Issues with Ray Rice, Atlanta Hawks not clear cut

...its arena, couldn't get age 35 to 55 white males to buy season tickets, and Levenson offered an explanation that "the black crowd scared away the whites." And that, "Southern whites simply were not comfortable being in an arena where they...
Today in History

...wanted to legalize, tax and regulate marijuana as long as there were effective controls to keep marijuana away from kids, the black market and federal property. The NFL agreed to pay $765 million to settle lawsuits from thousands of former players...
My Turn: Ballot Measure 2 strikes the right balance for rural Alaska

...million in 2010. Non-violent offenders outnumber violent offenders in Alaskan jails. Unscrupulous drug cartels control the black market.For all this, what do we get? Is marijuana hard to come by for our youth? No, it is not. Have we lowered...
Book review: The Lightbringer series

I really love Brent Weeks, and so should you. Especially the first two books of his Lightbringer series: 'The Black Prism' and 'The Blinding Knife'. There's nothing better on your Fourth of July weekend than reading a 700-page book and...
A portrait of our community: Local artist creates new map for tourists resource to draw on this summer: a free city map and guide created by local artist and business owner Pat Race.The black and white map, available since June at the Alaska Robotics Gallery on Front Street, features a selection of downtown...
Haines affair

...many equines as possible, their muscular forearms exerting crushing blows on hot metal extracted from blazing fires, the "black" fire scale of oxides forming until the hammer "smythes" down upon it.Nope, the horseshoe tourney is actually pitching...
Today in Sports History and All-Stars Nelson Cruz, Jhonny Peralta and Everth Cabrera are banned 50 games apiece when Major League Baseball disciplines 13 players in a drug case - the most sweeping punishment since the Black Sox scandal nearly a century ago.
Jans to give book signing for 'A Wolf Called Romeo' Friday

...Public Library. Jans will be discussing his new book, "A Wolf Called Romeo," based on the well-known local story of the black wolf that interacted with Juneau residents, including Jans, who lived in the Mendenhall Valley at the time. Jans presents...
Empire Editorial: Keep the Internet neutral and equal for all

...These lines were walls no less effective than the one encircling Berlin. Outside was the general public. Inside were the black ZiL limousines that carried the Soviet elite. The Soviet Union prided itself on its equality, but its hypocrisy was...
What's in Bloom: Bighead Knapweed

...Canada, it is listed as a noxious weed. This large perennial grows to almost five feet tall with bright yellow flower heads up to four inches across. It is native to the Caucasus Mountains of Eurasia between the Black and Caspian Seas.


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