Southeast socked by soggy storm; more rain expected

...haven't had a whole lot of issues today," he said. Crews were kept busy clearing culverts and keeping stormwater flowing into drains, but only one small mudslide was reported on Wickersham Avenue where mud and rocks spilled onto Glacier Highway. Workers from...
Top-ranked Kentucky survives Vanderbilt 65-57

...With Kentucky's slim lead threatened by a Vanderbilt squad that wouldn't go away, Aaron Harrison coolly stepped up to drain the clutch 3-pointer that has become a familiar sight for the top-ranked Wildcats.Twin brother Andrew Harrison provided...
Meals with Midgi: Does size really matter?

...ketchup1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce2 teaspoons dried thymeSalt and pepperMini burger bunsBrown meat in large skillet. Drain any excess fat. Add onion, garlic, and bell pepper. Cook until onions are softened, approximately 5 minutes. Stir often...
City asks for resident help in clearing drains

...residents provide assistance with clearing drains on or near their property. With the amount...increase in the risk of flooding due to blocked drains. Any assistance that can be provided in clearing drains and clearing fire hydrants would be appreciated...
Legislators file first round of bills

...exfoliating lip balms and face washes, and some toothpastes use them as a scrubbing agent.The tiny plastic beads go down the drain and, because they're small enough to get past most water treatment systems, eventually end up in animal habitats where they...
Local | AK legislature
Bill attempts to attract out-of-state interns

...are forced to go Outside for their professional education," Kawasaki said in a news release. "We need to halt this brain drain and train Alaska's professionals in Alaska."Alaska is the only state without a law school, although a bogus organization...
Local | AK legislature
Forest Service criticized over Tongass management

...programs.In addition, the agency has been forced to spend an increasing percentage of its budget fighting wildfires, which drains resources from other areas."In 1995, 16 percent of the budget was spent on firefighting," Bonnie said. "Today, it is...
Empire Editorial: The Case for Susitna Dam

...unaffected by the dam, and the salmon in those rivers will not be affected. Just 17 percent of the Susitna watershed will drain into the dam's reservoir.Nevertheless, there would be some effect on the flow of the Susitna River. Dams are designed...
Port Lions has culminating 50th anniversary celebration

...the main roads was covered in water, wells were contaminated by seawater, and areas filled with water by the waves did not drain.While the residents originally wanted to rebuild in place, they ultimately decided to rebuild elsewhere, choosing Settler...
Savor bourbon's sweet side

...a great way to use up excess eggnog. Bonus: There's only 1 tablespoon of bourbon in the batter, so you don't have to drain your favorite bottle to make a batch.Makes 3 to 4 servingsFor the waffles:1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour1 tablespoon baking...


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