Lions thank Juneau for another successful Light Flights

...on what they can and cannot do as they trek across the tarmac to an awaiting helicopter. "Do NOT run after your hat if it blows off your head!" The wait is long, but it seems to go unnoticed to those who are waiting their turn. They're there to have...
NFL competition committee should have a busy off-season

...modifications that need to be tweaked, too.The NFL could do as Troy Aikman advised in Sports Illustrated recently and simply "blow up" an NFL rule book that is beginning to look as simple as the tax code. Because blowing up the NFL rule book won't be happening...
Children's museum dream for Fairbanks director

...opens on Jan. 31."The community really sees us as valid, that we deserve to have this space," Riley said. "Sometimes it blows my mind that this has happened."Riley said she's loved the idea of a local children's museum since she was a girl growing...
Alaska Science Forum: The demise of Scotch Cap lighthouse

...a wave struck Sanford's quarters."At 0218 a terrible roaring sound was heard followed almost immediately by a very heavy blow against the side of the building and about three inches of water appeared in the galley recreation hall and passageway...
Empire Editorial: Resolved

...away, pick up ice skates. Go to Twin Lakes or Mendenhall Lake, and you'll find smiles despite the cold. When the wind blows, pick up a kite. When darkness falls, hunt the aurora or simply take a moment to gaze at the stars.This is the time of...
Photos: First day at Eaglecrest

A snow-making machine blows water vapor into the sky on the Muskeg run during sunrise at Eaglecrest on Friday. Eaglecrest will open for the season on Saturday...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Jan. 5, 2015

...and Power for keeping us from dancing in the dark, and congratulations to everyone whose trash cans and picnic tables didn't blow away.Thumbs up to Prefile Friday. At 8 a.m. Friday, the Alaska Legislature will release its first batch of bills that...
Photo: High winds

Clear weather brings high winds to blow snow off the top of Mt. Jumbo on Douglas Island on Sunday.
CBJ Assembly, it's time to reign in the fireworks

OK guys, I get it. It's great fun to set off an explosive device and watch it blow up in the sky, in the midst of celebration. I certainly agree that we should celebrate with all of our family and friends on...
'Winter Punch' quenches fight fans' thirst

...crowd with a TKO round house kick against Steven Eberhardt. The blow won "TKO of the Night" (MMA fight) and Alaska Beatdown coordinators...credited with a lot of heart in the fight, taking numerous big blows and not giving up. Officials stated McCabe is the kind of fighter...


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