The Forgotton Battle for Alaska: Part 2

...dense, impenetrable fog soaks the land. Howling winds and piercing cold make the island's environment forbidding to most. Storms can last for days and the spongy tundra becomes slick; Frozen muck. Waves as high as 50 feet are not uncommon and reefs offshore...
Tulsequah Chief Mine loses big investor

Home after the holidays

...Though the pipe bursting was a freak incident, caused by the chance freezing of the main pipe on the third floor during a storm that blew over from the Aleutian chain - "it happened to blow through the vents at the perfect angle," Lovishchuk said...
My Turn: Renew your faith

...the common good. History has shown us we can and will prevail and America, our state and our community will weather these storms like others before them.Christmas has always been a time of renewal and faith. What better time to renew your faith in America...
Sitka hospital to request loan from city

...request, the Daily Sitka Sentinel reported."We have zero days' cash on hand," hospital CEO Jeff Comer said. "The perfect storm has hit, and we're getting into cash crisis mode, which is why we're going to the Assembly."City administrator Mark...
Walker: Alaska will weather fiscal storm

Gov. Bill Walker is reaching out to community and business leaders to help guide him through some tough times with the state budget. In a speech to the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Dec.
Pure Sole: Noooo Snoow

...Snow! Let It Snow! Let it snow..."Oh I have got corn. Definitely have enough corn.You hold me before I go out in the storm and I will overheat in this climate. Sleigh ride"Just hear those sleigh bells jinglingRing-ting-tingling too,Come on...
Skier digs head out of snow after Alaska avalanche

...director Wendy Wagner said.Sunburst Ridge is in an area vulnerable to avalanches because of clear, dry days that followed a storm last Saturday.The center had posted an avalanche advisory on Thursday, saying the risk for human-triggered avalanches was...
The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List

...Players Dictionary, Fifth Edition, Merriam-Webster7. To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee8. Lying in Wait, Ann Rule9. A Storm of Swords, George R.R. Martin10. Sharp Objects, Gillian FlynnThe Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List, as brought...
Today In Sports History for Dec. 18

...shootout appearances.2008 - Steve Asmussen is the first North American trainer to win 600 Thoroughbred races in a single year as Storm Trust captures the fifth race at Delta Downs.2011 - The Green Bay Packers' 19-game winning streak, second-longest in...


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