JIRPers start 68th summer on the Juneau Icefield

...this sounded like a really cool place to (focus on that)," said New Hampshire college...five other fields in which students can focus their summer research - GPS surveys as it can be, he said."We really focus on safety training here," he said...
Alaska is beating drunk driving

...officers and a population less than half the size of Juneau today.You could chalk that up to better reporting, a different focus on policing - even simple statistical error - except for the sheer volume of the data. In almost every place across Alaska...
Hydaburg resident, tribal leader wins environmental award

...our crab," Christianson said in the release. "It's what continues to feed people. Harvesting the resource is what we focus our lives around."In 2001, Christianson developed the Hetta Lake Sockeye Salmon Stock Assessment Study, in which tribal...
Letter: Don't let flag issues blindfold you

...that won't receive media attention until after it's too late to debate them. Senate Republicans would rather you didn't focus on their support to grant extended trade authority to a president they promised to compromise. Democrats would rather you debate...
US probing possible airline collusion that kept fares high

...according to a document obtained by The Associated Press.The civil antitrust investigation by the Justice Department appears to focus on whether airlines illegally signaled to each other how quickly they would add new flights, routes and extra seats.A letter...
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Venus nears Serena showdown

...threat for me," Serena said about Venus.They pulled out of doubles on Tuesday, citing "soreness" for Serena, who wants to focus on her pursuit of a fourth consecutive Grand Slam title.Four other women from the U.S. won Wednesday, including two real...
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A soldier's - and a poet's - wilderness station

...experience was a reminder to myself to write outside my comfort zone," Jensen wrote in an email. "My poems usually tend to focus on the natural world, or motherhood, or a moment of human exchange. In this case, the military history of the Park wasn't...
Serena starts slow, Venus wins

...said she didn't know there could be an all-Williams match in the round of 16."You know what?" she said. "I'm going to just focus on right now."___Follow Howard Fendrich on Twitter at
Watson wins Travelers Championship on 2nd playoff hole

...about staying calm," he said. "That's what you have to do, you just breathe and walk slower, take some deep breaths and focus on the fact that no matter what you still come in second place."Watson had a chance to win in regulation. But the two-time...
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Wildfires blister Alaska with increased frequency, intensity

...we're burning multiple millions of acres."To combat the flames, crews have been deploying earlier and maintaining their focus on populated areas. Smokejumpers, for example, have been getting ready in April rather than May for several years.This...


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