Jack Chalmers Culbreath In September of 1942 an Army Recruiter was looking for skiers and rock climbers for a new mountain division. Jack and five of his buds were sent to Camp Hail Colorado, as part of the 87th Mountain Division. In the spring of 1943 he received orders...
Sally Margaret Short

...folder. "Brilliant" he said, "you're hired. You can run the Coconut Island Lab with no preconceived notions." Twenty five years later she retired as a microbiologist from the State of Alaska Fish Pathology Lab.It was her brother Ron who turned the...
Falcons harriers ready for trails

...School Falcons cross country team returns just one of its top five boy runners from last season, but all of its top seven girl...moved.However, senior Obadiah Dawson, the only returning top five from last year, has put in a fantastic preseason. "He is healthy...
Medicaid gets green light to move forward

Medicaid expansion will go forward on Sept. 1.It's been five years since the Affordable Care Act became law and three since Medicaid expansion effectively became a state option. It took 50...
Q&A with Bill Bennett

...some point, it makes the project uneconomic. As Tania indicated, there is an ongoing assessment of that bond at least every five years. One of the things people here are concerned about are the cumulative effects of all the mines. People have said maps...
Fewer kids, less funding

...younger population that would bring school-aged children.According to the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, five of the last six years in Juneau have seen a decline in households with one or more people under the age of 18. During that same...
Pennsylvania beats Texas 3-0 for spot in US title game at LLWS

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Left-hander Adam Cramer struck out 13 in five innings, and undefeated Lewisberry, Pennsylvania - the closest thing to a home team in the Little League World Series - beat...
Smartphone app identifies invasive weeds

...take a photo of the plant and submit it to a team from the University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension service. One of five team members across the state then identifies the plant and replies.According to invasive plants instructor Gino Graziano...
A new ungulate in town?

...side of caution when it comes to prescriptive harvests; only five bulls are allowed to be taken during a short 30-day season...Sell said.In the last round, 511 hunters applied for the five available permits."That's a 1 percent chance" of being...
Bolt leaves 'em laughing and a new star comes out in 400

...U.S. haul and bring the total to nine medals over the first five days of the championships. There's only one gold in that mix, which leaves the United States a surprising five wins behind the leader, Kenya.The day actually started off with...


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