Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...those things, some better than others. What I didn't expect was to fall in love...I was upset that I couldn't do what I had wanted to. I just thought life...running up on the ridges and that is what I love to do. I love to climb."Her...
Ruffin heats up state championship pool

...part of such a talented swim team, as well as, having very supportive and fantastic coaches. I couldn't have achieved what I did without them."Ruffin's times were 2:09.23 in the IM and 1:06.60 in the breaststroke."Mia had the meet...
Western US hit with blast of winter weather

...took refuge with her husband under a hospital bed in their home as their television set and furnishings flew about."What I thought was a bunch of birds was a bunch of debris" being carried by the funnel cloud heading their way, she told the...
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Local teacher takes home top prize

...learn something," Hoover said. "As an adult, I forget what I'm doing because I'm listening and learning along with...classroom."More learning," Meiners said. "That's what I'm excited about."After her win at the state level...
Living & Growing: Give thanks, always

...vegetation is dying off. Another thing I am thankful for is my job at Love INC. Each day I am able to go to work and do what I love as part of an amazing team of staff, volunteers and partner churches who strive to work toward one common goal...
Becoming Alaskan: Winter means trying new things

...discussing techniques while huddled under overhangs, and friends were gathered on said couch talking about who knows what. I could even hear a class taking place upstairs - something called Buti Yoga, which sounds like a whole other experience...
Schools in jeopardy

...that give students more interactions and experiences they might currently lack."Could we do a better job? That's what I'm asking," Gattis said.Early defenseBack in the village of Twin Hills, where 8-year-old Michael Sharp goes to...
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On heroin: 'Are we listening?'

...have experienced loss.Recently, she came up with a name for the group. It's called "Empowered Community Now.""What I would like to do is empower people to support each other," she said. "Juneau's always had a lot of creative minds...
Bush, Carson seek to steady campaigns in latest debate

...celebrated biography."I have no problem with being vetted," said Carson, a quiet-spoken retired neurosurgeon. "What I do have a problem with is being lied about."The debate, the last for the GOP until mid-December, left the crowded...
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Clinton: No email apology forthcoming

...account and server while at the State Department because "what I did was allowed."In an interview with The Associated...AP why she won't directly apologize, Clinton said: "What I did was allowed. It was allowed by the State Department...
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