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...
LeRoy H. Coon

...expanded with the additions of daughters Marla, Karen, and Elizabeth. He worked in the aerospace industry on the Saturn and Apollo Rockets, the B-1 Bomber, the Boeing 747, and spent a year working on gyrocopters in Lake Havasu, AZ where he discovered...
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...
Remembering Dr. Maynard 'Mal' Miller

...describing to us how this was really much more rugged, and how we were much more squeezed together than he had been on the Apollo moon mission ... Not only that but in outer space without gravity, there is much more usable interior space!" Lance Miller...
Slack Tide: Russian death cookies: The 2014 Sochi Winter Games

...But as you watch the remainder of the 2014 Winter Olympics unfold, consider these ponderables:What's that smudge under Apollo Anton Ohno's chin? Is that supposed to be a "soul patch," because it's much more akin to my three-year-old son's...
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...
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...


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