Prized medal stays, this time for me."Desisa injured an ankle early in 2014. As a result, he said he had trouble keeping his balance on the hills of the Boston Marathon. He dropped out of the race he had won a year earlier.Last year? Last year was Meb Keflezighi's...
My Turn: Can two gasline plans coexist?

...If Alaska was the initial 100 percent primary driver, it would face an uphill battle to establish credibility - and the hill would be taller than Denali. The state would need to get teams of people assembled and drastically enhance its capabilities...
Jim Furyk tops Kevin Kisner in playoff to win RBC Heritage

...after his putt on the first playoff hole."You don't expect a guy of Jim's caliber to miss a 6-footer straight up the hill," Kisner said.Merritt fell to third after a third 69. His other score was a course-record tying 61 in the second...
Downtown Juneau's endless cycle: Housing versus parking

...November 2014.Consultation on a new parking plan is underway, but the future of the 75-cent public parking spaces up the hill from the destroyed Gastineau building is still uncertain.The new bid notice for the North Franklin lot will expire next...
Softball season will feature hardball play

...the past two seasons. Expect to see her on the mound and when she is off, Makayla Harp and Tracy Bourassa will fill the hill nicely. InfieldCrimson Bears ? All-State Tourney senior catcher Rachelle Roldan is back behind the plate to guide her...
Hidden Valley subdivision gains ground

...then commute back and forth to work if it could not be easily accessed. Worrell said the location, although far out in the hills, is three miles from town."Access to our site is not difficult ... I see it being comparable to Tee Harbor," Worrell...
Becoming Alaskan: Living the heli-ski daydream

...that I floated down to the flat run-off at the bottom of the hill where I needed to cross over and meet my group.Elated...shaking, I stood up and turned around to look back up the hill. The snow had carried me all of about 10 feet - not exactly...
Hidden Valley, Hidden Controversy: A housing project competes with landfill dreams and government realities

...the public's nose. A proposed remote subdivision in the hills behind Lemon Creek has sparked controversy over secret...the nearest neighbor seems much farther. At the foot of the hills, Lemon Creek snakes southwest, toward the box stores...
City's citizens save the trees

...committee members also supported the road construction but were averse to removing the trees.The subdivision at the top of the hill in West Juneau was platted in 1985. The city approved a planting strip at the time on the uphill side of Jackson Road...
Becoming Alaskan: How I got schooled in the art of aurora-spotting

...particular February 2014 evening there were no bears of any kind at the top of Ptarmigan Chair. Perched on the edge of the hill, my friends and I sat in view of the Eaglecrest Day Lodge, the flickering specks of light from Juneau off in the distance...


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