Against IS, airstrikes may not suffice

...back dozens of villages in recent days.THE PSYCHOLOGICAL EDGEIn any fight, it is the fearless side that usually enjoys the edge. Unlike Western troops, jihadis like the Islamic State group seem unafraid to die in airstrikes and pleased to dispatch...
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Helping Alaska's future

...boards, staff and communities are working to meet these challenges with less and less support and are now teetering on the edge. School districts have continued to reduce teaching and administrative staff as well as supplies, custodial services...
Alaska legislators, get it together for medical coverage for my children through the Denali Kid Care program. I am a prime example of being right on the edge of the income restrictions and have experienced when our family has to take cuts in other areas of our budget, food...
Writer starts new romance series

...sorts of goofy promotions. The players are "on the cusp of their destination," Bernard said."They're still on the edge. You don't know yet if they're going to break through," she said. "It gives them a hunger I really wanted them...
On the Trails: Cruisin' to Berners Bay

...imagine all that predatory excitement. It seemed as if the hooligan run was over, although gulls still hung out along the edges of the river mouths. We heard rumors that the herring were in, and getting ready to spawn, but it didn't seem to...
My corner of Alaska: Old age and old boats

...matter, age happens. FRED was getting a bit tatty around the edges and he was becoming just a bit wobbly. His wife began...a small clutch of old friends are standing together on the edge of a large open field. Arms are around shoulders. They...
Rival forces fight over key sites in Burundi's capital

...the air amid the fighting.Following one of the clashes, the body of one of the soldiers who supported the coup lay on the edge of a road near the state radio station as troops loyal to Nkurunziza looked on. Police patrolled a deserted major road...
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Fowler delivers a major performance to win Players

...warp speed.A 9-iron to 12 feet for birdie on the par-3 13th. A 15-foot birdie on the 15th. The bold shot over the edge of the water to tap-in range for eagle. The wedge over the corner of the island to 6 feet for birdie. And then he...
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Alaska Science Forum: Artwork found at ancient house site

At the edge of a spruce forest in Interior Alaska, archaeologists have unearthed bone...working with a trowel found a tiny bone pendant with delicate crosshatching on the edge. "It made my heart stop when I saw it," Potter said at a lecture recently...
Saudi-led coalition pounds Yemen

SANAA, Yemen - Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition pounded weapons depots on the edge of Yemen's capital Monday, one day before a humanitarian cease-fire is due to start and a U.N. envoy arrives on his first...
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