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In a somber, off-kilter Paris, mass murder leaves emptiness towing a piano emblazoned with a peace sign stopped and played John Lennon's "Imagine." Then, after a smattering of applause, he rode off again. Video of the poignant moment made the rounds on social media, shared like a beacon of hope and resilience...
Dallas Seavey wins third Iditarod sled dog race in 4 years

...Wednesday after racing 1,000 miles across Alaska. Seavey came in under the city's famed wooden-arch finish line to wild applause from fans lining the street, some who poured out of the bars that stayed open into the wee hours. An exhausted Seavey, who...
Applause: SoHi appreciates support of homecoming

On behalf of Soldotna High School, we would like to thank the community for their support during our homecoming. Our students showed enthusiasm and school spirit that was amazing. They participated in over twelve activities during the week.
Op-ed: Bernie does Liberty University

...University in Virginia. Some of those supporters sat in reserved seats, ensuring his remarks would be received with some applause.Liberal and Democratic speakers at Liberty are not as rare as one might think. In 1983, Sen. Ted Kennedy visited and spoke...
Op-ed: The 'new' Hillary the Oval Office. Yucks all around as the mostly young audience went wild with laughter and applause. I wonder if shows still have the old applause signs to ignite fake spontaneity, which would be appropriate in Hillary's case.During the...

...Stewart, who left the "Daily Show" earlier this year, warned the theater audience that the perils of leaving TV include no applause or free food."To everybody on television, I just want to tell you, cling to it as long as you can," joked Stewart...
What others say: Restoring history requires many small steps

...They took a steamship north to the Tlingit village of Tongass, chopped down a totem pole and erected it in Seattle to the applause of a large crowd.In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, tourists and businessmen treated Alaska Native culture as another...

...wonderful and successful area-wide senior Thanksgiving dinner. Mike Nudget, Agrium plant manager, deserves a round of applause for volunteering and for his coming and being a part of the event. A big thank you to Pattie Weaver of Agrium for her coordination...
Holmes greeted with applause

...The Squeakuel," the arrival of director Guy Ritchie's action-packed "Sherlock Holmes" was greeted with naught but applause. Casting an American actor in the role of one of Britain's most celebrated characters was a bold move, but when that actor...
Landscaper effort appreciated

We want to send applause to Andy Benkendorf Landscaping for the wonderful job he did last week at our home in Sterling.We highly recommend him. He established...


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