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Champions learn in the spotlight

...camping too long so I got the stalling call. It happens. It is good he called it on me now instead of up north when it matters."? Thorne Bay's Titus Tripple won by 12-0 major decision over Sitka's Joshua Young for the 160-pound title...
Fisk unseats incumbent Sanford for mayor

...change to the balance of power. What the change will be has "yet to be determined," Jones said."I don't know that it matters so much who is sitting in each seat," Nankervis said. "We've got some big challenges ahead of us."Chief among...
One month on, wreck of tugboat Challenger isn't moving anytime soon

...we have to deal with that as a land management issue," Menefee said.Even though it's the bottom of the channel, it matters because having the wreck of the Challenger there prevents others from using that space for a dock, say, or an undersea...
No. 1 Djokovic, No. 2 Federer in final today

...titles. It's his court. He loves it. He usually rises up to the occasion. He's always playing his toughest when it matters the most," Djokovic said. "That's why he's a big champion."
JPD asks for public's feedback

...bicycles with lights on them? Do you think the lights helped you see the bicycle, or did they not make a difference?Did it matter if you were driving or walking? What about if you yourself were on a bicycle.Residents are invited to leave feedback...
Airlines try to save time with speedier boarding process full, anxious passengers know that boarding late means there might not be any room left in the overhead bin.And it matters to the airlines. Slow boarding creates delays, which mean missed connections, unhappy customers and extra costs...
Regional News
My Turn: Murkowski on Arctic ignorance: Let it go!

...the doors that this opportunity opens to us through this international body.What is the Arctic Council and why should it matter to the United States? Formally established in 1996, the Arctic Council is a high-level intergovernmental forum to...
Unfair shake

...generation," Della Volpe said. "They're willing to volunteer and participate, if they're inspired, feel like it matters and believe it can create change. But right now, they feel like no one is really listening to them."Many polled...
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Alaska Science Forum: Catching a lake as it became land

...The water that ran to the sea eroded and thawed an ice-wedge network, forming a channel six feet deep.Why does it matter if a brackish body of water in a place with no people is now dry land? That lake was a safe place for black brant to...
Empire Editorial: Don't delete history

...neighbors, coworkers, employees, kids' teachers and more have been accused of, not just what they were convicted of. It matters.The Empire recently updated a past article because a gun charge against a man resulted in an appeal and acquittal over...


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