Joseph Murphy

...Joe and his coworker were recognized by the U.S. Dept. of the Interior that year for valor. They were flown to Washington, D.C. with their spouses/partners for the award ceremony. The man whose life was saved was also a former Guardsman...
Nancy Weaver Seitz

...the Depression, she moved to Chicago to work for Montgomery Ward and two years later seized an opportunity to go to Washington D.C. to work for the Navy Department. There she met her future husband, David Weaver. They married December 7, 1942...
Hunt for 3 suspects widens after Illinois officer's death

...the Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, which tracks officers' deaths so their names can be enshrined on a Washington, D.C., memorial.It says police shooting deaths in the U.S. are down 13 percent this year compared with the same...
Nation and World
Parents want son with Down syndrome to attend local school

...accommodate a student with Down syndrome or another disability in the classroom," said Sara Hart Weir, president of the Washington, D.C.-based National Down Syndrome Society. She said her organization hears of cases like Aiden Killoran's "at...
Nation and World
My Turn: It's time for a better dialogue on mining

...improve the already strong neighborly relationship between Alaska and B.C. There is no need to have Ottawa and Washington, D.C., involved. That would just be wasteful of everybody's time and limited resources.We all benefit by having a...
Tsimshian artist Boxley teaches formline at Juneau jail

...Europe. A totem pole he carved is on permanent display at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.He also designed a clan house front for the Walter Soboleff Building, which was unveiled during the culture center's...
Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in Missouri 23 states, and recreational marijuana has been legalized in Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington state and Washington, D.C."The reason he's getting out is because the public clearly has changed its opinion about marijuana, and it's...
Nation and World
Loomis, Flynn wed

...Masters of Valdez, Alaska; Mollie Janicki of Seattle, Washington; Evan Clark of Denver, Colorado; Meaghan Rieke of Washington D.C.; Clare Chambers of Portland, Oregon.The best men were Ryan Lindsey and Max Stanley of Juneau. The groomsmen...
Paper: Cooperate rather than lead on LNG

...strengthen its finances, said Margo Thorning, chief economist for the American Council for Capital Formation, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank, in a briefing following the Aug. 12 release of a white paper by the council on liquefied...
State | AK legislature
Alaska Editorial: Fighting the fires

...Fire season is bad enough in Alaska and the West that Washington, D.C., must act when it comes to forest management...a half times the distance between Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.With rain calming blazes in Alaska, firefighters...


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