Today in history

...July 18, the 199th day of 2014. There are 166 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On July 18, A.D. 64, the Great Fire of Rome began, consuming most of the city for about a week. (Some blamed the fire on Emperor Nero...
Class takes a walk through Dena'ina history

...concealed prehistoric cultural heritage sites of the Dena'ina people who thrived on the Kenai Peninsula from about 1000 A.D. through the late 1700s when the Russians arrived."Had the Russians not come, the Americans not come, there would...
Yakutat superintendant defends canceling season

...F" grades. If a Yakutat player has a "D," he cannot travel but can may still...GRADEOne of the eligible five players had a D, according to a source that saw the...was percentage points away from earning a D and making the eligibility list for home...
Gehring Nursery School awaits the new year

...without at least 15 children enrolled in the program. According to current CBJ regulations, a daycare may be opened in a D-3 residential zone, according to the terms of a conditional use permit for a group home, which would allow no more than...
My Turn: Renew your faith restore the confidence of his fellow Christians, which was badly shaken when Rome was sacked by the Visigoths in 410 A.D.Does that pertain today? Much like the Christians 1,600 years ago, Americans find themselves under attack from a variety...
The Alaskan Idiot's Guide To: The 2014 midterm elections

...last weeks before the election. House District 33Someone once said that under the new election districts, you could stamp a "D" on a golden retriever, and he'd win this district. Sam Kito's the incumbent Democrat here, and he should win handily...
Empire Editorial: Dunbar offers Alaska a fresh face and fresh start

...and believes in Alaska's right to self govern without federal menacing. He's more of a moderate than most who carry a "D" behind their name. Dunbar also believes in "meaningful" campaign finance reform and wants to put an end to unlimited...
Empire Editorial: Don Young - Alaska's wayward delegate

...and given us reason to question his ability.Earlier this summer, he was caught on video grabbing and twisting the arm of a D.C. staffer who was discouraging him from entering a meeting already in progress. Young issued a statement of apology...

Time for pigskin.No, not Pigskin 621 A.D., the Sega Genesis arcade game released in 1990 that featured a troll that would come onto the screen to help the losing side...
Alaska gets a 'D' for deficient when it comes to integrity

A D-plus average might let you beat out Larry Kroger for the best report card in the Delta Tau Chi pledge class, but otherwise it's...


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