Around town for Tuesday, Sept. 1

...of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St.Overeaters Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Valentine Building, 119 Seward St., suite 1, Unity Center. Details...
Thanks, Juneau, for 'Beat the Odds' support

...Connection's 24th annual "Beat the Odds - a Race Against Cancer" was held Aug. 22. It was an encouraging sight to behold over 400 men, women and children coming together in support of Cancer Connection and the many ways we offer both educational and financial...
Biking, hiking Kennecott's abandoned mines

...unrelenting." Similar sentiments could be applied to the nearby Jumbo Mine trip, which is one mile longer and rises 3,400 feet.I would say "unrelenting" is a more appropriate attribute but a little overkill.Two wheel transportWe wanted to bike...
Today In Sports History for Sept. 1

...2007 - Jeremy Wariner leads an American sweep of the medals in the 400 meters at the track and field world championships. Wariner wins in...bronze. It's the first medal sweep for any country in the men's 400 at the world championships.
Bolt leaves 'em laughing and a new star comes out in 400

...Long after two of the all-time greats at 400 meters had left the track in second and...Pieter Lourens.He did. In many ways, the 400 is the most brutal race of them all - basically...and Cassandra Tate finished 2-3 in the 400-meter hurdles to round out the U.S...
Alaska Legislature's Medicaid gets court hearing Thursday is a dollar that instead could go to a legislatively authorized program.The Legislature has approved spending of up to $400,000 on Virginia-based law firm Bancroft Pllc., which defended more than two dozen states in their challenge to the federal...
Look out cancer, Juneau is on a roll (and a walk and run)

The fight against cancer will not be easy, but Juneau has the best corner people in the world.Over 400 runners and walkers filled the Riverbend Elementary School covered playground area on Saturday, spilled out into Dimond Park and...
Around Town for Friday, Aug. 28

...of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Northern Light United Church, 400 11th St.NOAA Lab Tours, 1 p.m., Ted Stevens' Marine Research Institute. Free tours to learn how fish stock and habitat...
Rape conviction poses troubling questions for college football

...punishment phase conducted on Friday, when Ukwuachu was sentenced to 180 days in county jail plus 10 years of felony probation and 400 hours of community service.It was another bad day for college football. The sport seems to deal with violence against women...
Today In Sports History for August 26

...1997 - Carl Lewis finishes his career by anchoring a powerful 400-meter relay to cap the ISTAF Grand Prix meet in Berlin. The...record at the world championships - this time, breaking the 400-meter mark with a time of 43.18. He cuts .11 seconds off...


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