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Pilots get new tool to avoid bumpy flights

...turbulence-detection technology, known as the Juneau Airport Wind System, or JAWS.Alaska Airlines, the only commercial carrier...turbulence, said Alan Yates, the center's JAWS program manager. Research aircraft was sent out...
'Legend' makes local skies safer

...hardware and software people and scientists from the National Center for Atmospheric Research to develop JAWS - the Juneau Airport Wind System, based on a system developed for Hong Kong's airport. "We basically developed it in-house without...
Alaska Science Forum: On the track of the wolverine

...and other small mammals.Wolverines also take a few caribou calves each year, Gardner said. But with its powerful neck and jaws, a wolverine is built to be a scavenger."It's not a great predator," Gardner said. "It has to make a living other ways...
Killer bears and lemming suicide: Busting myths about Alaska animals

...enough.Movies go a long way toward perpetuating myths. I love "Jaws," but it isn't a documentary about sharks. The 1997 film...depicting bears as bloodthirsty is bad for bears, just as "Jaws" ultimately proved bad for sharks. And even though sometimes...
Battling jaws: Super Bowl players sling some smack

...Atlanta Falcons didn't practice Tuesday - who needs to practice five days before the Super Bowl? - so players exercised their jaws instead at media day. A pair of motormouths took charge: Buchanan for the Atlanta Falcons, Shannon Sharpe for the Denver Broncos...
Instead of predator, Manning is the prey

...return to Indianapolis and mercilessly shred the Colts. The only thing missing from most of the clips was the soundtrack from "Jaws" playing in the background.Instead of being the predator, though, for once Manning wound up as the prey."I am kind of...
Juneau driver indicted a year after January crash

...alongside Egan Drive. Speed was a factor.Both Maake and his passenger were extricated from the mangled vehicle with the "jaws of life" device and taken to the hospital. The passenger was medevaced shortly thereafter to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle...
Not safe in the water

When Peter Benchley wrote "Jaws," when Steven Spielberg turned it into...unintended consequences that would follow. "Jaws" intensified the public's already...Dreyfuss, who starred in the movie "Jaws," is the founder of The Dreyfuss Initiative...
U.S. Mint circulates new Alaska quarters

ANCHORAGE - Alaska commemorative quarters featuring a grizzly bear with a salmon in its jaws were put into circulation Monday by the U.S. Mint. "Every coin is awesome but Alaska's is particularly awesome," said...
Manning's 3 TDs helps Broncos beat Raiders 37-21

...other way to cut it up or slice it."As much as the numbers, it was Manning's deciphering of the Oakland defense that made jaws drop in this one.His first touchdown, a 2-yard pass to Eric Decker (eight catches, 133 yards), came after a subtle play-action...


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