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Fifth annual North Words Writers Symposium to feature Simon Winchester

British-American writer Simon Winchester will keynote the fifth annual North...Symposium on May 28-31 in Skagway. Winchester has worked as a foreign correspondent...19th century geologist William Smith. Winchester is currently touring with his latest...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-02-20/fifth-annual-north-words-writers-symposiu
Art
And the nominee for official Alaska rifle is ...

...SB175 Tuesday, which names the pre-64 Winchester Model 70 as Alaska's rifle.Commonly...22 Hornet round to the hefty .458 Winchester Magnum. Two of those calibers - the .338 Winchester Magnum and .375 H&H Magnum - are designated...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-08/and-nominee-official-alaska-rifle
State | AK legislature
Proposed: State utensil shall be bear claw salad tongs

...SB175, giving the state its very own firearm: the pre-1964 Winchester Model 70 .30-06 caliber rifle.Now, I'm not a gun owner...better chance of passing if we changed that to the pre-1964 Winchester Model 70 .30-06 caliber rifle. But those I think you need...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-05-11/proposed-state-utensil-shall-be-bea
Neighbors
Fifth annual North Words Writers Symposium still accepting registrations

...Frontiers of Language."British-American writer Simon Winchester will be the keynote speaker. He is the author of 22 books...Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible."Winchester will be joined at the Skagway symposium by a faculty of Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-05-08/fifth-annual-north-words-writers-symposiu
Art
Dear White People

Opens Friday, Oct 17, 2014 Synopsis: A satirical portrait of race relations in early 21st Century America, writer/director Justin Simien's playfully perceptive feature debut tells the story of a bi-racial Winchester University student whose controversial radio show sparks a media frenzy of epic proportions. When Samanta White begins her radio program by declaring that white people will now be required to have two black friends in order to avoid appearing racist (and that drug dealers don't count), she immediately catches the attention of the all-black residential hall that is being forced out of existence due to diversification. Subsequently elected president of the hall, Samantha subsequently becomes the subject of a reality show that deals with racial issues. Meanwhile, the Winchester University's all-white student newspaper staff mistakenly assumes that young black outcast Lionel Higgins is an expert on black culture, and recruits him to report on the brewing controversy. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Tyler James Williams, Tessa Thompson, Teyonah Parris, Brandon Bell, Kyle Gallner Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Local track athletes compete at Kodiak

...89; 3 Hakala, Haley CIC 13.15; 4 Winchester, Mekayla CIC 13.30; 5 McKoy, Catherine...68; 2 Sims, Taylor CIC 15.87; 3 Winchester, Mekayla CIC 15.88; 4 Ith, Izabelle...1 Welling, Naomi NSE 45.03; 2 Winchester, Mekayla CIC 46.99; 3 Bruce, Jordyn...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-13/local-track-athletes-compete-kodiak
Sports
Reading, writing and coffee

...program was designed to give it to them. Keynote speaker Simon Winchester, the author of more than 20 best-selling books, shared...writing schedule, as did others among the faculty. (For Winchester, that style involves pasting a number of things on the wall...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-05/reading-writing-and-coffee
Art
Bill proposes official state bolt-action rifle

...firearm.SB175 would make the pre-1964 Winchester Model 70 bolt-action rifle in a number...carrying the "rifleman's rifle," the Winchester pre-1964 Model 70. It says the rifle...proposal would have made the pre-1964 Winchester Model 70 .30-06 caliber rifle the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-16/bill-proposes-official-state-bolt-actio
State | AK legislature
Gun aficionado turns tinkering into a business

...When a pair of hunters came in to buy a Bikini scope cover, they scanned Junk's gun collection, which is dominated by Winchesters. One hunter said he was from Washington, while the other said he hailed from Maine. "You're a little close to Kennedy...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091006/out_20060910013.shtml
Outdoors
Welling repeats as 3-event winner on state track

...edged out West Anchorage junior Mekayla Winchester by a tenth of a second."Taking second...Bartlett, 12.875; 4) Mekayla Winchester, West, 13.105; 5) Jazlan Davis, Lathrop...Thunder Mountain, 15.474; 2) Mekayla Winchester, West, 15.572; 3) Elissa Esplin, South...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-05-25/asaa-state-track-and-field-championshi
Sports

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