...memories of a lost buddy he befriended in Ranger school.Therapy and medicine weren't...Cpl. Benjamin Kopp while they were in Ranger school in 2008. Cole then deployed to Iraq with the 75th Ranger Regiment, while Kopp served in Afghanistan...

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It Is What It Is: Banging my head

...do I like Journey, I also like all those other not-so-heavy rock bands from the late 1970s and early 80s - Styx, Night Ranger, Boston, REO Speedwagon, you get the picture. Just writing the names of those bands makes me feel like a geek. My son...

Mr. Ronald Kent Strand

...brothers and sisters in Sterling, Colorado. As a young man Ron served his country in the Navy stationed aboard the U.S.S. Ranger. Ron moved to Alaska in 1981 from Farmington, New Mexico. Ron was a proud roughneck. Those who knew him remember his hard...

Dog rescued from cliff in Kenai Fjords park

JUNEAU - A ranger at Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska...Sadie was brought down in the backpack of ranger John Anderson on Monday. "I could tell...crowd kind of, yay, applauded," chief ranger Mark Thompson, who helped in the rescue...

Wildlife refuge learning program takes hands-on approach

...Kenai Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, standing beside one of the 11 cabins erected by Andrew Berg, Hamilton Hunt helped Park Ranger Leah Eskelin read the data on a small black device she held in her hand. The two were able to determine that the partly cloudy...


...in 1968 after a record drought, a park ranger noticed hundreds of artifacts, including...pile. The items were collected and the ranger's notes were catalogued, but the site...alligators.More than four decades ago, the ranger also found stingray tails, shark teeth...

EarthCache trail teaches geology of Missouri River

...likely several miles from the nearest ranger. But thanks to a new EarthCache trail...the site as if they were floating with a ranger or geologist.The Missouri River Interpretive...floating alone, miles from the nearest ranger, it can be difficult for visitors to...

Movie review: 'Lone Ranger' a little odd and flawed, but still fun

"The Lone Ranger"Walt Disney Pictures2 hours, 29 minutesThe worst moment in "The Lone Ranger" comes toward the end of what had been a pretty...typical of the movie as a whole. Tonto and Lone Ranger to be, District Attorney John Reid, have...

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...Kassig, a teacher. The family says Kassig, a former Army Ranger, formed the aid organization Special Emergency Response and...in the Army from 2006 to 2007. He was a member of the 75th Ranger Regiment and served four months in Iraq in 2007 before being...


...reporting that was inspired by the experiences of Paul Watson, who won a Pulitzer Prize for a 1993 photo of a dead U.S. Army Ranger dragged through the streets of Somalia's capital."The Body of an American" had its world premiere with Portland Center...

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