My Turn: UAS offers good education close to home

...should consider postsecondary education - whether earning a bachelor's degree or completing a career education program. The fast-changing world we live in requires the knowledge and skills that a university education provides - the ability to think critically...
Quick to the gold with a score of 00:00:54.25."I am very happy to have gold," Quick told media in Los Angeles. "I swam very fast."Quick also has a ribbon for a seventh-place finish in the 100-meter freestyle.Teammate CJ Umbs, 21, competed in the...
Police & Fire for Thursday, July 30, 2015

...document the damage.? At 8:54 a.m. Wednesday, a 17-year-old reported he flipped his 2006 Jeep Liberty after going too fast through the Auke Bay round-about on Glacier Highway. The vehicle was totaled. The driver had minor injuries and was seen and...
Health care spending to accelerate, US report says

...and local government share of health care rises to 47 percent in 2024, from 43 percent in 2013.There's no hard-and-fast rule about how much a society should spend on health care. But there's widespread agreement that the United States wastes...
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Obama delivers frank words about Africa's problems

...partnership can go in," Rhodes added.Indeed, Obama closed his East Africa swing with a blunt accounting of the risks facing the fast-growing continent. He compared Africa's large youth population to the Middle East, warning that without jobs and prospects...
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Missing teens strayed from planned route into open ocean

...and avid boater and diver. He sees dehydration as the biggest threat to the teens and says if they have no water, they are fast reaching the edge of survivability."Every hour that passes at this point," he said, "the chances go down."The Coast...
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Umbs wins bronze at World Games

Juneau's Christopher "CJ" Umbs is off to a fast start at the 2015 Special Olympics' 14th annual World Summer Games in Los Angeles.Umbs won a bronze medal in Sunday's 100-meter...
Rawson the real deal in Juneau Majors win

...hitting my spots and changing the speeds of my pitches and three strikes," Rawson said via text. "We didn't adjust to the fast pitches until the third inning, then we started making contact and put balls in play."Sitka's Ryan Bartlett also tossed...
Obama calls GOP criticism of Iran deal 'ridiculous,' 'sad'

...Party," Obama said, seeming incredulous. He suggested the GOP was breaking longstanding American tradition of not playing "fast and loose" with facts during serious foreign policy debates.Hillary Rodham Clinton, the front-runner for the Democratic...
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Dozens of Anchorage residents displaced following flood Anchorage is people just don't think of this kind of disaster," she said.It's more of a problem in rural areas with fast-rising rivers, but it can be a city problem too, said Bennett."In the span of five minutes your home can be up to your...


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