The death toll from recent clothing factory disasters is high; more than 1,100 in the Bangladesh collapse, around 300 in the Karachi fire in Pakistan. When you look at the label of your clothing,...
1 year 8 weeks ago
In an open letter to Alaskans on the Choose Respect site (www.chooserespect.alaska.gov) Gov. Sean...
1 year 9 weeks ago
It managed to sneak up on me. This summer is my 10-year high school reunion and I'll be heading back down to Redmond, Ore. for the occasion.
My time in high school was wholly unremarkable....
1 year 11 weeks ago
Six years ago today I disembarked a plane after a milk-run from Seattle and an early morning departure from Portland, Ore., two weeks after graduating from Willamette University in Salem, Ore.,...
1 year 12 weeks ago
I had a Nancy Drew adventure today. Sort of.
1 year 13 weeks ago
You know those movies in which the whole premise is an underdog sports team overcoming the odds and the challenges to take home a win and everything is so heartfelt and you are supposed to feel...
1 year 15 weeks ago
Today we printed a Ketchikan Daily News editorial suggesting Sen. Pete Kelly's SB74, which would establish a University Building fund, like the Alaska Public Building fund, would be a great way to...
1 year 17 weeks ago
In August of 2012 I spent hours listening to Bill Overstreet tell his life story, from birth in a small Oklahoma town to current projects — the man was 86 and still had current projects! Tonight I...
1 year 19 weeks ago
I wrote this before, but lost it. Here we go again.
This was my second year of participating in the Wearable Art Extravaganza and it was wonderful. I convinced my friend Jess to be my model...
1 year 24 weeks ago
I think my mom is always waiting for me to develop the nurturing and maternal qualities and skills she possesses. Nobody knew I could cook until I lived on my own, even then, my parents may have...
1 year 28 weeks ago
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