KODIAK - Students at Kodiak Middle School raised $1,000 to give electricity to a school in Mali, west Africa.
Part one was printed Sept. 30 and is available online at juneauempire.com/neighbors Former mayor Bill Overstreet has a reputation for being a Juneau champion.
With the Roman Catholic school's national identity at stake - and the future of its highly visible football team the pivotal issue - the board announced it would not join the conference.
WASHINGTON - Large new cuts in defense spending would "terribly weaken" U.S. national security, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Tuesday as he and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton used a rare joint interview to argue that the nation cannot afford to keep playing partisan chicken with its finances.
PALMER - The Matanuska Experiment Farm is evolving into more than the state's prominent agricultural research conglomerate.
...Tuesday. Caulfield comes to Juneau from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, where he is currently community campus director of the school's Tanana Valley campus, she said. Before that, he had worked even farther north, doing extensive research...
LONDON - Notre Dame maintained the 111-year independence of its football program today when its board of trustees rejected joining the Big Ten.
Salmon from two rivers in Alaska and Russia have shrunk in size in what scientists say could be a decades-old fight for food in the Gulf of Alaska.
...Eaglecrest through the ski school," Lindh said. "Through her efforts, I think she's been successful." As director of the school, Clough is in charge of seven full-time and 45 part-time instructors. Her employees - high school students...
After one of his concerts, Bonnie Raitt once admiringly told West African guitarist Habib Koite, "I'd drink your sweat."
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