Photo: Reconstructing the capitol

Mason Rick Johanson, of Richards Masonry in Wasilla, works laying brick at the base of the Capitol's Main Street wall on Thursday. Johanson will be one of four masons laying brick on the Main Street and Fifth Avenue sides of the building this summer.
Jane Virginia Efshen

...Washington and Gresham, Oregon. She also did custodial and domestic work. Then in 1968 she moved to Hillsboro, Oregon and worked for...certified Master Gardener. She became best known for her volunteer work in gardening, helping the people of Gruening Park with their...
Stephanie H Guanzon

...Haskell College followed by working for the U.S. Forrest Service on the AK Marine Hwy as a Naturalist, then administrative work for the State of Alaska where she happily retired. Stephanie was an active member of Tlingit dance groups (she loved to dance...
Michael Allan McIntosh

...million to over $40 million today.In addition to the more than 1,200 grants that the Foundation has awarded to support the work of non-profit groups, Michael's deep commitment to the public interest is well illustrated by his service on other boards...
States move to reduce time spent on Common Core-based exam

...and testing, but we need to allow local districts to use what works for them," said Colorado state Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg, Sonnenberg got the answers right, but didn't show his work."There's a lot of problems with these tests and it's...
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My Turn: Murkowski on Arctic ignorance: Let it go!

...this awareness level with 70 percent of Icelanders knowing the work and importance of the Arctic Council, it's clear that step...the people of the north coming together to find solutions that work for our unique geographical circumstances, with a focus on sustainable...
High sails and high seas

...Southeast Alaska Sailing club start their second race of the season.Eight vessels will tack and jibe under full sails as they work for position to start at 9:30 a.m. off Mayflower Island in Douglas. Spectators can park at the Douglas Boat Harbor, Savikko...
Senate adjourns special session called by Walker

...permission or additional instruction from him.Walker said he did not agree with lawmakers going to Anchorage to continue their work, but would not fight them on it, either, saying his top priority was getting a fully funded budget passed.
See the future in flowers

...pace will slow somewhat - it's "the long coast into fall."Of course, Jensen enjoys the hard work in the garden. He finds the off-season's work of budgeting and data entry - the arboretum recently acquired a new plant-specific database program...
Former Boko Haram captives still held - by Nigerian military

...said they were treated like "slaves," forced to do domestic work and whipped if they disobeyed. One showed the counselor her...and gun them down, saying that the killing of infidels was the work of God, according to the counselor, who spoke on condition...
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