The forgotten battle for Alaska

...Japanese military leaders decided to attack Burma, hoping to link up with Indian...rule. They also planned supported attacks on New Guinea and the Solomon Islands...Neither side won but the Japanese attack on New Guinea's Port Moresby was...
Falcons boys sweep the Soldotna courts

...Uddipa, Shane Mielke, Mahina Toutailope, and Jacob Calloway added to the books in the second quarter.A balanced scoring attack featured three 3-pointers in the third stanza as Calloway, Markovich and Stephens hit from deep while Olsen and Saviers notched...
Utah routs Colorado St in Las Vegas Bowl

...multiple formations, but it didn't work. The Rams ran the ball early with little success and later couldn't mount a passing attack.Colorado State ran 19 times for a total of 12 yards. Without a running game, Grayson's job was made even more difficult...
Falcons boys soar over Kardinals at Stars' tourney

The Thunder Mountain High School boys basketball team used a balanced scoring attack to defeat the Kenai Kardinals 67-44 in the opening matchup of the 2014 Powerade/Al Howard Tip-Off Tournament Thursday in...
Today in History for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

...with its Empire Service to Australia.In 1946, war broke out in Indochina as troops under Ho Chi Minh launched widespread attacks against the French.In 1950, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower was named commander of the military forces of the North Atlantic...
Crimson Bears boys fall 76-61 to Thunderbirds

...the half.The Thunderbirds outscored JDHS 19-13 in the third quarter and 25-15 in the final stanza.A balanced scoring attack by the Crimson Bears featured Kaleb Tompkins leading with 14 points, Adam Empson and Bryce Swofford netting 11 apiece, Treyson...
State launches program to track firewood moisture

...high-priced heating oil is a major source of fine particulates, a chronic Fairbanks wintertime pollutant linked to heart attacks and decreased lung function. The DEC last month released proposed wood-stove regulations designed to help Fairbanks meet...
My Turn: Torture of the American conscience

...called the Senate Intelligence report a one-sided partisan attack "marred by errors of fact and interpretation." That's...program disrupted terrorist plots, prevented mass casualty attacks and saved American lives. The Democrats on the committee are...
Interior shelter founder helps animals in need

...since she opened, Buck-Davis said she's only had one truly "bad dog," a pit bull that tried to get through fences to attack other dogs.Loving Companions was built with love but also with sweat. Buck-Davis cares for her own 12 dogs in addition...
My Turn: An Advent morning

...But I have also publicly criticized the Church's biases against gays and women and the American bishops' unconscionable attack on the Affordable Care Act. If we want a culture that promotes life, we need to promote laws that ensure that all women have...


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