Around Town for Tuesday, Aug. 4

...luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Moose Lodge.Glacier Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon, Juneau International Airport, Aurora Room.Adult Children of Alcoholic or Dysfunctional Families and Codependents Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m., Northern...
Jury keeps execution as option as sentencing advances in Holmes trial

...defense, deciding that he was capable of telling right from wrong when he carried out the theater attack in the Denver suburb of Aurora on July 20, 2012. Their quick decision on Monday raised expectations that they will choose a death sentence after what prosecutors...
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Solar flares produce extraordinary auroras

...Fairbanks. It produced fabulous red and green auroras seen throughout the Northern Hemisphere...that produced a huge flare and triggered auroras in October, Lummerzheim said. The spot...Earth. The institute had forecast maximum auroras for all of Alaska on Saturday. Even clouds...
This week's auroras seen in unusual places

...the meteorologists know the aurora borealis is visible. But seeing...Geophysical Institute, said this aurora is different because it's...people who have only heard of auroras. "We don't normally get...Illinois, and I've seen an aurora.' " The institute has heard...
Science series starts with auroras

...moving and still images of the aurora, and Alaska is a center for...presentation on watching the aurora from Earth and from space. His...and still images of Earth's aurora, and images of auroras on Jupiter and Saturn captured...
Haiku wins Funter Bay Rally

...Stephen's Passage around Grand Island, or west into Stephen's Passage to a line between Point Hilda and Point Young.A mandatory meeting for skippers planning to race will be at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at the Aurora Harbormaster's office.
Aurora forecast could be due to solar flip

...Alaska Fairbanks is forecasting strong auroras for the end of this week, and some of...with others in the solar system leads to auroras, among other things."The sun actually...will be in the form of medium-level auroras.
Banning headers only part of stopping concussions

AURORA, Colo. - A group of scientists checked a decade's worth of data about what causes concussions in high school soccer. Their...
Man saved from boat fire

Firefighters rescued a 70-year-old man knocked unconscious by smoke after his boat caught fire in Aurora Harbor early Friday morning.Capital City Fire Rescue officials said a neighbor saw smoke coming from the vessel, called the...
Photo: Sailing

Youth sailing instructor Johnny Connolly uses his teeth to pull a sailing dinghy with Liam Penn, left, and Gavin Millard in it during Juneau Youth Sailing lessons at Aurora Harbor on Monday. The students, ages 11 to 13, are in a week-long level one class.


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