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Five Good Reads: John Morgan

Fairbanks poet John Morgan, who will be in Juneau March 9-10, provided this week's list.
Kenai's Ostrander wins Nike Cross Nationals

At the end of the first week of her basketball season, and on a day when most of her running mates were competing in their first cross-country ski meet of the season, Kenai Central senior Allie Ostrander is a national cross-country champion.
Alaska Science Forum: Villager's remains led to 1918 flu breakthrough

The revival of the virus responsible for the 1918 Spanish flu, the killer of millions of people, was the end of a long journey for Johan Hultin.
Sports Quote

"Leadership, like coaching, is fighting for the hearts and souls of men and getting them to believe in you." EDDIE ROBINSON Edward Gay Robinson (Feb.
Empire editorial: Polar history sent to the scrap yard

A piece of Arctic and Antarctic history was scrapped on July 2 in Brownsville, Texas, a sad end for a noble ship that pioneered modern exploration and observation of the regions around both poles.
Parnell elevates Appeals judge to Supreme Court

ANCHORAGE - Gov. Sean Parnell appointed Alaska Court of Appeals Judge Joel Bolger to the Alaska Supreme Court, filling the seat being vacated at the end of the month by the retirement of Justice Walter "Bud" Carpeneti.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Foremost in these endeavors will be ESPN, the sports cable network whose parent is the Walt Disney Co. Beginning Jan. 22, ESPN will telecast 60 hours of original programming reviewing this century of sports. That is a big order with a sky-high budget to match, provided by rich Disney.
State Briefs

Survivor of 1983 McCarthy massacre killed in fatal fire; Youth home in Nome closed while staff misconduct investigated; Johnson picked to head U.S. Marshals Service
In tune with Alaska

Rick Trostel arrived in Alaska having made an important decision: It was time to give up on music as a career. Though it was his passion, he felt it wasn't a realistic way to make a living, and lately it had seemed to him that the universe was telling him to let it go. Fortunately, Alaska had other plans.
How to predict a president

Every four years, Iowa and New Hampshire are the first states to cast votes to select the nominees for president.


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