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Yakutat, Alaska

The City and Borough of Yakutat is a borough in the U. S. was the name of a former city within it. The name is Tlingit, Yaakwdáat but it derives from an Eyak name diyaʼqudaʼt and was influenced by the Tlingit word yaakw; the borough covers an area about six times the size of the U. S. state of Rhode Island, making it one of the largest counties in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 662, down from 680 in 2000; the Borough of Yakutat was incorporated as a non-unified Home Rule Borough on September 22, 1992. Yakutat was a city in the Skagway–Yakutat–Angoon Census Area; the U. S. Census Bureau has defined the former City of Yakutat as a census-designated place within the borough; the only other significant population center in the borough is the community of Icy Bay, the site of the Icy Bay Airport, in the west-central part of the borough. The original settlers in the Yakutat area are believed to have been Eyak-speaking people from the Copper River area. Tlingits assimilated the Eyaks before the arrival of Europeans in Alaska.

Yakutat was only one of a number of Tlingit and mixed Tlingit-Eyak settlements in the region, although all the others have been depopulated or abandoned. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, French and Russian explorers came to the region; the Shelikhov-Golikov Company, precursor of the Russian-American Company, built a fort in Yakutat in 1795 to facilitate trade in sea otter pelts. It was known as Yakutat Colony, or Slavorossiya; when the Russians cut off access to the fisheries nearby, a Tlingit war party attacked and destroyed the fort. By 1886, after the Alaska Purchase by the United States, the black sand beaches in the area were being mined for gold. In 1889 the Swedish Free Mission Church opened a sawmill in the area. A cannery, another sawmill, a store and a railroad were constructed from 1903 by the Stimson Lumber Company. Many people moved to the current site of Yakutat to be closer to the Stimson cannery, which operated through 1970. During World War II, the USAAF stationed a large aviation garrison near Yakutat and built a paved runway.

The troops were withdrawn after the war but the runway is still in use as Yakutat Airport, which offers scheduled airline service. Fishing is the largest economic activity in Yakutat. Yakutat Tlingit Tribe received a Language Preservation Grant from the Administration for Native Americans in 2004. With this, they have reinvigorated their efforts to teach the Tlingit language to middle-aged and young people. YTT is expanding its role in the schools. All the YTT Tlingit language revitalization work focuses on using communicative approaches to second language teaching, such as TPR and ASLA. While working at a local cannery from 1912 to 1941, Seiki Kayamori extensively photographed Yakutat and its area. A large set of prints of his work is held by Yakutat City Hall. Yakutat and Southern Railway was a rail operation in the area. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 9,463 square miles, of which 7,649 square miles is land and 1,813 square miles is water; the 2010 census defines a smaller census-designated place named Yakutat which has a total area of 104.1 square miles, of which 100.5 square miles is land and 3.6 square miles is water.

Yakutat's population center is located at 59°32′49″N 139°43′38″W, at the mouth of Yakutat Bay. It lies in an isolated location in lowlands along the Gulf of Alaska, 212 miles ) northwest of Juneau. Yakutat borders the Gulf of Alaska to the west, Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska to the northwest, Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska to the southeast, Stikine Region, British Columbia to the northeast-east and Yukon Territory to the north; the borough contains part of the protected areas of Chugach National Forest, Glacier Bay National Park, Glacier Bay Wilderness, Tongass National Forest, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Wrangell-Saint Elias Wilderness and the Russell Fjord Wilderness. One unique feature in the Borough is North America's largest tidewater glacier. In 1986 and 2002, the glacier blocked the entrance to Russell Fiord; the resulting Russell Lake rose 61 feet until the glacial dam failed. If Russell Lake rises to 135 feet, the water will spill over a flow into the Situk River.

