Between trick and treat: an insight into an artist's mind

...with enormous eyes and devious smiles, gnomes and elephants frolicking in fields, hanging bats whispering through tin-can telephones, ghoulish graveyard scenes and little skeptical sunken-eyed dolls draped in cloaks. Expect to find these as you enter...
Park halts cable project

...September officials at Alaska Power and Telephone were told there was a problem: The proposed...which provides Internet, power and telephone service to smaller communities across...telecommunications companies strung copper telephone lines between Juneau and the northern...
Syrians express opposition to Russian plan detained and put on trial," al-Maleh, a senior member of the Western-backed Syrian National Coalition, said by telephone from Egypt.The Russian document, obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press, makes no mention of Assad stepping down during...
Nation and World
State obesity rates hold steady; 30 pct or more in 22 states

...NEW YORK (AP) - New government data shows that in most states, the rate of adult obesity is not moving.Results from a telephone survey show obesity rates stayed about the same in 45 states last year. There were small increases in Kansas, Minnesota...
Nation and World
Cell phone ban goes a little too far

...complete ban on the use of mobile telephones while driving. Anchorage...last month. Drivers' mobile telephone use has been on people's...became ubiquitous. Cellular telephones vastly increase our ability...banned the use of a hand-held telephone while driving but still allow...
Alaska Science Forum: Minto earthquakes then, now and tomorrow

...Tolovana River flats in 1969. With the relocation, Bergman Silas said, they entered a world with electricity, TVs and telephones."Before, we just lived by telling stories," Bergman said.Now, the village of Minto has a scientific device that hears...
Summer books roundup

...suburbs of Ohio to a remote island on Skilak Lake, where they must adapt to a life without running water, electricity and telephones while handling sub-freezing temperatures, bears and cabin fever. Author Bonnie Rose Ward spent 15 years as a "wilderness...
At LCCC, prison riot starts with a phone

...Department of Corrections debuted a new inmate telephone system operated by a Texas-based firm...handing over name, address, email and telephone number to a permitted database.It's...prisoners to have reasonable access to a telephone, and even the state's regulatory arm...
AMHS may explore selling Taku ferry

...first, and that's why we put it out of service," said Capt. John Falvey, general manager of the ferry system, in a telephone interview on Friday.The state hasn't hit that point yet, Falvey stressed, saying it's a "conversation that's got...
State | Local
California wildfires wipe out more than 180 homes

...after a separate wildfire to the southeast destroyed at least 81 homes.Residents fled from Middletown, dodging smoldering telephone poles, downed power lines and fallen trees as they drove through billowing smoke.Whole blocks of houses were burned in...
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