August 23, 2014

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Sullivan, Beckett rule Lost Lake Run

After two consecutive runner-up finishes, Briana Sullivan of Anchorage on Saturday captured victory in the Lost Lake Run in Seward. Sullivan won the 16-mile, cross-country...

Collins admits confidence void

It is, according to Mayor D. Michael Collins, a crisis of confidence. It goes well beyond a region licking its wounds and trying to remake...

Rick Norlock to retire in 2015

Mr. Norlock first ran for federal office in 2000, unsuccessfully carrying the banner of the Canadian Alliance Party. He was elected for the Conservative Party...

Canada Having Second Thoughts About Buying F-35

Liberals attacked the conservative government. John McKay, a member of Parliament, called it “deceit and incompetence at the highest levels.” Another member, Ralph Goodale, wrote...

Corner Brook men add another portion of coastline to their kayaking vacations

It was all smooth sailing this time around as Peter Yates and Harold Moore tacked on another leg to their sea kayaking adventures along Newfoundland's...

The malleable views of Mike Michaud - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

The malleable views of Mike MichaudKennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel9 Morning Sentinel headline: “Giffords to support Michaud: 'Conservative Democrat' on defensive with gun control advocate's...

Ontario and Quebec were the focus of Canadian Forces-RCMP marijuana ...

The Conservative government says it has no intention of decriminalizing marijuana. However, Justice Minister Peter MacKay said this week the government is still assessing whether...

Ambrose politicizing pot issue

Re: Minister says pot campaign not an attack on leader, Aug. 19. Minister says pot campaign not an attack on leader, Aug. 19. Health Minister...

Don Davies Vancouver Kingsway » Blog Archive » NDP launches ...

The NDP will press for a vote on the federal minimum wage · NDP government would reinstate the federal minimum wage · Events · Volunteer...

Constitution Party candidates share goals, ideals

Crowell is running against incumbent Republican Bill Haslam, Democrat Charles Brown, Green Party candidate Isa Infante, Libertarian Daniel Lewis and independents Steve Coburn and John...

Fox News and faux news: They're not the same thing

Personally, I am most grateful to the for their fair and balanced distribution of all sides of the news; opinions and point of view.

Webber, Gessing plan debate on New Mexico economy

... plan debate on New Mexico economy. Former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Alan Webber of Santa Fe and Paul Gessing, president of the politically conservative Rio...

$218 million HomeStart package for first home buyers

(press release)The Government is doubling support for first home buyers to help tens of thousands more young New Zealanders into home ownership and encourage...

The Buzz: As SC pols try to avoid 'macaca' moments, critics say they violate ...

The pro-Haley conservative group America Rising also has a tracker, Mike Demkiw, who has been kicked out of several Democratic Party events where Haley's Democratic...

Lynne Cheney and Gary Nash: Teaching a PC version of History

Confederate leaders like Robert E. Lee are hardly mentioned in these guidelines, except as defenders of slavery, and the Abolitionist firebrand Thaddeus Stevens is elevated...

Paul Davis rallies party at Demofest in Wichita

John Carmichael, D-Wichita, who represents District 92 in west-central Wichita and faces a challenge from Republican Jeremy Alessi. In April, members of the KNEA filled...

Mississauga mayoral election candidates neck and neck as Hazel McCallion ...

The poll also included MP Eve Adams, who recently backed off the from the hotly contested Conservative nomination race for MP in Oakville North-Burlington. Adams...

IndyCar: Will Power wins pole at Sonoma

"Yeah, it's another point, unfortunately," Castroneves said. "But we can't worry about one point. We need to minimize the damage. Hopefully we can have a...

Scottish independence: How Salmond can bounce back in next televised debate

Ed Staite, former spokesman for George Osborne and media adviser to the Conservative Party. "If Alex Salmond is to get the independence campaign ... Deborah...

Scottish independence: How Alex Salmond can bounce back in next televised ...

Ed Staite, former spokesman for George Osborne and media adviser to the Conservative Party. "If Alex Salmond is to get the independence campaign ... Deborah...

Obama orders review of arming police with military-grade weapons, tools

The White House review and congressional interest come at a time when many liberal Democrats and libertarian-minded Republicans have joined forces in calling for an...

Crist and Rich: the campaign devoid of a campaign

The outcome has been such a foregone conclusion that pollsters haven't surveyed Democratic primary voters, focusing instead on the anticipated general election matchup between Crist...

Florida's Charlie Crist and Nan Rich: the campaign devoid of a campaign

Reuters The outcome has been such a foregone conclusion that pollsters haven't surveyed Democratic primary voters, focusing instead on the anticipated general election matchup between Crist...

Justin Trudeau Does The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (VIDEO)

USA TODAY Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has enlisted some unlikely helpers to take on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. In a video posted to the Liberal...

A Touch of Noir

I don't know what it is about film noir, but it holds a special som'thin' som'thin' for a lot of people in Vancouver. For instance,...

