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2011-07-11 05:00:00

SITKA, Alaska, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Angling Unlimited has discovered the best way to connect grandparents and their grandchildren: two fishing rods, the Alaskan wilderness and a sea full of silver salmon. The charter fishing company, based out of Sitka in Southeast Alaska, has created an event that offers grandparents and their grandkids an opportunity to bond across the generations through learning and world-class sport fishing. (Logo:...

2008-07-16 12:01:29

By Indian Country Today, Oneida, N.Y. Jul. 16--SITKA, Alaska -- Most people know they need to eat healthier food and get more physical activity each day, but they don't know where to start. A community wellness advocate can help people make these healthy lifestyle changes. The award-winning CWA training program is recruiting for fall classes, and new students need to schedule an interview by Aug. 5 to reserve a spot in the program. The CWA training program is a cooperative effort...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'