Rights group: Filipino child miners risk lives in gold mines

...provinces during field research in 2014 and 2015.The Philippines had nearly 5.5 million working children in 2011...mines can be found more than 30 of the 81 provinces in the Philippines, employing 200,000 to 300,000 from mostly poor...
Nation and World
Mat-Su Assembly approves $1.75M sale of Susitna ferry to Philippines

...Philippine Red Cross."I'm elated that this ship will be put to the noble work of saving lives after disasters in the Philippines," Moosey said in a borough release. "We exhausted our options on disposing of this vessel. It's time to give...
America's got talent, and it came from Juneau

...future and this is his dream - to be somebody."Talking about his son's success makes Lumbab, originally from the Philippines, emotional. He never set lofty goals for his two children when he moved them to the United States at young ages...
Tebow provides NFL with a special need

...adopted special-needs children in 53 different countries.Like the new Tebow Cure Hospital that was recently built in the Philippines, where health care is provided to kids whose families are dirt poor.Like the nationwide prom Tebow's foundation...
Douglas L Gregg

...elected Senior Class president-and joined the Merchant Marine. He traveled to the east coast, to Germany, and the Philippines, eventually returning home and finishing high school. He fell in love with another high school senior, Lily Ann...
Juneau gains a sister city in the Philippines

...Lachica and delegates from the Philippines for an official signing of a...with tears his first trip to the Philippines when he was in the Marine on the island of Panay in the Philippines. Like Juneau, the capital of...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for July 6, 2015

...champions in a three-game sweep. How did a team in the Philippines get the name of the 49th state? It just so happens that one of the Philippines' largest milk companies is named Alaska Milk.
One of two Costco burglars sentenced

...firearms be forfeited to the government.? Marigie A. Adams, a 39-year-old Las Vegas resident originally from the Philippines, received four years in prison for her involvement in a Ketchikan drug ring. She pleaded guilty in March to methamphetamine...
Woman sought for bilking builders

...hear the latest in the rumor mill - none of which is true," he said, noting he's heard rumors that she fled to the Philippines or is staying at another local business owner's condominium in Seattle. He said they are still working out the...
U.S. Marshals catch Anchorage man wanted in the Philippines

ANCHORAGE - U.S. marshals arrested an Anchorage man accused of a killing 15 years ago in the Philippines. The 58-year-old, Armando Olde Y Balangatan, was arrested Thursday getting off a plane at the Anchorage airport. The naturalized...


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