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US trained Alaskans as 'stay-behind agents'

...summer the Soviets stunned the world by exploding their first atomic bomb. Also in 1949, the U.S. locked arms with Western Europe to form the NATO alliance, and Mao Zedong's revolutionaries declared victory in China, adding to American fear...
The PNW Indie Bestseller List

...Beautiful Things, by Cheryl Strayed8. My Beloved World, by Sonia Sotomayor9. The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945, by Rick Atkinson10. The Four Agreements, by Don Miguel Ruiz MASS MARKET1. A Game of Thrones, by...
New and recently published summer books

...master of narrative military history ends his Liberation Trilogy with this admired account of the 1944-45 fighting in Western Europe."Mickey and Willie" by Allen Barra (Crown). The similarities and secret lives of New York baseball icons Mantle...
FDA shouldn't order costly GMO labels just to satisfy scientific illiterates

...requirements just to satisfy scientific illiterates - or to show their solidarity with the heavy-handed regulators in Western Europe, who "manage" their agricultural policies as effectively as they manage their economies.The European Union...
100th Anniversary special: An editorial from 1983 - Everyone wants peace

...buddies get too wild. When they start building power bases in the West, the U.S. inherits the job.Parts of Western Europe - even some of our "allies," - seem ready and willing to play the part of pet cocker spaniel to the Soviets. They...
Aging DC-6 gets new skin, new nose, new job in Bush

...DC-6 was made, and quickly departed for foreign shores. For the first two decades, the plane ferried passengers in Western Europe and Africa. Then it came back across the Atlantic to Canada in 1975. The plane was brought north in the late 1990s...
The bad, old United Nations reappears

...looking awfully reminiscent of the 1970s at the U.N., with dictators freely bashing the United States, Israel and Western Europe for historical and modern failures of democracy. But in a hopeful sign, 100 countries preparing for the conference...
My Turn: Historic, religious, ethnic issues of global terrorism

...Plan, which granted $16 billion to help restart the world's economy and stabilize potential U.S. allies in Western Europe. Currently, the United States commits less than 1 percent ($16 billion) of its annual federal budget to foreign...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...after the Cold War. Third, do good toward enemies, insofar as that is possible. As the U.S. did with Japan and western Europe after WW II. As the U.S. is attempting with Russia, China and others. As the U.S. should be doing with Iraq...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...her two young sons. ``It will be different now, and better. There will be more jobs.'' Nunavut, as big as Western Europe, consists of the eastern 60 percent of Canada's Northwest Territories. The division is the first major change...


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