No joy in Rainville as Kings slip past Falcons 40-35

It was "Hail Mary," the "Immaculate Reception" and the old "Fumble Rooskie" all in one play on Friday night at Ketchikan's Esther Shea...
A new chapter

...She has a pretty good idea of what the other chapters about nine other mothers will say, though. She and the mothers, who hail from different states across the country, grew close while helping their children recover from devastating and traumatic injuries...
'Bama, Oklahoma face possible playoff elimination

...last season ... NEBRASKA 28-23.Colorado (plus 19 1/2) at No. 22 Southern CaliforniaTrojans last two weeks: Lose on a Hail Mary and win on a short missed field goal in the final seconds. USC fans can probably use a break ... USC 42-20.No. 24...
At Ryder Cup, Europe greater than its parts

...identity, a rich common history, and shared values and truths that Americans hold to be self-evident. Watson's players hail from Florida, Texas and other proud states, but are Americans first.In Europe, more often than not, it is the other way...
Just the normal torrent: After soggy summer, Juneau weather returns to normal

...airport Sept. 30. A forecaster at the Weather Service station in Juneau corrected the report, saying it was ice pellet-sized hail.Snow has yet to fall in Juneau, and no freezing temperatures were recorded in September. Temperatures did dip below the freezing...
Empire Editorial: Concealed carry bill misses the mark

...on University of Alaska campuses needs marksman-like precision to be successful; the way it's proposed now - more like a hail of bullets - will cause problems in the long term.SB176, introduced by Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, via a legislative...
Opinion | AK legislature
The story behind Juneau's 'iron' throne

...the greatest fire the north has ever seen," one commenter wrote."The north got their own throne," another joked."All hail the great Pallet Throne," someone commented."WHAT did that poor boy do to deserve this?!?" another said, in reference...
Saanya Kwaan takes center role in Celebration 2014

...songs he learned from his mother."We do the songs that have been handed down to us," he said.The Saanya Kwaan Dancers hail from Saxman, two miles south of Ketchikan, where they perform regularly in the Beaver Clan House.Shields, born and raised...
Local | Art
Move-in day comes for new UAS dorm

...Architects.The hall's first inhabitants come to the Auke Bay campus from across the country. Most are from Alaska but others hail from about 20 other states, including Missouri, Texas, Utah, Pennsylvania, Washington, Oregon and California.Freshman...
Living and Growing: On Praying

...of bed in the morning I let myself fall onto my knees, which makes it easy to pop off a quick one - the Lord's Prayer or a Hail Mary - but for any kind of sustained prayerfulness, I am useless. But "useless" isn't really the right word for it either...


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