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Run for the River draws over 260

Ovarian cancer survivor Jenn Sommermann, 47, believes running saved her life.Ethiopia native and former orphan Mekbeb Denbrock, 8, dreams of one day competing in the Olympics.Soldotna resident Tony Oliver, 54...
Medical Screenings, Clean Water, and Plumpy'nut

...a million children are starving, or near death, across the northeast Horn of Africa in the countries of Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Djibouti. While conditions such as drought (the worst in 60 years), armed conflict and rising food costs may have forecasted...
Food a Bell Multicultural alumna who graduated on scholarship from James Madison University in May. Her family emigrated from Ethiopia when she was 8 years old and stressed the importance of education."There's scholarships out there, there are funds out...

...parliament speaker. Mubarak himself survived an assassination attempt in 1994, when militants attacked his convoy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.That insurgency provided Mubarak with a justification for a nationwide state of emergency, lifted only after he was driven...
Marathon training notes: Inspiring music a must

...85 miles/week so that she can be back home by 6:30 a.m. to tend to her 12 children (nine of which are adopted from Ethiopia and Vietnam). Oh, and did I mention that she is trying to qualify for the Olympic Marathon Trials 2016 and just began to...
Straight ?Shooter?: Movie hits the mark

...genre. Wahlberg is Gunnery Sgt. Bobby Lee Swagger, special forces sniper extraordinaire. After a ?peacekeeping? mission in Ethiopia goes awry and his partner is killed, Bobby Lee decides he?s done with this man?s army and heads for the mountains. There...
London Marathon breaks new ground with athlete blood tests

...2:08 include William Kiplagat of Kenya, Tesfaye Tola of Ethiopia, Stefano Baldini of Italy, and Steve Jones of Britain. Sunday's...will have to contend with defending champion Derartu Tulu of Ethiopia (2:23:57 best) and Svetlana Zakharova of Russia (2...
A soldier?s view

...My first indication that we were being deployed came around October 2005 when I was told we would be going to Djibouti near Ethiopia on the Horn of Africa. We ended up in Kuwait. We left Alaska in early July 2006 and spent three months training in Mississippi...
Richard Wilson Ellison

...Christi, Texas. Richard lived not only in Texas but the Marshall Islands, spent his military service as a Code Breaker in Ethiopia, traveled across the U.S. and Mexico, Europe and some of the Caribbean Islands but called Alaska home for the past 33...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska NewspaperBriton pauses in Anchorage on global bike quest for kids'

...of my life.'' After the first 80-mile day, he was hurting. That was only the beginning. Through Budapest and Syria, Ethiopia and Malawi, Santiago and Colombia, Humphreys endured heat and rain, windstorms and threats of bandits. He got stuck in...


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