Empire Editorial: Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Nov. 17, 2014

...has refused to concede despite trailing by a wider margin than the governor's race.Thumbs down to the flu. Dr. Michael Cooper, deputy state epidemiologist, announced last week that flu season is off to a sneezing start. So far this month, the state...
Holiday movies offer quite the mix

...popular fantasy-comedy franchise. Ben Stiller returns as former night watchman Larry Daley."American Sniper" - Bradley Cooper stars as Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the most lethal sniper in military history. Director Clint Eastwood adapts the best-selling...
Crimson Bears take Region V swim title

...Cyleena SIT-29.079 Gomez-Duclos, Camila SIT-29.3510 Cooper, Jessie TMHS-29.3711 Heaton, Aly TMHS-29.4512 Davis...Cecilia JDHS-1:11.898 Wallace, Kylie PSG-1:17.759 Cooper, Jessie TMHS-1:20.5010 Nemire, Priscilla KTN-1:26...
JDHS girls repeat as region swim champs

...Taylor Beardslee dropped 1.69 in the 200 IM. Teonna Beaird dropped 0.67 in 50 freestyle and 0.79 in 100 freestyle. Jessie Cooper dropped 1.6 in 50 freestyle and 5.47 in 100 fly. Naomi Ferster reached the finals in both the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle...
J. California Cooper, prolific writer, dead at 82

...SEATTLE - Prolific writer J. California Cooper, who was writing plays until Alice Walker...path to a paycheck, has died at age 82.Cooper died early Saturday after experiencing...wrote 12 stories," Williams said.When Cooper asked Walker to write an introduction...
State to discuss Ebola preparedness

...plan.Gov. Sean Parnell, health commissioner Bill Streur, chief epidemiologist Joe McLaughlin and epidemiologist Michael Cooper will hold the news conference on Thursday in Anchorage.U.S. Sen. Mark Begich has asked the Centers for Disease Control...
Musical comedy "How Things Happen in Three!" runs Thursday-Saturday

...directed by Cinnamon Simpson Thursday through Saturday at the Douglas Methodist Church.Written by Tom Behm and Rose Marie Cooper, the production blends music, dance, comedy and audience interaction. The story is based on the fairy tale concept of threes...
Recent births

...Campbell, weighing 7 lbs., 14 oz., to Ashlee-Ann Christine Peterson and Joshua Allen Campbell.? On October 15, a son, Cooper Shawn Duval, weighing 8 lbs., 2 oz., to Laura Duval and Shawn Duval.? On October 16, a son, Indigo Henry Medel, weighing...
Alaska at low risk for infection minimized," Parnell said.Epidemiologist Dr. Michael Cooper said the number of Alaskans with ties to the countries most...they're doing it, I'm not sure of the efficacy," he said.Cooper said there has long been a quarantine station at Ted Stevens...
Swim teams to compete at Sitka and Ketchikan

...Schultz in 2:05.84. PSG's Skipper Erickson, Abel Aulbach, Ben Higgins and Nels Evens won in 1:54.38. TMHS' Jessie Cooper, Aly Heaton, Teonna Beaird and Pajarillo won the girls 200 free in 1:57.92 and Petersburg's Aulbach, Higgins, VanAbbott...


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