Pure Sole: Not your grandma's jump shot

...many alumnus and alumna doing their things at college and doing it well.For instance, Nani Ostrom is continuing to put the rock through the hoop for the Pacific University Boxers down at Forest Grove, Oregon.Since 2011, Ostrom has played in all but...
Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...Singer Cindy Birdsong (The Supremes) is 75. Rock musician Dave Clark (The Dave Clark Five) is 72. Rock musician Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge...Alex Cox is 60. Actor Justin Ross is 60. Rock musician Paul Simonon (The Clash) is 59...
Juneau's officer Hatch named Municipal Employee of the Year

...League at the annual Local Government Conference this November in Anchorage."Officer Hatch is described as somewhere between a rock star and a substitute parent," reads an AML press release.Hatch was humbled by the honor."I don't like attention...
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Hoops hijinks take center court

...current Thunder Mountain girls coach Tanya Nizich throwing elbows; interim Deputy CFO (SEARHC) Praveen Mekala handling the rock; radio host Lynn Campbell talking a good game; HoopTime board member Jim Carson showing his city league prowess; and an athletic...
Today in History

...Francis is 77. Singer Dionne Warwick is 74. Rock singer-musician Dickey Betts is 71. Former...International Tennis Hall of Famer Tracy Austin is 52. Rock musician Eric Schenkman (Spin Doctors) is 51. Rock musician Nicholas Dimichino (Nine Days) is...
My Turn: Bristol Bay salmon are in the spotlight, and rightly so

...Pebble will result in the destruction of at least 55 miles and as many as 87 miles of salmon streams from the mine pit, waste rock piles and tailings storage facilities alone. In its proposed determination, EPA set the bar at 5 miles, which to many people...
Winter whites

...bodies with broad expanses of white in the wings; in winter the body feathers are white, too. Of the three species here, the rock ptarmigan is arguably the most interesting, because the males (but not females) commonly stay white well into spring and long...
On the Trails: Rambling

...little pond partway up the side of the rock peninsula, a dipper dove and swam, foraging...several minutes on a single large, flat rock with shallow water sheeting over it. The bird worked over the surface of that rock assiduously, picking up numerous miniscule...
'Finding Nemo' to be told in Navajo language

...said.A team of three Navajo linguists spent 36 hours translating the script for "Finding Nemo." Voice auditions are being held Dec. 19 and 20 in the tribal capital of Window Rock. The dubbed film is expected to be released this spring.
New geologic materials library opens in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - A new state library in Anchorage is full of rocks.The Geologic Materials Center opened Wednesday, offering oil and gas developers a place to learn about the geology of areas...


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