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...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...

...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...
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...
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...
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...

...was one of the first Democratic party treasures after statehood, helped the community in establishing medical care and as a translator for the Russian community in several social service capacities. A devote member of the Russian Orthodox Church, she volunteered...
Russian, NORAD forces unite for exercise

...commander of the Aerospace Defense Brigade for eastern Russia, agreed. "I see no problems," Gomenkov said through a translator.Col. Patrick Carpentier, the deputy commander of NORAD's Alaska Region, was an observer on the "hijacked plane...
Pioneer Potluck: About the continued story of sugar beets

...Each truck had two armed United States Army guards. They filed out of the trucks, lined up and Dad told them, through a translator, what he wanted them to do. They filed out to the field and either hoed the beets or later in the year topped beets with...
Seward takes gift to sister city in Japan

...were also presented with silk kimonos as gifts. The delegates then organized the crew of selected Japanese artists, with a translator to assist. The group worked in a huge garage where they set up visqueen, tables, chairs, paint and got down to work transferring...
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