Eloping in Alaska

"When you know, you know," is what many people have said in response to my...only after they've sputtered out: "What? Really? You're joking."It caught...the biggest decisions of my life. "Hi, what are you doing?" I asked my mom. Sitting...
My Turn: Honor Hammond by repealing SB 21

...those new to Alaska are probably saying, "so what?" right about now. The "so what" for me is that Gov. Hammond (R-Naknek) was...proposition to repeal SB 21. The closest we can come to what his opinion might be would be to ask his wife...
Nibali set to win Tour, with 2 Frenchmen on podium

...maybe I'll find the words to describe what I'm feeling," Nibali said through a...Nibali says he hasn't thought yet about what it will mean on Sunday when he wins the...on the final podium. That's exactly what he did, finishing only 45 seconds behind...
Slack Tide: Local Jökul

...age-old maxim about Vatnajökull, Iceland, what happened in Vatnajökull, Iceland, did...jökulhlaup earlier this July, when, in what scientists believe will want to call it "Suicide Water." What if we lightly-carbonated it, added some...
Poet attempts to broaden the reach of his craft in unlikely places his chin, he challenged Mallory: "What do you think of my face?" The young poet...clerks and warehouse people. Otherwise, what's the point?" he says. "I want people...her death made him realize the truth of what he'd always said about poetry: It was...
Frank Maier Marathon record falls

...figured I would throw the dice and see what happens. I think one thing that helped...Maier race director Brian Bezenek said. "What has kept us going is that we see runners...understanding co-director. We keep in mind what worked in the previous years and then make...
Fledgling nation goes to war

...number one priority was the war with Napoleon. This limited what Great Britain could accomplish against the United States.In...Preble with Commander Thomas Macdonough in command, waited on what was to become one of the greatest naval battles fought in the...
Teen summer program grows veggies and leaders

...To pull them back in, Herman holds up a cilantro stem. "What herb is this?" she asks. The kids are guessing - Mint? Thyme...grilled pizza, even phyllo.It is not easy teaching teenagers, what with the spontaneous dancing, lure of social devices, and endless...
Local collects toiletries for homeless youth

...them for the next batch. "There were people who, it wasn't what they brought home from a hotel, they actually went and purchased...including gloves. Little gloves and socks. I think that might be what I do next, a hat and glove drive." "I'm hoping that people...
Attempt something scary every day

...broken and harmful places. For some folks it is scary because of what they imagine goes on. I hate seeing churches and pastors in...been part of a church community so it is hard for me to know what it is like to see it from the outside. It is hard to know the...


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