News archive from 3 May 2015

Alaska lawmakers should put politics aside, pass Erin's Law

Alaska lawmakers should put politics aside, pass Erin's Law

Many issues that come before the Alaska Legislature spark lively conversations. Our vast and diverse state is filled with people of varied opinions and perspectives. We talk about politics, education, oil taxes, fishing and many other matters...

 
No charges, but Christie's troubles persist

No charges, but Christie's troubles persist

TRENTON, N.J. — Although New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wasn't charged Friday in the George Washington Bridge scandal, his political problems from the illegal, intentional lane closures may have gotten worse. The good news for Christie was that U.S....

 
Instant impact: Five NFL teams that will get immediate help from their rookies

Instant impact: Five NFL teams that will get immediate help from their rookies

CHICAGO — Snap reactions from five teams that could get the most instant impact from their draft classes. 1. San Diego Chargers: What's one way to nudge quarterback Philip Rivers towards signing a contract extension? Trade up two spots to give him a...

Usa Today, 20:02 in Sport
 
No injuries reported after 4.2 quake rattles Michigan

No injuries reported after 4.2 quake rattles Michigan

DETROIT — No injuries or damages were reported Saturday after a magnitude 4.2 earthquake rattled Michigan and surrounding states shortly after noon. John Bellini, a geophysicist at the U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center in...

 
Cold Bay braces for the closure of its school

Cold Bay braces for the closure of its school

For many Alaska villages, the heart of the community is the school. Potlucks, community meetings, dances, tournaments, weddings and funerals all happen within the doors of the largest building; learning happens there, too. When a village of fewer than...

 
First impressions of 2015 NFL draft ranked 1-32 with Jets at top

First impressions of 2015 NFL draft ranked 1-32 with Jets at top

Russ Lande breaks down the biggest losers in the draft. Yet another NFL draft is officially in the books. But let's wait a few years before we slap a report card on each team's selections — it generally takes about three years to fairly assess a...

Usa Today, 20:40 in Sport
 

Mallott to discuss trans-boundary issues on trip to Canada

JUNEAU -- Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott plans to meet with Canadian officials, tribal leaders and Canadian mining interests during a trip focused on trans-boundary resource issues. Mallott's visit to British Columbia is scheduled to begin Monday. He said in...

 

Wolfe, Wilt streak to Salmon Run success

Colin Wolfe and Hallidie Wilt ran to victory on Saturday in Salmon Run 10-K road race on Saturday along the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail. Wolfe completed the course in 32 minutes, 46.7 seconds to beat Andrew Ochoa by almost four minutes. Chris Robinson...

 
Mississippi sex offender got free ride from jail to 'party'

Mississippi sex offender got free ride from jail to 'party'

JACKSON, Miss. — A sex offender got a free ride from jail to his Mississippi Delta home for a 30-minute "anniversary party." The deputy waited in the living room. Two weeks later, on April 24, a deputy gave 33-year-old inmate Jason Rush...

 
Left banks on Berkowitz, and it's easy to see why

Left banks on Berkowitz, and it's easy to see why

Turnout, if not truckloads of cash, will decide this week’s Anchorage mayoral contest. Ethan Berkowitz, former Democratic legislator, has the lion’s share. His opponent, Amy Demboski, a conservative, has an electorate that largely mirrors her views in...

 
Ethan Berkowitz: Let's make Anchorage safe, secure and strong for all residents

Ethan Berkowitz: Let's make Anchorage safe, secure and strong for all residents

I’ve been crisscrossing Anchorage from Girdwood to Eklutna: sharing meals and conversations, and seeing the strength of our city. I’ve been inspired and energized by the opportunities our city is poised to achieve. I ask for your vote for mayor so we...

 
Amy Demboski: Let's bring common sense and care for taxpayers to the mayor's office

Amy Demboski: Let's bring common sense and care for taxpayers to the mayor's office

As long as I can remember, I have been so grateful for all of the freedoms and opportunities we are blessed to have as both Alaskans and Americans. I was raised in Alaska, and now I am raising my own family here. I graduated from Chugiak High School...

 
It's up to us to elect reasonable people to office - and retire the bums

It's up to us to elect reasonable people to office - and retire the bums

I daydream at traffic lights. I make up stories about the cars and people around me. While visiting Anchorage this week, I found myself doing it again.  A woman who looked a bit like me was behind the wheel of a U-Haul. I imagined that she, like me,...

 
Finally: S.D. awaits Obama's first visit as president

Finally: S.D. awaits Obama's first visit as president

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Ladies and gentlemen, the president of the United States. Barack Obama makes his first appearance as commander-in-chief in South Dakota later this week. It's the first visit to South Dakota by a POTUS in almost 13 years. Why did it...

 
Golden goal for Golden Bears leads prep soccer round-up

Golden goal for Golden Bears leads prep soccer round-up

The Golden Bears got a golden goal on Saturday when Chase Alexander’s header in stoppage time lifted Bartlett to a dramatic 3-2 Cook Inlet Conference comeback win at West. “Our coach gave us a really good speech at halftime,” said Alexander, whose...

 
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