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Carroll's most daunting task to keep team together

...pinpoint strike that might have spared all the heartache. A critical drop by Jermaine Kearse at the end of the third quarter derailed what might have been a game-clinching scoring drive.On top of all that, the Seahawks didn't exactly comport themselves...
State, plaintiffs prepare ballot-lawsuit arguments

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska gubernatorial election could be derailed and thousands of voters disenfranchised if a lawsuit challenging the merged campaigns of two candidates is successful, state lawyers...
Train derails in Skagway

A White Pass & Yukon Route railroad train reportedly derailed near Skagway late Wednesday afternoon, but no one is believed to be seriously injured, according to authorities.Skagway Police...
Derailed train spills jet fuel

ANCHORAGE - An Alaska Railroad train derailed early Wednesday north of Talkeetna, spilling about 120,000...derailment in the area in as many months. On Oct. 31, a train derailed 41 miles north of Talkeetna, spilling at least 9,000 gallons...
Why you should care about latest govt budget fight

...crisis caused by partisan gridlock. The stakes are high. U.S. credibility is on the line. The economic recovery could be derailed.Is this a faux crisis that will quickly pass or the real deal?Time to sort through the reality and the hype.SOUND FAMILIAR...
What was first effort to build a road out of Juneau?

...and seven freight trucks.Progress on the Atlin road was stalled by America's entry into World War I, an act that also derailed the Juneau-Douglas bridge. Funding for that bridge had been approved by Congress, but after America declared war that money...
Second freight train derails within 24 hours

...Burlington Northern Santa Fe train hauling coal in Wyoming has derailed, marking the second time within 24 hours that trains belonging...Saturday afternoon, 13 freight cars on the Montana Hi-Line derailed 57 miles east of Glasgow. Melonas says the car remained intact...
Palin dodged chances to talk with News-Miner

I had written a column that was just about ready for publication when Gov. Sarah Palin derailed it last week with news of her resignation. The column was about my frustrating and fruitless campaign of the past seven months...
Mount Redoubt erupts again, postponing plan for oil transfer

ANCHORAGE - Plans to transfer millions of gallons of oil from an oil storage facility near Mount Redoubt were derailed Saturday when the volcano erupted again and a tanker sent to get the oil had to turn back. The Alaska Volcano Observatory said...
School board to reevaluate funding plans for Auke Bay heater

...Auke Bay Elementary School, but there was a hitch that sent funding plans back to the Facilities Committee. That plan was derailed earlier that day after the board learned that type of funding mechanism is now illegal. At least three voter-approved measures...


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