Around the nation in under 80 hours

...pilots Field Morey and Conrad Teitell will spend 77 hours in the air, flying in Morey's Cessna Corvallis TTx and touching ground...two week's time. In total, they will spend 77 hours in the air, a trip that began with stops in Salem, Oregon, and Olympia...
Engine sounds heard before plane crash

...fiery crash in the town of Soldotna, about 65 air miles from Anchorage. The plane, a for-hire air taxi, went down shortly after takeoff at the...based on the load manifest provided by Rediske Air, the plane's operator, was about 7,400...
Alaska Science Forum: Minto earthquakes then, now and tomorrow

...staggered away from her."My three-year old boy was laughing," she said inside her log cabin, its front door open to warm air on a golden day. "The ground was moving so much I couldn't even reach my little son."Silas, with her husband Bergman...
State proposes its plan for 'The Road'

...release that the goal is to provide more opportunity to travel to the capital city at a lower cost. Juneau is accessible only by air or water. He said it would also allow for greater flexibility in scheduling ferries, an important source of transportation...
State proposes plan for road from Juneau

...Kemp says the goal is to provide more opportunity to travel to the capital city at a lower cost. Juneau is accessible only by air or water.Critics say the money would be better spent on critical infrastructure upgrades and maintenance throughout the state...
'So We Read On?' an enlightening tribute to 'The Great Gatsby' a faculty meeting."This is not a book for such eggheads. Corrigan, known to NPR listeners as the book critic for Fresh Air, has produced an easy-reading combination of biography, literary history and memoir that's aimed at those of us who are...
My Turn: Sen. Begich serves with distinction

...feels, it should be for her role in promoting corrupt Republican politicians. Begich's election in 2008 was a breath of fresh air for Alaska - a new beginning, a new generation. I look forward to the reelection of Begich, whose work ethic is second to...
Air Force exercise with Russia canceled

ANCHORAGE - An Air Force exercise involving the U.S., Canada...2007, NORAD and the Russian Federation Air Force had cooperated on the "Vigilant Eagle...scenario involved a foreign flagged commercial air carrier on an international flight that...
Photo: Out of thin air

The Holland America Cruis Ship Oosterdam appears out of the mist in Juneau's downtown harbor on Tuesday.
Empire Editorial: Keep Alaska neutral in the airline wars

...much from cramped aircraft.Again, we hope this continues. Air travel to and from Juneau isn't always pleasant - but it much worse it could get.Alaskans need competition in the air to keep prices low, and the best way to get that competition...


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