Empire Editorial: Arctic issues are Alaska's issues

In 1969, the Apollo 11 crew planted six U.S. flags in the surface of the moon, a gesture more symbolic than literal, as a reminder to anyone who...
Donations pour in for family who lost home in Friday blaze

...giftcards from the stores inside the mall, she said, and the owner of Wee Fishie Shoppe gave them $100 so the family's dog, Apollo, wouldn't go hungry."There's a ton of people that have been amazing that donated," Heywood said.Heywood also organized...
Kashevarof Memorial Lecture Series begins next week at the state museum

...Series on Thursday, Feb. 14, with "Alaska's Long-Lost Apollo 11 Moon Rock," led by the museum's Curator of Collections...look at the full schedule:Feb. 14: "Alaska's Long-Lost Apollo 11 Moon Rock" with Steve Henrikson, curator of collections...

THURSDAY, FEB. 14Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-0434. "Alaska's Long-lost Apollo 11 Moon Rock," lecture with Steve Henrikson, noon, Alaska State Museum. Free.Juneau Rising, 12-1 p.m., Atrium...
One more chance to see Grace Kelly Quintet, tonight at the JACC

Thus far in her meteoric career, Juneau Jazz & Classics guest artist Grace Kelly has performed at the Kennedy Center, the Apollo Theater, Carnegie Hall and Boston's Symphony Hall. And, as of Wednesday night, the Lucky Lady.Those who managed to cram...
Showtime At the Apollo

...Awareness Association hosted its fourth annual evening of entertainment with a theme based on the legendary "Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater" on Friday, Feb. 24, at Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. The festivities started at 6 p.m. with a soul food dinner...
Outside Editorial: End of an era at NASA

...more than a millennium and a half before Apollo 11's commander, Neil Armstrong, stepped...people want to know what is unknown. Apollo 11's safe completion answered the challenge...flying and training accidents leading up to Apollo 11's successful return. The administration...
Moon may be younger than scientists thought a new analysis of a rock brought back to Earth in 1972 by Apollo 16 astronauts. Or, if not, the moon may never have had the...sophisticated techniques to better test a sample collected by the Apollo 16 mission - one that was considered one of the oldest moon...
Alaska reclaims missing moon rocks

Lunar rocks collected from the Apollo 11 mission, the first spaceflight to successfully land astronauts on the surface of the Moon, are going on display at the Alaska...
Alaska's moon rocks back in NASA's hands

Alaska's historic moon rocks, collected by Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin in 1969, are back in NASA's custody. Now, Alaska State Museums Curator Bob Banghart...


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