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Calista Corp. will shutter, liquidate Alaska Newspapers Inc., including 6 weeklies

...for 19 years, announced Friday the increasing costs of fuel, paper and print technology led to the board's decision to shutter the chain and liquidate. "As a responsibility to our 12,000 shareholders, we had to take a hard look at the subsidiary...
'Shutter' will scare only the very young or very nervous

...details vary, what drives films like "Shutter" forward is piecing together what...make-you-jump-and-or-scream-with-fright moments. "Shutter" doesn't really fail horribly or excel in either element. What "Shutter" does do well is it wastes little...
Douglas, Auke Bay post offices protected from closure

The Douglas and Auke Bay post offices won't be closing their doors anytime soon, and any future efforts to shutter the pair now will have to clear a significant public process.The saving action happened more than 3,700 miles from the Douglas...
My love-hate relationship with photography

...not available, I often find myself toting a DSLR camera to events and hoping I'll get lucky, that I'll have the right shutter speed, the right f-stop, the right white balance - if it sounds like I know what I'm doing, I've fooled you. Fancy...
Five questions with Kerry Howard, Wild Shots contributor

...go with it - a macro, a telephoto, a wide angle - that's the camera I use when I really want precision and control over shutter speed and F-stop and aperture and ISO, and when I don't mind hauling some weight around.The other camera I use is a...
Photo: Rings of Fire

A slow shutter captures Amah Curry, left, Temple Joanna, center, and Kartikasari Klasresta in their fire hooping performance art display at the Sealaska park at the corner of Front and Seward Streets on Friday.
Students left in debt after flight school closes its doors

...Bend-based helicopter flight school for allegedly defrauding banks and commercial lenders out of $19 million - leading the men to shutter their flight school and leaving school's students with tens of thousands of dollars in debt, no licenses and legal battles...
Writers' Weir: A personal essay by Bob Armstrong

...time I felt he had a personality. He seemed to watch me very carefully. Just when I moved my hand to press the camera's shutter, he would rapidly wiggle away. These very rapid wiggle motions give mosquito larvae the nickname "wrigglers."Finally...
Carver explores Tlingit battle armor and weapons

...contemporary clothing. A rainbow is featured on the "Good Life" pole created for Sitka's Pacific High School. A camera shutter can be discerned on the pole honoring the late Japanese photographer Michio Hoshino. Multicolored hands decorate his Census...
Ice rink, school district advocates speak up

...the next two years.The rink already shuts off its ice in the summer and opens the arena floor to camps; this move would shutter the building entirely for two months. City Manager Kim Kiefer said at Monday's meeting the rink would probably be closed...


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