Empire Editorial: Waking up from Alaska's aerospace dream

When your head is in the clouds, it's easy to lose track of your feet.On Monday, the 17th rocket since 1998 lifted off from the state-owned Kodiak Launch Complex on Kodiak Island. Four seconds after leaving the launchpad, the rocket exploded...
Update: City-wide burn ban lifted

The burn ban across the city and borough of Juneau was lifted as of 3:20 p.m. Monday. Capital City Fire and Rescue said residents may now begin open burning again. The relative humidity...
Ballet director raises 'the barre'

...barre," Roan said, emphatic that the phrase use the French spelling for a dancer's support bar. "The level is going to be lifted up, but not overnight. In increments."Hired in May, Roan stepped into the director's position about a half a year after...
Nieves, Hamels lead Phillies past Mariners, 4-3

...his last start, Kendrick apologized a day after storming off the mound and not waiting for manager Ryne Sandberg when he was lifted after allowing three earned runs in five innings of a 6-5 loss to the Giants on Saturday.SUPPORT FOR TANEYSandberg replaced...
Southeast Unplugged

...The Wave Venture's search ended without success. The ship and its crew ultimately backtracked to a good section of cable, lifted it to the surface, spliced in a new cable, then connected it to a good end on the opposite side of the underwater landslide...
State | Local
Angels rally in 9th against Rodney to beat Mariners

...season.Pujols hit a tying double off the Mariners' closer and Grant Green had a game-ending, bases-loaded single that lifted the Angels to a 6-5 win Sunday."Rodney's one of the game's best, and that's a known fact," the Angels' Kole Calhoun...
Yearning for flight

...turn and went knife-edge, completely sideways, and flew between two trees 50 feet off the ground. He made a sharp turn and lifted onto a single wheel while the plane was grounded. He landed under a gate without a scratch, and didn't even flinch."GAS...
Flooding threat tips to southeast Alaska

...flooded late Thursday night, rising from a trickle to six feet in 24 hours, the Daily News-Miner reported.The rising water lifted a 20-foot homemade bridge homeowners used to cross the creek and floated it down the creek, a scene they captured in a YouTube...
Airborne umiak sails over museum

...said the word "priceless" was echoing in his head as he lifted the boat into the air."I'm just happy it's over," he...the job was that the conservator decided the boat could not be lifted on any other place except right where it had been sitting all...
Local | Art
A proud thank you from SEAGLA

...very generous sponsorship. And a coffeehouse finger-snapping for Woosh Kinaadeiyi, whose spoken words filled our souls and lifted our spirits.We also owe huge thank yous to Deb Barry at Rendezvous and Rockwell for hosting so many of our events and to Collette...


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