Make the Christmas deal: Find time to stop, reflect

...caught up in all the "must-do's" to make this time special. I insist we deck the halls for the occasion. I call on my strongest liturgists to help me lead worship and corral a children's choir for special music. I stress over the Christmas pageant...
Resigning, Roemmich reflects

...she said.The experience would go hand in hand with her ability to build relationships, which Roemmich considers her strongest asset in the context of her role. The other, she said, was her passion for Alaska and the passion she developed for the...
Alaska Editorial: Walker takes office amid state revenue downturn

...doesn't have a resource problem," the governor said, "It has a distribution problem." That statement garnered the strongest applause of any at the inauguration. It's true: Alaska, rich in size and commodity abundance, has never had an issue...
The #spirit of #giving

...contribute on #GivingTuesday will likely make a further contribution at the end of the year. While the spirit of giving is at its strongest, United Way and other organizations seek to be recipients, too. "You're bombarded with advertisements to spend," Stevens...
Powerful storm blasts Aleutians, then weakens

...the Dakotas today. The frigid temperatures are expected to spill south into the central plains on Monday.The storm's strongest recorded winds were on Shemya Island, where 120 civilian contractors staff an early warning radar installation for the U...
One of world's strongest storms hits Philippines

MANILA, Philippines - One of the strongest storms on record slammed into the central...experts are calling Hiayan one of the strongest tropical cyclones on record at the time...the world I don't think it's the strongest," said Taoyang Peng, a tropical cyclone...
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Alaska Editorial: The people have a right to know

...more transparent in the wake of national scandals like Watergate. At the time of its passage, Alaska's law was one of the strongest protections of public access to information in the country. As decades have passed, however, the state's elected and...
Falcons look to snag Kings tonight

...Bartholomew and Paule have top serving percentages, while Michalesen is a force at the net with kills and provides the team's strongest ace serve.Clark and Bonck are defensive stoppers at the net and crucial for digging opponents' shots.The Falcons and...
New brew, same beer favor of the project or against it. Thor Henricksen, the first person to speak during the public hearing, offered the strongest voice in favor of the project. "Skagway has become a very selfish town," he proclaimed, saying that Skagway is connected...
Analysis: In Senate battle, GOP's weapon is Obama

...this year, and there are more than that in Georgia, the state where Democratic hopes of picking up a Republican seat are strongest.Robert McLarty, in charge of the Democratic get-out-the-vote effort in Arkansas, says new voters are heavily black...


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