Three of the country's elite swimmers will be leading local pool sharks, and those who want to be even better in the water, in two days of valuable lessons for all levels of swimmers looking to improve technique and drop time.
Could a $15 billion railroad project reduce the cost of living in Alaska overnight? Matt Vickers, a lead member in the startup group G7G Railway Corp., thinks it can.
The canvas is epic. Over the last decade, student debt in America has skyrocketed to more than $1 trillion (per the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau) which will lead to a total lifetime wealth loss of $4 trillion for indebted households without accounting for the impact of defaults. The average student debt is circa $26,600 (the average University of Alaska student debt is circa $24,000).
NEW YORK - Alabama is No. 1 when it comes to All-Americans. The second-ranked Crimson Tide placed four players on The Associated Press All-America team released Tuesday. Among them was center Barrett Jones, who became a two-time first-team selection.
Charles Woodson is on the market. The Green Bay Packers released the 36-year-old defensive back Friday with two years left on his contract.
WASHINGTON - It's a chemical that's been in U.S. households for more than 40 years, from the body wash in your bathroom shower to the knives on your kitchen counter to the bedding in your baby's basinet.
NEW YORK - Russian vodka and the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Mark Wolbers, Professor of Clarinet at the University of Alaska Anchorage, will present a concert for Juneau audiences at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the JDHS auditorium.
A prominent criminal defense attorney, who served the Alaska Public Defender Agency in Juneau for 26 years, has died. Robert Francis Meachum died Tuesday from a combination of a heart attack and stroke, according to family members. He was 57.
Rob Meachum, 57, a resident of Juneau, died on Jan. 1, 2013. Rob, an African American, born in Chicago on Feb. 27, 1955, grew up in Detroit and was the eldest of seven children born to Dr. Floyd T. and Mrs. Bobette Meachum.
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