NEA Chairwoman Jane Chu to visit Juneau Tuesday

...reception, which runs from 5-6 p.m., will also be attended by ASCA executive director Shannon Daut and ASCA chairman Ben Brown. Chu's visit to Alaska will end with a trip to Sitka on Wednesday, where she will visit with weaver Teri Rofkar, recipient...
Time to hang up the running shoes? Not just yet

...your favor to tackle this one. The race starts at the lower tram terminal, just south of the library, and finishes at Father Brown's Cross, above the upper tram terminal, about 2000 feet higher than where you started. If a mini vacation type run sounds...
Letter: Every vote counts

...and excited she was some 20 years before, when she took part in the ceremony as a new citizen.After the ceremony, George Brown and I registered the eager, new citizens. One of them asked: "So now I can vote?""Yes," I replied. "Your voter identification...
What's happening this week

...local arts community a chance to meet Chu. Also attending will be ASCA executive director Shannon Daut and ASCA chairman Ben Brown. Details: 586-2787.WORKSHOPS & CLASSESShimalgyack language instruction by David Boxley, 6-9 p.m., through Thursday...
Sewage spill prompts closure of famed Hawaii beach

...much throughout the week," meteorologist Ian Morrison said.Lifeguards were warning visitors to all island beaches about a brown-water advisory issued by the Department of Health saying that flood waters might be contaminated.___Associated Press...
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Tebow provides NFL with a special need

...princess.' That made it all worth it. That's our ultimate goal - to make these kids feel like kings and queens."Patti Brown tells the story of when her son Dylan, who has cerebral palsy, met Tebow as part of the "Wish 15" program in which Tebow...
Plane crashes on Kenai Peninsula, kills 2 by the impact.Kasilof resident Dan Brown told the Peninsula Clarion he lives near...hearing a bang and seeing a smoke plume.Brown said he tried to get close to the wreckage...couldn't get the guy out. I tried," said Brown, who described flames spreading rapidly...
St. Louis police chief defends fatal shooting THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

...violence marred the anniversary of the day Michael Brown was fatally wounded by a white officer in nearby...Distrust of police accounts has been common since Brown's death.On the night of the Brown anniversary, 18-year-old Tyrone Harris Jr...
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Alaska Science Forum: A float down the Tanana River

...nineteenth-century government explorer struggled his way down the Tanana. But it seems close.I'm on a family trip down the wide brown river, starting where it arcs from the mountains to Fairbanks. Wife, daughter, dog and I will float the river 150 miles...
The few, the proud, the riders baton.It was too far.She sat back up, paused for a barely perceptible moment, then kicked her heels. Her ride, a brown and white horse named Fancy, moved sideways, closer to the plastic bucket holding the baton. She reached again.This time...


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