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Teams test out a new helmet, but does it work?

...to be a part of the cutting edge. But it's a bit of a leap of faith. He has no...the risk of a devastating head injury."It's just like everything else - everything advances and you get better at it," Bielema said at a recent Arkansas practice...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-22/teams-test-out-new-helmet-does-it-work
Sports
Recovery: A lesson in perseverance

Addiction doesn't discriminate and it doesn't let go - ask Kara Nelson. She came...region."I drank - I didn't even know what it was, I didn't care - I drank the whole thing. And I felt like it was a place where I belonged for the first...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/recovery-lesson-perseverance
Local
Off the Beaten Path: Berrymania

...mansion and or the beauty parlors, everyone is talking about it - it's shaping up to be an exceptional berry year. "I'd...bush that a small child was working over. I tried to run it off a few times, but it huffed, popped its jaw and bluff-charged...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-22/beaten-path-berrymania
Outdoors
Empire Editorial: Addiction is much closer to home than you may think

It may not be the person you're thinking about; it could be you. Get help. Check out these local resources: National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Juneau Affiliate: http://www.ncaddjuneau.org.Rainforest Recovery Center...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-22/empire-editorial-addiction-much-close
Opinion
'Suspicious' lightsaber draws police

...unidentified object on the side of the road because it was reported as a suspicious device.The report on...officer to respond to Threadneedle Street to check it out - he didn't know what it was, either. Police then dispatched an officer who...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/suspicious-lightsaber-draws-police
Local
Teen charged as an adult in Delta Junction fires

FAIRBANKS - A 16-year-old Delta Junction boy stole alcohol from a lodge, burned it down and sold the booze out of his vehicle, according to state prosecutors.Vasiliy Bill Malyk has been waived to adult status...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-22/teen-charged-adult-delta-junction-fires
State
The fickle finger of Johnny Manziel and what it means

In most cases, it would be wrong to make too much of a gesture...players I've ever seen." And I meant it.But being dynamic isn't necessarily what...franchise wants from its starting quarterback. It's fine if he is, but it's more important...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-20/fickle-finger-johnny-manziel-and-what-
Sports
High School cross-country teams boast many shoes

...Mountain Falcons have laced up over 40."It is exciting to see so many young runners...Scott May said. "Between both schools it is close to 100 runners, and that has never...most entrants ever for a season."I think it says that we are a running community...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-22/high-school-cross-country-teams-boast-
Sports
Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

...mechanical claw that's so highly specialized it hasn't been used in years.A helicopter equipped...vanished last May."We've talked about using it before, but never really had a need for it," said Doug Uttecht, the chief pilot at Olympia-based...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-21/bodies-3-climbers-retrieved-mount-raini
State
Kito, Dukowitz face off at Chamber debate

...Dukowitz said he "grew up in the '80s when it was legal.""I'm okay with marijuana...asked about K-12 teacher tenure, and how it would impact the quality of education in Alaska's public schools, it was Dukowitz's turn to blank. He said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/kito-dukowitz-face-chamber-debate
Local

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