Say hello to spring kings

...Alaska's 19th annual Spring King Salmon Derby kicked off this morning at 12:01 a.m.Last year CCTHITA's Spring King Derby coordinator, Leslie Isturis, told the Empire she was hoping to increase participation. It looks like that was successful, she said...
Oklahoma City Thunder hire Florida's Billy Donovan as coach

...Florida assistant Mark Daigneault was hired as Oklahoma City's D-League coach last year, while former Florida video coordinator Oliver Winterbone is a scout with the Thunder. Presti and Donovan have had a lasting relationship.Donovan talked with...
National Bike to School Day kicks off May 6

...information on Safe Routes to School walking and biking programs visit the ADOT&PF Safe Routes to School website at or call Steve Soenksen, ADOT&PF Safe Routes to School Coordinator, 465-4069.
Alaska businesses, schools partner on maritime job skills

...spring, and since then, the partnering groups have been working on implementing it.Aggie Fouts, the maritime workforce coordinator tasked with helping bring together the different players, said the focus this spring was on garnering legislative support...
Choppers ferry injured in Nepal

...heavily in the capital Tuesday, forcing people to find shelter wherever they could.Jamie McGoldrick, the U.N. resident coordinator in Kathmandu, told reporters that 8 million people had been affected by the quake, and that 1.4 million needed food assistance...
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Death toll tops 4,000 in Nepal department is seeking that we desperately need now," said Lila Mani Poudyal, Nepal's chief secretary and rescue coordinator. "We don't have the helicopters that we need or the expertise to rescue the people trapped."As people are pulled from...
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Photo: Mine rescue training

Danny Peterson, director of Central Mine Rescue in Osburn, Idaho, left, and J.P. Roulet, rescue coordinator for the Greens Creek Mine on Admiralty Island, watch miner Adam Baker practice with his team in front of their offices at Vintage...
Jail for ex-educators in test-cheating case

...a.m. curfew at home for one year and a former testing coordinator six months of weekends spent in jail. They'll also - former teacher Pamela Cleveland and former testing coordinator Donald Bullock - waived their right to appeal. They also...
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Empty but fulfilling

...Juneau, Empty Bowls is the main fundraiser for the Glory Hole and will be held on Sunday, April 26. Andrea Campbell, the coordinator of this year's event, said it's really about a community. "I think it's important for the community to be involved...
Mathcounts thanks 2015 local sponsors

...bringing Mathcounts to our area schools. I will be the Southeast Chapter Coordinator again next year. The Southeast Chapter Competition will be held in February...Nathan Klein.Douglas Murray, P.E.Mathcounts Southeast Alaska Coordinator


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