John Ebona

...duty in Korea He started out working in Chatham Cannery in the days of trap fishing. He worked on Fish Tenders, most notably the...later nephews out on his boat the "Gold Finger" for several days. Also, many times he went out fishing with most family members...
Kaelke helps Team Alaska earn silver

...last week, helping the club through five days of action that culminated in a championship...over the Vermont Shamrocks later in the day to earn the championship game.In the Monday...It was nice to practice with them every day of the week and do stuff outside of hockey...
Watch for cyclists this spring

What with the early spring and nice afternoons, it is quickly approaching bicycle season. Any sunny day will bring more and more riders. As a frequent rider, I have some concerns I would like to share. First, for bicycle riders...
Empire Editorial: Don't be fooled by claims of a 'threat' from Russia

Today is April Fool's Day, and alongside Google's Pac-Man map, headlines from "The Onion...after Dempsey spoke to Sullivan, the Russian military conducted five days of Arctic exercises that involved 50 ships and submarines, 110 aircraft...
Around town for Wednesday, Apr. 1

Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428.Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran...
Budget cuts cut vulnerable populations the deepest

...hearing the phrase one more time or hearing the consequences of said budget cuts is more likely to make a reader rage-cry these days. I've been in Alaska for nearly eight years now. It's a land of plenty! We weathered the Great Recession! But now with...
CBJ mails property tax assessments to homeowners; 30 days to appeal decision

...p.m. April 27.If your postcard does not arrive by April 7, contact the assessor's office.Property tax bills will be mailed by July 1. Taxes will be due by the end of day Sept. 30. A 5 percent penalty will be levied on late bills.
Today in sports history for Wednesday, Apr. 1

...The first players'strike in major league history lasts 12 days and cancels 86 games.1973 - Boston's John Havlicek scores...Kentucky plays Kentucky State in a baseball game on April Fools' Day, and the result is no joke: EKU led 49-1 when the teams stop...
Jury picked in civil case over Hoonah officer deaths

...Juneau Superior Court Judge Louis Menendez announced at the end of the day.Attorneys quickly narrowed down the pool of possible jurors one by one...and the time he died).The trial is slated to last anywhere between 10 days and two weeks.
Alaska Editorial: Setting aside donations for nonprofits and children is good use of dividend

...recipients of your donations even if you've already applied for the dividend. The dividend application deadline is in four days, but you can modify donations to Pick.Click.Give. until Aug. 31.Another good option, especially for parents, is the...


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