In Alaska, Obama to walk fine line on climate change, energy

WASHINGTON - With melting glaciers and rising seas as his backdrop, President Barack Obama will visit Alaska this week to press for urgent global action to combat climate change, even as he carefully calibrates his message in a state heavily dependent on oil.Obama will become the first sitting president to visit the Alaska Arctic when he travels to Kotzebue - population 3,153 - just north of the Arctic Circle at the end of his three-day trip. He'll kick off the visit Monday with a speech to a State Department-hosted conference on climate change and the Arctic.

Redford takes a walk through his classic buddy roles

...first acquired the film rights to Bill Bryson's memoir "A Walk in the Woods," he knew exactly who he wanted to play his Appalachian...thriller "The Company You Keep," they hit it off, and "A Walk in the Woods," out next Wednesday, came off the shelf again...

Arts & Entertainment
Presidential visit clearing airspace

...teaching people how to fly." In addition to flight lessons, Navarro said Scenic Mountain Air still receives quite a few "walk-ins" looking for tours at this time of year. While the business's employees have yet to decide what they are going to do...

Bird Homestead golf report: Nearly 40 show up for Men's Night

...love to see new golfers at the course. Don't have your own clubs? No problem, we have some you can rent. Don't want to walk a round of golf? That's okay, that's what golf carts are for, and we have those too!Don't forget to mark your agendas...

Around the District

...Studio, amazing local artist, his art work will interest each student. Bike-a-thon, students will ride their bikes or walk for a fundraising event .

News | Schools
Arby's wins Award

...I've stuck with this business for so long, " said Tamara. "Tamara has created a culture of friends and family so when you walk in the door often times you're greeted by name and the fun is handed down from Tamara and the way she treats our employees...

Let's make the school year a safe and successful one

...especially in school zones, and remember to stop and wait when you see a school bus with red flashing lights.Many students walk or ride bicycles, skateboards and scooters to school, and drivers need to watch for them, too. Some of those youngsters are...

Voices of Faith: 'Do I live in a livable world'

...is precisely such a question. The world is not safe. Bears walk the woods; sharks swim the oceans. Many a community struggles...Bible the singer hums in a dark place to God "Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil...

Voices of Alaska: Time for Alaskans to pull together

...attention, he finally went to the emergency room-only to suffer several more strokes that impaired his ability to talk and walk. He died three months later. An uninsured 23-year-old man with diabetes who did not have access to primary care was hospitalized...

Annual food bank auction to fill bowls, involve community

...staff help us tremendously and without them, we couldn't do it."For the price of a $50 admission ticket, attendees will walk away with one of several hundred hand-crafted bowls after using them to devour homemade soup during the event. This year...



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