Post 25 ready for state tourney

...No. 2 team. Juneau (16-2 league record) will play No. 7 seed Fairbanks Post 11 (11-7) at noon."We are looking forward to the tournament starting," Juneau manager Andy Macaulay said. "There are a lot of good teams."Other games today include...
Bank gets demolished

...working until the new branch opens."I think everybody is going to miss it some," White said. "But everybody is looking forward to the new building, too. You've always got to keep looking. That's the way I see it anyway."? Contact reporter...
Texas prosecutor names committee to review Sandra Bland case

...involved in the investigation rather than speculation on social media.Mathis said he wanted the committee to help the case move forward based on "credible evidence and not rumors."Hundreds of people held a vigil and march for Bland on Sunday. Some carried...
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With Boston out, can L.A. revive a US Olympic bid?

...10peopleonTwitter started trending.The chairs of No Boston Olympics celebrated Monday night at a Boston pub."We need to move forward as a city, and today's decision allows us to do that on our own terms, not the terms of the USOC or the IOC," they said...
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Sitka makes big plans for 150th Alaska Day

...Historical Society is keeping the ball moving forward for the 2017 sesquicentennial, with a...preparations.Williams said she's looking forward to getting started, and serving as 1867.Spackman said he's looking forward to various educational, tribal and historical...
Jason Day rallies to win Canadian Open

...Canadian winner in 61 years."I've never felt so much at home, and I'm not even from Canada," Day said. "I'm looking forward to coming back and defending the title here next year because I know that when I get here next year it's going to be the...
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Mexico wins 7th Gold Cup, defeats Jamaica

...had failed to convert two good chances in the first half, stole the ball from Michael Hector and pushed forward. The 22-year-old forward slid his left-footed shot from the edge of the area under the legs of Wes Morgan for a 2-0 lead in...
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My Turn: Medicaid expansion is a good thing

...upward of 90 percent Medicaid funding for a population of Alaskans that work hard and whose good health will keep Alaska moving forward.Expansion will provide a better source of funding to help those hardworking Alaskans who need it the most. As a small business...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for July 27, 2015

...Chukchi Sea. Offshore Arctic drilling is believed to be the economic future of the state, and we applaud the decision to move forward.We may not enjoy the fact that Alaska is reliant on oil, but changing that fact will take time. Offshore oil makes up part...
My Turn: Nimbus is a relic of the '60s and '70s

...mentality of the arts since the ... advent of the camera. Many artists who froze events in time, became unemployed - fast-forward to World War II, millions died. Then, slow down to the Vietnam War. Still recovering from a great conflict, this war produced...


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