Slack Tide: Hey, Alaska: Go fund yourself!

...the new Fiscal Year? Why not? After all, crowdfunding brought back "Reading Rainbow." We can fly twice as high as that butterfly (in the sky). What's more, earlier this month Stephen Colbert successfully crowdfunded $800,000 for South Carolina...
Alaska Science Forum: Seventeen trillion wingbeats over Alaska

And they are here.Sluggish mosquitoes, sprung from the leaves where they overwintered. Moths and butterflies flitting the fields and south-facing slopes. Beetles skittering along in pinstripe-grooved exoskeletons. How many insects...
Today In Sports History for May 22

...million for next season and extends her contract six years.2009 - Dara Torres sets an American record in the 50-meter butterfly at the Texas Senior Circuit No. 2 meet at Texas A&M. The 42-year-old, breezes to victory in the 50 fly, touching...
Phelps wins 100 butterfly at first meet in 8 months

MESA, Ariz. - Michael Phelps won the 100-meter butterfly at his first meet in eight months Thursday night, beginning his push to compete at a fifth Olympics next year.The 18-time...
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Today In Sports History for May 17

...4-0.2000 - Australia's Susie O'Neill breaks the oldest record in international swimming, winning the 200-meter butterfly and beating the 1981 mark by Mary T. Meagher. O'Neill is timed in 2 minutes, 5.81 seconds, topping the record by 0...
Exploring the realities of the 'butterfly effect' in Alaska

You might have heard the saying that a flutter of a butterfly's wings can change the course of the future. Juneau...debris piles in rivers may not be quite as fragile as a butterfly's wings, but they could well inspire their own sayings...
Will high school activities make the grade?

If a butterfly flaps its wings in Ketchikan, it can...separate large schools and small, the "butterfly" would not affect other programs, but...unintended consequences: the Ketchikan butterfly creating the hurricane in Barrow. We...
My enemy: the buzz of the bird

...and strawberries around our old, wooden wrap-around porch and Doug wove a hammock to swing on with the hummingbirds and butterflies.I loved those hummingbirds at first and hung feeders around the porch so they could buzz outside the window as I washed...
Wray, Fox earn All-Alaska swim honors

...record during the three-day competition in the 200-yard butterfly (boys 15-16 age group) in 1:53.28. Aurora Swim Club's...8-and-younger 100 free (2015); Spencer Holt a 13-14 boys 200 Butterfly (1990); Ciera Kelly hit a new open girls 200 back (2013...
Today In Sports History for Thursday, March 26 at Texas by setting a world record in the 100-meter butterfly at the NCAA men's swimming and diving championships, winning...Mark Spitz and Pablo Morales as the only swimmers to win the butterfly four times in NCAA championships history.2005 - In the NCAA...


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