This will have a major impact on a world-class fishery. Yakutat will not be impacted unless the glacier advances to the townsite, which could take a thousand years; the vegetation in the area indicates that water was flowing over the pass until about 1860. Yakutat has a subarctic climate but with characteristics such as high precipitation, absence of frozen soil and temperate rainforest vegetation of the subpolar oceanic climate zone of the Pacific Coast, it rivals Ketchikan as the wettest "city" in the United States, with an annual precipitation of 155 inches, which falls on 240 days of the year, including 150 inches of snow all of it falling from November through April, that occurs on 64 days annually. September and October represent, on average, the year's primary "rainy season," with an average of over 20 inches of precipi

FC Shakhtar-2 Donetsk

FC Shakhtar-2 Donetsk is a former Ukrainian football team based in Donetsk, Ukraine. The club was formed in 1992, it was preceded by Shakhter-D Donetsk which since 1949 participated in the Soviet football championship for reserve teams. With the fall of the Soviet Union the team was preserved, reorganized as Shkhtar-2 Donetsk and was admitted to the 1992 Ukrainian First League; until 1994 the team represented the city of Kostiantynivka and in 1992–1994 played under the name of Metalurh Kostiantynivka. The team played at Avtosklo Stadium. In 1994-95 the team carried name of Garant Donetsk, but changed back to Shakhtar-2; the team represented the city of Donetsk Oblast playing at Metalurh Stadium. In 1995-96 the team played at Shakhtar Stadium in Donetsk and at another Shakhtar Stadium in Makiivka. Next season 1996-97 the team played at Avanhard Stadium in Makiivka; the club served as a training spot for young prospects, but under the management of new Shakhtar youth coaches, the club did not register to play in the Persha Liha for the 2006-07 season, many of its regulars were cut.

Ukrainian Second League - Group C Winners: 1997/98 1992-1994 Yevhen Korol 1994-1996 Viktor Nosov 1996-1997 Viktor Hrachov 1997-2001 Yevhen Korol 2001-2002 Mykola Fedorenko 2002-2003 Viktor Hrachov 2003-2006 Mykola Fedorenko FC Shakhtar Donetsk FC Shakhtar Donetsk Reserves and Youth Team

George Barlow (poet)

George Barlow was an English poet, who sometimes wrote under the pseudonym James Hinton. Barlow was the son of George Barnes Barlow, Master of the Crown Office, was educated at Harrow School and Exeter College, Oxford, he moved to London in 1871, continued to live there after his marriage a year later. A prolific poet, his collected Poetical Works amounted to over 3,000 pages of verse. Barlow was dubbed the'Bard of the sixteen sonnets a day' by his acquaintance Charles Marston, and'the Poet of spiritualism' by Edward Bennett. In addition to his published poetry oeuvre, Barlow wrote at least two non-fiction books, History of the Dreyfus case and The genius of Dickens, he was a regular contributor to the Contemporary Review. A life's love. New edition, 1882, An English madonna, 1874 Under the dawn, 1875 The gospel of humanity: or the connection between spiritualism and modern thought, 1876 The marriage before death, other poems, 1878 The two marriages, a drama in three acts, 1878 Through death to life, 1878 To Gertrude in the Spirit World, 1878 Love-songs, 1880 Time's whisperings: sonnets and songs, 1880 Song-bloom, 1881 Song-spray, 1882 An actor's reminiscences, other poems, 1883, Love's offering, 1883 Poems real and ideal, 1884 Loved beyond worlds, 1885 The pageant of life: an epic poem in five books, 1888.

New edition, 1910 From dawn to sunset, 1890 A lost mother, 1892 The crucifixion of man: a narrative poem, 1893. Second edition, 1895 Jesus of Nazareth, a tragedy, Woman regained. A novel of artistic life, 1896 The daughters of Minerva. A novel of artistic life, A history of the Dreyfus case: from the arrest of Captain Dreyfus in October, 1894, up to the flight of Esterhazy in September, 1898, 1899 To the women of England, other poems, 1901 The Poetical Works of George Barlow, London: Henry Glaisher, 11 vols, 1902–14 A coronation poem, 1902 Vox clamantis: sonnets and poems, 1904 The higher love. A plea for a noble conception of human love, 1905. Reprinted from the Contemporary Review; the triumph of woman, prose essays, 1907 A man's vengeance, other poems, 1908 The genius of Dickens, 1909. Reprinted from the Contemporary Review. Songs of England awaking, 1909. Second edition, 1910 Selected poems, 1921. With note by C. W. bibliography and short life. Works by or about George Barlow in libraries

