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Frank Maier Marathon record falls

...locations across continents, including Antarctica, Nunivak Island, and the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu."Marathons are excuses to travel," McDonald said, "even though I am almost always last. But I am glad to be here. It is a nice little race with...
Final teen sentenced for rock throwing

...missing a compliance hearing earlier this month for another case, misdemeanor theft for shoplifting. Swanson said he forgot to show up, although she noted that was no excuse. The judge executed that warrant before the hearing adjourned.
Motivated by racial hatred, man arrested for threatening black woman with baseball bat

...area, she's very concerned that he's going to hurt people, a lot of people -"Libbrecht cut Sell off at that point."Excuse me?" he asked, indignant. "That is absolutely untrue. My mother - ."Sell then talked over him and said she's worried...
Review: 'The Silkworm' by Robert Galbraith fear.If you want to be entertained, if you long to follow the twists and turns of a thrilling case, or if you need an excuse to stay up so late into the night that dawn breaks (sunrise is around 4 a.m. right now, that's not unreasonable), then...
Empire Editorial: Hazing only hurts

...shaming, has been going on for years, decades even.That doesn't make it right, and calling it a "tradition" doesn't excuse coaches, fellow athletes, students or even authority figures who ignore the problem. These groups need to be proactive about...
Untangling Southeast Alaska's fisheries

...complexities of Southeast's fishing industry and that the learning curve has been very steep, a process she welcomes."I wanted an excuse to be a student, to always be learning. I think that's why people go into investigative reporting - you want to figure things...
Falcons girls soccer takes pitch for last time

...themselves farther than I have ever asked of them. These are the type of players that show up to practice day in and day out, no excuses. These three young women set the standard athletically and academically and have earned the right to be our captains. They...
Juneau baseball teams set for Region V tourney

...means defense will rule the day if a batter manages to put the wood - or aluminum - on the ball, and the number of fielding excuses should be quieted."The kids are feeling good," Race said. "Loose and confident; that is why they are kids. That is...
Bear witness to trash mistakes

...October 2013, made failure to comply a misdemeanor and added stiff fines. Property owners, be advised, there are no more excuses for not maintaining bearproof garbage containers. And for those of you who have suffered the neglect of neighbors who fail...
Erasing Bad Memories

...selling our business of forty years, becoming grandparents, teaching cross country skiing full-time and various other lame excuses. I've continued to hike and ski, but just haven't bothered to take the time to write about it. For those of you who...


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