Jenny Yoo Hwa Miller

...favorites. Jenny graduated from Juneau Douglas High School where she played violin in the orchestra and 'tried her feet' at Track and Field. She attended University of Alaska Southeast, particularly enjoying 'Introduction to Law'. At one time Jenny...
Tobacco use drops as e-cigarettes surge

...traditional cigarettes, Alaska Dispatch News reported.State officials say a lack of tax data makes e-cigarette use hard to track.E-cigarettes are battery-powered devices that turn flavored liquids into a vapor inhaled by the user. The vapor contains...
Iditarod champ Lance Mackey takes up car racing

...Pole Speedway.It's more than just racing, though. His "new" car requires a lot of work, and chances to race on the track and improve are few and far between.His car, which was previously owned by Legend's rookie Robert Carlson, has a rough...
On the Trails: Out and about in mid-June

...the yellow fireweed plants, just budding and not yet showy.Other treats on this walk included a set of very tiny deer fawn tracks in the mud and an olive-sided flycatcher singing from the tops of mountain hemlocks: "Quick, three beers!!!" again...
Alaska is beating drunk driving

...confirmed by other data.The Alaska Highway Safety Office keeps track of fatal car accidents statewide and records if alcohol was...Alaska Anchorage Justice Center. He's a criminologist who tracks the ebb and flow of crime in Alaska. "For me as a criminologist...
Local sports briefs

...Brenner, Chris Brenner, Chloe Deitrick, Andres Jones, Alec Tolles, Jake Lewis, Jesse Quick, Leroy George, Kristina Brown.Track & Field - Jessica Gilbert ? 1 gold medal; Evvanne Menefee ? 2 bronze medals; Tammi Birch ? 1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze...
Daytona offers American flags in exchange program

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Daytona International Speedway will not ban the Confederate flag from track property this weekend, but will offer the American flag to those who wish to fly it on property.Daytona President Joie Chitwood...
Two women born in 1800s still alive

...Angeles-based Gerontology Research Group. The organization tracks and maintains a database of the world's longest-living people...the sharp wit and fine voice that used to stop men in their tracks."I sang in my house, and people on the road stopped to hear...
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Little hope of survivors in military plane crash

...There have been five fatal crashes involving air force planes since 2008, according to the Aviation Safety Network, which tracks aviation disasters.Fahmi Sembiring of Medan said he saw the gray Hercules flying very low as he was driving."Flames and...
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Off the Beaten Path: A con like Alaska had never seen, reflections on Soapy Smith

...mountain up into the clouds.I followed the tracks of a brown bear, recently emerged from...snow. A heavy musk emanated from the tracks, but perhaps it was me - I'd only had one cold shower in almost two months. The tracks were fresh; a couple hours old I guessed...


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