Photo: A whale-sized welcome

...Whale helps freshman Teresa Wellington-McGilton of Metlakatla move into the John Pugh Freshman Residence Hall on move-in day for the fall 2015 Semester, Aug 26. More than 250 UAS residential students come from all over the U.S., foreign countries...
Photo: Learning The Puck Game

Two first time youth hockey players practice a face off while another learns to score in front of the net during Saturday's Juneau Douglas Ice Association Learn To Play Hockey Day at Treadwell Ice Arena. More photos will run in tommorow's paper.
Obama to walk fine line on climate, energy

...the Alaska Arctic when he travels to Kotzebue - population 3,153 - just north of the Arctic Circle at the end of his three-day trip. He'll kick off the visit Monday with a speech to a State Department-hosted conference on climate change and the Arctic...
Scientists, tribe study shrinking glacier melting off the glacier at a rate of nearly three inches a day this summer, he said."At the rate it's losing mass, it...ultimately fish habitat and restoration planning.On a recent day in August, Grah and colleague Jezra Beaulieu hiked 5 miles into...
Today In Sports History for August 30

...round match to Diane Fromholtz, 7-6, 6-2, to become the youngest person to play a match at the U.S. Open. Later in the day, John McEnroe defeats Ilie Nastase, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, in a match that features Nastase being defaulted by chair...
Let's act like we have played the game before

...was responsible for the kick, according to a TMHS coach.In a day and age where we are preaching the "Boys Into Men" programs...I know. This was just one game. It could have been a bad day.But for our Canadian visitors it was a lasting impression of...
Becoming Alaskan: Surviving the Klondike Road Relay

...approached running, I did some runs here and there. Three miles one day, followed by five days of rest, and then maybe 5 miles on the...vacation. It doesn't really hit you until you're on it.On the day of the race last year, the weather started out fine and then...
Thanks, Juneau, for 'Beat the Odds' support Fox River.An event such as this is only possible through the help of many, many volunteers before, during and after the day of event. We thank those special folks from Elgee Rehfeld Mertz (April Conway, Amber LeBlanc, Karen Tarver, Theresa Harris...
EPA: Clean water rule in effect despite court ruling

...Government Reform Committee. Chaffetz called the EPA rule "arbitrary and subjective' and said it "should never see the light of day."More than half the states have sued the EPA in hopes of delaying or blocking the rule. State officials from Georgia to New...
Local Sports Calendar for Sunday, August 30

...HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMINGAway, ASAA State Championships at Anchorage.Saturday, November 7RUNNINGHome, 10 a.m., Veteran's Day Run (Empire Cup Race) at Brotherhood Bridge parking lot, 8K. Contact Myron Davis at 321-1988 or


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