UAB talks sewage sludge options

There's a barge on the horizon headed for Seattle; its contents ultimately headed for Oregon. With one hand, the city officials watching it leave Juneau hold...
My Turn: Can Alaska afford our state government?

...natural gas line. It is obvious from the record that Alaskans have been chasing every gas-filled rainbow appearing on the horizon.From about 2006 to 2014, the state spent some $550 million on consultant's reports and studies on the gas line. The...
It's showtime for Pluto; prepare to be amazed by NASA flyby

...the show.On Tuesday, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will sweep past Pluto and...frigid fringes of our solar system.New Horizons has traveled 3 billion miles over 9 1...49 a.m. EDT. That's when New Horizons is predicted to pass within 7,767 miles...
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Little Pluto bigger than scientists thought

...scientists announced Monday the New Horizons spacecraft has nailed the size of icier and less rocky interior.New Horizons' 3 billion-mile, 9 1/2-year journey...was a full-fledged planet when New Horizons rocketed away in 2006, only to become...
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Pluto up close: Spacecraft makes successful flyby

...waited anxiously Tuesday for NASA's New Horizons spacecraft to send word across 3 billion...planets over the past half-century. New Horizons arrived at the small icy world after...everyone to "stay tuned" until New Horizons contacted home.It takes 4 hours for...
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Low enrollment equals $287K loss for JSD

...another area of concern with budget cuts possibly on the horizon.Representatives from each school, mostly principals, explained...Wilson said with the drafting of a new district budget on the horizon, the presentation served as a way for board members to put...
Pluto just 4 weeks, 20M miles away for spacecraft

...CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is at Pluto's doorstep...weeks from Tuesday - on July 14 - New Horizons will make its closest approach to Pluto...full-fledged planet.As of Tuesday, New Horizons was just over 20 million miles from Pluto...
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Around town for Tuesday, Nov. 10

...Hair, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Marie Drake Planetarium. Explanations of black holes, Einstein's general theory, event horizon, singularity, information theory, Hawking radiation and holographic principle, plus "The Stars Tonight" on the Spitz...
Fairbanks schools quietly become auto skills powerhouses

...AAA competition went away and Million announced his team would compete at Auto Skills it became clear a showdown was on the horizon.It may not be quite as viewer friendly as, say, a dramatic sports matchup between the schools, but the North Pole versus...
Miners gather seeking bright spots

...Even with those, capital budgets are tight and exploration budgets are very limited.If there are brighter spots on the horizon one is that fuel costs are down, and energy is a big-ticket cost item for mines.Another one, Crockett said, is that...


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