Desisa wins 119th Boston Marathon; Rotich takes women's race

...with them."The 2004 Olympic silver medalist, who will turn 40 next month, was among the leaders until the 35-kilometer mark, when he took a drink of water that went down the wrong way. He had to stop five times to vomit.As it did last year, the...
My Turn: Intelligent conversations

...Here's to hoping that, as a community, we can hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain our ability to function. Our kids' future depends on it.? Mark Miller is superintendent of the Juneau School District.
Kodiak Launch Complex courts new customers

KODIAK - Mark Greby wrinkled his face and smiled as he checked bullet holes."You could see how bad of a shot these people are," he said...
Empire Editorial: Can Juneau still afford all its schools?

...promised in 2014 would be slashed, the Senate dropped another hammer by cutting an additional $48 million. JSD Superintendent Mark Miller presented three budget scenarios to the Juneau Board of Education earlier this year, essentially outlining the good...
Today In Sports History for Monday, April 20

...Seattle Mariners pitches 8 2-3 innings of perfect ball before pinch-hitter Ken Phelps homers for the Oakland Athletics.1991 - Mark Lenzi becomes the first person to score 100 points on a single dive. On his last dive, Lenzi scores 101.85 points on a reverse...
Today In Sports History for April 19

...Heinsohn adds 22 and Sam Jones finished with 20. Jerry West leads the Lakers with 45.1982 - Alberto Salazaar breaks the 2:09 mark with a record 2:08:51 clocking in the Boston Marathon.1986 - Michael Spinks wins a split decision against Larry Holmes...
Mathcounts thanks 2015 local sponsors

...Society of Professional Engineers. This year's volunteers included: Engineers - Pat Gorman, P.E., Carl Uchytil, P.E., Mark Pusich, P.E., Brian Smith ? Architect Robert Minch and Juneau Douglas High School volunteers: Teacher ? Mr. Steve...
Will high school activities make the grade? and debate teams - to $2.5 million."We know we are getting zero money from the school district, the big question mark is how much we will get from the city," Wagner said. "Last year the city gave the JSD $172,000 above and beyond the cap...
Subdued remembrance will mark 2 years since marathon bombing

BOSTON - Boston will mark the second anniversary of the 2013 marathon bombings Wednesday with a subdued remembrance that includes a moment of silence, the...
Phelps wins 100 butterfly at first meet in 8 months

...night, beginning his push to compete at a fifth Olympics next year.The 18-time Olympic gold medalist led at the halfway mark and went on to touch first in 52.38 seconds in front of a big crowd at the outdoor Arena Pro Swim Series meet."I thought...
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