations in like 40 years...
Former Boko Haram captives still held - by Nigerian military

...the humanitarian needs and "the horrific mental and physical scars" that the violence by Boko Haram has left on the people of...disobeyed. One showed the counselor her back, covered with scars.But the counselor said the only person who had openly supported...
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My Turn: Ax the timber budget

...are hard to find. The government provides a cradle to grave subsidy mostly to two corporations, enabling them to continue to scar Southeast Alaska's island ecosystems with massive clearcuts that remove important fish and wildlife habitat. They then ship...
The scars are permanent

...nerve and she later had surgery to repair the damage."It's still not fully recovered," she said.The two deep, small scars on her forehead "made me look like Harry Potter," Nelson said jokingly. The scarring has faded with time, although it will...
From gold rush ghost town to migratory delta

...sunny. We clicked picture after picture as Dave, our pilot, pointed out mining camps, glacial lakes, canyons, forest fire scars and mountain goats.We landed on a rocky dirt airstrip on the hill above Telegraph Creek, an old gold rush town, piled our...
Woman's good intention nets bad result

...put her in this position," a friend of Egger told the Empire in protest after the hearing, noting that Egger's friend has scars on her body from the abuse she's endured."I was just trying to help somebody," Egger said in the courthouse lobby.Inside...
Anatomy of the worst fire year

...Alaska record set in 1957, and not by a little. The one million more acres that burned in 2004 than in 1957 equates to a fire scar the size of Rhode Island.? Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Geophysical Institute has provided...
Bear bites biologist's leg

KODIAK - Kodiak fisheries biologist James Jackson had to miss a day of work and he's got a new scar on his leg, but he considers himself lucky after a close call with a Kodiak brown bear along a salmon stream."It was an experience...


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