CCFR Special Teams captain retires

...before anybody goes on the rope. And they just weren't doing that kind of thing (at that time). And the litter is on the edge, and it starts to go and somebody, Officer Reishus, a police officer, tries to grab it, and it just catapults him...
Polish engineer sets sail for Northwest Passage

...and a half weeks," Wojnowski said, still pointing to the map. "Here was the most difficult part."The Kara Sea, on the edge of the northern cap, catches and holds sea ice, which last year was thickest in the area since 2006.The Polish engineer...
Northeast California wildfire destroys 8 homes

...the destroyed homes were vacation houses or permanent dwellings.Evacuations also remained in effect for a community on the edge of the second fire, which was sparked by lightning Wednesday.The two blazes were among 14 that federal, state and...
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Netherlands beats host Brazil 3-0 to finish 3rd

...converted a penalty kick three minutes into the match after Arjen Robben was brought down by Brazil captain Thiago Silva on the edge of the area. Blind added to the lead in the 17th with a shot from near the penalty spot after defender David Luiz made...
In the Stacks: New fiction for adults

...reputation. The only question is: does he have the courage to use what he's found? Storr seems to enjoy keeping readers on the edge: brutal details are tossed in with abandon, twisting otherwise lovely moments into shockingly memorable scenes...
Flooding threat tips to southeast Alaska

...Dave and Mary Blurton were waiting out the high water. The river had yet to flood at their house."It's right on the edge," Mary Blurton said. "We're ready to evacuate if it starts to spill over."
Soldotna tops Juneau-Douglas 56-49 in state football championship

...Tears fell and heads hung along the Juneau-Douglas High School sidelines as the Crimson Bears football team teetered on the edge of a state title before succumbing 56-49 to Soldotna on Saturday at Anchorage Football Stadium.The Stars scored first...
Alaska Warrior transition units ready

On the edge of the Arctic, on Alaska's coastal plain and on the banks of the Tanana River two elite Army units assemble daily for a unique...
On the Trails: Mallard mayhem and other observations

All is quiet on the home pond. Three male mallards are lined up, next to each other, on the edge of the last bit of ice; they preen their feathers and seem to be entirely amicable. Occasionally they swim over to the bank and...
Photo: High winds wreak havoc

Strong gusts on Thursday in Ketchikan blew the Sourdough Bar's fishing boat sign off its moorings on the downtown dock building, grounding the faux fishing boat on the edge of the roof. The sign was installed Oct. 31, 2000.


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