Celeb birthdays for the week of Sept. 14-20

Actor Dan Cortese is 47. Actor-writer-director-producer Tyler Perry is 45. Rock musician Craig Montoya (Tri Polar) is 44. Actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley is 43. Rapper Nas...

Celeb birthdays for the week of Sept. 14-20 - www.kingstonregion.com/

Celeb birthdays for the week of Sept. 14-20www.kingstonregion.com/Actor Dan Cortese is 47. Actor-writer-director-producer Tyler Perry is 45. Rock musician Craig Montoya (Tri Polar) is 44.

Bears claim NatWest T20 Blast title

Andrew Flintoff made a compelling return to the big stage but it was not enough to carry Lancashire to a fairytale victory in the NatWest...

11 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Jack Layton

... out against the city's bathhouse raids and expressing his support for gay marriage long before it became a cause sponsored by celebrities. <i>Jack Layton...

ISIS atrocities in Iraq: What's Canada's next move?

No statement by any government official has suggested the Canadian military will do more. Other allies, most notably the Americans, have re-engaged with airstrikes against...

In Changing America, Gay Masculinity Has 'Many Different Shades'

Meyer grew up in a suburb of Salt Lake City and says his family was supportive while he came out. "My dad sat ... Teammate...

Unbreakable chronicles the everlasting bond between Raminder and Ujjal ...

Dosanjh was reelected in 2006 and 2008 before losing to Conservative Wai Young in 2011. Welbanks said that there weren't great differences between the federal...

Main Line History: Test your knowledge of small Main Line colleges

It's that time of year when college students are either coming back to town or embarking on their first year of college. Today, readers can...

Helping In Haiti

A local surgeon and his family went to Haiti to be reacquainted with a friend he got to know four years ago while performing surgery...

Community Calendar Aug. 31

First Monday — The Arkansas Conservative Forum meets 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at China Town in Conway. Lunch begins at 11:30 and meeting starts at noon.

ISIS Atrocities in Iraq: What's Canada's Next Move?

Liberal MP John McKay, speaking on the same Power & Politics panel as Julian, didn't rule out his support for more military involvement. "It would...

College Football Preview: Dick Weiss' Top 25

Mike Stoops is the best defensive coordinator in the Big 12, and his front seven is loaded with quick pass rushers and big-play linebackers Frank...

Is London such a terrible place to live?

In Peckham, my area of south London, images of the Peace Wall, where black, white, young and old queued up to sign coloured Post-it notes...

Election 2014: Ducey, Smith pull away from pack

Ducey has been a vigorous campaigner since announcing his candidacy in February and built a long list of endorsements from prominent conservative Republicans, both from...

Last Man Standing Season 1

The series (which was originally titled "Man Up" - that's not much better than "Last Man Standing", but at least gets more of a chuckle)...

Randall Beach: Colorado shows it's high time for a change in our marijuana laws

Vacationing in Colorado these days now gives you a chance to experience far more than what John Denver long ago hailed as a “Rocky Mountain...

Randall Beach: Colorado shows it's high time for a change in our marijuana laws

Vacationing in Colorado these days now gives you a chance to experience far more than what John Denver long ago hailed as a “Rocky Mountain...

Charity wonders about sudden interest from Ottawa

The controversy boiled over this week, after Conservatives on the Commons finance committee slammed the door on calls for a probe of the tax agency's...

Yankees retire Torre's No. 6

The Yankees captain, who is retiring after this season, escorted Soot Zimmer, the wife of the late Don Zimmer, onto the field to present Torre...

Le Cégep souligne les années de service de son personnel

... ans), Pierre Truchon (20 ans), Danielle Raymond (30 ans), Benoît Gagnon (20 ans), Rémi Morin (20 ans), Françoise Parent (20 ans), Marie-Claude Jobin (20...

"Two men arrested following a shooting of a man in County Tyrone on Thursday ...

"Two men arrested following a shooting of a man in County Tyrone on Thursday ... (Pressemitteilung)Île-des-Soeurs comes 61% from Jeanne-Le Ber, and has a transposed...

Democrats adopt 2016 presidential primary calendar

ATLANTA (AP) — Leaders of the Democratic Party adopted their 2016 presidential nominating calendar on Saturday, setting the stage for a successor to President Barack...

Moore: Primary election failed as a defining moment

The man who said Jacquie Anderson was attractive, voted. The couple that liked Harshman as their ... Our Republican chairwoman pitted conservative Republicans against liberal...

Republicans' Senate Lineup Cheers Party Leaders

"This has the potential to be a very good year for Republicans," said David Winston, a Republican pollster who has worked with party leaders in...

Paint the town red: the Liberals in Edmonton

CTV News (Who outside Ottawa knew Stéphane Dion could look so cheerful?) All talk of a two-election strategy has been shoved to the side. Plenty of...