Newport Centre (shopping mall)

Newport Centre is a shopping mall in Jersey City, New Jersey that opened in 1987. It is a major component of the enormous Newport, Jersey City, mixed-use community on the Hudson River waterfront across from lower Manhattan. One of eleven shopping malls in New Jersey managed by Simon Property Group, it is located at 30 Mall Drive West, is bound by Henderson Street on the west, Mall Drive East on the east, 6th Street on the south, Newport Parkway on the north; the mall has a gross leasable area of 1,152,599 sq ft. The super-regional mall is the first of its size in Hudson County; the mall, with four anchors and 167 other stores and attractions, opened to the public in October 1987 with Sears and Stern's as two of the four anchors operating. The 1,200,000-square-foot was intended to draw residents from the new Newport waterfront development and the surrounding area, as well as shoppers from Bergen County, where blue laws keep shopping malls closed on Sundays. There are three floors to the mall complex.

The mall is a part of the Newport Complex, which includes the Newport Tower, the sixth tallest building in Jersey City. Both it and the Hudson Mall are in an "Urban Enterprise Zone", reducing the state sales tax on purchases from 6.625% to 3.3125% at eligible merchants. The mall is anchored by Kohl's, Macy's and Sears. Notable smaller shops include Toys Express, Foot Locker, LOFT, H&M, GameStop, Bath & Body Works, Kay Jewelers; the mall can be reached via the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail's Newport station and the PATH train's Newport station. It is served by New Jersey Transit buses and is the terminus for routes from Jersey City Heights and the North Hudson towns of Guttenberg, North Bergen, West New York and Union City. Media related to Newport Centre Mall at Wikimedia Commons Newport Centre official website

Rose of Lancaster Stakes

The Rose of Lancaster Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race in Great Britain open to horses aged three years or older. It is run at Haydock Park over a distance of 1 mile, 2 furlongs and 100 yards, it is scheduled to take place each year in early August; the event was established in 1986, it was called the Summer Trophy. It was given its current title and promoted from Listed to Group 3 status in 1989. For a period it was sponsored by Burtonwood Brewery, it was backed by the property development firm Petros; the Tote began sponsoring the event in 2007. The Rose of Lancaster Stakes was contested over 1 mile, 2 furlongs and 120 yards, it was cut to its present distance in 2009. The sponsorship of the race was adopted by Betfred when the company bought the Tote in 2011, in 2012 it was sponsored by Victor Chandler International. Betfred took over the sponsorship again from 2013 to 2017. Horse racing in Great Britain List of British flat horse races Racing Post: 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 – Rose of Lancaster Stakes. – International Federation of Horseracing Authorities – Rose of Lancaster Stakes. – Rose of Lancaster Stakes – Haydock. Abelson, Edward; the Breedon Book of Horse Racing Records. Breedon Books. P. 146. ISBN 1-873626-15-0


Kochere is one of the woredas in the Southern Nations and Peoples' Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Gedeo Zone, Kochere is bordered on the east by Gedeb, on the southwest by the Oromia Region, on the north by Yirgachefe. Towns in Kochere include Chelelektu. Gedeb woreda was separated from Kochere. According to a 2004 report, Kochere had 34 kilometers of asphalt road, 13 kilometers of all-weather roads and 18 kilometers of dry-weather roads, for an average road density of 129 kilometers per 1000 square kilometers. Based on the 2007 Census conducted by the CSA, this woreda has a total population of 130,486, of whom 64,703 are men and 65,783 women; the majority of the inhabitants were Protestants, with 78.25% of the population reporting that belief, 8.04% practiced Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity, 7.33% observed traditional religions, 1.72% were Catholic, 1.36% were Muslim. In the 1994 Census this woreda had a population of 160,246, of whom 79,807 were men and 80,439 women; the three largest ethnic groups reported in Kochere were the Gedeo, the Oromo, the Amhara.

Gedeo is spoken as a first language by 84.93%, 10.74% spoke Oromiffa, 3.77% spoke Amharic. 47.57% of the population said they were Protestants, 26.05% observed traditional religions, 16.45% practiced Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity, 3.21% were Catholic and 1.51% were Muslim