Juneau faces $20 million bill for sewage solution

...the sludge, being "rowed back and forth," according to Public Works Director Rorie Watt, over flat land covered in wood chips. Bacteria breed and consume the resulting mixture, generating heat that cleanly sterilizes the compost, even in cold temperatures...
Time to talk about the actual Super Bowl

Rumor has it the Super Bowl will be played this week - so can we please talk about football? Not the science of footballs. Not the grip of footballs. Not the PSI of footballs. No, we're talking about actual football.
Senators: Everything but taxes, PFD on table to fix budget

...there's no way the Legislature will be able to completely eliminate the estimated $3.5 billion shortfall, but lawmakers will "chip away" at it this year. The senators are waiting for Gov. Bill Walker's Thursday State of the Budget speech before creating...
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Today in sports history for Monday, Jan. 19

...Dwight Clay's jump shot from the corner gives the Irish the lead.1992 - John Cook is the first golfer in PGA history to chip in on two consecutive holes to win a playoff after he edges Gene Sauers in the Bob Hope Classic.2004 - Colorado's Milan Hejduk...
Brady proves the NFL is about luck

...would be the first overall pick (instead of Penn State defensive end Courtney Brown) and not the 199th selection.So, when Chip Kelly says the draft, or at least the hype it generates, is way overrated, this is what he means. The whole business is hit...
Politicos have tough hands to play in 2015

...Leader Chris Tuck; and Senate Democratic Minority Leader Berta Gardner.What's different about the game this year is that the chips on the table will be painful budget cuts instead of new money for projects and programs that Alaskans have enjoyed for years...
North Pole hosts junior ice carving championships

...2-by-2-by-4-foot block of ice into an abstract star, even Bodda sounded a bit amazed at the result."It's nice to be able to chip away at a block of ice and end up with something like this," he said, gesturing to the design he'd spent the day constructing...
Use pickles as a healthy snack

...satisfying, yet still healthy. And I found that while these doctored veggies in no way can be confused with a bag of potato chips, they can be satisfying enough to prevent me from inhaling the refrigerator.One of my favorite ways is to turn the vegetables...
Grasu guides Oregon's O-line after season of adversity

...Oregon's starting center as a redshirt freshman after beating out Karrington Armstrong for the job. At the time, then-coach Chip Kelly said the best compliment he could give Grasu was that he never had to think about him.Grasu is just as important to the...
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Martinez, Johnson, among 4 voted to MLB Hall of Fame

...And that's the intensity and the focus I had to keep to do it every day on a day-to-day basis. And that's the kind of chip on the shoulder that people thought I had, even though that was my way to concentrate and do the day to day things that I did...
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