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Photo: One small leap

A chum salmon leaps between yachts and fishing boats at the Don Statter Memorial Boat Harbor in Auke Bay on Tuesday.
Today In Sports History for Aug. 2

...single Olympic Games.1996 - Down to her final long jump attempt and fighting an injured hamstring, Jackie Joyner-Kersee leaps out of sixth place and ends her Olympic career with a bronze medal. Joyner Kersee jumps 22 feet, 11 3-4 inches for her sixth...
Today In Sports History for July 29

...Record-setting sprinter Michael Johnson sweeps to victory in an Olympic 400-meter record 43.49 seconds, while Carl Lewis leaps into history in Atlanta. Lewis' long jump of 27 feet, 10¾ inches earns him his ninth gold medal, equaling the American...
Juneau author delivers wild ride in new novel

...investors, has fled to Shanghai.The story takes us to a variety of exotic locations in almost-but-not-quite disorienting leaps through time, space, and points of view. In middle life, the three men with the same name all face their obsessions for...
Penn's top picks

A bear leaps gracefully off a downtown fence; a child jumps for joy during a Juneau Jazz & Classics concert; an intent election official scrutinizes...
Juneau-born band Shiver Twins takes on Seattle

Former Juneau band Shiver Twins recently took a leap of faith into the unknown, leaving the safety and support of...bummed," he said. "What we're trying to do requires a giant leap of faith. I'm glad that I have these guys. Overall everyone...
My Turn: Old school goes column No. 2.I was walking around Thunder Mountain earlier this year when I noticed a display citing historical leaps in technology. On display were a rotary telephone that I swear had been in my parents' bedroom when I was growing up and a...
Through understanding comes answers

...and referrals. This year, Julian has progressed in school by leaps and bounds, which sometimes happens for those developmentally...their chronological age, they may experience a developmental leap. Children affected by FASD are normally much younger developmentally...
JSO review: Jaw-dropping concert

...his wife forever.In the first movement, there are several moods within triple time. It's a triumphant movement, with leaps from full orchestral sound to clarinet and bassoon soli, a lighthearted theme tripping through the high woodwinds, and climactic...
Welling leads Falcons to track titles

...Izabelle Ith and Welling.Ith set the new mark first, winning the 1A/2A/3A classification with a 16'11" and three quarters leap."I had no idea it was a record," Ith said. "It is very exciting. I like to visualize a lot before I jump. Really go...


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