US basketball reigns in Spain and awaits Rio Olympics

...The U.S. was the three-time defending Olympic champion...for granted. This is big-time competition, teams games, and this time would have home-court advantage...even when it was losing six times between 2002 and '04. Now...
Around Town for Tuesday, Sept. 16

...Hall. Public invited. Details: Jim, 789-3074.History Time at the Museum, 11 a.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum.Rotary...m., 3225 Hospital Drive; 1st Floor, Cancer Connection. A time of encouragement and support for those newly diagnosed, currently...
Denali road crews juggle access with protection

FAIRBANKS - The workers on the Denali National Park and Preserve road crews spend their time navigating a narrow path between two imposing bodies.In the most literal sense, the road crew spends every day maintaining the...
Empire Editorial: Keep Alaska neutral in the airline wars

...Articles in Forbes magazine, the Seattle Times and elsewhere have repeatedly speculated...independent.In an interview with the Seattle Times this summer, Alaska CEO Brad Tilden admitted...Seattle-based airline," Tilden told the Times.We agree. Keep Alaska's skies friendly...
Big Ten is out of College Football Playoff race

...Ohio State and Michigan all lost on the same day for the first time in more than a quarter of a century."The Big Ten - I' football powerhouse, the Big Ten has fallen on hard times, including a record of 42-51 against BCS schools from 2010-13...

...years is someone who can do more with less, improvise, adapt and overcome. I have met and conversed with Dan Sullivan several times and he is good people, someone who will help make life better for all Alaskans. My many friends are of various political persuasions...
Juneau harriers attack state trails

...Petersburg.Welling won the PSG invite with a time of 18:51, numerous long strides a head...blitzed the Seward girl's field with a time of 17:46.64 with the second place runner...FEMALE RESULTS (place, name, team, time):1. Naomi Welling TMHS 00:18:51...
Today in sports history

...the women's title. It's the first time in 16 years both titles were won by U...Invitational Handicap in the then-world record time of 1:45 2-5 for 1 1-8 miles.1973...Muhammad Ali becomes the first three-time heavyweight champion with a unanimous 15-round...
School board gives itself good grade

...board tries to evaluate itself annually but couldn't find the time to do one last year, Board President Sally Saddler said in a...constituting an "item of concern." That was for going over on time during board meetings, which are supposed to be two hours long...
New Anchorage surveys to look at commuting habits

...called the Regional Household Travel Survey, and it's the first time the federally funded survey has been conducted since 2002. The...a decade ago, he said. With this survey, it's the first time the Mat-Su Borough is included.Surveyors are hoping for a...


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