Catherine Lena Alter

...national United Methodist Women (UMW) offices, including treasurer of the organization for the western third of the United States. Catherine was an involved supporter of local efforts to promote lasting peace and justice within the local and world...
Today In Sports History for Aug. 28

...the Walker Cup, is established with the United States beating Britain 8-4.1949 - The United States wins the Davis Cup, beating Australia...Hills, N.Y.1956 - Australia sweeps the United States 5-0 to capture the Davis Cup.1959...
My Turn: Obama's visit to the arctic

...2008 campaign promise to "fundamentally change the United States of America." Sadly, that attitude and mission has...than two dozen. With the eyes of world upon us as the United States begins its two-year chairmanship of the Arctic Council...
Pennsylvania beats Texas 3-0 for spot in US title game at LLWS

...p.m.Saturday, Aug. 29International ChampionshipGame 27 - Tokyo, Japan vs. Game 25 winner, 12:30 p.m.United States ChampionshipGame 28 - Lewisberry, Pennsylvania vs. Game 26 winner, 3:30 p.m.Sunday, Aug. 30Third PlaceGame...
Bolt leaves 'em laughing and a new star comes out in 400

...nine medals over the first five days of the championships. There's only one gold in that mix, which leaves the United States a surprising five wins behind the leader, Kenya.The day actually started off with bad news for Kenya, when a hurdler...
My Turn: Murkowski: President's Alaska goal should be partnership

...pride in welcoming visitors to our beautiful state. That is especially true when our guest is the President of the United States.When President Barack Obama announced he would visit at the end of August, I thought of how exciting the experience...
Letter: Every vote counts

...Courthouse in Juneau. Thirty-three new citizens pledged their Oath of Allegiance to the United States of America before the Honorable Leslie Longenbaugh, United States magistrate judge, and guests attending the ceremony.It was truly an uplifting experience...
Putting up your own fish VII: Canning

...essential - for peace of mind, to know who cut it up yourself. Compare that mindset with a recent bill, passed by our United States Congress, that decrees meat in America no longer needs to be labeled with the country of origin. As of June 2015...
Today In Sports History for August 26

...Field between the Cincinnati Reds and the Dodgers.1950 - Australia wins its third straight Davis Cup by beating the United States.1961 - The International Hockey Hall of Fame opens in Toronto.1972 - The New York Cosmos win the NASL championship...
America's got talent, and it came from Juneau

...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. Although he said he couldn't have imagined his son would do something as grand as this, it was only...


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