Catherine Lena Alter

...the Indiana Business College (Lafayette, Indiana 1937). She worked in various northern Indiana locations as an office secretary as well as a Notary Public. During this time she frequently traveled between her home and Lafayette carpooling with one Amos...
Empire Editorial: Denali: A wrong made right

...right. Alaskans everywhere - from Ketchikan to Kaktovik - celebrated to the news when U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell signed the name change from Mount McKinley to Denali.Meanwhile, politicians in Ohio are complaining like ski...
Lab accidentally sent live anthrax to Alaska

...known to have caused any sickness but have nevertheless sparked a massive review by the Defense Department.In July, Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work said that "By any measure, this was a massive institutional failure with a potentially dangerous...
Supporters of Iran deal near key vote total to back up Obama

...Democratic senators, even from red states, have broken in favor one after another.State Department officials said Tuesday that Secretary of State John Kerry will send a letter to all members of Congress on Wednesday outlining U.S. security commitments to Israel...
Nation and World
Obama's Arctic visit spotlights tough life in Alaska

...the presence of five Chinese PLA Navy ships in the sea - the first time they have been observed there.White House press secretary Josh Earnest said U.S. officials don't view the Chinese vessels to be a threat but he added that the reason for their...
Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in Missouri

...possessing small amounts of drugs.In Missouri, backers of two ballot initiatives to legalize pot have permission from the secretary of state to begin collecting signatures to put the issue before voters in 2016. Another petition proposes reducing sentences...
Nation and World
Jewell: Denali name change is final

...President Obama allowed U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to restore Denali's name from Mount McKinley...issue) is not resolved in a reasonable period of time, the Secretary of the Interior has the ability to make that change. I don't...
Kanye for 2020? White House welcomes rapper's political bid

...president while accepting the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards Sunday.White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says of the announcement that he looks "forward to seeing what slogan he chooses to embroider on his campaign...
Regional News
Obama to take trip with a Bear Grylls

...some suggestions put forward by the Bear Grylls team that were not approved by the Secret Service," said White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest. "We have been able to work with the Secret Service to find a couple of interesting things" for the president...
My Turn: Location, expertise and timing: Three reasons Northwest Alaska is ready for an opening Arctic

...Arctic.Finally, now is the time.As President Obama, Secretary of State Kerry and others visit Alaska, now is the time to national strategies, we will let the President, Secretary Kerry and others know that we stand ready to play our part...


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