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Longtime Seattle Times travel writer Stanton Patty dies

...war, traveled the Pacific Coast to help deliver Namu, the fabled killer whale, to a Seattle aquarium, and wrote travel stories from around the globe.Mr. Patty, who retired as the newspaper's assistant travel editor in 1988 and moved to...
Scotland: Castles, MacDonalds for the castle and the inhabitants. Photos of Castle Stalker are often featured in Scottish magazines and travel stories. From Castle Stalker, Alison drove steadily to Craig Mhor Lodge in North Ballachulishe, Inverness-shire. We...
Correction Floyd Dryden Middle School misspelled the teacher's name. Missouri Smyth is the sixth grade choir teacher. A travel story in Thursday's Arts & Culture section incorrectly referred to a New Jersey airport. The correct name of the airport...
Author Orlean to 'Tell the Truth' in Anchorage

...reference to Orlean's books "The Orchid Thief," "The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup," and "My Kind of Place: Travel Stories from a Woman Who's Been Everywhere." A question and answer session and book-signing will follow. The event...
From beach rocks to stone art

...addition to his stone art, he also is an author, and wrote "Hot Coffee and Other Wild Goose Tales," a collection of travel stories. He is scheduled to give a presentation Sept. 16 at the Ketchikan Public Library.
Pair produces unique book of Sitka photographs, essays

...Kettleson Library Director Sarah Jones. Jones said she has issued a general invitation to anyone with interesting travel stories that might inspire others to make similar journeys. Jones said Evans' photos reflect his various journeys around...
Juneau women's travel stories to be broadcast

Five Juneau women will share their travel stories today in a 43-minute pre-recorded program during KTOO-FM's 3 p.m. "Juneau Afternoon" show. The program mixes stories...
Sweden, Norway Part VI

...passengers can't take beer or wine off the ship. The sailing took 3¼ hours. More on travel To read future travel stories, see the Neighbors section every last Friday of the month. From Visby's port, we pulled our suitcases about a...
My turn: Tourism is everyone's business

...penetrate the market. Increasingly, other destinations are flooding consumers with more television commercials, travel stories, co-promotions, direct mail, brochures and Internet marketing. In fact, Alaska now ranks 38 out of the 50 states...
Following the Freedom Trail

...Boston's Freedom Trail is my last New England story. In January, I will start my Scotland, London and East Sussex travel stories. Alma Harris is a retired Juneau-Douglas High School English teacher who loves to travel and write.


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