Mount Roberts Tram record survives another year

...previous record set in 2003 (32:30). Anchorage's Allan Spangler hit a 33:56 in 2013.Juneau Empire Outdoors editor Abby Lowell holds the women's record of 37:56 set in 2009, Joann Quigg went 41:11 in 2005 and Laura Fox hit 41:19 in 2013. Last...
A new ungulate in town?

...month and a half in November."But there's no guarantees on how long it can go on," Sell said. "We're being very conservative so we can sustain it."? Contact Abby Lowell at or at 523-2271.
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: Just say 'No'

...that include the Auke Lake watershed.? Empire Readers' Council editorials are written by members Tom Rutecki, Amy Skilbred, Alex Wertheimer, Marc Wheeler and Debbie White. Director of Audience Abby Lowell serves as a moderator.
On Writing: Writing at Lemon Creek

...Repeat Offenders": Byron Benedict, Lowell Ford, and Victor Morris:Stern.Victor...Lemon Creek for years. Like Byron and Lowell, Victor is a serious guy, but he has...say. And this transforms the class. Lowell will jump in to take a side, and then...
Runners find 26-plus miles of fun

...Bursell, 51, Anchorage's Chris Zerger, 43, and Juneau's Lowell Fair, 47, and Phelps kept him in their sight for five miles...AK3. Chris Zerger, 43, M, 3:21:31, Anchorage, AK4. Lowell Fair, 47, M, 3:22:16, Juneau, AK5. Rachel Phelps...
Raft flips on Mendenhall River during tour

...they went overboard from an Alaska Travel Adventures raft in high water caused by heavy rain.? Contact Abby Lowell at or at 523-2271. Emily Russo Miller contributed to the reporting on this story.
CBJ appoints six residents to three boards with vacancies

...the docks and harbors board, incumbent Tom Donek was reappointed, filling a seat on the board that expires in 2018. David Lowell was also appointed to a term that ends in 2018. Tom Zaruba was appointed to an existing term that expires in 2016. Scott Spickler...
Indictment: Man helped plan Texas cartoon-contest shooting

...struggle with substance abuse. He was sentenced to four months in jail.He was born and raised in Philadelphia as Decarus Lowell Thomas and changed his name to Abdul Malik Abdul Kareem in 2013. His attorney, Daniel Maynard, didn't immediately respond...
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It's showtime for Pluto; prepare to be amazed by NASA flyby

...see a very active and dynamic world."Pluto has tantalized astronomers since its 1930 discovery by Clyde Tombaugh using the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona. Some of Tombaugh's ashes are aboard New Horizons. His two children, now in their 70s...
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Empire Readers' Council Editorial: CBJ must seize its opportunity

...state as geographically disparate as Alaska.? Empire Readers Council editorials are written by John Hughes, Tom Rutecki, Amy Skilbred, Marc Wheeler and Debbie White. Empire Director of Audience Abby Lowell serves as a moderator.


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