Empire Editorial: All surface, no substance

...criticism, it's because we expected more. When Palin ran for vice president, we thought she would bring the same fresh spirit she brought to the governor's office. Instead, we got a punch line on "Saturday Night Live."When historians look at...
Thanks from Eagle River United Methodist Camp Champ 2014

...strands. Each piece once a living element endowed with a spirit. Each camper's personality and spirit added to their finished drum. The drum now becomes an instrument, with a new spirit to add to the rhythm of language, enhancing stories and...
Thirst for US craft beer grows overseas

...Garrett Oliver agreed, saying what used to be a one-way street in the beer world is coming full-circle: "The creative spirit and ideas that have been developing in the U.S. are flowing back in that direction. Now it's a two-way street and we...
Historic Homer bar gets new life

...sometimes you gotta go to the end of the earth just to turn yourself around."North said he wants to keep that history and spirit alive."I want it to stay friendly. I think it's important to be proud of things we have in Homer, history in Homer...
Poet attempts to broaden the reach of his craft in unlikely places

...became a featured reader at poetry gatherings. And he constantly hectored journalists for coverage, many of whom celebrated his spirit but loathed his overbearing style."At the end of the day, Lee quite literally drove people crazy," said Victor Infante...
My Turn: U.S. must show resolve against Russian aggression

...Winter Olympics took place earlier this year in Sochi is truly unfortunate, given that just months later Putin violated the spirit and letter of international law and invaded and annexed Crimea. That action alone made him and the nation over which he presides...
Slack Tide: Local Jökul

...geyser," meaning "a spring that shoots intermittent jets of hot water," "troll," meaning "a large or ugly person, spirit or magical being" and "bjork," meaning "a strange background noise reminiscent of music, only more shrieky and annoying...
Youth Fiddle and Guitar Camp to begin next week

Dancing With The Spirit, an organization that travels to Alaskan villages teaching fiddle and guitar, will host a youth fiddle and guitar camp next week...
Frank edges Elliott on Ben Blackgoat course

Local runners Greg Frank and Johnny Elliott ran true to the spirit of Saturday's Ben Blackgoat Memorial Race, with good natured banter on the up hills and dogged sprinting on the down."He...
When athletes race who has their back?

...All the runner's work has been done, Saturday is their day to play; to focus on their goal of finishing and to enjoy the spirit of the run. While competitors will get the glory and the finishing ribbons, behind the scenes are the stouthearted volunteers...


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