Sitka makes big plans for 150th Alaska Day

...2017.Funding to hire Williams was provided by a $15,000 grant from the state Office of History and Archaeology, a $10,000 match from the city, and a $5,000 contribution by the Historical Society.The steering committee has a cross-section...
HomeSkillet Fest: A 10 Year Retrospective

Eleven years ago this summer, a few musicians sat around a campfire on a Sitka beach, playing their guitars and pondering the idea of a locally-grown music festival.
Kenai groups prepare for potential workplace violence

...Thomas Burgess. "So yes, it is happening. It just doesn't make the press."Burgess is retiring in September after a 10-year career as a security adviser in Alaska. He said when a threat is known to be targeting an organization, the Federal...
After 10-hour wait for wind, Dustin Johnson leads championship

...five times in one round and still kept alive his hopes of a Grand Slam.If that wasn't enough, 40 mph gusts that led to a 10 1/2-hour stoppage meant the British Open will end on Monday for the first time in 27 years.For all the chaos on the...
Jamaica stuns US in Gold Cup semis

...the penalty area on a routine throw.Other than those two set plays, the Americans largely dominated. They finished with a 10-3 edge in shots on goal - including eight in the second half, as they furiously charged at Jamaican goalkeeper Ryan Thompson...
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Spieth, amateur Dunne eyeing history at St. Andrews

...happen."Rarely has the Old Course been as easy as it was Sunday.One day after raging wind off the Eden Estuary caused a 10-hour delay and forced a Monday finish, the flags were soaked from passing showers and limp from no wind. The leaderboards...
Johnson wins at St. Andrews, stops Spieth's Grand Slam

...bogey on the 16th hole. He had a birdie putt for the win on the 18th that was wide left and gave him a 66. Oosthuizen made a 10-foot par putt on No. 17 to stay one shot behind, and he delivered a clutch moment of his own with a wedge to 5 feet for...
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Woman sought for bilking builders

...purchase extravagant gifts for herself, prosecutors say - has a $10,000 warrant out for her arrest.Prosecutors charged LeeAnn...contracting firm where Tagsip worked as a project administrator. A $10,000 bench warrant was issued for her arrest a few days...
Homegrown catcher leads US over World in Futures Game

...demonstrating he can pretty much hit anything.Schwarber hit a two-run triple on Sunday that got the U.S. team rolling toward a 10-1 victory in the All-Star Futures Game, managed by two stars on Cincinnati's Big Red Machine. The Cubs catcher appreciated...
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South Carolina gov: Confederate flag comes down today

...rebel flag with barricades and rope, a siege of sorts that will end Friday after the banner is furled for the last time at a 10 a.m. ceremony.South Carolina's leaders first flew the battle flag over the Statehouse dome in 1961 to mark the 100th...
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