WSJ ranks Alaska Airlines best overall in U.S.

...WSJ's ranking of the eight airlines, in order from best to worst: Alaska Airlines, Virgin America, Delta, jetBlue, Southwest, Frontier, American and United. To view the scorecard, visit
Cajun country revival band to play at the Alaskan this weekend

...guitar and fiddle; and Nadine Landry on bass and vocals. A description of the band reads "Pouring out of dancehalls in Southwest Louisiana, the brash sounds of the Cajun accordion, the sweet drones of the fiddle and the piercing, eerie call of the...
Arkansas 31, Texas 7 in Texas Bowl

...Texas Bowl on Monday night, the Razorbacks' first bowl appearance since 2011. It was the first game between these former Southwest Conference rivals since 2008 and it ended a two-game skid in the series for Arkansas. The game was played in front of a...
Skier digs head out of snow after Alaska avalanche

...skier who was buried had triggered the avalanche Thursday afternoon. The slide traveled down about a thousand feet on the southwest face of Sunburst Ridge, located along Turnagain Pass, just south of Anchorage. His companion avoided the avalanche by riding...
Celtics trade Rondo to Mavericks

...Tyson Chandler in what they hope will make them a contender again. Dallas is 19-8 this season but in third place in the Southwest Division and sixth in the Western Conference.The Mavericks, who won their only NBA title in 2011, have not won a playoff...
CFP title game: New format the big winner

...national title game for the first time since the 2005 season. The division's only bowl victories belonged to two former Southwest Conference schools that finished sixth (Texas A&M) and seventh (Arkansas) in the final standings.Other notable performances...
Aleut Corp. subsidiary settles Adak spill case for $700,000

...Messages left with Aleut Enterprises and with Baker's attorney were not immediately returned Tuesday.Adak is 1,200 miles southwest of Anchorage. Aleut Enterprise owns a fuel terminal on the island that is operated by its subsidiary, Adak Petroleum LLC...
Recent Alaska books

...a travelogue that maps, in fine lyric poetry, the broad American frontier-from the banded geckos and big skies of the Southwest to the migrating caribou herds and ice fields of Alaska." PHOTOGRAPHY"The Last Road North" by Ben Huff, with text by...
Alaska's mines keep plugging

...Crooked Creek village in the mid-Kuskokwim River region and Pebble, a very large copper and gold project near Iliamna, southwest of Anchorage.Pebble is controversial with the salmon fishing industry and communities in Bristol Bay who depend on salmon...
Aunt Claudia's Dolls: New displays of contemporary art dolls

Aunt Claudia's Dolls, a Juneau museum, will be featuring new displays of contemporary art dolls, Southwest to South American figures and some futuristic acquisitions.The museum permanent collection houses the large array of Claudia...


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