Jane Virginia Efshen both of her parents and is survived by her twin sister Judy Marshall and her older sister Beverly Chidester. The other survivors are Beverly's children: Cynthia Grissom, Cathy Chidester, Candice Lloyd, and Terrance Chidester; and Judy's children...
Around town for Tuesday, May 5

...assault, chemical dependency, family dynamics, and self-care. Free. Details: 586-6623, survivor support group monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., Cancer Connection, 3225 Hospital Dr., 1st floor. A time of encouragement...
Traditional healing for a healthy self

...class about some traditional medicine. Helen Watkins swears by devil's club and its healing properties. A breast cancer survivor, she attributes her recovery without chemotherapy or radiation therapy to use of devil's club.It can be infused into water...
'We Need Help:' Aid scarce in quake-hit Nepal villages

...latest number is 6,841 dead, with little hope of finding survivors.Nepal has been shaken by more than 70 aftershocks, and...Dhakal, a Nepal Home Ministry official, said hopes of finding survivors had faded. "Unless they were caught in an air pocket, there...
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Unfair shake

...policy.And more than one-third of young women said they've had a personal experience with sexual assault, either as a survivor or through close friends or family members. Of those, 91 percent said the assault occurred outside college campuses."It's...
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Theater gunman's stoic behavior at heart of trial

CENTENNIAL, Colo. - The courtroom where the Colorado theater shooting trial is unfolding is awash with emotion as survivors recount the horrors of dodging gunfire and stumbling over loved ones' bodies as they fled.But the man tethered to the...
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Survivors tell gruesome details of theater shooting

CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Katie Medley, nine months pregnant and crouching between the seats of a movie theater filling with tear gas, gunfire and screams, looked at her husband Caleb's bloody face and told a friend, "He's dead, he's dead.
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Devastating earthquake hits Nepal

...digging through the rubble of the collapsed tower, looking for survivors.As the quake intensified, residents ran out of homes and buildings...government asked for tents, blankets and teams to help search for survivors. On Sunday, he said, 10 helicopters would be sent for local...
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Writers Weir: Ten years, memoir

...Girls on the Run coach, and renovated a Victorian house. I started a non-profit rescue mission for domestic violence survivors and gave motivational speeches to create a surreptitious income to buy plane tickets to move women to shelters far away from...
Alaskans need to stop sexual assaults the Mat-Su, and I just can't understand why legislators aren't doing anything to protect our children. I am a survivor of child sexual assault, and I believe Erin's Law would protect not only my grandchildren but all children across the state...


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