My Turn: Torture of the American conscience

...the committee are disputing that claim. So, who should we trust?Certainly not Tenet, who notoriously got it wrong in 2002 when he claimed the CIA had a "slam-dunk case" that Iraq possessed weapons of mass destruction. But how do we trust...
Playoff participants stack AP All-America team

...Nugent did not make the first team in consecutive seasons like the Seminoles' star.Nugent was a first-team selection in 2002 and again in 2004.A DIFFERENT KIND OF ALL-AMERICANA couple of traditional basketball powers were represented on the...
Made in Alaska: Greg Chaney's "Empty Chair"

...organized by the Juneau Underground Motion Picture Society, which is closely connected to local business Alaska Robotics) in 2002 ? the first one. (You can watch that short here: After that...
Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen nominated for a Grammy Award in a few years later to devote himself to his own music full-time, releasing two solo CDs - "I Am a Rambler" in 2002 and "Selfish Tears" in 2006 - before forming his band, Dirty Kitchen. Dirty Kitchen's self-titled debut CD was...
UAA runners place in top eight at national meet unprecedented 16th, including eight in the men's division. He also was voted the men's team coach in the year in 2002, 2005, 2008 and every year since 2010. Friess also won the women's team award eight times (2003 through 2005 and...
My Turn: Real oil spill solution long overdue

...population has since declined yet again. Clearly, herring should remain in the "not recovering" category. As proposed in 2002 and again this year, the council should consider implementing a herring fishery permit buyback as a restoration measure...
Juneau's late snow is uncommon but not unprecedented

...recorded two Juneau Novembers without snow: November 1943 and November 2002. (November 1952 managed 0.1 inch of snow.)In 2002, the first measurable snow (defined as 0.1 inch or more) didn't fall on Juneau until Dec. 14, the latest first...
Today in sports history

...Manziel, a redshirt freshman, breaks the NCAA freshman quarterback rushing record of 1,029 set by Missouri's Brad Smith in 2002. He also breaks the freshman record for total offense of 3,827 yards and becomes the first freshman in FBS history to...
My Turn: Chamber CEO, Empire misrepresent circumstances of minimum wage debate

...studies looking at exactly what did happen after prior increases. In Alaska, we need only look back to our experience in 2002-2003, when our minimum wage increased 27 percent - literally overnight - from $5.65 per hour to $7.15 on Jan...
Bosh enjoying role as Heat's go-to scorer

...Angeles Lakers' first four games this season - all losses. Also notable: Since the NBA started tracking plus-minus in 2002, the Lakers have been outscored by more than 25 points with Bryant on the floor only eight times. Two of those were last...


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