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Alaska storm brings frigid weather to swath of US

JUNEAU - A massive storm fueled by the remnants of Typhoon Nuri did not do much damage in the Aleutian Islands, but forecasters say it's anchoring a system that will push a frigid blast of air into the mainland United States and send temperatures plunging early this week.Parts of the Lower 48 could see temperatures between 20 and 40 degrees below average, the National Weather Service said Sunday.
Newspapers sound off on ethics reform

A landmark win for ethics in congress, Bill isn't perfect, but neither is Congress, Congress takes giant step toward reform
Outside editorials: Taking the Pentagon to task on weapons

Arms bizarre, missing guns are out there, somewhere, Pentagon needs to have better controls on guns
A 'local' plan for the nation's newspapers

The Minneapolis Star Tribune emerged from bankruptcy reorganization on Monday. It has a future. So do America's other metropolitan newspapers. Last week...
Remembering an Olympics past

Andrea Lloyd Curry's basketball resume is one not many players will ever be able to match.
Lawmakers surround selves with secrecy

The BP-Arco merger is surrounded by a great deal of secrecy. Alaskans never will know what the companies said to each other nor will they know the details of Federal Trade Commission oversight.
Newspapers miss debt obligations

NEW YORK - Newspaper companies have been skipping loan payments, missing financial targets in debt agreements and accepting higher interest rates in exchange for more flexibility - and they're not even directly feeling the impact of the credit crisis yet.
Outside editorial: Nader's candidacy rightfully mocked

The following editorial first appeared in the Minneapolis Star Tribune: Really, there's nothing funny about Ralph Nader. His repeated sallies onto the campaign trail are not amusing, but merely...
Outside editorial: Pensions fade, but the needs don't disappear

The following editorial first appeared in the Minneapolis Star Tribune: When 3MCorp. dropped its defined-benefit pension programs for new employees last week, it joined the inexorable trend toward...
Search for missing women in Denali Park yields no clues

ANCHORAGE - Denali National Park and Preserve officials are trying to solve a mystery of how two women could vanish on a one-night backpacking trip not far from park headquarters.


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