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SunLit Interview: An isolated Alaska town and a memory condition sparked a novel

Melissa Payne is the bestselling author who first learned the real importance of storytelling when she worked for a residential and day treatment center for abused and neglected children, where she wrote speeches and letters to raise funds. The truth in those stories was written to evoke in the reader a call to action: to […]

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Colorado man among 5 killed in Alaska backcountry skiing helicopter crash

By Mark Thiessen, The Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A contracted helicopter carrying guides and guests from a lodge on a heli-skiing trip in Alaska’s backcountry crashed, killing the pilot and four others, including the Czech Republic’s richest man. The only other person onboard was in serious condition but stable Sunday at an Anchorage hospital, […]