Photo: Looking for robotic gold

Tyler Tice, left, Hunter Hill, center, and Ely Douglas of Ear(t2)h of Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School celebrate moving into first place during the robotic missions competition of the First Lego...
Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...15, 1944, the U.S. Senate approved the promotions of Henry H. Arnold, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Douglas MacArthur and George...the Civil War as Union forces commanded by Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas attacked Confederate troops led by Gen. John Bell Hood...
Kodiak's Thomet places 15th at national meet

...03 Grant Fisher, SR, Midwest, Grand Blanc H.S., Grand Blanc MI2. 15:12 Olin Hacker, SR, Midwest, Madison West H.S., Madison WI3. 15:13 Elijah Armstrong, SR, West, Pocatello H.S., Pocatello ID4. 15:14 Drew Hunter, JR...
Today in History for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 34. Actress Marla Sokoloff is 34. Rapper Lady Sovereign is 29. Actor Iain de Caestecker (TV: "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D") is 27.Thought for Today: "Worse than not realizing the dreams of your youth, would be to have been young...
Photo: Seward on the move

Scott Carrlee, Curator of Museum Services, left, and Andrew Washburn, Museum Registar, prepare a marble bust of William H. Seward for transport at the Alaska Historical Collections library in the State Office Building on Monday. The bust, carved...
Today in History

...12, the 346th day of 2014. There are 19 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On Dec. 12, 1870, Joseph H. Rainey of South Carolina became the first black lawmaker sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives.On this date:In...
Judge clarifies order in Pebble Mine case

...could restrict or prohibit development of the Pebble Mine, a federal judge says.The action comes after U.S. District Judge H. Russel Holland last month restrained the EPA from taking any action toward a possible decision to veto a mine project until...
Alaska Editorial: Judge puts brakes on the EPA

...that will no doubt eventually go beyond Pebble and chill investment across the country.The heart of this case - and why Judge H. Russel Holland's ruling is significant - is the routine behind-the-scenes collaboration between government agencies such...
4-H Week marked in Alaska

Alaska 4-H will celebrate National 4-H Week Oct. 5?11 with activities that include a national science experiment.Oct. 8 is 4-H National Youth Science Day. Alaska youths and 4-H members in...
Slack Tide: There's more to Thanksgiving than football and antacid

...Kennedy was the first president to spare the live turkey and Reagan the first to grant it a presidential pardon, which George H.W. Bush made a permanent yearly tradition. Pardoned turkeys typically hit the lecture circuit or assume cushy overseas diplomatic...


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