Empire Editorial: Keep Alaska neutral in the airline wars

United Airlines used to encourage Americans to "fly the friendly skies." Those skies have become a bit grim lately.With passengers feuding over reclining seats, legroom and fees, flying has become a contest of endurance - both physical...
New US climate report dire, but offers hope warming's serious effects are already here and getting worse, the Obama administration warned on Tuesday in the grimmest, most urgent language on climate change ever to come out of any White House. But amid the warnings, scientists and government...
Empire Editorial: Weeding out the invasives and gardeners in Europe and beyond have given it fanciful names such as "King Devil," "Devil's Paintbrush" and "Grim the Collier."It can be spotted blooming these days in and around the Egan Drive median, sending up its orange and burnt red...
Why you should care about latest govt budget fight

...that's a party that's going to be dead."____COMIC RELIEFThe budget battle sounds kind of like a movie called "Grim and Grimmer." But even downer movies usually have some comic relief.Sure enough, comics are finding some laughs in the government's...
July events at Juneau Public Libraries

...night in the library, when many characters were out of their books enjoying a sojourn in the night air, a crime was committed, grim and grave, right in our own library. As a result his Majesty Henry VIII ? that famous monarch from the English history books...
Puddle Jumpers preschool to close

...years, depending on the age group."I tell people to get on the wait lists while planning your wedding," Shibler said with grim humor.AEYC-SEA keeps a list of openings, available by contacting them at 789-1235."We have a list. They can go online...
Australian ski coach adjusts to life in Central Alaska

...Fairbanks from Australia?Meet 28-year-old Nick Grimmer.Grimmer moved to Fairbanks from Australia six months ago after...know there is snow, much less skiing, in Australia. Grimmer is here to tell you different."It's much better...
Alaska Digest

...immediate reports of buildings damaged. Julie Grimmer, assistant dispatch coordinator for the...received the call shortly after 5 p.m., Grimmer said. It was not immediately known how...dock, below the Ketchikan Mining Co., Grimmer said. A portion of the dock was roped...
Outside editorial: Too big to mail?

...has been in a nosedive for seven years. It plummeted 14.9 percent in the last quarter alone, outpacing the service's grimmest forecasts. Postal officials blame the economy. But the recession has only accelerated a transition to newer forms of communication...
Alaskans eagerly line up for Copper River sockeyes

...was out for a few hours and caught many. Another has a neighbor who was out for a day and caught almost nothing. Even the grimmest reports, though, aren't enough to make any of the people lined up 30 or 40 deep sacrifice their place in line as they wait...


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