American wins Boston, Juneauites set personal records

...minutes, 37 seconds to win Monday's 118th annual Boston Marathon, posting the fastest time ever by an American, and Kenya's Rita Jeptoo defended her women's title in a new course record of 2 hours, 18 minutes, 57 seconds.Juneau's Mansour Alzaharna...
Thank you from UAS alumni

...National Bank Alaska, the Juneau Empire, Mendenhall Auto, GCI and Pavitt's Health & Fitness. Thanks also to our volunteers: Rita Bowen, Barbara Burnett, Helen Eggers, Travis Larsen, Bobbi McCoy, Anna Meyers, Tricia Meyers, Heather Mitchell, James...
Fifty Shades of Grey

Opens Friday, Feb 13, 2015 Synopsis: E.L. James' kinky best-seller gets the big screen treatment with this Universal Pictures/Focus Features co-production. The steamy tale details a masochistic relationship between a college student and a businessman, whose desires for extreme intimacy pen from secrets in his past. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, Luke Grimes, Jennifer Ehle, Marcia Gay Harden, Max Martini, Eloise Mumford, Dylan Neal, Rita Ora, Victor Rasuk, Callum Keith Rennie Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Thank you to UAS Alumni Spring Auction Donors, Bidders and Volunteers

...Art Matters, Aspen Hotels, Baranof Hotel, Katie Bausler, Bear's Lair, Mike Bell, Linda Blefgen, Blockbuster Video, Rita Bowen, Breeze In, Kevin & Marilyn Brooks, Kristin Brown, Barbara & Jerry Burnett, David & Keni Campbell, Chez Sante Massage...
Today in sports history

...killing three people and injuring more than 270 in a bloody scene of shattered glass and severed limbs. Earlier in the day, Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia wins the 117th edition of the marathon and Rita Jeptoo of Kenya wins the women's race.
Folk fest profile: Maridon Boario

...Garrity's brother Hugh was first to arrive in Alaska in the early 1970s, followed by John, then Ray, Boario said. Sisters Rita and Liz, Boario's mom, also came up around that time, to Yakutat. Boario herself came to Alaska when she was 4 and grew...
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NCAA president: Unionization 'grossly inappropriate'

...behemoths, and sometimes come out on top."We are committed to keeping ourselves in this one big division because of that," said Rita Cheng, chancellor at Southern Illinois, and the only small-school representative to appear with Emmert on Sunday. "As long...
Tlingit clans bring back traditional memorial ceremonies to Wrangell

...held to honor the passing of Teeyhittaan clan member Richard Rinehart Sr. and Kiks.adi members Betty Nore, Dawn Hutchinson, Rita Bradley Perez and Louise Bradley. Since traditional ceremonies had not been held for decades, the ceremony also included...
Today in sports history

...the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2.2006 - Robert Cheruiyot sets a course record in the Boston Marathon as he and women's winner Rita Jeptoo pull off a Kenyan sweep. Cheruiyot, the 2003 champion, finishes in 2:07:14, one second better than the winning...
Red carpet romp: The GLAAD Awards from an Alaskan perspective

...people from the documentaries Bridegroom and Call Me Kuchu, model Carmen Carrera, actresses Ellen Page and Laverne Cox, Rita Moreno and Jennifer Lopez, plus Rickie from My So-called Life (real name Wilson Cruz). I got a selfie with Wilson at the...


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