CAIRO - Gunmen stormed an Egyptian army checkpoint outside Cairo early Saturday morning and killed six soldiers, including some still in their beds, officials said, in what amounted to an escalation by militants on military targets near the capital.
NOME - The winner of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has come under the burled arch in this western Alaska outpost, but that's just the beginning for this community, where every musher to finish the race gets a hero's welcome. The town's sirens blare when each of the more than four dozen competitors is about a mile out, and the mushers are all treated like royalty as they cross the finish line under the famed arch on Front Street, and have their pictures taken with fans.
The passion for dog mushing runs deep in the Seavey family. Dan Seavey ran in and helped organize the first Iditarod in 1973.
Kenai alumni top Soldotna
Well, he used to be from the Kenai Peninsula, but Lance Mackey?s win in the Iditarod Trail and Yukon Quest International sled dog races are impressive no matter where he?s from.
What do you get when you put 10 ecologists and 10 musicians in one room? No, it is not another bad joke from your Uncle Jerry.
Looking through the toys, clothes and other belongings acquired by her five children, Beth Jansen of Anchor Point suggested they sell what they no longer used.
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