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O'Connell, Barrow wed in Oregon

In the afternoon of May 29, 2015, Cameron O'Connell and Cory Barrow were wed in the quaint hamlet of Dufur, Oregon. Well wishers and gawkers came from far and wide, i.e. New York, Paraguay, Fairbanks, San Francisco as...
Unhinged Alaska: Humpbacks and minke and orcas! Oh my!

...much blubber in the bay it looks like a synchronized sumo swim team cruising through the sea waters. Old timers around our hamlet-of-the-peculiar can't recall such a large and dazzling flotilla of fat and founts off our shores. And, as of last...
Orchestra cultivates appreciation of classical music

...come from the entire Kenai Peninsula, including the communities of Soldotna, Homer, Kenai, Seward and smaller Peninsula hamlets. The concert will also feature a baton auction. Attendees will bid for the chance to conduct a single song, a march. The...
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False confession expert gives lecture at Kenai Courthouse

The request was routine for Professor Alan Hirsch. The attorney traveled to the small hamlet of Kenai to offer expert testimony for a suppression hearing. Hirsch said he exited his plane after a long flight, jetlagged...
Hope land sale on track: Borough sorting out high bidders

...little more than a month since the bid deadline for the Kenai Peninsula Borough's Hope land sale and residents of the small hamlet off the Seward Highway are still waiting to hear about the town's newest landowners. "Are they from Anchorage? Are they...
People, not politicians improve world economies

...and friend, and borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry." - "Hamlet," Act I, Scene IIIWilliam Shakespeare is not known for his economic expertise, but the advice he gives through Polonius in "Hamlet" may be the best counsel ever offered for individuals and governments...
Answer to crime in Nikiski isn't one people want to talk about

...our judicial system that is bent on penalizing the victim rather than the criminal. Certainly, the good people of this rural hamlet know what the problem is and intuitively what the historic solution is, but alas, we are told to rely on law enforcement and...

...higher, because there were at least 175 families in Kocho, and few were able to escape before the militants surrounded their hamlet.Jassem said he was in touch with two wounded men, including a cousin, who fled the village. They called Jassem from the...
Rich Lowry: Warning - literature ahead

...Punishment" (warning: includes scenes of near-madness, violence, sexual exploitation, cruelty to animals and smoking), or "Hamlet" (warning: includes poisoning, drowning, stabbing and intense intra-familial conflict) without fear of being offended...
Homer: Where Alaskans go and a reputation for creativity have given Homer the dual nicknames of "Alaska's Shangri-La" and "the cosmic hamlet by the sea." The seaside town of about 4,200 is 225 highway miles south of Anchorage. Visitors first notice the panorama...


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