Wanda Jean Brown

...on July 16, 1937, to David Albert Beaver, Jr. and Ruby Lee (Marshall) Beaver in Hiddenite, NC. Wanda was the second of ten children and the first daughter born into this farming family. She recalled hard times as well as many adventures with her siblings...
Top ten ways to cope with the rain

Fall in Southeast Alaska means rain. Forget all thoughts of bright fall leaves and crisp evening football games. Let go of your fantasies of moonlit hayrides, and get used to being wet.
Willow ptarmigan cold and wet. Males sometimes brood, too, and if the female dies, he can rear chicks by himself. Chicks can fly at age ten to twelve days, and they move around together with the parents, often ranging beyond the territory borders. The family stays...
Oregon gears up for recreational pot sales

...marijuana-infused products are not available in early sales. Customers must provide a valid, government-issued photo ID as proof of age.Ten cities and two counties have prohibited early retail sales of marijuana, including Douglas and Harney counties, Gresham, Brownsville...
Nation and World
Sort'em out Saturday: 'Bama faces greatest playoff pressure

...BET, FLORIDA STATE 37-14.Minnesota (plus 4) at No. 16 NorthwesternWildcats LB Anthony Walker an early contender for Big Ten defensive player of the year ... NORTHWESTERN, 23-14.No. 22 Michigan (minus 16) at MarylandHow good are the Wolverines...
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On Writing: Bologna and the Borg

...often redundant, sometimes meaningless, in one instance incomprehensible, and in general poorly written. And there are ten of them for the class I'm teaching. To give you just a taste here, or a whiff, rather: instead of telling students they...
Fireweed yields tasty treats from Kenai bees

...Beehives are stacks of boxes that hold empty frames, usually about ten, upon which the bees construct their comb.A stack can be as...boxes, Souders said. Each full frame yields about eight-to-ten pounds of honey, and each pound is worth $25, she said.Most...
My Turn: Location, expertise and timing: Three reasons Northwest Alaska is ready for an opening Arctic

...crossroads between the Bering and Chukchi Seas. This area is projected to become a key international shipping route in just ten years. We are a mere 205 miles as the crow flies, from Uelen, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russia, and 500 miles from Wrangle...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...Thumbs down to tangled whales. These giants of the ocean are a phenomenon to behold whether it's your first time seeing them of ten-thousandth, which makes it all the sadder when they're seen breaching with fishing nets and buoys digging into and scarring...
Paper: Cooperate rather than lead on LNG

...expensive in the coming years. This raises questions about how long Alaska can rely on petroleum as its chief source of revenue."Ten years from now it is possible that technologies, such as gas injection, could begin to reach the upper limits of their ability...
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