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Refuge Notebook: Thousands of feet on the ground are a challenge in Changbai Mountain, China

...with a bit of sunburn on our faces but with over 600 photos in each of our cameras! Many of our photos were a result of our translators' eagerness to capture us at what is to them a once-in-a-lifetime visit to a very special place. A colleague who works...

...don't know what to do and how to vote."The state Department of Law says in a statement that Alaska already provides translators and bilingual outreach and poll workers in both languages. Both are historically unwritten languages, the state says...

...consensus is: Drink what you like to drink," she said."Wine's subjective," she added. "In some ways, we're translators. If you tell me you like a certain type of wine or grape, it's my job to translate that into the perfect wine for your...

...with limited English proficiency, it's not for lack of trying. Officials say the state has been stood up and let down by translators and bilingual poll workers. Officials say that if they win the lawsuit, they would continue to improve language access...
Kenai judge gets rare look at another system

...the Iraqi Ministry of Defense military courts. The group also was served by cultural advisor Mohammed Soby and two local translators. In September, the Ministry of Interior Training Team approached Col. Meyer for assistance saying the contractor -- an...
Ninilchik Community News

...heart condition and died when she was a day and a half old. Their oldest son, Wayne, is a linguist with Wycliffe Bible Translators and lives in Spokane, Wash. Their middle son, Loren, is a former legislator and lieutenant governor of Alaska. He is...
New guides ready to fish, but focus shifts from kings

...something of a running joke during some of the sessions. Stetts said reading through the Kenai River regulations required a translator - or the ability to pick up a new language. On the Kenai River, Stetts said, seeing Alaska Department of Fish and Game...
River City graduates a 'diverse' group

...she's excited too. She will attend the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She wants to become a translator. "That's my current plan, but you know how things change," she said.Kaylee Osowski can be reached at kaylee.osowski...

...Smith's mother has been teaching her the language since she was little. In high school the skill propelled her into the role of translator for Glacierview Baptist Church in Homer, on trips to South America. Locals would believe it was her first language.For...
Spoken with heart and history

...spoken continuously for 166 years in the village at the mouth of the Ninilchik River, said Wayne Leman, linguist, author, translator and Ninilchik native. Leman is credited, along with his cousin, Bobbie Oskolkoff, for their extensive work collecting...


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