Juneau transportation heads for transformation

Downtown bus riders are set to lose their routes while West Douglas residents will get their road, but not for another year.
Teacher abuse lawsuit heads for mediation

FAIRBANKS - The Fairbanks school district and the family of a student who says he was sexually assaulted by a high school tutor will attempt to settle claims through a mediator.
JSD may remove offending books

...turnover puts teachers in classrooms without training on the books. Alaska Native Sisterhood Grand President Freda Westman, who heads the organization's education committee, attended the meeting and presented a letter requesting JSD to "acknowledge this...
Lindh scholarship looking for youth with spirit

...your face," Lindh said. "Your clothing flapping ... or skiing deep powder and you have powder billowing up over your head, it is just awesome."For more information on the Hilary Lindh Scholarship Competition visit
Today in sports history

...the San Francisco 49ers 16-6 in a victory for coach John Harbaugh. This is the first NFL game featuring brothers as opposing head coaches. San Francisco's eight-game winning streak is broken under rookie coach and younger brother Jim Harbaugh.2013...
Sport's ugliest scandal retold

LOS ANGELES -As we head into the most glorious time for college...has fewer smiley faces these days.As we head into the biggest salute to the athletic...artist painting a halo over Paterno's head, then removing it as more was learned...
On the Trails: Frosty paradise

...ruff of crystals, and every old flower head in the meadow was frost-flowering. Out...the wetlands, I noted the numerous seed heads of some fine grasses, arching over so their frosty seed heads made a crystalline canopy. And along some...
Thanksgiving turkey shoot event Saturday

...Nov. 21, but participants will have a chance to try their hand at shooting events that involve a bit of both luck and skill. Head on out to the Juneau Gun Club and Alaska Department of Fish and Game Hunter Education complex, located at 5670 Montana Creek...
CCS facing budget crisis

...revenue we're getting has only gone up about 20 percent."Larry Bussone, Juneau's Catholic diocesan administrator and the head of CCS, interjected with the exact numbers: "Thirty-nine and 19 percent."While those figures have increased at woefully...
Empire Editorial: Be careful, the ice monster lurks

...injuries. In 2010, the Cascade Glacier, a hanging glacier at the head of Lituya Bay in Glacier Bay National Park about 120 miles northwest...concussion and received 25 staples to close a laceration on his head.An event like this could be repeated at the Mendenhall Glacier...


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