UAS marks 44th commencement with farewell to chancellor and a message from the sky

...give up on your dreams" was the first bit of advice from a man who took an unexpected route to his dream of working with airplanes.He became enthralled with planes at age 5 and spent afternoons in high school watching them take off and land.Though Tilden...
Over and out

...job. "You kind of blow it off as part of the job, but it does kind of hit you pretty hard."Another bad one? When an airplane flown by Guenther's then-boss, Trooper Sgt. Bob Bittick, and deputy Department of Public Safety commissioner Claude...
State | Local
Panel: Could cramped airline seats be dangerous?

WASHINGTON - The shrinking space on airplanes is surely uncomfortable, but it might also be dangerous for passengers' health and safety.Planes are filled with more passengers...
Not For Web
Search begins for pilot in trouble over Prince William Sound

...ANCHORAGE - The Coast Guard is searching for the pilot of a small airplane who reported engine trouble over Prince William Sound.Anchorage...Class Shawn Eggert said the pilot was the only person on the airplane.The Coast Guard searched with an MH-60 helicopter and a...
NTSB releases documents in fatal Alaska crash investigation

...crash killed pilot Terry Hansen, 68, passengers Rose Polty, 57, Richard Polty, 65, and 5-month-old Wyatt Coffee.The airplane left Bethel for Mountain Village and began icing up when it ran into thick, cold fog. The pilot tried diverting to St. Mary's...
State | AK legislature
Fliers get a bit of relief as summer airfares fall

...remain at these levels.Travelers are only seeing a sliver of those savings. The rest of the money is being used to upgrade airplanes and airports, pay employee bonuses and reward shareholders as airlines continue to post record profits.European economic...
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A day in the life of Rosa Miller a partner.Later, Miller formed the Mount Juneau Tlingit dancers.Her grandfather composed a song about the first two airplanes coming to Juneau, and the arrival of electricity.She was elected tribal leader of the Auk Kwaan in 1997."Somebody had...
NTSB releases report on mid-air crash near Wasilla

...Wasilla in a state trooper airplane and was headed to Beluga...on the ground observed both airplanes converge at approximately...witness said that as both airplanes converged, neither airplane changed altitude or direction...
Search for missing family comes to grim end

...undeveloped area near Wildwood Correction Center.When the family disappeared, authorities conducted a massive search using airplanes, helicopters and dogs. It covered a wide area around the family's home, and divers at one point searched a pond. Twenty...
Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now

...millions of people are rising from poverty in developing regions and buying more cars, shipping more goods, and flying in airplanes more often.In order to meet that demand and keep prices from soaring, new sources of oil must be developed, the council...


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