Top 5 races to watch in the West

...And picking up a House seat or two in California would likely be the icing on a looking stronger and stronger in California's 21st District, at least in this...Call rating: Tossup/Tilts Democrat.California's 52nd District. The race between...
Move-in day comes for new UAS dorm

...Missouri, Texas, Utah, Pennsylvania, Washington, Oregon and California.Freshman Dallin Jones moved to Alaska sight-unseen for...spent two months traveling across Washington, Oregon and California, recruiting in those states."We really need to get more...
Empire Editorial: Waking up from Alaska's aerospace dream

...its toe on the doorjamb of reality.Kodiak Launch Complex hasn't been able to compete with launches from Vandenberg in California, and private companies like SpaceX and Virgin Galactic haven't shown much interest in launches from Alaska.The problem...
Today in Sports History

...back from losing her world title by setting a world record of 16 feet, 7¼ inches in the Weltklasse meet in Zurich.2011 - California returns the Little League World Series title to the United States a 2-1 victory over Hamamatsu City, Japan. Nick Pratto...
Death Notice: Mary L. Hurlock ran a poultry ranch in Juneau for 12 years. All children graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School. She moved to California in 1961 with her husband, where he became president of Allied Artist Motion Picture Company. They returned to Juneau in...
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Today in Sports History

...pitches his second no-hitter of the Little League World Series and hits two home runs as defending champion Long Beach, California, routs Bedford, New Hampshire, 11-0 in the final of the U.S. bracket.1995 - Greg Norman sinks a 66-foot chip on...
Sheriff: Ex-Marine inquired about body disposal

...after the body of his alleged lover was found in an abandoned California mine shaft had been looking into how to dispose of a human...appear in an Alaska court Tuesday afternoon.Prosecutors in California charged Lee with murder with a special circumstance allegation...
Marine waives extradition from Alaska

...after the body of his alleged lover was found in an abandoned California mine shaft has waived extradition from Alaska.The Desert...24-year-old Christopher Lee can be immediately returned to California where he faces a first-degree murder charge.He was arrested...
Convicted sex offender fails to register

A convicted sex offender from California pleaded guilty Tuesday to failing to register as a sex offender after he moved to Juneau nine months ago, a felony that can carry...
Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List

...of Pilgrimage, by Haruki Murakami2. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr3. The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt4. California, by Edan Lepucki5. The Silkworm, by Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling6. The Book of Life, by Deborah Harkness7. Painted...


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