Poems in Place opens submission period Feb. 1

...will be a poem in each of the seven regions of the Alaska State Park's system.To see examples of current Poems in Place signs, visit For information, contest rules and entry forms, visit http://www...
Today in sports history for Wednesday, Jan. 28

...the third period.1949 - Monte Irvin and Ford Smith are signed by the New York Giants. They are the first black players to sign with the club.1984 - Wayne Gretzky's record 51-game scoring streak is halted in the Los Angeles Kings' 4-2 victory...
Varnell to lead carving course in Ketchikan carve and construct this iconic art instrument of the Northwest Coast.Registration fee is $225 - or $200 for those who sign up before Feb. 5. Register in person at the Totem Heritage Center, by phone at 225-5900, or by email staceyw@city.ketchikan...
Super Bowl jet-setters get topflight travel treatment

...said Eric Lampert, NetJets' vice president of flight operations.The boost in private jet traffic for the Super Bowl is a sign of how the big game has increasingly become a VIP event, from the many celebrity parties to tickets running several thousand...
Slack Tide: It's raining men-clouds

...extinct. Phew! (Although I'm not canceling my life insurance policy quite yet.) The article goes on to detail various signs of a red tide rising, most notably the traveling exhibit and book by British photographer Thomas Knights called RED HOT 100...
Brady and Belichick at center of Deflategate

...we going to steal (the NFC team's) signs?"A couple coaches chuckled. This in the history of games. Why steal signs?"Business will be conducted the attempts to steal the other team's signs, too. Every. Single. One. The issue...
Police & Fire for Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

...JPD spokesman Lt. David Campbell said the death of a 64-year-old woman appears to be of natural causes. There were no signs of trauma, and foul play is not suspected. The medical examiner's office was notified, and the remains were released to...
Today in sports history for Sunday, Jan. 18

...he garners the MVP award.1973 - Orlando Cepeda becomes the first player signed specifically to be a designated hitter. He signs with the Boston Red Sox one week after the designated hitter rule is approved.1976 - Pittsburgh wins the Super Bowl for the...
Southeast socked by soggy storm; more rain expected

...High water in Ketchikan forced the evacuation of homes and apartments as officials carefully watched the Ketchikan Lake Dam for signs of failure.In Sitka, Indian River reached 25 feet, just shy of flood stage, and rising water is putting Blue Lake Dam's...
Thank you from the Juneau Sister Cities Committee

...who supported Mayor William Lachica's visit in Oct. 2014 from Kalibo, Alkan, Philippines. Mayor Lachica visited Juneau to sign a Sister Cities Agreement with Mayor Sanford, establishing a Sister Cities relationship between Juneau and Kalibo. With a population...


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